CURRENTLY ON VIEW
Nov. 12, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2020
The Beat artists in this exhibition offer unique expressions of the artistic rebellion that rocked American culture during the 1950s, each one representing an individual beat within the collective “Beat heart.” Curated by the USU English 4310 Beat Class, the exhibition combines Beat writers with little magazines and the artwork of the period to communicate the interconnectedness of the entire Beat scene.
Sky Above, Earth Below: A History of Western Landscape Photography
— Sept. 14, 2019 - July 31, 2020
"Sky Above, Earth Below" traces the development of western landscape photography from the late 19th century to the 21st century, starting with early American photographers like Myra Albert Wiggins, Edward Curtis, and Karl Struss and concluding with contemporary photographers like Barry Andersen, Kimberly Anderson, Karalee Kuchar, and Charlotte Trolinger.
Latinx from the NEHMA Collection
— Aug. 24, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Latinx works of art represent a growing part of the NEHMA collection and reflect a significant influence in Western American art. New acquisitions are featured as well as a grouping of paños
, works created on handkerchiefs by artists incarcerated in Texas penitentiaries.
Thomas Campbell: Lint basket supremeo (a multi-medium survey) and Unii ciøn yyikæ (new works) — Jan. 25, 2020 - May 2, 2020
Thomas Campbell communicates his ideas, thoughts, and feelings about the fringes of contemporary American culture through eloquent and romantic narratives in a variety of formats, from sculpture to painting to film. Included in the seminal Beautiful Losers
exhibition in 2004, his work is known nationally and internationally. Campbell completed his new works during an artist residency at Utah State University’s Department of Art & Design last fall.
Particle & Wave: Paperclay Illuminated — Jan. 25, 2020 - May 2, 2020
Including works from forty-five international paperclay artists, this exhibition challenges conventional ideas about ceramics with a wide breadth of technique and expression. It is the first touring exhibition of its kind and was curated by Peter Held and organized by The International Paper Clay Exhibition Project.