A small but impactful exhibition at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art complicates questions of identity and the canon.
Scotti Hill (she/her) is a Utah-based art critic, curator, and lawyer. In addition to teaching art history at Westminster College, she’s a regular contributor to 15 Bytes: Utah’s Art Magazine and Southwest Contemporary and has written for the Deseret News, New Art Examiner, and the Center for Art Law.
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