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2017 Faculty Art Show ~ You are Invited!


Opening Reception
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
5:30 to 7 PM

George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles
Art Gallery

Center for Arts, Communication & Media
SLCC South City Campus
1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Exhibit Dates
November 15, 2017 – January 10, 2018
Open Monday – Friday, 7 AM to 10 PM

VAD Professor Whitney King Hyans is happy to invite you to a special evening showcasing the work of many talented full time and adjunct faculty in the Visual Art & Design Department. Come mingle with Dean Richard Scott and Associate Dean Bryan Griggs of the School of Arts, Communication & Media. Enjoy light refreshments while considering an opportunity to purchase artwork.

Enjoy the show!

For more information, contact the VAD office at:
(801) 957-3042

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2017 Guest Artist Series ~ You are Invited!

MARNIE POWERS-TORREY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 • 2 – 4 PM

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South City Campus / Center for Arts & Media
School of Arts, Communication & Media
Multipurpose Room 1-030
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT 84115

The Visual Art & Design Department is proud to present the 2017 Guest Artist Series.

Marnie Powers-Torrey is the Managing Director of the Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press at the University of Utah. She holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Utah and a BA in English and Philosophy from Boston College’s Honors Program.

Serving as the faculty mentor for the minor and certificate in Book Arts, she also teaches letterpress printing, artists’ books, and other courses for the Book Arts Program and elsewhere. Marnie is master printer for the Red Butte Press, harnessing the mighty printing power of a staff of excellent printers.

As a founding member of the College Book Arts Association, she served as Awards Chair for three years and VP for Nominations & Membership for two. Marnie’s work is exhibited and held in collections nationally.

This Event is Free & Open to SLCC Students & Our Guests of the Community.

For more information contact Virag White:
virag.white@slcc.edu
(801) 957-3316


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Natalee, Matt, Katrina, Tanja & Colleen

Natalee Cooper

Natalee (in the middle):

“I had the great opportunity to not only work on an awesome team, but was able to design the logo for Coca-Cola’s new app. Best believe I will be wearing this shirt proudly as soon as it cools down a bit.”

To see more of Natalee’s work:
https://www.instagram.com/nat_a_ree/


Matt Page

Matt Page Sunstone Postmortem:

“It was great to see old friends, make new friends, meet friends for the first time in real life, glare at old enemies, and accidentally make new enemies by saying the wrong thing to someone. I Saw lots of awesome new art and became a fan of new artists.”

To see more of Matt’s work:
http://mattpagedotcom.com/

To read more about the Sunstone Symposium:
https://www.sunstonemagazine.com/upcoming-symposiums-and-events/


Katrina Angelina Parkinson

Because designers cannot sit still,
“My repurposed concrete project this weekend.” ~ Katrina

Katrina teaches art at Kendali Studios:
kendalistudios.com


Tanja Rapson

From Tanja: “It was a privilege to be able to create such a fun logo for @storeygirldesigns Looking forward to all the wonderful things in store for them this year!”

To see more of Tanja’s work:
https://www.behance.net/trigby
https://www.instagram.com/tanjarigby/


Colleen Sanders Reynolds

Colleen has been on a road trip all summer photographing people, places and things for her business, Colleen Marie Creative.

To see more of Colleen’s work:
https://colleenmarie.myportfolio.com/


 

 

SLCC Sponsors Twilight Concert Series!

From SLCC:

SLCC this summer is joining the Salt Lake City Arts Council as a title sponsor for Twilight’s 30th year of programming, hosting a lineup that includes Little Dragon, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Kamasi Washington, Solange, Cat Power, Andrew Bird and The Roots.

The Arts Council fully supports SLCC’s vision to be a model for inclusive and transformative education and strengthening the communities served through the success of its students. With collaboration, community and inclusivity among the school’s core values, the Arts Council is pleased to bridge the gap between arts and education and have SLCC on board for this year’s 30-year milestone anniversary.

As one of the highlights of summer in downtown Salt Lake City, the series is held July 20 through August 31 on Thursday evenings in Pioneer Park, 350 West 300 South. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the music starts at 6:30 p.m.

To buy tickets:
http://www.slcc.edu/twilight/

From Craft Lake City:

Have you heard about the Twilight Concert Series Craft Market? Enjoy their epic summer line-up while shopping handcrafted goods from local artisans! The Craft Market is a way for Twilight goers to get those festival vibes along with gorgeous views at Pioneer Park. Learn more about the featured Craft Market artisans here: http://craftlakecity.com/2017-twilight-craft-market/

 


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Alisa, Christopher, Jen, Missy, & Lauren

Alisa Bishop Bradley

Alisa says, “If you’re into anime, specifically of the Trigger variety, I contributed to a fanzine! I illustrated two characters from Little Witch Academia, one of my favorites.”

