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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.

The University of Utah Department of Ballet Auditions for BFA Program and/or Summer Intensive, Seattle - Jan. 2, 2016, Chicago - Jan. 8, 2016, Washington DC - Jan. 10, 2016, Salt Lake City - Jan. 15, 2016, San Francisco - Jan. 23, 2016, Los Angeles - Jan. 24, 2016, Salt Lake City - Feb. 6, 2016

The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, August 29 - December 13, 2015

Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution, Meet 39 divas of the avian world! September 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016, Natural History Museum of Utah

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

Still Life Paintings of Eric Wert

Eric Wert's background as a scientific illustrator is apparent in his astonishing attention to detail. Yet the difference between illustration and fine art is inspiration. Depicting an object in great detail takes skill but to transcend technical virtuosity one needs to have something to say or to be inspired. Eric Wert intends to shed new light on a tradition that began with Dutch still life. Wert sometimes literally turns that tradition upside down. Instead of sheer beauty, we begin to see a story. Wert's accomplishment is to combine technique with humor and narrative.

Eric Wert received an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Chicago and his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Northwestern University. [wbfinearts.com]

For more information about the artwork of Eric Wert, please visit his website and Facebook.

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