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Past Exhibitions

2011 Exhibitions

Jared Clark: BILD

Aug 31, 2021 – Dec 17, 2011

Salt Lake Art Center is pleased to announce Jared Clark as the exhibiting artist for the launch of its newest program offering, the Locals Only Gallery. A graduate of Virginia…

Brian Bress: Creative Ideas For Every Season

Oct 7, 2011 – Nov 19, 2011

Creative Ideas for Every Season explores the difficulties and absurdities confronting the pursuit of a creative practice.  

Enduring: 365 Days

Aug 31, 2021 – Nov 3, 2011

Jamie McMurray, 2005-6, 42 minutes loopedVideo On September 23, 2005 Jamie McMurray[frame_right][/frame_right] began 365 Performances, a project in which he did a performance action every day for the duration of…

Final Light: V. Douglas Snow in Retrospect

Aug 31, 2021 – Oct 22, 2011

Salt Lake Art Center and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) are pleased to present Final Light: V. Douglas Snow in Retrospect, a joint exhibition celebrating the work of…

Fallen Fruit of Utah

Jun 11, 2011 – Sep 17, 2011

Fallen Fruit of Utah brings together two types of collections through the common ground of fruit. One is sweeping – museums and historical archives – and the other is personal…

Magic and Mysticism

Jun 1, 2011 – Aug 27, 2011

The Magic of Things Mark Wallinger, 2010, 9:38 minutes looped Video In The Magic of Things, Mark Wallinger revisits 70s TV classic series Bewitched, edits out all human characters, and…

Not Just Another Pretty Face

Jun 11, 2011 – Aug 13, 2011

Not Just Another Pretty Face, presented by Salt Lake Art Center, encourages new and existing collectors of contemporary art to commission work from a select group of emerging and established…

Lawn Gnomes: Eat Your Hearts Out

May 19, 2021 – Jun 17, 2011

The 2011 Lawn Gnomes Eat Your Hearts Out exhibition is now closed. Congratulations again to the $2,000 prize winners and thank you to all participating artists! 757 S 800 E,…

Expanded Field

Apr 8, 2011 – Jun 1, 2011

RECIPIENTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTER 2010 STUDENT AWARDS Expanded Field: The International Sculpture Center exhibition of 2010 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Competition Winners is a showcase…

Lenka Konopasek: Drawing The Light In

Apr 8, 2011 – Jun 1, 2011

Many years ago the tall windows on the north end of the Art Center’s Main Gallery were painted black, blocking the public’s view from the outside into the gallery. In…

Robert Fontenot: The Place This Is

Apr 1, 2011 – Jun 1, 2011

Robert Fontenot’s exhibition, The Place This Is, addresses notions of place, history and perception in this mixed media exhibition that includes bread dough renderings of over 100 iconic Utah landmarks…

Fluid Adagio

Apr 15, 2011 – May 28, 2011

The goal of Fluid Adagio is to create a unique spatial experience within the urban context of Salt Lake City. The objective of the project is to provide visitors with…

From the UBS Art Collection

Jan 21, 2011 – Mar 25, 2011

Whose Utopia Cao Fei, 2006, 20 min. Video In Whose Utopia Cao Fei records workers of the OSRAM China Lighting factory acting out their whimsical and endearing fantasies against the…

Holzer & Pierson

Jan 21, 2011 – Mar 25, 2011

Works on loan from Anthony Pritzker, on behalf of Apple Artworks, LLC.

2011 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier

Jan 21, 2011 – Mar 25, 2011

Salt Lake Art Center’s exhibition of Sundance Film Festival New Frontier opens the door to new forms of creativity. The New Frontier artists and filmmakers reconfigure art, technology, film, and…

Spy Hop: Find Your Voice

Jan 21, 2011 – Jan 29, 2011

What does the world look like to teens in 2011? How do they communicate? How do they focus their thoughts, their ideas, and their voice? Spy Hop takes media engagement…

Go West

Oct 8, 2010 – Jan 9, 2011

Organized by Utah Museum of Fine Art curator Jill Dawsey “Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country,” the newspaper editor Horace Greeley advised his readers…

Joshua Aster

Nov 5, 2010 – Jan 8, 2011

poptart Joshua Aster, 2010, 3 minutes looped Digital Video poptart is an exhibition of new video works by Joshua Aster that is on view in the foyer concurrently with Joshua…