John Hess

Woven Textiles

JOHN HESS

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1259 East South Temple #3, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
801-364-3337
[email protected]

TEXTILES AND MIXED MEDIA

EDUCATION

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1987 SALT LAKE ART CENTER Salt Lake City, Utah
Independent Study
1988–89 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Salt Lake City, Utah
Independent Study
1964 RUDOLPH SCHAEFFER SCHOOL OF DESIGN San Francisco, California
Three Year Color and Design
1961 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Salt Lake City, Utah
BS

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

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1987–90 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DCE Textile Department
Adjunct Professor
1987 WEBER STATE COLLEGE Art Department
Adjunct Professor
1979–81 WESTMINSTER COLLEGE
Instructor, Beginning & Advanced Weaving
1974–81 SALT LAKE ART CENTER
Instructor, Beginning & Advanced Weaving

EXHIBITIONS

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2017 ART ACCESS GALLERY
CREATIVE AGING Group Exhibition
2017 GALLERY 2901 Salt Lake City, Utah
SURFACE DESIGN Group Exhibition
2016 SALT LAKE CITY MAIN LIBRARY
THE SEEING EYE Solo Exhibition, April–June
2015 UTAH CULTURAL CENTER
M.M. ATWATER WEAVER’S GUILD EXHIBITION January–March
2014 BOUNTIFUL / DAVIS ART CENTER Bountiful, Utah
NOTHING FLAT EXHIBIT July–August 2014
2014 RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR & ART EXHIBIT Chicago, Illinois
September
2012 A GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
WOVEN GEOMETRY Solo Exhibition, March 2012
MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH SURFACE DESIGN EXHIBITION
2011 ART ACCESS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
Two-Person Exhibition, December 2010–January 2011
2010 PATRICK MOORE GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH SURFACE DESIGN EXHIBITION
2009 NATIONAL SURFACE DESIGN CONFERENCE Kansas City, Missouri
MEMBERS EXHIBITION
2008 DIALOG GALLERY Roanoke, Virginia
MIXED MEDIA TEXTILES Solo Exhibition
2006 SALT LAKE CITY MAIN LIBRARY Salt Lake City, Utah
PATTERNS Two-Person Exhibition, December 2006–January 2007
2005 WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY Ogden, Utah
UTAH DESIGNER CRAFT ALLIANCE
Building Bridges, A Collaborative Exhibition
BOUNTIFUL/DAVIS ART CENTER Bountiful, Utah
Statewide Exhibition
2004 FORUM GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE INVITATIONAL
2002 RIO GRAND GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH DESIGNER CRAFT ALLIANCE Juried Olympic exhibition
FINCH LANE GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
Two-person exhibition, September–November
1998 ART ACCESS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH DESIGNER CRAFTSMAN Juried Exhibition
1997 KIMBALL ART CENTER Park City, UT
UTAH ARTS COUNCIL Statewide Annual, Crafts and Photography
1996 CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS GALLERY Portland, Oregon
Represented Artist
VITAL ARTS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
FIBER ARTS & SURFACE DESIGN INVITATIONAL
UNION DEPOT Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH ARTS COUNCIL Statewide Annual, Crafts & Photography
1995 UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL Salt Lake City, Utah
Invited Artist
1994 ART WEST GALLERY Wyoming / Montana
COMMUNITY VISUAL ART ASSOCIATION Traveling Exhibition
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Redwood Campus, Salt Lake City, Utah
Invitational Exhibition
1993 GITTINS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Utah Crafts Council
BRENT F. LARSEN GALLERY Provo, Utah
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY Textile Invitational
WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY Ogden, Utah
Woven Textile Invitational
1991 UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL Salt Lake City, Utah
Contemporary Crafts & Sculpture Invitational
SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF ART Springville, Utah
67th UTAH SPRING SALON Juried Competition
WEST ONE BANK SPIRIT OF THE WEST
Three-State Traveling Exhibition
UTAH TEXTILE EXHIBITION Logan, Utah
ALLIANCE FOR THE VISUAL ARTS
PIONEER MEMORIAL THEATER Salt Lake City, Utah
Invitational exhibition
GALLERY 303 Provo, Utah
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY Invitational exhibition

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

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2017 SALT LAKE CITY ARTS COUNCIL Flying Objects 5
A three-section steel sculpture, ‘Jigsaw’, each with painted interconnected puzzle shapes
2017 SALT LAKE CITY ARTS COUNCIL Flying Objects
A three-section steel sculpture, each with painted, winged elements
2014 FIRE STATION #6 Salt Lake City Public Art commission with Benjamin Higbee
Exterior sculpture with stainless steel silhouettes, etched painted glass panels, public seating
2011 RIVERTON SENIOR CENTER Riverton, Utah. Salt Lake County Public Art commission
Four section metallic twill tapestry with painted birds.
2010 MAGNA LIBRARY Magna, Utah. Salt Lake County Public Art commission
Double woven, metallic wall sculpture with inserts of mirrors, dichromic color-changing panels & resin pattern panels
2006 SALT LAKE CITY ARTS COUNCIL City Sculpture Competition
Painted steel sculpture
SALT LAKE CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Salt Lake City, Utah
Five framed, painted double woven panels
2005 UTAH ARTS COUNCIL PUBLIC ART Third Circuit Court, West Jordan, Utah
Folded, double woven cotton wall relief
2004 WEST VALLEY LIBRARY West Valley, Utah
Folded, double woven wall relief
2002 ROSE WAGNER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Salt Lake City, Utah
Four-section folded, double woven wall sculpture with painted aluminum struts
1999 COLLEGE OF EASTERN UTAH Student Services Building, Price, Utah
Six suspended double woven metal sculptures with holograms
ST. LAWRENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH Heber City, Utah
Four woven twill retablos and painted panels
1998 SIMON TRANSPORTATION Corporate Headquarters, Salt Lake City, Utah
Two section woven and painted wall sculpture
1997 UTAH AIDS FOUNDATION Salt Lake City, Utah
Six-section double woven metal wall relief
1996 UTAH ARTS COUNCIL, PUBLIC ART Utah State Tax Commission, Salt Lake City, Utah
Five-section mixed media wall relief
Two-section folded, double woven wall relief
1995 UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL Salt Lake City, Utah
Art in Public Spaces, Pierpont Walkway
Seven painted steel modules, supporting overhead stabiles

COLLECTIONS

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MHT ARCHITECTS, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah
EXCELSIOR HOTEL Provo, Utah
FIRST INTERSTATE BANK Salt Lake City, Utah
UTAH ARTS COUNCIL State Art Collection, Salt Lake City, Utah
PHILLIPS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah
SIMON TRANSPORTATION Corporate Headquarters, Salt Lake City, Utah
SALT LAKE COUNTY GOVERNMENT COMPLEX Art Collection, Salt Lake City, Utah
SALT LAKE CITY ARTS COUNCIL Salt Lake City, Utah
PHILLIPS GALLERY Salt Lake City, Utah

AWARDS-GRANTS

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2005 UTAH ARTIST PROJECT Marriott Library Web Site
2004 UTAH ARTS COUNCIL Individual Artist Grant and Exhibit
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