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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.

Coming to the Rio Gallery:

Raw and Cooked

January 15 – March 11, 2016

An artist reception will be held on Friday, January 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. for
Salt Lake Gallery Stroll.

In Raw and Cooked, artists Jim Jacobs, Joshua Winegar, and Paul Crow present work within this nature/culture dialectic. Jacobs begins with an ancient horticultural intervention, the graft, to focus our attention on a literal intersection of the natural and the human-made. Winegar takes on the natural world as a partner in a conversation with his psyche, alternately responding to, and intervening in, the world which surrounds him. Crow maps the span of his life onto the time frame of the human awareness of global climate change. Each artist begins with material that exists before agency and brings it through a process of intervention to manifest a hybrid: the artist in dialogue both with the world and without, and with an inner understanding of that world.

Upcoming

A Call to Place: The first five years of the Frontier Fellowship
March 18 – May 13, 2016
Opening Reception: March 18, 6 – 9 pm

The Painted Veil– Curated by Jorge Rojas
May 20-July 8, 2016
Opening Reception: May 20, 6 -9  pm

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 July-December of 2016 will be accepted January 1-February 1 2016. Be sure to download the GUIDELINES prior to submitting your proposal online. Incomplete entries will not be accepted.

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Questions?

Contact the Rio Gallery Manager
Felicia Baca at 801.245.7272

The Rio Gallery is a member of the

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