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UMOCA in the News

Art exhibition highlights differences in collections of LDS Church, state of Utah 03/26/15 – Deseret News

The Monitoring Gaze: Panopticon at UMOCA 03/24/15 – 15 Bytes

Exhibitions Review: Church and State 03/15/15 – 15 Bytes

Panopticon: Visibility, Data and the Monitoring Gaze  03/05/15 – Digicult

Laura Allred Hurtado on Curating Contemporary Mormon Art 03/04/15 – Mormon Artist

Panopticon at UMOCA  02/19/15 – Ugly Mag

Panopticon: Visibility, Data, and the Monitoring Gaze  02/17/15 – e-flux

UMOCA Art Exhibit: Church vs. State 02/13/15 – Salt Lake Magazine

UMOCA – Panopticon  02/05/15 – KUED

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art helps young artists blend old with new  01/12/15 – The Sat Lake Tribune

Here Are 9 Ways That Grown-Ups Can Celebrate Salt Lake City’s EVE  12/26/14 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Trent Call: Processed; Entertainment Picks Dec. 25-31  12/26/14 – City Weekly

Trent Call: Processed Opening Reception @ UMOCA 12/18/14 – SLUG

Trent Call: Processed @ UMOCA Exhibit 12.12  12/12/14 – SLUG

Fluid Art and the Craft @ UMOCA  11/12/14 – SLUG

As American As Apple Pie: Amy Jorgensen’s Far From the Tree 11/3/14 – 15 Bytes

Nor Any Drop to Drink: William Lamson’s Hydrologies at UMOCA  11/18/14  – 15 Bytes

Video games as art – Level Up Series 10/20/14 – UVU Review

William Lamson: Hydrologies – Essentials 10/16/14 – City Weekly

Salt Lake City Loaded With Fun for the Winter 10/14/14 – Chicago Tribune

Catherine Yass: Wall @ UMOCA  10/13/14 – Utah Cultural Alliance

October Salt Lake Gallery Stroll offers colorful variety – William Lamson 10/17/14 – Salt Lake Tribune

Community to vote for favorite garage mural inspired by children  9/4/2014 – KSL

Trent Harris: Echo Cave  9/01/2014 – X-TRA Magazine

Bikuben at UMOCA  7/9/2014 – 15 Bytes

Christopher Kelly explores the human psyche through fantasy 6/26/2014 – City Weekly

Christopher Kelly: GOD COMPLEX @ UMOCA 6/26/2014 – 15 Bytes

Summer Camps from UMOCA and Discovery Gateway  6/26/2014 – 15 Bytes

UMOCA 2014 | Rounded Up  6/10/2014 – Cityhome Collective

Five for the Road, What to do in SLC   5/25/2014 – Salt Lake Magazine

Art: UMOCA opens two compelling exhibits  5/25/2014 – Salt Lake Magazine

Sound Off | UMOCA Silent Auction  5/22/2014 – Cityhome Collective

In Motion: Borders and Migrations  5/21/2014 – KUED: Contact

UMOCA will show Ohanian’s “Hanksville” 5/13/2014 – Park Record

In Motion: Borders and Migrations @ UMOCA  5/12/2014 – 15 Bytes

Salt Lake City’s 10 Contemporary Art Galleries You Should Visit  5/9/2014 – The Culture Trip

Drinking: Utah celebrates Craft Beer Week, May 12-18   5/9/2014 – Salt Lake Tribune Tribune

City Home Collective covers UMOCA’s Diamond Horseshoe Roundup  4/15/2014 - City Home Collective Blog

do it: The Compendium 4/8/2014 – KCPW Blog

Andrea Jensen: Entropostasis  4/8/2014 – City Weekly

‘Stroller Tours’ roll into Utah Museum of Contemporary Art  4/4/14 - Deseret News

