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Imprints: Phenomena in Nature by Lisa Anderson

Art Reception

2019-01-19 16:00:00 2019-01-19 17:30:00 America/Denver Imprints: Phenomena in Nature by Lisa Anderson Main Library

Saturday, January 19
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-01-19 16:00:00 2019-01-19 17:30:00 America/Denver Imprints: Phenomena in Nature by Lisa Anderson Exhibit runs from Jan 19 - Mar 1 Main Library

Exhibit runs from Jan 19 - Mar 1

Lisa Anderson will give a gallery talk from 3-3:30pm.

ARTIST STATEMENT

This body of work highlights phenomena in nature often occurring in seemingly slight and subtle ways. I use intimate depictions and visual stories to bring these experiences forward for examination. Weather changes combined with the flora and fauna of the natural world provide me unlimited possibilities for my perceptions. These Imprints can occur over time or capture a small moment, each telling their own story.

In addition to my observations, the exploration of scientific processes and origins informs the work and often becomes part of the visual. What may be presumably inconsequential can actually signify the determination and will to survive. A leaf’s architecture prevents the wind from separating it from its life source. The hard pine cone protects seeds from predators and the climate until time for germination. Color attracts for reproduction purposes as well as
preventing harm. Transmutations also inform my work, telling their stories over longer lengths of time.

The idea of capturing an experience and inviting participation continues to be a focus. Contrasts in content that often occur in nature are made evident by texture, color, complexity, and light or dark to name a few. By the action/reaction of these elements, I share my sense of wonder with the viewer. The interpretation of these events and the process of collecting, combining, and creating impressions of such occurrences expands on a direction from my earlier work.

ARTIST BIO

Lisa Anderson returns to the region to pursue her own studio practice after years of
teaching as an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina and the University
of Saint Francis in Indiana. She earned her MFA from the University of Idaho and her BA
from Idaho State University.

Exhibiting both nationally and internationally, Anderson’s work consists of a wide range
of media including paper making, book and paper constructions, traditional and digital
drawing and painting, conceptual experiential work, illustration, and graphic design.

In addition to her own studio practice, Anderson’s design shop, Fontspeak Studios
continues to serve small and large businesses, musicians, filmmakers, arts and cultural
organizations. It shares space with her tutoring and workshop offerings called Atelier
114. Both studios, located in the old St. Mark’s Hospital, occupy the suite that used to
be an operating room, complete with scrub sink and surgical lighting.

AGE GROUP:   All Ages  

EVENT TYPE:   Exhibits   Arts & Creativity  

TAGS:   Art Reception  

Main Library

Phone: 801-524-8200

Hours
Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM


About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. The six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the glass lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. A roof-top garden, accessible by walking the crescent wall or the elevators, offers a 360 degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the library and the crescent wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 17, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Conference Room B & C

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
OFFSITE: Salt Lake City & County Building, Security Desk

Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Tue, Jun 18, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Conference Room B & C

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Canteena

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Gallery

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jun 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Canteena

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Room

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Canteena

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Gallery at Library Square

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Shops at Library Square - Art at the Main

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
SHARE Space

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Urban Room

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Canteena

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooftop Terrace

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Creative Lab

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Room

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Canteena

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Creative Lab

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Sat, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Mon, Jul 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Creative Lab

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room

Wed, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room A

Wed, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, June 26 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Creative Lab

Thu, Jul 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jul 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
SHARE Space

Mon, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration opens Monday, June 24 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Room

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Creative Lab

Wed, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, June 26 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Canteena

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Plot Community Garden

Thu, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Fri, Jul 12, 7:00am - 8:00am
Rooftop Terrace

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story Room

Fri, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Canteena

Fri, Jul 12, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
OFFSITE: The Leonardo

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Canteena

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Saturday, June 29 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
OFFSITE: Salt Lake City & County Building: Security Desk

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration opens Monday, July 8 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Computer Lab
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Level 2 Conference Room

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Creative Lab
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Room

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Level 4 Conference Room

Tue, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration opens Monday, July 8 2019 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 16, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Computer Lab

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Creative Lab

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Room

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration opens Monday, July 8 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinker Lab
Registration opens Wednesday, June 26 2019 at 9:00am