Op Art: The Illusion of Sight

Jan. 11 – Jan. 28, 2016

No Opening Reception

Op Art refers to artwork that produces a variety of visual effects including movement, distortion and illusion. Since the early 1960’s, Op Art has fascinated viewers as they respond to patterns of color and value. A variety of prints by such artists as Victor Vasarely and Richard Anuszkiewicz will be on display. 

Cayucos: Steven Dayton

Feb. 5 – March 3, 2016

Feb. 4, 7:30-9 pm: Opening Reception

Inspired by the California central coast town of Cayucos, the pieces in this series are created on laser cut shapes from plywood or MDF boards which are then hand painted. Cayucos Lattice is also an exploration in the marriage of technology, hand work and DIY materials and tools, Many of these materials and tools are found in hardware stores such as plywood, latex paint, throw-away brushes and cardboard scrapers.

Portrait: The Pursuit of Likeness

March 11 – April 8, 2016

March 10, 7-9pm: Opening Reception

Drawn from the BYUI Permanent Art Collection, this exhibit displays a wide variety of portraiture representing styles from the historical to the contemporary. In this exhibit, classical artists such as Gustav Courbet and Thomas Gainsborough find their modern counter balance in the likes of Andy Warhol and Alex Katz.