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February 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Jamie Horter

February 16 - March 18

Jamie Horter is a rural advocate, community artist, and community coach based in Lyons, NE (pop.851). She created her first public work when she was commissioned at the age of 10 to paint a mural in the elementary hallway of her hometown school. Then and now, her works are inclusive and community centered, often placing rural citizens in the design process as co-creators. Jamie’s work is multidisciplinary in scope and her work is informed by a personal history of eclectic…

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March 2018

Designing Our Futures

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step into the year 2039 and imagine our futures. Vote for the version you hope to see, explore futuristic objects, snap a souvenir photo, and consider your own role in shaping your community's destiny. "Our Futures" Exhibition Preview Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), ACME Lab: 5PM "Designing Our Futures" Artist Talk Ryan Baxter, Bryan Brooks, Jarod Hamm & Maria Sykes UMFA, Katherine W. & Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium: 7PM

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Our Futures

March 2 - August 2

Epicenter has been invited by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to co-create an exhibition (ACME Lab) and K-12 programming (ACME Session) as a part of their Art. Community. Museum. Education. ("ACME") outreach initiative. ACME is dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums and to transform how the UMFA connects with, engages, and learns from the community. Located in the UMFA Emma Eccles Jones Education Center, the ACME Lab is an exhibition space for art experimentation and exploration. Visitors…

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Our Futures Exhibit at UMFA

March 2 @ 12:00 am - June 8 @ 12:00 am
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Free

Epicenter has been invited by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to co-create an exhibition (ACME Lab) and K-12 programming (ACME Session) as a part of their Art. Community. Museum. Education. ("ACME") outreach initiative. ACME is dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums and to transform how the UMFA connects with, engages, and learns from the community. Located in the UMFA Emma Eccles Jones Education Center, the ACME Lab is an exhibition space for art experimentation and exploration. Visitors…

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The Green River Rock & Mineral Festival 2018

March 23 - March 25

In partnership with the City of Green river, the second annual Green River Rock & Mineral Festival is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of March 23-25, 2018. Visit greenriverrocks.com for more information. The first festival was made possible through support from The National Endowment for the Arts, Emery County Travel Board, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, City of Green River, J. W. Powell River History Museum, Robber’s Roost Motel, Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, Alison Jean Cole, Lisa Ward, Anna Evans, Jim…

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May 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Wendy Wischer

May 5 - May 31

Born in Wisconsin 1971, Wendy Wischer currently lives and works in Salt Lake City, UT. She received an MFA from Florida State University (1995) and a BFA from the University of Wisconsin Madison (1993). With a focus on artwork in a variety of media from sculptural objects, to installations, to video, sound and public works. Much of the artwork is based on blurring the separation between the intrinsic history of working with nature and the cutting edge of New Genre…

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June 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Katie Hargrave

June 8 - July 8

Katie Hargrave is a professor of art and the Foundations Coordinator at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Her work has been shown at DIY spaces, commercial galleries, non-profits, and festivals, including Proof Gallery in Boston; Gallerie Analix in Geneva, Switzerland; the Manifesta Biennial in Murcia, Spain; the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, MN, to name a few. She is a member of the collaborative groups “The Think Tank that has yet to be named” and “Like Riding a Bicycle.” She’s interested…

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July 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Dasha & Jonathan

July 12 - August 16

Dasha Bulatova and Jonathan Herrera join Epicenter for one month for our inaugural Emerging Frontier Fellowship. Dasha Bulatova is a poet living in Oakland, CA. She holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently an MFA student at the San Francisco State University. Her work intends to examine and interweave the poetics of space, ecology, and narrative. She believes poetry is an essential element of placemaking and a deliberate means of settling into a…

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October 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Jacob Kahn (session 2 of 2)

October 15 - October 28

Jacob Kahn is a poet originally from the Rocky Mountains. Currently, he is a bookseller and managing editor at Wolfman Books in Oakland, CA. The author of a poetic guidebook, “A Circuit of Yields: Conventional Wisdom for Giants” (Wolfman, 2014), and the chapbook, “Lowest Common Denominator” (Schoolprinter, 2017), he regularly contributes to Full Stop; other work can be found online. "I am very excited to be back in Green River and reconnect to a place I often went (very fondly)…

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November 2018

Frontier Fellowship: Thomas Richardson

November 2 - November 18

Thomas Grant Richardson holds an M.A. in ethnomusicology and is currently completing his Ph.D. in folklore from Indiana University. He has worked for Traditional Arts Indiana, Utah Folk Arts Program, New Mexico Arts, Museum of International Folk Art, and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. He is currently an independent folklorist and documentarian based in Santa Fe, NM. "Every one has a story to tell, but not everyone is given the chance, or asked the questions they want to answer.…

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