Memory of a Moment, oil, collage and spray paint on canvas, 36 x 36".

“Normal” in LA with Artist Wyatt Mills

February 5, 2016

Wyatt Mills (BFA 2013 Fine Arts) mixes references with abandon in his mixed-media, riotously colorful works. Look closely and you can see Francis Bacon’s abstract, claustrophobic spaces and bared teeth; Pop art moments recalling Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist and Andy Warhol; and sketchy, cartoony bits reminiscent of ’80s artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat. Asked if he seeks out specific people or topics in the media for his collage elements, Mills says, “I try to stay open to the massive overstimulation of our culture. I like to combine pieces from new gossip magazines with propaganda from 50 years ago. I’m interested in how we get information, who’s giving it out, and how it’s presented.” Continue Reading…

Crystal Moselle Documents The Global Water Crisis

Crystal Moselle Documents The Global Water Crisis

February 4, 2016

After winning the Grand Jury Prize at last year’s Sundance Film Festival for her much-heralded documentary The Wolfpack, the story of the eccentric, film-loving Angulo brothers, Crystal Moselle (BFA 2002 Film and Video) returned to Park City, Utah, last month to announce Waterfront, a new and very different documentary project produced by Academy- and Emmy Award-winner Fazeelat Aslam. Continue Reading…

Reinvigorate Your Creative Passion: Spring Break SVA Destinations

Reinvigorate Your Creative Passion: Spring Break SVA Destinations

February 3, 2016

Spring break is fast approaching, and rather than spending the week in idle relaxation, why not take the opportunity to travel, make art and gain professional connections? SVA Destinations, formerly Arts Abroad, is committed to offering cultural experiences that broaden perspectives and give artists a chance to replenish their creative energies in a new environment.

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