Love UT Give UT  3/20/2014 – KUED: Contact

Trent Harris Retrospecitve 3/12/2014 – 15 Bytes

do it: UMOCA’s touring exhibition 3/11/2014 –  City Weekly

What is UMOCA? 3/2/2014 – Foster Art Program Blog

Utah filmmaker’s ‘bizarro’ art goes on exhibit 1/20/2014 – KSL

UMOCA picks Kristian Anderson as new executive director 1/11/2014 – Salt Lake Tribune

Kristian Anderson Appointed Executive Director of Utah Museum of Contemporary Art  1/10/14 – Art Forum

UMOCA touts cult director 1/8/2014 – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Essentials: A&E Picks Jan. 2-8 1/2/2014  1/2/2014 – City Weekly

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art: do it  12/9/2013 – KUED: Contact

Smallpools and beach balls, all part of Salt Lake City’s Eve 5.0 12/18/2013 – Salt Lake Tribune

Stephanie Leitch, Artist continues exploring her Utah surroundings 12/2/2013 – City Weekly

Spyhop @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art 11/12/2013 - Utah Cultural Alliance

UMOCA Projects Gallery and Artist-In-Residence Call for Entries 11/3/2013 – 15 Bytes

November Gallery Stroll, Featuring UMOCA 11/1/2013 – Slug Magazine

Fall Arts Guide: Visual Arts in Utah 10/2/2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Tala Madani is Awarded the 2013 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting 9/28/2013 – Pillar Corrias Gallery, London

Gallery Stroll steps ahead of fall 9/18/2013 – Salt Lake Tribune
A Survey of Tala Madani’s Painted Animations 9/17/2013 – Utah Cultural Alliance

‘Creating Absence’ Twists the Ordinary 9/10/2013 – Daily Utah Chronicle

Neighborhood House, Urban Gallery VI: Drawn Together 9/10/2013 – Enjoy Utah!

U of U to host three of the UMOCA ‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ pianos  9/4/2013 – Salt Lake Tribune

Kinetic Spaces Review 8/28/2013 – Slug Magazine

Ogden-based O-Town Arts kicks off Locals only exhibit at SLC’s UMOCA 8/15/2013 Getting Out!

Artist plans urban bird study for UMOCA’s Art Truck 8/7/2013Salt Lake Tribune

Top 10 museums galleries sights in salt lake city 7/30/2013 – The Guardian

Free Family Art Activities at UMFA July 20  7/20/2013 – Salt Lake City

Gianni Pettena Forgiven by Nature, CW Pick 7/18-24/2013 – City Weekly

Residencies at UMOCA by Laura Hurtado – 7/13/2013 – 15 Bytes
Aaron Moulton leaving job as UMOCA curator 7/10/2013 – Salt Lake Tribune
UMOCA Pop | Good-Time Gala 6/13/2013 – City Home Collective

Utah Biennial at UMOCA 5/21/2013 – City Weekly

Family Art Saturdays Begin May 12 at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art  5/6/2013 – Deseret News

He Can Bild It, The life and art of Jared Lindsey Clark  4/13/2013 15 Bytes

UMOCA presenting ‘The World of Utah’ 4/12/2013 – Sugarhouse Journal

CityWeekly’s Brian Staker Looks at Prvacki’s “Theater of the Social” 4/1/2013 – City Weekly

UMOCA and Ana Prvacki in Wallpaper Magazine 3/18/2013 – Wall Paper Magazine

KRLC Webcast

Laura Hurtado on Analogital

5 Free Things to do in Salt Lake City 1/13/2013 – Associated Press

“Adam Price leaving as UMOCA’s executive director” 11/04/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“The Right Answer Battleground States at UMOCA” 11/07/2012 – 15 Bytes

“Graphic design splits on party lines, too” 11/07/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“At Utah exhibits, a meeting at intersection of art and politics”  11/01/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Voting Against Ruffled Feathers” 11/01/2012 – New York Times

