J. Kirk Richards: The Trumpet Shall Sound-Angels and Messengers in the Bible

Opening Reception: Sept. 15, 7-9pm

Exhibit: Sept. 16 - Oct. 13, 2016  

The Jacob Spori Art Gallery is pleased to host J. Kirk Richards' new exhibit, entitled "The Trumpet Shall Sound: Angels and Messengers in the Bible". This new show features pieces inspired by descriptions and depictions of God's divine dealings with his children, through intermediaries such as angels and heavenly messengers. Richard's new paintings portray heaven's interaction with men and women in the Old and New Testaments, from the cherubim of the Garden of Eden, to angels heralding the birth of Jesus, to John's apocalyptic visions of the last days.

Connections and Observations: Shushana Rucker

Opening Reception: Oct. 20, 7-9 pm

Exhibit: Oct. 21 - Nov.11, 2016

Artist Shushana Rucker currently works as an adjunct art faculty at BYU-Idaho.Shushana portrays scenes from her hometown of Philadelphia and Eastern Idaho where she currently resides. Her paintings feature frank observations as she depicts the lovely, and the unpleasant, scenes in our surroundings, and deliver a unique social commentary through her perceptions and experiences in urban and rural communities.

Art Faculty Show

Artist Reception: Nov. 17, 7-9pm

Exhibit: Nov. 18 - Dec. 16, 2016

The Jacob Spori Art Gallery is pleased to present a collaborative exhibit of artwork from BYU-Idaho's Art faculty. This exhibition features an eclectic compilation of pieces that sure to inspire and encourage students and the public to move forward in their own art.Please come enjoy this exciting exhibition.