Brian Kershisnik: Le Péché du Magicien
Brian Kershisnik’s contemporary figurative paintings are autobiographical narratives, illustrating poignant human emotions derived from personal experiences. Instead of painting from life, Kershisnik paints from the “process of being alive,” resulting in disguised self-portraits that reflect feelings of comfort, delight, puzzlement, union or loneliness as well as more abstract human emotions. Kershisnik considers his artistic process a performance and his canvas the stage, which he portrays literally and metaphorically in his latest body of work for “Le Péché du Magicien” the Utah artist’s twelfth annual solo show at Meyer Gallery this February.Read the Full Article
David LeCheminant: In Process Video
New gallery artist, David LeCheminant composes his mixed wood wall sculptures in a premeditated, yet serendipitous form. David states, "I am equally fascinated by urban life, nature and contemporary culture. Combining ideas from these sources, I use the language of form to express myself in a way that is completely synthetic and abstract yet somehow familiar".Read the Full Article
Santiago Michalek: Annual Solo Show, “Collective” focuses on the artist’s classic vintage transportation theme, which began with his personal connection to the Volkswagen. While Volkswagen buses and bugs are the subject that propelled the Utah artist into a full-time painting career, his imagery has since expanded to include anything from fire engines to gypsy wagons.
Santiago Michalek: “Collective” opens on Saturday, December 16th from 6-9pm. Preview his paintings in our online exhibition catalog.
Susan Speaking at Creative Collaborative
Creative Collaborative is an effort to strengthen our artistic community, and we are excited to hear from Susan Meyer, owner of Meyer Gallery on Tuesday, October 11th. We meet in the Provo Rec Center Multi Purpose Room, we’d love to see you there!
Jenny Gummersall in Saks Fith Avenue, Houston
Recently, Saks Fifth Avenue bought twenty-one of Jenny Gummersall's photograph's for their Houston store. Jenny has become an icon in western art photography and this new collection of pieces not only bolster's her reputation as being extremely talented and sophisticated, but also deeply entrenches her work in the world of creativity and design. Way to go Jenny!
"State of the Arts" Panel at the Springville Museum of Art
Our own Susan Meyer will be participating in the Springville Museum of Art's "State of the Arts" panel on May 18. The panel will consist of arts professionals in different fields (museums, galleries, critics, etc.), discussing the state of art in Utah. The event will be from 7--8:30 in the evening.
Park City Gallery Association
The Park City Gallery Association just got a little bit better. At the new website, www.parkcitygalleryassociation.com, visitors can learn about all the galleries in town, gallery stroll events, maps, etc.
University of Utah Fine Art Museum
Just one more week to enjoy this Smithsonian curated exhibit highlighting the Latin influences in American Art. Closing June 28th.
Mountain Express Magazine article
Many Thanks to Mountain Express Magazine for the wonderful article commemorating our 50th anniversary.
Brian Kershisnik FOA
Meyer Gallery artist Brian Kershisnik has agreed to be the featured artist for the 2015 Miss Kitty's Barking Ball fundraiser. This worthy event raises monies for Utah's Friends of the Animals. Miss Kitty's Barking Ball is an elegant annual event and is being held this year at the beautiful Montage in Park City. For tickets or more information about attending contact Friends of the Animals.
From the New York Times
Galleries and Museums- Interesting article from the Times that discussing the evolving relationship between gallery and museum curation.
50th Anniversary Celebration
Please join us on June 26th to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. Come enjoy a special group show featuring many of our wonderful artists, catering by Done To Your Taste, and music by the David Halliday Quartet. The celebration will run from 6:30-9:00.
Free Parking on Main Street
From April 26-May 31, enjoy FREE parking on Main Street with a downloadable voucher!
Kaori Takamura Public Art Installation
"Forest Of Talking Patterns" By Kaori Takamura
Kaori Takamura in correlation with IN FLUX has installed "Forest Of Talking Patterns" a temporary art installation in Scottsdale Arizona at the DC Ranch Community. The installation will be in place until October 2015.