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Utah Ties 2012 Opening Reception

  Please join us for an opening reception for the 2012 Utah Ties Juried Art Exhibit this Friday, February 10 from 7-10pm. Max Presneill, Head Curator for the Torrance Art Museum, has made his selections and will be attending the reception. He will be announcing the award winners for the show at 8:00pm. CUAC Mission […]

Utah Ties Accepted Artists

Thank you to everyone who applied to the show this year. There were a record number of applicants, making the selection process very exciting and very difficult for the Juror. Congratulations to the following artists: Trent Alvey Daniel Barney John Bell Trent Call Bruce Case Matthew Choberka Brian Christensen Noah Coleman Taren Devereux Julie Dunker […]

Utah Ties Juror’s Selections to be announced @CUACtails this Saturday!

  What do you get when you add the CUAC with cocktails? You get CUACtails, an informal party sponsored by the Central Utah Art Center. This month CUACtails is at The Spot, a friendly neighborhood bar in downtown Salt Lake. There will be dancing, and art-ing, and oh yeah we will be announcing the artists selected to […]

VIDEO: A Mid-Opening Performance by Mariah Robertson & An Installation View

Mariah Robertson plays with the projections, parading a tabletop through the gallery space.     ] A corner view of the downstairs gallery.

Across Process-A Group Exhibition from Salt Photo Society

curated by Lindsey Winkel Exhibition Dates: December 2-Februaury 3 CUAC Annex   Participating artists Morgan Donovan Anna Hansen Greg Hebard Etsuko Kato Tyler Lynch Michael Marcinek Sarra Nordesen Anikó Sáfrán Guinnevere Shuster   Salt Photo Society is a group of artists supported by the University of Utah who work to connect academic and community art […]

Conscious Utah Awesomeness Children: Mariah Robertson

  Exhibition Dates: December 2-February 3 Main Gallery and CCA Cabin In keeping with the exhibition’s title, a playful revised acronym for CUAC, Brooklyn-based artist Mariah Robertson will present an experimental arrangement of video and large scale photography specifically considered to activate the CUAC’s main and CCA cabin spaces—including interactive video and film projections, and […]

Mountain High: New work from Courtney Puckett

    Exhibition Dates: December 2-February 3 Upstairs Gallery Brooklyn-based Sculptor Courtney Puckett’s craft techniques function as a formal investigation related to the history of women challenging the rules of painting and sculpture by utilizing stereotypically feminine materials and subjects. By taking discarded domestic items and combining them through weaving, stitching, wrapping, and knotting, Puckett […]

Höller Back

Over the past week, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) had its safety-conscious eye on German artist Carsten Höller’s interactive exhibition at the New Museum, particularly because of the two-story metal slide installation that, since its erection, has attracted double the amount of daily visitors. The 102-foot-long work was considered a possible breach of […]

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New Director at BYU MOA

On October 21 Brigham Young University’s dean of the College of Fine Arts announced Mark Magleby as the Museum of Art’s new director. Dr Magleby will officially take over this position beginning January 1. Dr Magleby has been a faculty member in the Art History Department at BYU since 1997. His scholarship focuses on 18th […]

Graphic: Exhibit A: Fionn McCabe and Sri Whipple, and Exhibit B: Erin Riley

  curated by Cara Despain Exhibition Dates: October 14 – November 15 The Central Utah Art Center presents graphic— two pocket exhibitions curated by former GARFO Art Center curator Cara Despain.  The exhibitions are linked by a common visual language executed via different formal modes and materials, and situate the graphic within contemporary art; setting […]

“Are We Having Fun Yet?” New work from Fay Ku

Exhibition Dates: October 14 – November 25 “Are We Having Fun Yet?” takes current political and economic events as a point of entry to explore ideas of security, passivity and general anxiety for the future. Although these concepts are serious, the result is not without humor.  Comprised of new works on paper, the works in this […]

Documentary Fiction Installation Views

Exhibition Dates: August 12 – Oct 7 Opening Reception: August 12, 7-10pm CUAC Main Gallery and CCAspace Participating artists: Josh Azzarella Ben Thorp Brown Ben Dean Laura Heyman Ann Hirsch Sara Jordenö

Recur: New work from Roland Thompson

Exhibition Dates: Aug 12 – Sept 2, 2011 Opening Reception: Aug 12, 2011 7-10pm CUAC Upper Gallery |riˈkər|from Latin recurrere: to run back This group of artwork is part of ongoing research into the concept and application of recursion, which is generally associated with computer science, linguistics, and mathematics; but has also been applied to […]

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Here, Now

New and Re-visited photography Exhibition Dates: August 12 – Dec 2 Opening Reception: August 12, 7-10pm CUAC Annex Participating artists: Andrea Cerveny Bethany Davis Rachel Call These artists are establishing connections with people and places where there is an inherent disconnection in the relationship between artist and subject, and in the process discovering more about […]

Documentary Fiction: curated by Lizzie Gorfaine and Rachel Wetzler

Exhibition Dates: August 12 – Oct 7 Opening Reception: August 12, 7-10pm CUAC Main Gallery and CCAspace Participating artists: Josh Azzarella Ben Thorp Brown Ben Dean Laura Heyman Ann Hirsch Sara Jordenö The artists in Documentary Fiction explore the tension between the perceived objectivity of the photographic image and their capacity to transform and manipulate, […]