Preorders are open now at:
https://t.co/Xp3MRMkd2v

To see more of Alisa’s work:
http://alzuna.tumblr.com/


Christopher Clark

Stories from the Book of Mormon are being produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

For his part, Christopher says: “Grateful to be a part of this big endeavor. Fortunate enough to get to direct one of the episodes. Great cast and crew! Here’s to some late nights in the desert!”

To see more of Christopher’s work:
http://www.csclark.net/

Image from MORMONNEWSROOM.ORG


Jennifer Terry

Be sure to visit Craft Lake City! Jen says, This is for a poster and possibly a patch I’m going to be selling at Craft Lake City this year – August 11th to 13th.

To see more of Jen’s work:
@jenonfiredesign


Missy Dial van Wagoner

Missy is busy: “Here’s a little collection (fabric, gift, room, stationery) I am working on at this very moment and adding to it. It has been fun and sweet…If you want to follow me and my crazy ideas with my art and dreams… take a look and follow on Instagram”

@missyvanwagoner


Lauren Waters

From Lauren:
“Recent logo commission completed for a youth swim league. Had lots of fun with this guy!”

To see more of Lauren’s work:
http://laurenwatersdesign.com/site/DefaultController


 

 

SLCC at 2017 Pride Parade

From SLCC:

“Dozens of Salt Lake Community College staff, faculty, students and their family members donned t-shirts with #IAMSLCC printed in a rainbow of colors across the front for the 2017 Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.”

To see the rest of the story:
http://saltlakecommunitycollege.blogspot.com/2017/06/iamslcc-makes-splash-at-pride-parade.html

 

 

 

2017 Alt Press Fest

SLC Main Library

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Noon to 4 PM

From the SL Library:

“The City Library’s ninth annual Alt Press Fest will celebrate zines, all forms of alternative press, and the awesome people who create it in Salt Lake City. Visit with local artists and see their wares, watch prints be made with a steam roller, create origami and sumi ink illustrations, and take part in bookbinding and zine-making workshops.

Before the Fest, be sure to meet with zinester and DIYer Alex Wrekk on July 6 at 7pm at the Main Library’s Level 4 Conference Room. Wrekk will discuss her zine series Brainscan, which she has been creating for the last 20 years.”

Location: Main Library Urban Room
Phone: 801-524-8200
Website: http://www.slcpl.org/events/view/6582/

 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Catherine, Peterson, & Missy

Keith Beard

Keith is the founder of Miri Gallery located at 3605 South West Temple, Stuite C in Salt Lake City.

For more information on Miri Gallery:
http://www.mirigallery.com/


Catherine Davis

“Updated the website design, including a link to my flickr stream where you can find my event photos!” ~ Catherine

To see more of Catherine’s work:
https://www.catherinedavisart.com/design


Peterson Timothy

From Saxton Horne:

“We’re thrilled to hear the work we did for Volunteers of America, Utah was selected as one of the pieces in the @aigaslc 100 show! (We’re definitely patting ourselves on the back.)”

Peterson was the graphic designer on this project which received a Merit Award at this year’s AIGA 100 Show.

To see more of Peterson’s work:
http://timothycd.com/

To see Volunteers of America Gala:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/43979211/Silver-Spurs-Gala-Volunteers-of-America-Utah


Missy Dial van Waggoner

“Happily designed art, paper + gift goodness by Missy.”

To see more of Missy’s work:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/LittleMissMissy


 

2017 SLCC VAD GRADS!

Salt Lake Community College invited Diane Guerrero, Actor/Author/Human Rights Activist, to speak at the 2017 Commencement. Guerrero is a White House (2015) Ambassador for Citizenship & Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform, and has worked with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a non-partisan Latino civic engagement organization, to promote citizenship and voter registration.

Congratulations to our Visual Art & Design / Graphic Design graduates! Good luck in your future careers.

Jordan Bautista
Lacee Black
Karli Duisen
Nick Faulkner
Kirsten Milliner

Isabella Morilla
Fernando Mosquera
Jennifer Terry
Kori Thaxton
Lenessa Tingey
Christopher Quick

Fernando Mosquero, Lacee Black, Chris Quick, Jordan Bautista.

 

Lacee Black, Jen Terry, Isabella Morillo, Chris Quick, Mauro Bazan (Illustration), Jordan Bautista and Nick Falkner.

 

And congratulations to John Paul Brantly with his wife, Bekka, graduating from Utah State University. John Paul is a VAD Graphic Design alumnus.