The Utah Museum of Fine Arts Presents salt 2: Sophie Whettnall

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT.- The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) presents salt 2: Sophie Whettnall, the second in the museum’s new series of exhibitions showcasing innovative art from around the world. salt aims to reflect the international impact of contemporary art today, forging local connections to the global, and bringing new and diverse artwork to the city that shares the program’s name. Organized by Jill Dawsey, UMFA acting chief curator and curator of modern and contemporary art, the second salt installation opens on November 18, 2010 and will remain on view through February 27, 2011 in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building at the University of Utah. The exhibition is located in and around a newly designed black box gallery on the UMFA’s first floor. Featured artist Sophie Whettnall (b. 1973) traveled from Brussels to Salt Lake City to personally install three works: a video, a video installation, and a