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Ephraim City Evicts Central Utah Art Center. CUAC Board views eviction as censorship.

Scroll down to read about Edgar Arceneaux and Kurt Forman at the SLC Public Library on July 26 Links to articles about the eviction: Salt Lake City Weekly Salt Lake Tribune KPCW KUER Salt Lake Magazine SL Trib editorial Slug Magazine Art Fag City–one of NYC’s top art blogs Huffington Post Salt Lake City Weekly […]

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CUAC welcomes Edgar Arceneaux and Kurt Forman for screening of Hulk Alter You! at Salt Lake City Public Library

  To coincide with the exhibition superHUMAN, Central Utah Art Center (CUAC) is pleased to welcome LA based artists Edgar Arceneaux and Kurt Forman for the premier screening of their collaborative filmic mash-up project Hulk Alter You!   WHO: Free and open to the public WHAT: Screening of Edgar Arceneaux and Kurt Forman’s collaborative filmic mash-up […]


  Exhibition Dates: June 8 – August 3, 2012 Opening Reception: June 8, 2012 7-10pm     Participating Artists: Blanka Amezkua Edgar Arcenaux Kevin Darmanie Kurt Forman Chitra Ganesh Fay Ku Shaun El C. Leonardo Kerry James Marshall Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz Dulce Pinzón William Pope.L Robert Pruitt Xaviera Simmons Saya Woolfalk    * CUAC will present […]

New Mystics

  Exhibition Dates: June 8 – August 3, 2012 Opening Reception: Friday, June 8, 2012 from 7-10:00pm   Participating Artists: Fidalis Buehler Tyrone Davies Allan Ludwig Fionn McCabe Art Morrill   According to the Hungarian folklorist and ethnographer, Mihály Hoppál, among the many responsibilities accorded to the traditional mystic was keeper of the tribe’s story, […]

Utah Ties Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Utah Ties Juried Exhibition. Our Juror, Max Presneill, selected three winners: 1st Place: Noah Coleman, Sisyphus 2nd Place: Bruce Case, Vessels 3rd Place: Daniel Barney, If the Odds Are Good, Take That Risk You’ve Been Considering

The Gang’s All Here: curated by Max Presneill

  New Art From Los Angeles Exhibition Dates: February 10 – April 6 Opening Reception: February 10, 7-10pm CCAspace Participating artists: Mclean Fahnestock Roni Feldman Kiel Johnson William Kaminski Billy Kheel Owen Kydd Claudia Parducci Max Presneill Nano Rubio Aili Schmeltz Chris Trueman Grant Vetter  

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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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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