“UMOCA announces new ‘Artist-in-Residence’ program” 10/20/2012 – Deseret News

“Battleground States” 10/15/2012 – City Weekly

“Take a look: John Bell’s The Next Dinner at UMOCA” 10/14/2012 – Salt Lake Magazine

“Personal Testimony: Battleground States at UMOCA” 10/9/2012 – 15 Bytes

“CityViews ‘Escape from Camp 14′/’Your Land/My Land: Election ‘12′” 10/3/2012 – KCPW

Fall Arts Guide: The first step into Utah arts — simplified 9/29/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“‘The Next Supper’ merges food and art” 9/28/2012 – The Daily Utah Chronicle

 ”Jason Metcalf: Abracadabra” 9/22/2012 – City Weekly

“Want to be museum savvy? Sign up for ‘Art Fitness Training’” 9/19/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Art Fitness at UMOCA: Working Your Art-Viewing Muscles”  9/17/2012 – City Weekly

“ABRACADABRA: Superstition enters new exhibit at UMOCA” 9/6/2012 -Salt Lake Magazine

“The Cricket: Artist explores border between identity and myth” 9/5/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Mr. Winkle exhibit debuts at UMOCA” 8/22/2012 – The Utah Chronicle

“Making Art Out of November’s Election” 8/16/2012 -The New York Times

“Dan Nailen: UMOCA & Plan B” 8/03/2012 -KUER

“The Tip of the Iceberg: Video Work at UMOCA” 8/01/2012 -15 bytes

UMOCA Displaying “AS IT LAYS” 8/01/2012 – AMA

“UMOCA Presenting ‘Mr. Winkle’ Exhibition” 7/19/2012 – Entertainment Journal

“Mr. Winkle on KCPW” 7/09/2012 – KCPW

“Take TRAX to UMOCA” 7/6/2012 – Let’s Ride UTA

“Exhibit Features Fantastically Cute Pooch” 7/5/2012 – GO!

“International piano exhibit comes to Salt Lake City” 6/16/2012 – Deseret News

“Pianos adorn Salt Lake sidewalks as part of art exhibit” 6/14/2012 – Deseret News

“Pianos invading downtown Salt Lake!” 6/14/2012 – ABC 4

“Art installation places pianos downtown for public to play” 6/14/2012 –

“‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ pianos hit downtown area” 6/14/2012 – KSL Radiolisten here (opens up .mp3 file).

“Salt Lake City street pianos invite public to ‘Play Me’” 6/14/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Play Me, I’m Yours” 6/14/2012 – Visit Salt Lake

“Grand pianos” 6/14/2012 – Herald Extra

“Play Me, I’m Yours by artist Luke Jerram in SLC” 6/13/2012 – Salt Lake Magazine

“‘Cantastoria’ on display at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art” 6/5/2012 – Park Record

“The Art of Exhibitions: A discussion with the UMOCA’s new curator Aaron Moulton” 6/2012 – 15 bytes

“Art installation invites people to play piano in downtown Salt Lake City” 6/4/2012 –Salt Lake Tribune

“‘Casting Jesus’ to premiere at Utah Museum” 5/25/2012 -Park Record

“UMOCA Presents Casting Jesus by Christian Jankowski” 5/17/2012 – Salt Lake Magazine

CW Picks Mark Hedengren: The Invincibility Fable 5/11/2012 -Salt Lake City Weekly

“Family Art Saturdays begin May 12 at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art” 5/6/2012 –Deseret News

“Utah photographer Mark Hendengren explores swimming holes, drugs and danger” 5/3/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

CW Picks Tobias’ “Cupcake Project” 4/19/2012 – Salt Lake City Weekly

“Spring comes to Salt Lake’s Gallery Stroll” 4/18/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Art notes: Kids jacked up on ‘Dew’ at the old swimming hole…” 4/12/2012 – Salt Lake Tribune

“Warhol Foundation gives UMOCA $120,000 grant” 4/7/2012 – Deseret News