UVU’s 2020 Faculty Art Show goes Virtual to Encourage Social Distancing

November 10, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite social distancing limitations, the Utah Valley University Woodbury Art Museum has developed innovative solutions to share art by making the 2020 Faculty Art Show virtual.  The show boasts more than 70 original pieces designed to investigate themes of systems, surfaces, subjects and symbolism. Inspiration for the concept of the show came from Italian Renaissance […]

A New Year With The Noorda

January 18, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes On January 9, 2020, the great Mezzo-Soprano, Isabel Leonard, joined by the Utah Symphony, started the new year strong featuring highlights from Mozart and Mendelssohn. A part of the Utah Symphony’s series with the Noorda Center, these phenomenal musicians pleased a full community audience. The convenience of this Art Center brings together students and Utah […]

“What Type?” exhibition showcases faculty artwork

October 14, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Woodbury Art Museum is currently holding an exhibit called “What Type?”, curated by UVU professors Jim Godfrey and Brandon Truscott, which explores different ways typography can be used. “Type is sometimes invisible if you are not a graphic designer,” Godfrey said. “You see it all the time and you don’t really think about it. […]

Coping with stress through art

September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes A month into the semester, I have already heard many students talk about feeling stressed from their schoolwork, especially those who work and go to school at the same time. Alma Lopez, a junior studying Entrepreneurship at UVU, said, “I have had semesters that are more difficult than others. Trying to balance homework while working […]

Transforming the Student Life Plaza with chalk fest

September 15, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVUSA combined Chalk Fest and Sound Bites to give students the opportunity to add their artistic creativity to campus grounds. Over 2000 chalk sticks were reserved for the Chalk Fest held on Sept. 13 at no cost to the students attending. Students were given the option to draw on either a five or 10 foot […]

The First Latino Art Competition in Utah Taking Submissions

August 23, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the month of August, The Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City and The Mexicano-Latino Institute of Utah are hosting an art competition for artists residing in Utah who are of Latino origin and/or descent and are 18 or older. These artists are given the opportunity to submit up to three of their original […]

Woodbury Art exhibit explores the influence of mythology in comics

August 7, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU’s Woodbury Art Museum is currently hosting “Heroes and Villians: How Mythology Made Comics”. The exhibition started on the 28 of July and will be hosted at the Woodbury until the 15 of September. The purpose of this exhibit is to recognize the influence Greek Mythology has on character types, displaying the artists’ favorite heroes […]

Performance at UVU depicts war through dance

March 17, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble transported their audience through a multitude of settings and emotions in their performance of Hear us Roar at the Ragan Theater March 9. In five numbers, the dance ensemble showcased choreography from company director Monica Campbell and Oni Dance Company’s choreographers Maria Gillespie, Heather Grey and Natosha Washington. The third piece, “Tarot,” […]

UVU students learn about the importance of African art history

March 4, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Art History Department and the Black Student Union joined together Feb 23. to sponsor a brown bag lecture series concerning visual culture with a focus on the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora. The guest speaker, Andrew Skabelund, presented on the history of Western Africa and its influence on the visual culture and […]