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November 02, 2017

Pale Blue Dots: Ali Mitchell's Oil Fields- SLUG MAGAZINE

"One of the most beautiful things about Earth is that we cannot comprehend its scope. To us, it exists us for several decades at the most, but its own life extends well beyond what we can understand. Occasionally we stumble on what it might feel like to comprehend such a scale—take off in a plane and you see cars, people and whole cities collapse into caricatures of the epic revelations they once were..."

September 23, 2017

Art, Oil and the Possibility for Change: A Conversation with Ali Mitchell

 "At Salt Lake’s September Gallery Stroll, Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts | MICA opened Ali Mitchell’s Oil Fields, a multimedia exhibition evoking industrial landscapes as cultural artifacts as a means to explore complex systems of social, political, and economic production. 15 Bytes tracked down the recent University..."

May 28, 2023

CFA Student Ali Mitchell Awarded Distinguished Recognition for Project 'Art, Ecology and the Politics of Land Use - Finer Points

" Art student Ali Mitchell is concerned with the act of burial.

In talking about her upcoming exhibit, “Rocket Garden: Representations of Militarism in Utah’s Desert,” Ali wants to ask a question few stop to think about; “Why do we bury things?”...'

February 15, 2016

Art History Majors Selected to Present at National Conference

Congratulations to Art History majors Mariko Azuma and Ali Mitchell, both of whom have been selected to present their research at the 30th Annual Conference of the National Council on Undergraduate Research this April! Read more about their projects at:…/two-art-history-maj…/

September 18, 2014

When the Portrait Doesn't Look Like You: SELF_Created: Identity Today at Mestizo Institute of Culture and Art

"Picasso famously told Gertrude Stein, before embarking on what became one of the most famous portraits of the twentieth century, that she needed to understand that it would not look like her. Picasso taught the world a new way of seeing, though, and his pre-cubist portrait of Stein looks a lot more like her now than it must have done at the dawn of the 20th century....'

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