A photographic exhibit "The Chimpanzees of Gombe Stream" can now be viewed at the Utah Museum of Natural History at the University of Utah. The 30 photographs were taken by wildlife photographer Hugo Van Lawick for the National Geographic Society.
Distributed by the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota, the exhibit will continue in UMNH's Dumke Gallery through April 28. Museum hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.- The Incredible Edible Art Exhibit, an annual event to support the programs of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, will be held at the Art Barn at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Many of Salt Lake's finest chefs will design and prepare their most creative, palatable edibles. Participating this year are 25 establishments. Their masterpieces will be judged on originality, workmanship, presentation and, of course, taste.
Following the awards ceremony, the public will be invited to taste each entry. Admission is $20 per person. Tickets are on sale at the Arts Council offices, 54 Finch Lane, Reservoir Park. For more information, call 596-5000.
- The Utah Arts Council is currently receiving applications for two visual artist fellowships of $5,000 each for the period July 1, 1991, to June 30, 1992. Artists practicing in areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, crafts, artists' books and new genre are invited to apply. Visual artists desiring to apply must submit samples of their work as well as lists of exhibitions, previous awards, etc. Applicants must be Utah residents. For applications, write the Visual Arts Program, Utah Arts Council, 617 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, or call 533-5757 or 533-5895.
- Applications for the 22nd annual Park City Art Festival are now available. Dates for this year's festival are Aug. 3 and 4. Artists desiring to have booths in this two-day festival must send five 35mm slides representing the work intended for display at the festival along with a $15 non-refundable application fee. Deadline for applications is April 1. For applications, write to Festival Office, Kimball Art Center, P.O. Box 1478, Park City, UT 84060.
- Elementary school teachers in Utah are invited to enter their students' art works in the new Crayola Dream-Makers IV program.
Artwork should reflect a dream theme. Works must be flat and no smaller than 8x10 inches and no larger than 18x24 inches. Up to 14 works per school (kindergarten through sixth grade) can be submitted. Deadline for entries is March 29.
Guidelines for submissions, addresses and details on participation are contained in the fourth edition of the 24-page Crayola Dream-Makers teacher's guide. For copies of the guide, send $2 for postage and handling to: Crayola Dream-Makers, P.O. Box 1077, Grand Rapids, MN 55745-1077.
Jurors will select 80 works from each region on the basis of visual appeal, age appropriateness and use of media. Honorees and their teachers will be notified before the end of the year.
Winning works will be displayed at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, and Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma.
- Lectures, workshops, classes.
Monday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m., Photo Critique Room, FAV 113, Utah State University) - Slide lecture on "Contemporary American Women Artists" by visiting artist Susanne Slavick. She will also lecture about her paintings at 7:30 p.m. in the Laval S. Morris Auditorium.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon, Salt Lake Art Center, 328-4201 - Free art-lunch lecture by designer Stephen Goldsmith on exhibit "A Dozen and One Utah Furniture Makers."
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Whitmore Library - Free slide/lecture presentation on "Traditional Utah Women Artists" by Carol Edison.
Monday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m., Monson Theater, Val A. Browning Center, Weber State University - Fee lecture on "Anxiety and Vision: Ceramics in the New Decorative Arts" by renowned ceramics historian, collector and gallery director Garth Clark.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, noon, Salt Lake Art Center, 328-4201 - Free art-lunch lecture by Prescott Muir on exhibit "20th Century Furniture."
Monday, March 4 through March 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Whitmore Library Auditorium - Five-day workshop on the classical oil painting technique of the Italian Renaissance taught by Frank Covino. $55 a day. Space is limited. Call 487-7098.
- By Richard P. Christenson