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February 21, 2012
On the last Friday of each month, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. The Friday Gallery Stroll is a free community event that gives residents and Park City visitors the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while exploring Park City’s exciting art scene. Please visit any of the participating galleries to pick up a free gallery guide.
Summit County Public Art Advisory Board Seeks Artists
The Summit County Public Art Advisory Board seeks qualified artists to produce art to enhance open spaces in the interior of the new Coalville City Library. A Request for Proposals for the project can be downloaded from the Summit County website using the link http://www.summitcounty.org/publicart/opportunities.php The project budget has been set at $4,000. Interested artists are encouraged to download the RFP for further project details, including a timeline and site photographs.
Artspark to Start New Sessions
Artspark will begin a new session of creative after-school art classes at all of the elementary schools in Park City on different days of the week beginning on Monday, Feb. 27, from 3 p.m. until 5p.m. Registration is $125 for six weeks of classes, which includes all the supplies. The classes will be taught by Susan Parker, state-certified art teacher and artist. For more information or to register, please call Susan at (802) 878-7426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dual Exhibit Reception at the Julie Nester Gallery
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The Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Dr., will host a free artist reception for mixed-media painter Teresa Kalnoskas and glass caster Brian Usher on Friday, Feb. 24, from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Kalnoskas uses oil paints combined with alkyds and wax, which allow her to layer, glaze, and scratch into the surface of the paintings. Usher’s work is beautiful in its ability to have both a sense of weight and delicateness. For more information, visit http://www.julienestergallery.com
Matt Flint Exhibit at the Gallery MAR
The "Up Close and Far Away" painting exhibit by Wyoming artist Matt Flint will open in the Gallery MAR’s new location, 436 Main St., on Friday, Feb. 24, with a free reception from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Flint’s paintings are about the rhythmic cycles of the natural world and are made with earthy colors and repeated patterns. For more information, visit http://www.gallerymar.com