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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Self-Portrait Paintings of Monica Rohan

Australian artist Monica Rohan paints to convey a sense of what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Her female figures are represented floating, falling, tumbling, twisted in greenery or, more often, caught in clothing and other patterned fabric. Increasingly, Rohan’s figures are painted in identical pairs or groupings, as the artist explains:

‘by representing multiple selves, the sense of tension and unreality is heightened and the strange internal battle exaggerated’.

The level of detail rendered in each pattern heightens these oblique, yet evocative, self-portraits. In these spaces, Rohan reveals her delight in the interaction of colour, shape and repetition, but there is also an obsessive edge to the works, and they appear to teeter between states of comfort and anxiety. [blog of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)]

For more information about the artwork of Monica Rohan, please visit her Tumblr and Jan Murphy Gallery.

Monica Rohan in conversation at QAGOMA:

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