Brigham City museum announces school winners
BRIGHAM CITY -- Winners have been announced in the Brigham City Museum-Gallery's annual two-county high school art competition and exhibition.
Students from Box Elder County took first place in four categories. John "Chase" Eggleston of Box Elder High School claimed the top award in ceramics, with Bear River High School's Jared Mathews taking first in the printmaking category. First place for photography and computer art was awarded to Douglas Carranza of Box Elder High School, and Dylan Ramos of Bear River High took first in the category for commercial art.
Cache County students named first-place winners are: Heather Harris, Mountain Crest High School, painting; Cassidy Craig, Sky View High School, drawing; Dallas Holfeltz, Logan High School, sculpture; Nic Palmer, Mountain Crest, creative woodturning; and Josh Raymond, Logan High, jewelry.
The competition was judged by Logan artist H. Shane Ross.
The exhibition continues 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, through May 4. The Brigham City Museum-Gallery is on the lower level of the Community Center, at 24 N. 300 West. Admission is free.
For more information, call 435-723-6769.
Navajo weaving tradition on display at USU museum
LOGAN -- A new exhibit, "DinÃ©: Weaving a Tradition of Strength," opens Saturday in Utah State University's Museum of Anthropology. The exhibit explores the Navajo tradition of passing the art of weaving from generation to generation, and the strength and resilience it gives to the people.
Activities, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, celebrate the new exhibit. D.Y. Begay, a contemporary Navajo weaver, will demonstrate wool carding, spinning and weaving. Museum visitors can also try their hand at spinning and weaving, and learn about dyeing the wool.
The museum is in Room 252 of the Old Main building, on the USU campus at 500 N. 700 East. Exhibits are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free.
For more information call 435-797-7545, or visit http://anthromuseum.usu.edu.
WSU art students prepare thesis projects for viewing
OGDEN -- It's almost graduation time at Weber State University, and art students have one more project to complete -- the thesis exhibition.
The Spring 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition opens at 11 a.m. next Friday in the Shaw Gallery of the Kimball Visual Arts Center, on campus at 3848 Harrison Blvd. A reception and awards ceremony will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. opening night.
The exhibit features the work of 25 visual arts majors, including graphic design, paintings, video, printmaking, photography, sculpture and installation art.
The exhibit continues 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, through April 29. Admission to the reception and exhibit is free.
For more information, call 801-626-6455, or visit http://departments.weber.edu/dova.