Site-specific Installation Art

UMOCA and Artist-In-Residence Tatiana Svrckova Larsen Presents Art Installations and Performances on the Night of Gallery Stroll SEP 19 | 6-9 PM In conjunction with UMOCA and under the guidance of UMOCA’s artist-in-residence Tatiana Svrckova Larsen, six local artists will create site specific performance and installation pieces throughout the downtown area of Salt Lake City […]

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UMOCA Adopts Three New Artists-In-Residence

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is pleased to accept Kyle Jorgensen, Sean Moyer and Aundrea Frahm into the fold of UMOCA’s burgeoning Artist-In-Residence (A.I.R.) program. The A.I.R. program was introduced January of 2013 and has flourished since its creation. Developed to foster local Utah talent, residents are fortunate to […]

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UMOCA Announces Meridith Pingree as the 2014-2015 Art Truck Artist

It’s time for a new school year and for a new featured artist in the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s award-winning Art Truck. Brooklyn-based artist Meridith Pingree’s kinetic sculptures and geometric compositions will fill the truck as it travels to schools and community centers along the Wasatch Front. Pingree, a Bountiful native and University of […]

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Food in the City—E.A.T.!

Eat Art Together (E.A.T.) is an initiative that combines our two favorite things—art and food—to promote sustainability and community interaction. In a city it’s easy to forget how interdependent we all are, but E.A.T. gives us an opportunity to see the ways food ties us together. UMOCA has partnered with Wasatch Community Gardens, Neighborhood House, […]

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Mural Artists Wanted

Squatters Craft Beers and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) are seeking local artists to participate in a mural project celebrating Squatters 25th Anniversary. The theme of the mural will be “25 Years of Beer” and will be painted on the east side of the Squatters Pub Brewery downtown (147 West Broadway 300 South, […]

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Shoes of The City

Shoes represent the individuals that wear them. Because our shoes go where we go, they bear the narrative of our journeys, the places we’ve been, and the lives we’ve lived. Similarly, the shoes of a community tell a more comprehensive story, one of diversity, collectivity, progress. This art project, Shoes of the City 2014, will […]

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Refresh

                Written by Sam Bontempo No matter where you work, everyone experiences “the grind.” “The grind” is that moment when you feel like it is just another day at work, carrying out déjà vu tasks and watching the clock.  If this sentiment continues, most decide it is time […]

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Call for Artists

secretEVE: UMOCA and the Downtown Alliance are seeking 13 artists to participate in their secretEVE project. secretEVE is a 3 night exhibition that coincides with the Downtown Alliance’s EVE events. Each accepted artist will be asked to create a single small scale site-specific installation that exists on a predetermined path from the Gateway to UMOCA […]

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