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Rio Gallery

Located in the grand lobby of the old Rio Grande Depot, the Rio Gallery was established as a service to Utah artists, providing a free venue for emerging as well as established artists to collaborate on exhibits and engage the community through art-making and dialogue.

Currently at the Rio Gallery:

“NEXT: 12 Visual Arts Fellows”

January 16 – March 13, 2015

An artist reception will be held on January 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. for
Salt Lake Gallery Stroll.

Since 1986 the Utah Division of Arts & Museums has awarded the Visual
Arts Fellowship to professional visual artists in Utah to acknowledge
their artistic excellence and encourage the advancement of their
careers. Each year, a prominent American visual arts professional
outside of Utah is selected to jury the submissions from visual
artists across Utah. The juror recognizes two artists each year. These
fellows represent the next generation of artists engaging in a variety
of media and practices in contemporary art-making; they’re having
conversations about regional landscapes, culture and issues unique to
Utah, as well as commenting on topics relating to broader, global

Artists featured in this retrospective include:

Jan Andrews
Colby Brewer
James Charles
Jared Lindsay Clark
Al Denyer
Christopher Gauthièr
Mark Hedengren
Joseph Ostraff
Kathy Puzey
Josh Winegar
Wendy Wischer
David Wolske

Location & Hours

Rio Grande Depot, 300 South Rio Grande Street (455 West), Salt Lake City; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

Thr Rio Grande Depot will be open every other Saturday from 10-2pm for Winter Market beginning November 8-April, 2015

Click HERE for information about the Art-o-mat.

Proposals for Rio Gallery Exhibitions

Proposals for exhibitions in June-December of 2015 will be accepted beginning December 1, 2014 and are due February 2, 2015. Be sure to download the guidelines prior to submitting your proposal online. Incomplete entries will not be accepted.



Contact the Rio Gallery Manager
Felicia Baca at 801.245.7272

The Rio Gallery is a member of the

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