OPENING THIS WEEK
Monday, Aug. 28
Weber State University Art Gallery (Collett Art Building, WSU Campus, Ogden, 626-7689) — Two exhibitions from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, "Information Graphics" and "Design of Understanding," through Sept. 22. Opening reception Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 1
Left Bank Gallery* (242 S. 200 West, 539-0343) — "Fire in the Head: Recent Murals by Layne Meacham" through Sept. 30. Opening reception Friday, Sept. 1, 6-9 p.m.
Ruth Tyler Library (8280 S. 75 West, Midvale, 1-801-278-0913) — Oil paintings by Ken England through October.
A Gallery (Creekside Place, west of Cottonwood Mall) — New Western landscape paintings by Jared Sanders through July. Also, works by Gary Collins, Brian Christensen, Brent Godfrey, Victoria Hixon-Longaker, Cynthia Jeppson, Galina Perova, Terry Scheid, David Smith-Harrison, Trevor Southey and Dahrl Thomson.
A Photo Gallery (307 W. 200 South, No. 1003, 1-801-363-9700) — "Passenger Side," featuring photography by Justin Hackworth. Also "FEMME," featuring photography by Kent Miles. Both through Sept. 8.
Alpine Art and the Robin Grey Gallery (430 E. South Temple, 1-801-355-1155) — Works by Larry Christensen, Leigh Anne Boye, Rehle Higham, LeConte Stewart and others.
Anderson-Foothill Library (1135 S. 2100 East, 1-801-524-8278) — Paintings by Jeanne Denny Hansen through Sept. 7.
Art Access Gallery* (339 W. Pierpont Ave., 1-801-328-0703) — ""Sixth Annual Partners Exhibition,"" featuring works from the Mentoring Program by Peter Scott Stone and Sam Wilson, Wendy Bullock and Rodger Newbold, John Casey and Bonnie Sucec, Brett Elcock and Lenka Konopasek and Jacci McCune and Lester B. Lee, through Aug. 31.
Art Barn/Finch Lane Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 1-801-596-5000) — ""Father & Son, Out of the Fire,"" featuring glass art by Jenkyn and Elijah Powell. Also, paintings by Brian Paul Hoover and mixed media by Melissa Hubbell. All shows through Sept. 8.
Art Barn/Park Gallery* (54 Finch Lane, 1-801-596-5000) — Works by Mexican-American artist Sara Ocn through Sept. 8.
Artspace Artists Association (337 W. Pierpont Ave., California Rubber and Tire Building) — New works and works in progress.
Atrium Gallery (Salt Lake Public Library) — "You, Me, Television and a Tree: Works by Michael Whiting" through Sept. 16.
Avenues Arts & Wellness Center (1136 E. 3rd Avenue, 521-2787) — "Tornado: From Destruction to Artwork," featuring artwork created from trees devastated by the Utah '99 Tornado, through Sept. 30.
Bingham Gallery (1074 E. 2100 South, 1-801-832-9220) — Specializing in artwork by American artists of the past 100 years, with special emphasis on Maynard Dixon. Also seen are Claude Buck, Stuart Davis, Severin Roesen and Robert Henri.
Cherry Street Gallery (4790 S. Cherry St., 1-801-281-0075) — Spring show with Dan Baxter, Beso, Julie Jacobsen, Lee Anne Walker, Ken Baxter, Jim Despain, Mike Fletcher, Jo Gilkey, Andrea Archambault, Scott Ruston and Amanda Bowers.
C*O*L*O*N*Y Art (676 S. 700 East, 1-801-531-1515) — Representing Clay Wagstaff, Chris Young, Gwen Peine, Norma Forsberg, Ann Marie Oborn, Doyle Shaw, Rob Adamson, Pilar Pobil, Diane Turner, Larry Wade and others.
David Ericson Fine Art* (260 S. 200 West, 1-801-533-8245) — Works by Walter Rane, Lee Bennion, Frank Huff, Osral Allred and others.
D.B. Gallery (125 E. 6100 South, Murray, 1-801-268-9562) — Ongoing exhibit of Utah artists Richard Murray, Dave Keough and Jim Weiss.
Fine Art Originals by Utah Artists (4766 S. State, Murray, 1-801-265-0855) — "New and Completely Original," featuring works by Lamar Walbeck, Serena Potter and Richard Burde, through August.
F. Weixler Gallery (132 E St., 1-801-534-1014) — Works by Valoy Eaton, Harrison Groutage, Kimball Warren, Karl Thomas, Dennis Smith and others.
Glendinning Gallery (617 E. South Temple, 1-801-533-5895) — "Three Artists from the Red Rocks," featuring paintings and photography by Raphael de Peyer, George Kehew and Cyrus Mejia, through Sept. 29.
Holladay Library (2150 E. 4800 South, 1-801-943-4636, Ext. 334) — Watercolors by Cal Gaddis of the Intermountain Society of Artists, through August.
King's Cottage Gallery (2233 S. 700 East, 1-801-486-5019) — Paintings by Susan Gallacher and Rob Adamson.
Light Spot (1043 E. 900 South) — "GIGANTI/DRAGHGLI/EROI" (the Giants, the Dragons, the Heroes), featuring glass from Murano, Italy, by artisans Noti Massari, Renato Toso and Roberto Pamio.
Moonbird Studio (353 W. 200 South, Studio No. 301, 1-801-322-3816) — Kids' art from Bad Dog Rediscovers America, an urban kids mentoring project. Exhibit is ongoing.
Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, 1-801-240-2299) — "The Beehive Image: Symbol of Industry and Cooperation," featuring dozens of objects with beehives from the LDS Church's collection, through Nov. 12. Also, "Fifth International Art Competition: The Book of Mormon: Its History and Message," featuring 135 new works of art from around the world, through Sept. 4. Also, "And We Lived After the Manner of Happiness: A Children's Exhibit for Families," featuring art from the museum collection interpreted for children, Gary Kapp, through Feb. 12, 2001. And "The Spiritual Foundations of Latter-day Saint Art," a long-term exhibit of paintings and sculpture, 1840s-1940s, from the permanent collection.
Nativo (353 W. 200 South, 1-801-531-8555) — Contemporary interpretations of antique Victorian jewelry by Cheryl Elliot.
Oasis Cafe — Golden Braid Books (151 S. 500 East, 1-801-322-1162) — "Quiet Seashore," featuring sepia-toned, black and white photography by Neil Orloff, through Sept. 30.
Ranch Road Fine Art (350 W. Pierpont, 1-801-359-9805) — Original works and Iris prints by such artists as Denis Phillips, Bonnie Phillips, Willamarie Huelskamp, Pilar Pobil, Al Rounds, Shanahy, Michael Lucarelli and others.
Repartee Gallery* (ZCMI Center, 364-4809) — Works by James Christensen, Annelies Jonkhard and Anne Marie Oborn.
Retro (1064 E. 2100 South, 485-6020) — Acrylics-serigraphs by Darryl Erdmann. Exhibit ongoing.
Ruth Tyler Library (8280 S. 75 West, Midvale, 1-801-278-0913) — Watercolors by Linda Nelson, through August.
Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple) — Street Level Gallery: One-of-a-kind and limited edition books through Oct. 8. Exhibit is in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Guild of Book Workers. MainGallery: "A View of Five: Utah Arts Council's Fellowship Finalists," featuring art by Amy Adams, Jane Catlin,George Mark England, Marguerite Roberts and Darl Thomas, through Oct. 1.
Salt Lake Public Library (209 E. 500 South, 524-8200) — Children's Area: "Giant Insect Sculpture" by Rick Blackerby through Sept. 15.
Sandy Senior Center (9310 S. 1300 East, 561-3265) — Work by Vern Black, Judith Deegan, Lee Jackson, Larry Hoskins, Alex Hoshovsky, John Maurer and Ralph Schmidt through August.
Schorr Gallery, West Jordan City Hall (8000 S. Redwood Road, 1-801-569-5100) — "American Sewing Guild Exhibition," featuring quilts, wall hangings, clothing and wearable art, through Sept. 29.
SoHo Gallery (142 E. 800 South, 1-801-521-8189) — "Phase Space," featuring work by the Kgotla Group, Trent Alvey, Layne Meacham and Kent Rigby, through Aug. 29.
