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BDAC Holiday Show Opens Friday Night!

ANNUAL BDAC HOLIDAY SHOW

“Won’t You Guide My Sleigh Tonight?” by Rob McKay

 

December 1 – 23, 2017
Reception December 1, 2017
6 – 8 PM

From BDAC:

Each year with the Holiday Show BDAC brings art into homes by offering affordable fine art for sale.  This year BDAC is opening the show to holiday gifts and crafts as well as fine art.  Every participating artist designed a handmade ornament that will be for sale on BDAC’s Artist Tree.  Visitors may bring home any art and crafts purchased at BDAC the same night!

Join us at the reception Dec. 1 6-8 PM for holiday treats and performances by Ryan Miller and the Millcreek Junior High Choir.  Meet authors of the children’s book “If Picasso Painted a Snowman (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.” Amy and Greg Newbold as they sign copies of their book available in the BDAC Gift Shop.

For more information:
https://www.bdac.org (Links to an external site.)

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Elena Lawrence at Miri Gallery

New at alumnus Keith Beard’s Miri Gallery

Opening Reception
6 – 9pm on Thursday,
November 16th, 2017

Miri Gallery
3605 West Temple
South Salt Lake, 84115
mirigallery.com

Elena Lawrence is an artist based in Bountiful, Utah who explores one medium at a time. Each one has their day, each one has their project. Lawrence has amassed quite the multifarious collection of diverse objet d’art. Come join us for an evening of great fine art and explore the niches in creativity.


 

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

Alumni Focus: Davin, Sharon, Derek, Melissa, Ingrid & Missy

Davin Abegg

From Davin about his band “Secret Abilities”:

“Hey we were in a movie!”

FYI Davin is exhibiting in the 2017 INK Show!


Sharon Salmond Armstrong

From Legacy Jr. High School Administration:

“We had the privilege of recognizing Mrs. Armstrong as our outstanding teacher for October today. Above all else Mrs. Armstrong cares for all of her students and makes learning fun. Thanks for all you do for our school.”

FYI Sharon is exhibiting in the 2017 INK Show!


Derek Ballard

From Derek about his band and cover art he creates:

“@despitedespair is playing a Misfits (Danzig Era) set for Punk Rock Halloween on the 27th at the Beehive Social Club. Dress up and roll through. I got say I am most pumped for the Lana Del Rey cover set that is also happening at this show. Don’t miss it!”


Melissa Hurd

From Melissa:

“Here’s a timelapse of ‘Saint Eleven’. I painted this on the iPad Pro using the Procreate App. I’m kind of new-ish to the program, and you can see some of the scribbles I made trying to find the right brushes .😆


Ingrid Shoemaker

From Ingrid:

“Today’s newest Etsy listings 😍 I hope to make more versions in more colors cause I just love them 😊 dahliaandviolet.etsy.com/
I also have a new promo on Etsy, 10% off with a purchase of 2 or more items, and 15% off with a purchase of 3 or more items! Coupon codes are located in my shops description on Etsy.”


Missy Van Wagoner

From Missy on her custom portraits for pets… and kids!:

“Oh Mister Duke, You are adorable! Now on to your brother mister Knox! Custom Pet portraits…”


 

2017 INK Show This Friday!

The INK Show!
an Alumni ART & DESIGN
Group Show

Opening Reception
Friday, October 27, 2017 • 5:30 to 7 PM

Edna Runswick Taylor Foyer
SLCC South City Campus
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT

Exhibit Dates
October 25 through November 30, 2017

Hours
Monday – Friday • 7 AM to 10 PM

Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles is very proud to showcase the many talents of nine alumni in this Third Annual INK Show:

Davin Abegg 2009

Lucas Ackley 2006

Sharon Armstrong 2007

Paul Asay 2011

Rosalba Dominguez 2014

Amber Giles 2011

Kevin Landeen 2014

Jorge Pille 2010

Peterson Timothy 2008

For more information contact Kerry Gonzáles:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

And follow INK:
inkslcc.wordpress.com


 

 

Jill & Andrew & Adam – Guest Speakers!

SLC Design Week

From AIGA:

“AIGA Salt Lake City and PechaKucha Night – SLC have joined forces with another inspiring night full of presenters. As one of the events for Salt Lake Design Week, we have a great group of presenters showcasing a range of disciplines within the design community. It’s sure to be another fantastic PechaKucha night! Come to meet, mingle, and party with people from all the design fields and beyond.”

Two VAD Alumni Jill DeHaan, Freelance Hand Letterer & Illustrator and Adam Tolman, Design Director at Underbelly will be speaking!

