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Visual Arts: Public art, oil paintings and the last weeks to see "Speed"

Published August 22, 2012 2:39 pm
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The Utah Public Art Program presents "Placemaking: The Process and Influence of Public Art in Utah," an exhibition of artist concepts and samples created in the process of making public art for sites all over Utah.

When • Through Sept. 14; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where • Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande, (455 West), Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Zachary Proctor

Figurative oil painter Zachary Proctor presents his thesis show "Vita-logy, The Study Life," in the Utah State University Art Building.

When • Friday, Aug. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m.,

Where • Utah State University, Chase Fine Arts Center, 4030 Old Main Hill, Logan

Tickets • Free

Dave Borba

Dave Borba will showcase his interactive folk-art hand-carved woodwork pieces.

When • Through Sept. 16. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 8 p.m., Saturday noon to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Where • Utah Arts Alliance, 127 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

'Essence of Summer'

Rebecca Gates, Melody Johnson, and Ruth Kadas will present a joint exhibit including photography, collage/painting and jewelry.

When • Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where • Local Colors of Utah, 1054 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; 801-363-3922; www.localcolorsart.com

'Sensual Scapes'

"Sensual Scapes," a collection of plein air oil paintings by Robin Staub and Phil Wagner, will be exhibited at Dead Horse Point State Park.

When • Through Aug. 29. Open daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where • Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park, nine miles northwest of Moab on U.S. 191 and then 23 miles southwest on State Route 313 to the end of the highway.

Tickets • $10 park admission; 435-259-2614.

Face of Utah Sculpture 8 Exhibit

The annual Face of Utah Sculpture exhibit displays the work of local sculptors, ranging from traditional to contemporary styles, showcasing Utah culture through sculptural form.

When • Through Aug. 29; Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where • Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City

Tickets • Free

'Speed: The Art of the Performance Automobile'

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts offers lectures and classes classes about the four-wheeled masterpieces in its ongoing exhibit, "Speed: The Art of the Performance Automobile."

When • Through Sept. 14; Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Mondays and holidays)

Where • Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $18; www.speedumfa.com/events.html

'30 Years of USU in Space Exploration'

This exhibit highlights the history and accomplishments of the Get Away Special Program at Utah State University.

When • Mondays through Fridays at 8 a.m. Through Sept. 14

Where • Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library atrium, 3000 Old Main Hill, Logan

Tickets • Free

Moab Artists' Studio Tour

Twenty-one artists living and working in Moab and Castle Valley will open their studios to display their work.

When • Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets • Free; visit www.moabstudiotour.com for studio locations






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