Justin Wheatley

 

Justin Wheatley was born and raised in Clinton, Utah. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Utah State University with an emphasis in drawing and painting and a Masters in Education from National University. His work is influenced by his love for nature and architecture. Justin currently resides in Salt Lake City with his wife and four daughters.

 

Career Highlights

2017        Illuminations: Ones to Watch, Western Art & Architecture Magazine

2016        Award Of Merit, The Spiritual and Religious Show, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

2015        Museum Purchase Award, LDS Church History Museum

2014        Jurors' Third Place Award, Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville UT

2012        Published in Studio Visit, a bi-annual juried art publication

2011         Mentor, Kimball Art Center RELEVANT artist in residence program

2011         Artist to Watch, Southwest Art Magazine

Exhibitions

2017  Statewide Annual, juried exhibition, The Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

         Forgotten Spaces, solo show, Terzian Gallery, Park City, UT

         Concatenation, faculty and selected alumni, TIppits Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT

          Artist/Dad, selected exhibition, Alice Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. Curator of the show.

          The President's Show, juried exhibition, Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, UT

          32nd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, juried exhibition, two entries accepted, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

          Mapping. The Poetics of Utah Expression, curated exhibition, Sears Art Museum Gallery, Dixie State University, St. George, UT

           50 Years of LDS Art, curated exhibition, Zion Art Society, Salt Lake City, UT

           Beyond Structure, curated exhibition, John Spori Gallery, BYU Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho

           The Interpretation Thereof,  curated exhibition, BYU Museum of Art, , Provo, UT

           Urban and Rural, two person exhibition with David Meikle, David Ericson Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT

           300 Plates, curated exhibition, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

           The MassArt Auction, juried exhibition and auction, Boston, MA

           Statewide Art Competition, juried exhibition, two entries accepted, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

           93rd Annual Spring Salon, juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

           Art & Soup, curated exhibition, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

           Be It Ever So Humble, curated six-artist exhibition, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley, UT

           Off the Map, curated show, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

    

2016    Honoring Utah Artists, curated exhibition, Alpine Art Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

            Statewide Annual, juried exhibition The Rio Gallery, Utah Arts and Museums, Salt Lake City, UT

           *Spiritual and Religious Show, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT (Award of Merit)

            Zion Art Competition, juried exhibition, Zion Art Society, Anthony's Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT

            Unfinished, curated exhibition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

            35 x 35, juried show featuring 35 of Utah's up-and-coming artists under 35 years of age, Finch Lane Galery, Salt Lake City, UT

            Don't Read This Too, curated ten-person show, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

            The World Around Us, curated by Patrajdas Contemporary Gallery, Evolutionary Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

            Architecture of Place, selected works from the Utah state art collection, Alice Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

            Demographics, curated seven-person show, The Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

            300 Plates, curated exhibition, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

            The MassArt Auction, juried exhibition and auction, Boston, MA

             Statewide Art Competition, juried exhibition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

             92nd Annual Spring Salon, juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

             Introducing Justin Wheatley, Terzian Gallery, Park City, UT.

             Here, There, and Everywhere, six person show, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

            

2015     Honoring Utah Artists, invitational exhibition, Alpine Art, Salt Lake City UT.

              Spritual and Religious Exhibition, juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT.

              Art In Architecture, invitational two-artist exhibition, Shephard Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden UT.

              The President's Show: juried exhibition, Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, UT.

               Shaping the Arts: invitational traveling exhibition through Utah Division of Arts and Museums. Five venues throughout Utah through June of 2016.

               Urban Landscapes: juried exhibition, Eccles Art Center, Ogden UT.

               Fall Salon: juried exhibition, Logan Fine Art, Logan UT.

              *10th International Art Competition: juried exhibition, LDS Church History Museum, Salt Lake City UT (*Museum Purchase Award)

               The View From Over Here: solo exhibition, Writ & Vision, Provo, UT

               Thoughts of Home: solo exhibition, Orem Library, Orem, UT

                Welcome to Suburbia: three-person exhibition, 15th Street Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                300 Plates: juried exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

                Art in the City: three-person invitational exhibition, The Impact Hub, Salt Lake City, UT

                Statewide Competition: juried exhibition, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT.

