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Jun 13
Jun 14

Transcontinental: People, Place, Impact – Exhibition @ Rio Gallery

Transcontinental: People

Transcontinental: People, Place, Impact – Exhibition @ Rio Gallery

Presented by Utah Division of Arts and Museums at Rio Gallery

Join us for an artist reception on April 19 from 6 – 9 pm, with a special performance by artist Gregg Deal at 7 pm. The exhibition will run from March 22 – June 14.

This exhibition, featuring the work of more than 30 Utah artists, examines the legacy and impact of the Transcontinental Railroad. Working in a variety of arts media, including painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation, performance and video, artists explore subjects ranging from transportation, innovation, immigrant and labor issues, impact on Indigenous communities, environmental issues, globalization, and historical figures and stories.

Artists Include: Christine Baczek, Ken Baxter, Ryan Bench, Joseph Bennion, Erin Berrett, Linnie Brown, Royden Card, Russell Case, John Clark, Caitlin Connolly, Nicholas Courdy, Russel Daniels, Gregg Deal, Cara Despain, Stefanie Dykes, Edward Fraughton, Karen Horne, Anthony Ithurralde, David Koch, Lenka Konopasek, Jeronimo Lozano, Alison Neville, Rios Alex Pacheco, Cassandria Parsons, Nick Pedersen, Zachary Proctor, Chris Purdie, Denae Shanidiin, Amie Tullius, John Vehar, Mary Wells, Simon Winegar, Richard Wong, Xi Zhang.

Admission Info

Free Admission

Individual Dates & Times *

  • June 13, 2019 at 8:00 am (Thu)
  • June 14, 2019 at 8:00 am (Fri)

Location Info

Rio Gallery
300 South 455 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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