ART CANVAS

Utah Arts & Museums announced James Charles and Jared Clark, both of Salt Lake City, as recipients of its Visual Art Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded annually to recognize, encourage and promote excellence in all visual mediums.

The Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, will host a holiday craft exhibit and sale through Dec. 18. (801-596-5000 or www.slcgov.com/arts)

Salt Lake Art Design Board is calling for artists to participate in its "Flying Objects" art project. The submission deadline is Dec. 19, 5 p.m. (801-596-5000 or www.slcgov.com/arts)

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, will host an ice sculpting demonstration, Dec. 19, 6-8:30 p.m., free (801-768-4999 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Foothill Cultural District is offering multiple holiday gifts, including handmade crafts, during its Holiday Shopping Spree, through Dec. 30. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Red Butte Garden, This Is The Place, Natural History Museum of Utah, Fort Douglas Military Museum and Hogle Zoo are among the participating locations. (www.foothillcd.com)

Salt Lake Arts Academy, 844 S. 200 East, is launching its Building Creative Minds campaign to raise money to offset the cost of its programs. The campaign runs through Dec. 31. For additional information, contact the academy at 801-531-1173 or www.saltlakeartsacademy.org.

Utah Division of Arts & Museums is calling for letters of interest and qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in creating art for the new Instructional and Administration Building on the Salt Lake Community College Redwood Road campus in Taylorsville. The deadline for submission is Jan. 13, 5 p.m. (801-533-3585 or www.utahpublicart.org)

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