                91st Annual Spring Salon: juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT.

2014      Taking It In: solo exhibition, Evergreen Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Neighborhood: three-person exhibition, 15th Street Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Honoring Utah Artists: an invitational group exhibition, Alpine Art Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                Utah 2014: an invitational group exhibition, Evergreen Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Statewide Annual 2014, Painting and Sculpture: juried exhibition, Utah Division of Arts and Museums, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City , UT

Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah: juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT. Two works accepted.

*90th Annual Spring Salon: juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT. Two works accepted. *Third place overall award winner.

2013       Chain Link and Welcome Mats: a juried solo exhibition, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                From the Pavement: a solo exhibition,  College of Eastern Utah, Price UT
               
                Artworks for the Cure, an invitational charity exhibition, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA

                That Thing You Hate: an invitational exhibition, Alice Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                Relevant: an invitational exhibition, The Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

                300 Plates: a juried exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

                Mixed Media & Works on Paper, 2013 Statewide: a juried exhibition, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City

                Slice of Life: a juried exhibition, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

               35 x 35: a juried exhibition, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

               89th Annual Spring Salon: a juried exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

*Bountiful/Davis Art Center Statewide Competition: a juried competition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT. Two works accepted. (* two honorable mentions).

Rose Park Artists: an invitational exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT. Curator of the show.

2012     The City: three-person show, 15th Street Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Artists for the New Century: an invitational exhibition, The Bennington Art Center, Bennington, VT

                Relevant: an invitational exhibition, The Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

                Untitled: an invitational exhibition, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                300 Plates: a juried exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

2011       New Work: a solo exhibition, CODA Gallery, Park City, UT

                Relevant: an invitational exhibition, The Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

                300 Plates: a juried exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

                Homage: an invitational exhibition, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2010       House on the Street: a solo exhibition, The Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

                House. Home. A solo exhibition, Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

                300 Plates: a juried exhibition, Art Access, Salt Lake City, UT

               Mixed Media & Works on Paper: a juried exhibition, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City

               35 x 35: a juried exhibition, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2009     2009 Statewide Competition: a juried competition, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

 

Press

2017     KRCL RadioActive. Audio interview.
2017     Western Art & Architecture. Illuminations: Ones to Watch
2017     Deseret News, included in story about spiritual art
2017     LDS.org, story about the exhibit, The Interpretation Thereof
2016     15 Bytes, included in story about the 35 x 35 exhibition
2016     Zion Art Society.org, interview
2016     KSL.com, featured story
2015     SaltArtists.com. Interview, August 27
2015     Artwort.com. Italy. Painting featured in article, September 29
2015     Justbrowsingopl.com. Interview, July 17
2015     KooZA/rch.com. Interview. May 4
2015     Kettlepottracks.com. Philadelphia. Interview, May
2015     City Weekly. "Arty" award winner, September
2015     15Bytes. Review of "Surviving Suburbia" at 15th Street Gallery,  March
2014     15Bytes. Review of "Points of Departure" at 15th Street Gallery, March
2014     City Weekly. "More Essentials" March
2013     15Bytes. Review of show at Finch Lane Gallery, September 5
2013     Sun Advocate. Review of show at Gallery East, Utah State University East, March 14
2013     Gavin's Underground, City Weekly. Interview, January 20
2013     City Weekly. "What to Watch for in 2013," Mention of the Rose Park Artists show, January 8
2012     Foster Art Program. Interview. http://fosterartprogramblog.org, October 1
2012     15Bytes. Review of show at 15th Street Gallery, September 6
2012     Studio Visit Magazine
2010     Southwest Art Magazine. "Emerging Artist" December 10
 

Notable Collections

Royal Caribbean

Utah Arts and Museums

Marriott International

Salt Lake County

Granite School District

University of Utah

Brigham Young University

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

 

Gallery Representation

Terzian Gallery, Park City, UT

Evergreen Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

15th Street Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT