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Sulky Sentiments at the Alvin Gittins Gallery (Photo by Megan Fisher | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

MFA Art Exhibition ‘Sulky Sentiments’ Just Barely Misses the Mark

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer May 7, 2022

  From May 2 to May 13, the Alvin Gittins Gallery on the University of Utah campus is holding "Sulky Sentiments," an exhibition by artist Christina Riccio for her MFA thesis statement. Through...

Sonder I by Emma Goldgar. (Courtesy Urban Arts Gallery)

‘Sonder’ Showcases Local Art in An Accessible Way

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer January 30, 2022

  It was a cold night when I walked past bright multicolor lights and empty tables with open flame fireplaces. Somewhere amid all of this, tucked away in Salt Lake City’s Gateway, is the Urban...

(Courtesy Lucy Peterson Watkins and Red Butte Gardens)

Red Butte Gardens’ Refreshing ‘Fiber Expressions’ Exhibit

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer June 28, 2021

  Red Butte Garden has been a Utah staple for 35 years — with over 20 acres of gardens and five miles of hiking trails, it is a phenomenal place to explore. Along with providing an escape to...

Saya Woolfalks Encyclopedia of Cloud Divination (Plates 1-3) at Kimball Art Center. (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘When Evening Has Passed and Tomorrow Comes’ Exhibition Inspires and Reflects Utopia

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer June 15, 2021

  "Utopia" in and of itself is an interesting concept. First written by Sir Thomas More, the word is essentially a combination of the Greek words for “good place” and “no place.” A utopia...

The public interacts with the art of the Iluminate Festival, Gateway Mall, Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lighting Up Salt Lake City: The Illuminate Festival

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer November 12, 2019

From the center of The Gateway, an array of vibrant lights emanated. It was hard to miss the sound of a live band and the brightly colored '60s-esque dancing silhouettes on the clocktower. On Friday and...

The artists and organizers of Art Against Doom gather together at Copper Palate Press to get ready for their Sept. 20 show. (Photo by Matt Gubler)

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer September 18, 2019

  If you've ever taken a course in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, perhaps you've seen a large installation — up on the second floor — of a quote from pop artist Andy Warhol printed along...

(Courtesy Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

Ummah Addresses Muslim Truths and Stereotypes

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer August 24, 2019

  Growing up in this day and age, many of us have encountered the stereotypes of Islam. We may not think about it frequently, but back in the recesses of our minds, we've all registered generalizations...

The Spiral Jetty. Courtesy of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Great Salt Lake and Vicinity Redefines Museum Art

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor June 24, 2019

  Anyone who has ever stepped inside the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on campus can agree that the cavernous G.W. Anderson Family Great Hall is an odd place for a museum. When you consider the...

Break The Scape project projecting landscapes through a new digital lens. Photo by Amelia Walchli.

In the ‘E-Co-System’ Exhibition, Arts and Technology Students Deserved a Bigger Platform

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer April 26, 2019

  Coincidentally related to Earth Day this month, the students of the University of Utah’s Arts and Technology Interdisciplinary Capstone course, taught by Martin Novak, held their final semester...