Southam Gallery (50 E. Broadway, 1-801-322-0376) — "Proud Traditions," featuring work by John Jarvis, Steve McGinty, John Myrup, A.D. Shaw, Kathryn Stats and Diane Turner.
The Stable/Fine Arts (132 E St., 1-801-355-6896) — Portrait paintings.
Sugar Post Pottery and Mudworks Gallery (1950 S. 1100 East, 1-801-832-9235) — Clay works by Ben Behunin and Fred Conlon and paintings by Fred Thomas.
Sweet Avenues Branch Library (455 F St., 1-801-524-8276) — "A Look Into Reality: Acrylic Painting by Dave Burton" through Sept. 9.
Tivoli Gallery* (255 S. State, 1-801-521-6288) — Featuring original works by Joan White, Elva Malin, Norma Forsberg, Ken Spencer, Carol Evans, Ian Ramsey, Ken Baxter, Dan Baxter, Fred Crawford, Stephen Hedgepeth, Ursula Brodauf, Louis Heinzman, Cyrus Dalin, John Hafen and Mahonri Young.
University Hospital (Medical Drive, second floor) — "The Power of Hollywood Glamour," featuring '30s and '40s photographs by George Hurrell, through today.
Urban Arts Gallery (Trolley Square, second floor, 1-801-322-3111) — Group show with Karl Pace, Tom Mulder, Richard Murray and Jim Stewart.
UtahMuseum of Fine Arts* (University of Utah, South Campus Drive, 1-801-581-7332) — "Surrealism and Other Distortions of Reality," featuring work by Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Joan Miro and local artists Sam Wilson and Wayne Kimball, through today. Also, "Abstract to Pop: Contemporary Prints From the Collection," featuring 25 works on paper by artists such as Josef Albers, Alex Katz, Willem de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol, through Sept. 10. Also, "The Val A. Browning Memorial Collection of 500 Years of European Masterworks," featuring paintings by Brueghel, Gainsborough, Fragonard, Corot, Van Dyke, Vigee Le Brun and many others. This exhibit will run indefinitely.
Visual Arts Institute (1838 S. 1500 East, 474-3796) — "Senior Show: Retrospective," featuring paintings by Spencer Babcock, through Sept. 30.
Warner Bros. Gallery (Fashion Place Mall, 6191 S. State, 1-801-262-6128) — Original animation art, production cells and limited-edition collectibles by Hanna-Barbera, Chuck Jones, Fritz Freleng, Ron Lee andAlex Ross.
Williams Fine Art* (Main Lobby, Eagle Gate Plaza, 60 E. South Temple, 1-801-534-0331) — "Group Show," featuring traditional to modern paintings, through July. Also, new paintings by John Myrup, Frank Magleby, Grant R. Clawson, Bonnie Posselli, Larry Wade and Randall Lake.
* Members of the Salt Lake Gallery Association.
OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY
Art of the Earth (100 S. 650 West, Suite 8, Heber, 1-801-541-9106) — Works by students and unknown artists.
Brigham City Museum-Gallery (24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, 1-801-723-6769) — "Hyde and Hyde: Father and Son Art Exhibit," featuring work by Marion and Matthew Hyde, through Sept. 2.
Central Utah Arts Center (86 N. Main, Ephraim, 1-435-283-5110) — Photography by Jackie Young through Sept. 5.
The Coda Gallery (804 Main, Park City, 1-435-655-3803) — "Group Show," featuring David Dornan, Chris Young, Brad Aldridge, Paul and Silvia Davis, Ray Hare, Patty Kimball, Ron Richmond, Doug Himes, A.D. Shaw, Dennis Smith and others. The gallery also shows jewelry, glasswork and fabrics.
Edelweiss Gallery (65 E. Main, Midway, 1-435-654-1335) — Impressionistic florals and rural scenes in plain-air by David and Sherry Omans.
Fairview Museum of History & Art (85 N. 100 East, Fairview, 1-801-427-9216) — Works by 14 Spring City artists, including Ella Peacock, Joseph Bennion and Lee Udall Bennion, Susan Gallacher, Randall Lake and Michael Workman, through August.
Gallery at Sun River (1580 W. Poppy Hills, St. George, 1-435-688-6556) — Photography by Michael Fatali.
