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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:

“DesignArts Utah 2015”

September 4 – October 23, 2015

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

“Design is alive and well in Utah.”  So says the juror, Randy J. Hunt.  Mr Hunt has selected sixteen great designs by fifteen Utah designers to be featured in DesignArts Utah ’15.

Congratulations to Epicenter from Green River for receiving the Juror’s Award for the “This Is Green River” project. (image above) Congratulations go out as well to Carter Zufelt and Massih Nilforoushan for their Juror’s Awards in the student category. We are honored to present the work of some of Utah’s best designers!

We are excited to partner, once again, with Salt Lake Design Week and Craft Lake City to celebrate Utah designers. their designs and their contribution to our quality of life and economic development in Utah!

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 7, 2015 – April, 16 2016

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

Proposals for Rio Gallery Exhibitions

Proposals for exhibitions in January-July of 2016 will be accepted August 1-September 1, 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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