Jeri Parker once said that she built her summer cabin on family land in Idaho, but it never registered that she meant this literally: hammer in hand, from floorboards to ceiling joists. She even dug in the waterline. And in her captivating new memoir, My Seasons of Wilderness, the Salt […]
Our relationship with the land is an ancient one, one as old as civilization. One device we have invented to navigate this connection is landscape painting, a genre dating back several millennia. As we approach a situation in which the delicate balance between ecologies becomes increasingly untenable, we […]
Welcome to this month’s edition of READ LOCAL First: Utah’s most comprehensive collection of accomplished poets and authors. This month we introduce you to deaf, genderqueer poet Meg Day. Day is the author of Last Psalm at Sea Level (Barrow Street, 2014), winner of the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award, and a finalist […]
As part of Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, at Finch Lane Gallery through June 5, 2020, we spoke with the artists about their work. Justin Watson normally works with sound and moving images in his video and installation work, but for Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, Watson has produced still […]
Trishelle Jeffery is a cartoonist and printmaker who lives in Salt Lake City. She was a student at Snow College and the University of Utah as an undergraduate, and received her MFA in Printmaking from Wichita State University in 2018. She is currently a member at SaltGrass Printmakers and an instructor at the University of Utah.
The automobile: it’s the most public private space we inhabit. And Natalie Kirk is watching you there, through her rearview mirror.
As part of Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, at Finch Lane Gallery through June 5, 2020, we spoke with the artists about their work. Salt Lake City artist Laura Hope Mason works both abstractly and figuratively. Her works featured in Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition come from a series of […]
Salt Lake City artist Mary Sinner has an MFA from the University of Utah. Using old and sometimes degraded photographs, she explores iconic cultural symbols that migrate through the cultural strata.
Megan Knobloch Geilman studied Art at the California College of the Arts and Brigham Young University. Her work uses art historical reference and symbolic objects to explore doctrine, history, and social issues within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 2013, Art Morrill’s youngest son’s diagnosis of two heart defects and subsequent surgery and recovery directed Art’s interest toward developing work that explores the structure and manipulability of the body interpreted through a language of abstraction.
As part of Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, at Finch Lane Gallery through June 5, 2020, we spoke with the artists about their work. Sarah Winegar is a printmaker in Salt Lake City where she lives with her husband and son. She studied printmaking at the University of Utah and […]
Rachel Hancey is a recent graduate of Utah State University, with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree with a studio emphasis in Printmaking. She has lived all throughout the west and draws inspiration from its vast spaces and ever-changing light.