Jill DeHaan

From Jill:

“Hey guys! I’m speaking at Pechakucha Night for @sldesignweek on the 17th. Going to speak alongside some amazing people! Come check it out! October 17, 7-10pm at The Leonardo. Get tickets before they sell out!”

http://www.jilldehaan.com/

 

Adam Tolman

“We’re a digital design studio specializing in product design and development.”

http://adamtolman.dribbble.com/

http://www.underbelly.is/

For more info on this event:

https://saltlakecity.aiga.org/event/pechakucha-night-vol-21-2017-salt-lake-design-week/


Andrew Malin

Hosted by Velleity Studios and Watchtower Cafe:

“Come and see us at Watchtower Cafe on October 23rd at 6:30 PM. Learn about comics and you might win a prize.”

http://velleitystudios.com/


 

2017 Salt Lake Design Week!

From AIGA SLC:

Salt Lake Design Week expands the public awareness about design in our community.

The purpose of Salt Lake Design Week is to celebrate and promote the impact of design in Utah across all disciplines—graphic, digital, product, fashion, architecture, advertising, interior, marketing, and more. Salt Lake Design Week brings together professionals, students, entrepreneurs, educators and other members of the community, to inspire and collaborate with one another.

An example of this is the breadth of our partnerships including: AIA, IDSA, SEGD, AAF, IIDA, IDXA, YAF, other Salt Lake City design groups, museums, businesses and schools. Salt Lake Design Week includes an opening reception, business and design forums, workshops, film screenings, studio tours, exhibitions, lectures, mixers, and culminates with an outstanding Design Week closing party.

To read more about events:
http://sldesignweek.org/


 

2017 INK Show ~ You are Invited!

INK SHOW RECEPTION
Friday, October 27 • 5:30 – 7 PM
Introductions at 6 PM

Exhibit Dates
October 25 ~ November 30, 2017

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South City Campus / Center for Arts & Media
Edna Runswick Taylor Foyer / East Entrance
1575 South State Street / SLC, UT 84115

In 2010, Salt Lake Community College Visual Art & Design Graphic Design students Nadya Bratt & Casey Kim created INK as a club for anyone interested in Graphic Design. After their graduation from SLCC, INK evolved into an online source for those passionate about the visual communication industry by offering access to news, resources, and networking.

VAD Associate Professor Kerry Gonzáles and caretaker for INK, is proud to share the talents and creative directions taken by Alumni & Friends of INK in this – the third annual – INK, an Alumni Art & Design Group Show.

Each piece showcases the design process from initial research and ideas to a completed product. And most importantly… how a good foundation in graphic design is used in a multitude of careers.

Graphic Designers Can Do Everything!

For more information:
kerry.gonzales@slcc.edu

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


 

SL COMIC CON 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Salt Lake Palace Convention Center
September 21 – 23, 2017

Thursday • 2 to 9 PM
Friday • 11 AM to 8 PM
Saturday • 10 AM to 7 PM

Salt Lake Comic Con is a world-class pop culture phenomenon that brings the best in entertainment to the Intermountain West. With celebrity guest panels, autograph signings, photo ops, gaming competitions, cosplay, contests, special events, and KidCon, there is something for everyone.


Alisa Bishop Illustration

From Alisa:

Hey look it’s me! I’ll be at SL CC next week, so excited to see everyone, please stop by! I’ll have sketchbooks and stickers this year too.

Vendor/Artist Name: Alisa Bishop
Booth #: Silver 37
Website/Social Media: www.alisabishop.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Andrew Malin

From Andrew:

Here is my panel schedule for Salt Lake Comic Con! Let’s talk comics!

Spider-Man: 5 Stories That Define the Character • 255E
Thur. Sept. 21 • 3 to 4 pm

Marvel Trivia Contest • 255E
Thur. Sept. 21 • 7 to 8 pm

Controversial Comics – A Look At the Most Eyebrow Raising Storylines Ever • 255C
Thur. Sept. 21 • 8 to 9 pm

Comics as a Learning Tool for Beginning and Young Readers • 255F
Sat. Sept. 23 • 10 to 11 am

Andrew:
We were featured in Salt Lake Magazine.

https://saltlakemagazine.com/adventures-slc-superheroes-donald-trump-salt-lake-comic-con/


Ian Maxfield Design

From Ian:

Hey its me! If you’re going to the con, swing by and say hey! I’ll have 7 new prints this con that I’m really excited for!

Vendor/Artist Name: Ian J Maxfield
Booth #: Silver 2
Website/Social Media: www.ianjmax.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Obake Style / Magen Mitchell & Nick Burke

From Magen:

We’re pulling double duty this month to get ready for both Salt Lake Comic Con and GeekGirlCon. It’s been fun, but this will probably be our last time vending at Salt Lake Comic Con. If you can’t make it out, don’t fret. We’ll still continue vending at other local events.

Vendor/Artist Name: Obake Style
Booth #: Beige 30
Website/Social Media: www.obakestyle.com
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac


Matt Page Art

Matt Page was at the Urban Arts Festival with his work featured above. He will be at SL Comic Con with all the same great art!

Vendor/Artist Name: Matt Page Art
Booth #: Mauve 10
Website/Social Media: http://mattpagedotcom.com/
Official #SLCC17 Vendor List: bit.ly/2wMkTac