EXHIBITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
In compliance with the Utah Leads Together and CDC recommendations, we have limited hours and gallery visits are by appointment. CLICK HERE to view the virtual exhibitions and CLICK HERE to make an appointment for an in-person gallery visit. In compliance with the Utah Leads Together and CDC recommendations, view our reopening plans.
Andrea Jensen // Max Barnewitz & Joshua Graham
January 15 – February 26, 2021
Andrea Jensen, Storms
Andrea Jensen was born in Illinois to a large Midwest farming family, it was here that Andrea found inspiration for art. Her work is intricately tied to the landscape; its use, misuse and the individual’s sense of place within it. Receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa in 2002, Andrea worked as an elementary art teacher, and climbing instructor in Boulder, Colorado before pursuing her MFA at the University of Arizona. Her work has been shown nationally including Hous Projects in New York City, Gallery 19 in Chicago and Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
Max Barnewitz & Joshua Graham, The Animal That Therefore I Am
Max Barnewitz (they/them/theirs) is a nonbinary writer, comics scholar, and zine maker based in Salt Lake City, UT. Max earned their M.A. in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies from the University of Utah in 2016. Max currently works as an outreach coordinator for Salt Lake City’s Sustainability Department. They also serve on the organizing committees for the Grid Zine Festival and Queer Spectra Arts Festival. Their critical writing on comics and art appears in ComicsVerse.com and local performance journal, loveDANCEmore.
Joshua Graham is a Salt Lake City based artist and educator. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Utah, where he teaches in both the College of Fine Art as well as the College of Undergraduate Studies. He received his formal art training from the Arts Students League of New York, Brigham Young University, and most recently, the University of Utah, earning a master’s degree in fine art and community-based art education. He currently maintains a studio at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in his position as Artist-in-Residence, a year-long appointment.
Through a new initiative, the Salt Lake City Arts Council’s Finch Lane Gallery is opening its gallery spaces for short-term, interdisciplinary, community-oriented, and/or experimental projects in 2020. The goal of Finch Lane Flash Projects is to supplement resources for emerging to established individuals and groups by providing professional opportunities for those working in various arts and cultural practices.
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Finch Lane Gallery Exhibitions
The Salt Lake City Arts Council, located in Reservoir Park, programs visual arts exhibits year-round in the Finch Lane Gallery. Artist are invited to apply for exhibits annually. Typically, the applications are made available in January and due back to the Arts Council in March. The exhibition program is designed to give local artists an opportunity to show their current body of work. The application process includes a thorough and competitive review by the Visual Arts Committee of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, with members from the board of directors and visual artists from the community. Both one-person shows and group exhibits are considered. The quality of work, as evidenced by images of previous work submitted with the application, a range of styles and media, and a balanced exhibition season are among the criteria considered in the application review process.
54 Finch Lane
(1340 East 100 South)
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Every other Saturday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Click HERE to make an appointment to view the current exhibitions in person.