This show new exhibit features work by two local visual artists and muralists, Miguel Galaz and Miriam Gutierrez.
Galaz presents works from his Tarpuymunay art project, which aims to create cultural awareness through paintings, murals, and sculptures. The works in this show, which feature influential cultural figures and symbols, combine digital designs and painting, situated in gorgeous, handmade wooden frames.
Gutierrez, in her first multiple-piece gallery show, presents some of her illustration work using pencil and ink. In contrast to Galaz's big artworks, Gutierrez presents her small, intimate, and carefully observed illustrations of flora and fauna, inspired by the world around her.
As with many arts and cultural organizations, MICA’s work was greatly curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past 18 months, MICA has worked to innovate in order to continue its mission in these ever-changing times. One of those innovations is MICA’s new virtual gallery tours. MICA has built a brand new website, and now Individuals who cannot come to the gallery in person can tour our shows on their computer, phone, or VR headset. The current show can be seen here: https://mestizoarts.org/gallery-shows/virtual-gallery-tours/
MICA gallery shows are made possible thanks to the support of the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) Program, The Salt Lake City Arts Council, Utah Arts and Museums, and other members of our community.