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Jorge Rojas (Photo by Emily Rincon | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Looking to the Future while Remembering the Past: an Interview with Artist Jorge Rojas

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer April 5, 2022

  Jorge Rojas is an alumnus of the University of Utah and an artist residing in Salt Lake City, whose prestigious career has led to his works being displayed in museums and galleries all across...

Jorge Rojas installation Gente de Maize / People of Corn at the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah. (Courtesy Jorge Rojas)

Examining Environmental Traditions through Maize with Artist Jorge Rojas

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor November 1, 2021

  For the last decade or so, maize has been the main focus of performance artist and educator Jorge Rojas. In his latest installation “Gente de Maize / People of Corn” at the Kimball...

A display at the UMOCA in Salt Lake City on June 9, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UMOCA’s New Exhibitions Are an Abstract Artistic Revolution

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 10, 2021

  The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of three new exhibitions on Friday, June 4. The exhibitions were Jorge Rojas’ “Corn Mandala: Flower of Life,” Annelise Duque’s...

The ACME Lab in May 2016. Chronicle archives.

UMFA’s ACME Awarded $35,000 Grant

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor May 28, 2019

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts here at the University of Utah recently received a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $35,000 grant was awarded to the museum to support...