Adam Greener's 'Spiral Bound' exhibit is now at the Kimball Art Center
Artist reaches for his inner child
The Park Record – December 6, 2013
While attending high school, many students doodle on notebook paper when they should be listening to their teachers.
They draw comic-book characters, band logos, trees, bicycles. Students even come up with their own type of calligraphy and write notes to each other, only to be horrified when a teacher intercepts a one and ... (read more)
Art Exhibition “Spiral Bound” Debuts at Kimball Art Center In December
ADAM GREENER’S PLAYFUL & WITTY DRAWINGS STRIKE A CHORD WITH THE CHILDREN IN ALL OF US
Park City, Utah – November 18, 2013
The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit in its Garage Gallery beginning December 3rd running through January 5th, 2013. The gallery will feature new work by celebrated illustrator Adam Greener titled “Spiral Bound.”
“Few artists can transport you back to your youth with such slyly ‘innocent’ humor,” says Kimball’s Executive Director ... (read more)
Treasures from Park City homes at the Kimball Art Center
‘PC Collects II’ features local, private collections
Salt Lake Tribune - November 16, 2013
In 2011, Kimball Art Center debuted "PC Collects," an exhibition of works by renowned artists that are found in private collections of Park City residents.
The show was such a success that the Kimball Art Center recently opened "PC Collects II," which will be on display through Jan. 5. (read more)
Park City Collects
Art Appreciation 101 at the Kimball Art Center
Salt Lake Magazine - November 13, 2013
Long before street graffiti-artist Banksy left his signature tags around Park City during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, public art has been at the helm of the Summit County community. While the collective art is largely accessible en masse, private art collections are, more often than not, exactly that: private treasures off-limits to all but a few people. (read more)
Press Release - Veterans Tribute
A Collaborative effort between the Kimball Art Center, National Ability Center & Park City Institute
Park City, Utah – October 23, 2013 – This week in Park City two exhibitions and a live performance will focus on honoring veterans and the sacrifices they have made for the United States. (read more)
Elementary Students to Receive Arts Education
EVA Program instilled at all four PCSD elementary schools
The Park Record - October 15, 2013
The Park City Education Foundation and the Kimball Art Center have worked together to create an Elementary Visual Arts Program, known as the EVA Program, to ensure that all elementary students in the Park City School District receive a visual arts education.
Jenny Diersen, education director at the Kimball Art Center, said she and other Art Center officials worked with the Education Foundation to come up with lesson plans for the classes at each elementary.
"We created lesson plans that include the Utah CORE curriculum in these classes, whether we talk about an artist's birthday and use math to find ... (read more)
The Kimball Art Center will open 'Soldier Boy, Soldier Girl'
Lynn Blodgett's photographs pay tribute to U.S. Armed Forces veterans
The Park Record - October 15, 2013
While photographer Lynn Blodgett was shooting images for his award-winning book "Finding Grace: The Face of America's Homeless" in 2007, he noticed that many of the men he photographed were veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
"It struck me how many of them were in this situation," Blodgett said during an interview with The Park Record. "I heard, once, that 80 percent of the homeless male population in Los Angeles, are vets. And that's just staggering and it also seems screwed up, because they don't even have the basics of life." (read more)
Jenny Dierson on KPCW - Kimball Overview Highlighting Fall & Winter Classes
October 15, 2013
The Kimball Art Center is offering more than 80 classes this Fall and Winter and registration is underway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more ... (listen here)
Soldier Boy, Soldier Girl @ Kimball Art Center
Artists of Utah 15 Bytes - October 14, 2013
The vividly lit portraits feature two soldiers—one male, one female—dressed in the military uniforms of every war ever fought by the United States. While the weaponry and clothing change from image to image, the models remain the same, embodying the constant human element of warfare. Even as the style and appearance of war adapts over time, the bravery, valor and dignity of soldiers never changes—nor does the human cost of armed conflict.
Of the inspiration for this work, Blodgett explains ... (read more)
Buying Love in Park City
Salt Lake Magazine - October 10, 2013
Vail Resorts, new owner of , took a half-a-million-dollar step towards turning the public-relations corner in Park City.
The Colorado-based corporation had not been greeted with overwhelming warmth after taking over Canyons Resort from Talisker Corp. and pledging to oversee a rancorous lawsuit against Park City Mountain Resort, which many perceive as a “local” operation. (read more)
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT “SOLDIER BOY. SOLDIER GIRL” DEBUTS AT KIMBALL ART CENTER IN OCTOBER
October 1, 2013
Park City, Utah – October 1, 2013 – The Kimball Art Center is pleased to announce a new exhibit in its Garage Gallery beginning October 18th through December 1st, 2013. The gallery will feature new work by celebrated photographer Lynn Blodgett titled “Soldier Boy. Soldier Girl.” (read more)
2013 Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Photo Gallery
Salt Lake Magazine - August, 2013
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival was held on Park City's Main Street from Aug. 2–4. Locals and visitors came to see work by 220 artists representing a dozen mediums, from metalwork to photography, and hear live music from acts like blues band Bastard Redheads and 12-year-old Sofia Dion. Foodies at the fest enjoyed artisan foods, like ... (read more)
In Utah's Park City, cycling and sculpture a natural team
Salt Lake Tribune - August 7, 2013
Park City, Utah – Take a pile of torn-up racing bikes. Create a work of art. Sell it for a good cause. The challenge raised eyebrows among artists and others this summer when it came from Kimball Art Center curator Hilary Nitka. "People were like, ‘You’re doing what?’ " Nitka said. But Park City is "such a cycling paradise," and home to a growing arts community, that the idea took. The pART Project, sponsored by bike manufacturer SRAM, is on display ... (read more)
Kimball "pARTners" with SRAM
July 23, 2013
Park City, Utah – In 1817, Baron von Drais introduced a contraption called the hobby horse to Europe, which many historians agree was the precursor to the bicycle. It had two wheels, handlebars, but no pedals. The rider would straddle the machine and walk. By the 1890s, bicycles were everywhere and began popping up in the United States. Since then, they have not only have added joy and practicality to the lives of their owners, they have also inspired artists including painter Marcel Duchamp, sculptor Marcel Breuer and, more recently, Knox Martin, whose 1979 six-story painted mural "Woman with Bicycle" can be seen in New York City. (read more)
Park City Kimball Arts Festival Release 2013
July 11, 2013
Park City, Utah – The Kimball Arts Center is delighted to announce the stellar lineup for the 44th annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival, with more exhibiting artists than ever before and a colorful variety of food and evening entertainment options. The festival will take place in the center of Park City’s historic district from Friday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 4th. (read more)
BIKE PARTS BECOME ART AT THE KIMBALL ART CENTER IN JULY
July 8, 2013
Park City, Utah - The Kimball Art Center and internationally acclaimed bike part manufacturer SRAM have teamed up to showcase a new art exhibit: SRAM pART Project/Park City. This exhibition is philanthropic in nature with proceeds from sales going to World Bicycle Relief and the Kimball Art Center. Park City will be the fourth location to...(read more)