Museum of Art (Brigham Young University, North Campus Drive, Provo, 1-801-378-2787) — Paintings from recent acquisitions of Minerva Teichert's work through November. Also, "Depression-Era Printmakers of Utah," featuring prints by such artists as Mahonri Young, James T. Harwood, LeConte Stewart and Elzy J. Bird, through Sept. 9. Also, "Chihuly Baskets," featuring 50 hand-blown glass vessels inspired by woven American Indian baskets, through Sept. 16. Also, a retrospective exhibition of sculpture, paintings, drawings and etchings by Mahonri Mackintosh Young, through Sept. 9. And "150 Years of American Painting," artwork from BYU's permanent collection.
Myra Powell Gallery (Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, 1-801-629-8444) — Exhibit by 14 artists from the Utah State University art department faculty. Show includes photography, illustration, graphic design, sculpture and painting and runs through July.
National Wildlife Art Museum (2820 Rungius Road, Jackson Hole, Wyo., 1-307-773-5771) — "Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America" through Jan. 7, 2001.
(745 S. State, Orem, 1-801-225-2569) — A one-man show by Floyd Victor Cornaby through August.
Springville Museum of Art (126 E. 400 South, Springville, 1-801-489-2727) — "Maurice Brooks & Friends Retrospective Exhibition," featuring sculptures by Brooks produced from 1920-1960. Also, "The Parsons: Oliver, Del, Leon & Nolan Exhibition," featuring artwork by Oliver and his three sons. Also, "The Third Annual Statewide Exhibition of the Pastel Society of Utah," featuring 77 juried entries, through today.
St. George Art Museum (47 E. 200 North, St. George, 634-5942) — "True to Form: Journal Drawings, Writing and Related Sculpture," featuring work by Larry Elsner, through Oct. 14. Also, "Denise Meyers: Fine Art Gourds" through Oct. 21.
Taminah Gallery (608 Main, Park City, 1-435-655-3264) — "Utah Visions: A Two Person Show," featuring works by John Hughes and Barbara Summers-Edwards through August.
Torrey Gallery (80 E. Main, Torrey, 1-435-425-3909) — Works by artists who live in or are influenced by the Capitol Reef area: Doug Snow, Tony Smith, Paul Davis, Sylvia Davis, Wulf Barsch, Bonnie Posselli, Carol Brown, Patricia Kimball, Doug Braithwaite, David Muench, John Telford, Susan Beck, Scott Peterson and Lyman Whitaker.
Worthington Gallery (789 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, 1-435-772-3446) — Pottery by Greg Worthington, Jim Stewart, Bruce Larrabee and Suzanne Storer. Also, paintings by Willamarie Huelskamp and sculptures by Lyman Whitaker.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Deseret News announces a call for entries for its "Landscape Art Show 2000: Color of the Land." All work must be original and completed within the past two years. Open to Utah artists 18 years and older and working in the following mediums: Painting, oil or acrylic, transparent or opaque watercolor; drawing; mixed media and printmaking. Artists may submit two works beginning Sept. 18 — deadline for all artwork is Friday, Sept. 22. For entry form and all rules visit the Deseret News Web site at www.deseretnews.com or send for form at Deseret News, 30 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Entry forms will also be available at art galleries and museums throughout Utah.
Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company is sponsoring an exhibition for artists age 55 and over. "Utah Images 2000" will celebrate Equitable's 65th year in business. For rules and entry form write to Equitable's home office at #3 Triad Center, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.
The Salt Lake Arts Council, in partnership with UTA, announces an opportunity for artists to apply for the Art in Transit program of the University light rail line. Deadline for submitting proposals is Sept. 8. For more information and to receive a copy of the Request for Qualifications, call 596-5000.
The Utah Arts Council has invited nonprofit groups that produce art events to apply for funding under the UAC Grants Program. Guidelines and application forms are available at the council's main office (617 E. South Temple). The deadline for application is Sept. 1. For more information, call Sherry Waddingham at 801-236-7550.
The Utah Arts Council announces a call for entries for The Utah Statewide Annual Exhibition, "Utah '00: Crafts & Photography," to be held Oct. 27-Nov. 26. Exhibition is open to all Utah artists over 18. Slides and actual work accepted for jurying at UAC, 617 E. South Temple. Work due by Oct. 12. Call for entries are available online at www.arts.utah.org.