Facebook Twitter

Art canvass

Artwork from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts will travel this summer to Chicago, San Diego and France. The Art Institute of Chicago will include the UMFA's "Seated Figure" in its "The Art and Archaeology of Ancient West Mexico. For its "Turkish Fashion in 18th Century America" exhibit, the Timken Museum of Art in San Diego will be sent "Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin West and Her Son, Raphael." The UMFA will also send "La mer grise" to the Musee de Pont-Aven in France.

- "Utah '97: Photography," a traveling exhibition from the Utah Arts Council, will be at Utah State University through July 1. The exhibit will be housed just off the foyer on the main floor of the USU Merrill Library. The exhibit represents some of the best photography by both emerging and accomplished Utah artists.


- Edwina Leggett, artist book dealer, and Dianne Reeves, professional book artist will present a lecture, "Making a Living as a Book Artist," Friday, June 12, at the Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City. The lecture will start at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 236-7549, 585-9191 or 585-6168.

- Dianne Reeves will conduct a papermaking workshop at the University of Utah Art Department, room 258, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13. Fee is $150. Call 585-9191 or 585-6168 for de-tails.

- Audrey Hall, internationally published photographer, will present a slide show and lecture Friday, June 12, 7 p.m. at the Art Shack Studio of Sundance, Provo. The presentation will feature a wide range of Hall's work in both subject and technique, as well as new, alternative photographic methods. For more information call Jann Haworth at Sundance, 801-225-4107, Ext. 4448.

- The Bountiful/Davis Art Center is having summer art classes. Registration is currently under way for classes in watercolor, pastel, drawing, sculpture and more. For more information and registration call 292-0367.

- The Framework Gallery in the University Mall in Orem is having its "Arts in the Window" demonstrations on Saturday throughout June. Carol Lind will present "Illuminations" on June 13, 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. On June 20, Ron Russon will demonstrate fly tying from 1-4 p.m. On June 27 "The Art of Watercolor" will be demonstrated by Rett Ashby from 1-4 p.m.

- The Museum of Church History and Art will continue its five-part lecture series titled "Israel, Jerusalem and the Temple," supplementing its current display, "Toward the Eter-nal Center: Israel, Jerusalem and the Tem-ple." The third lecture, "Israel, Jerusalem and the Temple: An Islamic Perspective," will be Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m. at the museum. The lecturer will be Donna Lee Bowen, professor of political science at BYU.

- Zhang Wen Xing, noted landscape and por-trait painter, will give an art workshop June 8-12 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $375. For more information and place of workshop, call Anne Marie Oborn at 298-5694 or Susan Gallagher at 586-5019.