May Happenings at Kimball Art Center

Photo by Sara Boulter
Dear Valued Members & Supporters, 



The Kimball Art Center is blooming in May with two new community events and we invite you to join us - a Mother’s Day Ceramics Sale and a Monster Drawing Rally. 
The Mother’s Day Sale will be hosted in our Kimball Clay Studio and feature the work of our many talented studio members and instructors. With handbuilt and wheel thrown pieces, you are bound to find something any Mom would love. Sales like these are often the only time many of our studio members sell their work. Swing by May 12 and 13 to purchase a one-of-a-kind gift that supports a local artist and the Kimball Art Center. 
Next, mark your calendar for June 1 and get ready for an entertaining and high-energy evening! Inspired by a San Francisco-based Southern Exposure event, Monster Drawing Rally, presented by both the Kimball Art Center and Park City Summit County Arts Council, is a live drawing event and party that allows spectators to spy on the creative process, build relationships with local artists and grow their art collections. Over the course of the night, artists take shifts drawing and making artwork in 50-minute timed sessions. Sketches turn into finished pieces and are immediately available for purchase for $50 each. Finished works will include a variety of mediums so there is sure to be something for everyone. 
We hope to see you for these two new and exciting events that celebrate art and artists in our community. 
Happy Creating, 
Kimball Art Center 
Mother's Day Ceramics Sale
May 12 & 1312:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
In the Kimball Clay Studio
Celebrate Mother's Day with Kimball Clay! Our Mother's Day Ceramics Sale will feature ceramic work made by studio members and KAC instructors. Come support our makers space and purchase something special for yourself or a loved one! All proceeds from the sale benefit the Kimball Clay Studio and our Education Department.
Monster Drawing Rally 
Thursday, June 16:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of fast-paced art making, local music, food and a cash bar. Over the course of the evening, artists will take shifts drawing and making artwork for 50 minutes. Finished drawings are immediately available for purchase for $50 each.

The first-ever Park City Monster Drawing Rally is presented in partnership by the Park City Summit County Arts Council and the Kimball Art Center.

2017 Kimball Art Center Annual Gala
Thursday, July 136:00 p.m. 
The Kimball Art Center Gala, presented by Zions Bank, will be an innovative and inspiring event that illustrates the power of art and creativity and the critical role it plays in the health of our community.
Join us and make art happen for our community. 
2017 Park City Kimball Arts Festival
August 4 - 6, 2017
The 48th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival is the Kimball Art Center's largest fundraiser of the year and to make it a reality we rely on over 300 wonderful volunteers to work at entry gates, in the kids area, concession stands, beer gardens and more. 
This year we need your help! Sign up for a volunteer shift and receive free entry into the Festival and awesome SWAG from our sponsors. 
Summer Art Camps & Classes 
June 12 - August 24
Our summer art camps provide a makerspace for all creative kids and teens. By sourcing local teaching artists along with visiting artists from around the nation, students enrolled in our summer art camps receive one-of-a-kind artistic experiences to feel inspired, gain confidence in their personal creative process, connect with their peers and learn new skills and techniques.  
Teacher Feature
Kylie Millward 
Kylie Millward is a painter and illustrator living in Salt Lake City. She earned her BFA in Design with an emphasis in Illustration from the University of Kansas in 2013. Her work is inspired by German Expressionism, folk art and Westerns. Some of the upcoming classes Kylie is teaching include Star Wars TerrariumsStop Motion Animation for Kids and a Whimsical Wall Hanging Workshop for Kids
Lovelle Giebe (YAA 16/17), Nature's Walk
Call for Artists: Young Artists' Academy 
Applications are open for the 2017/2018 YAA year 
Applications Due: May 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
The YAA is a program for students who are dedicated to the study and practice of the visual arts, creative thinking and creative professions. The selected group of artists develop their ideas, philosophies and skills of the visual arts through a variety of projects, workshops, lessons and community events. 
A Closer Look: 
Wasatch Back Student Art Show
Main Gallery: April 29 - May 28
The annual Wasatch Back Student Art Show (WBSAS) was created to showcase the artwork of aspiring young artists, grades K-12, living in Wasatch and Summit Counties. This year's theme is "A Closer Look."
Karen Kurka Jensen, Detail of Utah Live! (4762)
Art Starts Here: A KAC Instructor Showcase
Café Gallery: March 27 - May 21
Art Starts Here is an opportunity to see work by eight Kimball Art Center instructors, focused on painting, drawing and digital art. The exhibition demonstrates the diversity of their passions and talents, and celebrates the impact these artists have on the Kimball and our larger creative community. They are the driving force behind what we do.

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