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DATES: June 11- September 17 

ARTIST PANEL DISCUSSION: June 11, 6:00 p.m. 

ARTIST RECEPTION: June 11, 7-8:30 p.m. 

In the ECCLES GRAND FOYER: Landscapes on Yupo: Mel Scott and Diane Asay , Loretta Clayson: Watercolors. 

This exhibit will highlight this disparity that exists between male and female artists in Utah where 60% of the artists are female but on average 70% of the artists exhibited are male. This will give Utah women artists an opportunity to share what it is like to be a woman living in Utah today. Each artist will provide a piece that discusses her view of her role as a woman. With a nod to the contemporary women's movement, each artist will include something pink in her work. 

THE RED DIRT GIRLS: Peace’d Together

DATES: October 1 – January 14

PANEL DISCUSSION: October 1, 6:00 p.m.

ARTIST RECEPTION: October 1, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

In the Eccles Grand Foyer: THE FIRM

Kirsten Holt Beitler, Jenna Mae Lineweaver, Miriam Rawson, Peg Wheeler

The Red Dirt Girls do get their hands dirty. They have grit. Determination. Skills.

As a group, they want to celebrate women’s challenges and tragedies in a way that is imbued with hope. They feel women have an important role in shaping the attitudes of those around them, and there is a great need for uplifting and positive messages. The Red Dirt Girls have experienced loneliness, divorce, loss of their homes, friends that were untrue, life’s constant challenges and surprises—but have emerged from these daunting experiences with optimism and humor intact. They have stories to tell, examples of great women to celebrate, and canvases full of color and magic.



DATES: February 18 – April 2   |   Opens to the Public: February 19

ARTIST SYMPOSIUM: Fri, February 18, 3:00 p.m., FREE 2022

PREVIEW: Fri, February 18, 4:00 p.m.

GALA & SALES: Fri, February 18, 6:00 p.m. Call Jeanine Nay for Gala tickets 435-652-7903

SPECIAL HOURS: Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

This year DSU celebrates the 35TH Annual Robert N. and Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale. This special exhibit opens every year on the Saturday of President’s Day weekend in February. The show boasts a variety of representational art including landscape, portrait, western, impressionistic, and very contemporary pieces. Each year new artists are invited to submit images of their artwork for consideration of an invitation to participate. Upon acceptance to the show, each artist is invited to submit two original recent pieces of artwork. Recognized artists continue to participate and find their way in the world of art. Collectors and investors vie for their artwork each year. The show and sale has an impressive history of success. This is the show not to miss. This is your opportunity to build a collection and to donate 37% of the purchase to the Sears Art Museum.



DATES:  April 22 - May 6

ARTIST RECEPTION: April 22, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

In the Eccles Grand Foyer: Featured Art Department Faculty Member

The Art Department of Dixie State University celebrates this annual exhibit to showcase our students and their recent work, as well as the recent work of the faculty. The art students experience the benefits of learning to present themselves and their artwork in a professional manner and to improve their portfolios. This show is always a favorite.


ONE X ONE FOR THE SEARS: a fundraiser for everyone.

DATES: June 10 – TBA

ARTIST RECEPTION in a Party Atmosphere: June 10, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

In the Eccles Grand Foyer: Buy a Big One FOR THE SEARS

With the enthusiastic support of many artists and YOU, the Sears can continue to provide exciting and interesting exhibits with educational content and outreach programing. Opening night is the first opportunity to claim the artwork of your dreams that is in an obtainable price range for everyone. Some artwork will be a 100% donation to the Sears. Line up for first choice!

It’s time to do your Christmas shopping!