Denise Gasser is a mixed-media artist hailing from Lehi, Utah. She studied drawing and painting at Utah State University, where she participated in a study abroad program in Germany. After completing a BFA in Art Education, she taught art at a high school in Utah and has given private lessons to students ranging from 4 to 84 years of age. Denise has since lived in the California Bay Area, then Vancouver BC which has added depth and maturity to her work as she has immersed herself in the natural wonders of the Northwest Coast. Denise currently resides in Vancouver where she shares a studio with her husband and 3 young children.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016   [un]Finished, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful UT

2015   Art Party: Annual Fundraising Exhibition, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver    

2015   Active Member Exhibition, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014   Nation of Immigrants, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, UT

2014   Keepsakes, bric-à-brac studio, Toronto, ON

2013   Duo Exhibition-Recent Works, Gallery at Hycroft, Vancouver, BC

2013   Art Party: Annual Fundraising Exhibition, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

2013   Earth: Annual Discovery Exhibition, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC

2009   The Nine Muses, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT,

Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT,

Rose Wagner Theater, Salt Lake City, UT,

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, UT

2009   Jordan District Teachers Exhibition, The Crane House Museum, Riverton, UT

2008   Art Goes Green, University of Utah Union Building, Salt Lake City, UT

2008   Two Man Show, Espiritu Design Studio/Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2008   Statewide Competition & Exhibition, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

2007   Welcome to the Right Side: BFA Senior Exhibition, Twain Tippetts Gallery, Logan, UT

2006   Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Twain Tippetts Gallery, Logan, UT

2006   Annual Warehouse Exhibition, Former Army Navy Warehouse, Logan, UT

2005   Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Twain Tippetts Gallery, Logan, UT

2005   Die Essener Mappe: A Study in Germany, Twain Tippetts Gallery, Logan, UT

 

RECOGNITIONS

2013 Carole Badgley Emerging Artist Award

 

PUBLICATIONS

 Tudor Davies, “Design Insights with Denise Gasser”,  Terry’s Fabrics

 Art Credit, Exponent II Magazine, Fall 2014/Winter 2015, 40th Anniversary Edition. Pg. 21,29

 Janaia Roeders, “Creative Feature: Denise Gasser-When Motherhood and Art Collide”,  Daisy Tribe

 Garrick Infanger, “Denise Gasser: Tree Portraiture”, The Krakens

 Stephen Robinson, “Art Speak: An Interview with Denise Gasser”, Plaidfox

 Eric Jepson, “Interview-Denise Gasser”, Mormon Artist

 The 9 Muses: An Interdisciplinary Exhibit of Poetry and Visual Art, full-color exhibition catalogue, Black Rock Books, Salt Lake City, Utah