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Toni Youngblood

Toni Youngblood

An architect who rescues greyhounds retired from racing; an accomplished artist who does paintings of the saxophones she plays; an environmentalist who recycles to an admittedly obsessive extent – Toni Youngblood is an intriguing woman who constantly keeps busy. Though she works in a variety of mediums, encaustic is her...

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Both Sides of the Coin: ARTsySTEM'S exploration of art and science at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Both Sides of the Coin: ARTsySTEM’S exploration of art and science at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Everyone knows that truth does not belong to science alone; it’s just as much a goal of art. Yet how many know that beauty, art’s primary goal, is also crucial to science? The difference lies in emphasis: while artists may seek truth in beauty, scientists seek beauty as an attribute...

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Weaving the Unexpected: Navajo Pictorials from the Lucke Collection at BYU

Weaving the Unexpected: Navajo Pictorials from the Lucke Collection at BYU

Art maintains a remarkable ability to change and augment our perceptions of different cultures and traditions. As a title, “Weaving the Unexpected” anticipates the exhibition’s capacity for redefining what is typically known about this subject. The works contained in this show present remarkable craftsmanship and skill in their own right,...

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Jeff Juhlin at A Gallery

Jeff Juhlin at A Gallery

According to Juhlin the show is called Strata as a way to physically describe the work and imagery in general, the many layers of paint, paper and ink applied on top of one another “in often, but not always, a horizontal, layered configuration.” Metaphorically, “It’s a visual expression of life...

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Levi Jackson's Bushwacker

Levi Jackson’s Bushwacker

The work in Levi Jackson’s Bushwacker exhibition now on display at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art has a conflicted and ambivalent view of the West. This is in part due to two distinct and pervasive notions that permeate such depictions. The first is the West as an idealized and...

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Art-Tech Collaborations from the University of Utah

Art-Tech Collaborations from the University of Utah

On April 30, Artists of Utah’s co-lab presented C:ArtRun, a one night pop-up exhibition featuring collaborative art/tech projects by students in the CS5789/Art4455 course at the University of Utah. This is a cross-college course taught by Erik Brunvand and Paul Stout that includes both art students and engineering students working together...

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A Death in the Family: Carys Bray's A Song for Issy Bradley

A Death in the Family: Carys Bray’s A Song for Issy Bradley

There’s a moment in A Song for Issy Bradley, Carys Bray’s luminous first novel (and 15 Bytes Book Award finalist this year), when a teenage Mormon girl named Zippy is asked at a party she’s not supposed to be at, “[I]f you weren’t already a member, would you join the...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jacqueline Osherow

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jacqueline Osherow

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today, 15 Bytes features Salt Lake City-based writer Jacqueline Osherow...

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God Hates Robots: Opening exhibition of a gallery 15 years in the making

God Hates Robots: Opening exhibition of a gallery 15 years in the making

Back at the turn of the millennium, Shon Taylor and Ray Chiles were looking to make something out of the technologies then evolving all around them. They could see how the advent of the computer was creating a new approach to graphic arts, but so could a whole lot of aspiring artists, so they knew...

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Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine concludes its 25th concert season

Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine concludes its 25th concert season

Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine @ Cathedral of the Madeleine. Gounod’s Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cecile and Mozart’s te Deum in C Major.  Salt Lake City, Utah, May 10, 2015. Concert review by Gregory Walz.   This past Sunday, May 10, 2015 the Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, with the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra,...

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NOVA's season ends with a premiere

NOVA’s season ends with a premiere

Concert Preview NOVA Chamber Music Series presents its final concert of the season, appropriately named “Season Finale” on Sunday, May 10, at 3 p.m. NOVA always curates a thoughtful and meaningful program that is meant to provide a challenging, yet rewarding experience for the audience. As always, NOVA presents some of Salt Lake City’s finest...

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Utopia Early Music: Local Group Keeps the Brilliant Music of the Renaissance and Medieval Periods Alive and Well

Utopia Early Music: Local Group Keeps the Brilliant Music of the Renaissance and Medieval Periods Alive and Well

Six years ago Emily Nelson and Chris LeCluyse met for coffee. Nelson had heard about LeCluyse from a common friend and knew of his interest in early music. She emailed him and arranged a meeting to see if he might want to collaborate sometime. By the time they finished their coffee, Utopia Early Music was...

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Starting Out In Charcoal: Preparing for Paintings in Black and White

Starting Out In Charcoal: Preparing for Paintings in Black and White

One really effective way to begin planning your next studio painting is to do several thumbnail sketches until you hit on something you like. After that, you might forgo heading directly into oil paint and do some pre-planning in the medium of soft vine charcoal. The reason for this is because soft vine charcoal is...

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Putting the Work in Artwork: Sears Gallery's Kathy Cieslewicz

Putting the Work in Artwork: Sears Gallery’s Kathy Cieslewicz

by Alexa Verdugo Morgan “There’s no artwork without work,” says Kathy Cieslewicz, curator of the Sears Art Museum at Dixie State University (DSU) and a devoted advocate for the advancement of Utah’s arts. “It’s my job, but it’s also my life,” she says. Cieslewicz’s career as an art educator began in the basement of her...

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Art in Education: Carrie Trenholm

Art in Education: Carrie Trenholm

by Andrea Wall When you walk into Professor Carrie Trenholm’s office at Southern Utah University, you cannot help but notice the brightly colored glass and ceramic pieces that adorn her shelves and desk. There is a crisp, creative energy in the air. Carrie is the Endowed Chair and Assistant Professor of Elementary Arts Education at...

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Stephan Kopolwitz's Light Camera Action

Stephan Kopolwitz’s Light Camera Action

Light Camera Action Public art project that combines the old and the new in photography Stephan Kopolwitz’s Light Camera Action, located on the main campus of Salt Lake Community College (State Street and 1700 South in Salt Lake City), blends centuries-old methods for reproducing images with 21st century technologies to create an immersive experience designed...

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15 Bytes Book Awards: Poetry Finalists Announced

15 Bytes Book Awards: Poetry Finalists Announced

Currently in its third year, the 15 Bytes Book Awards is an annual program to celebrate the best Utah books in Fiction, Poetry and Art. This year’s nominees for the 15 Bytes Book Awards are juried by members of the 15 Bytes staff and guest judges. In May, we will be announcing the winners, who...

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Co-Lab presents kinetic sculptures with C:ArtRun

Co-Lab presents kinetic sculptures with C:ArtRun

When looking at art people often like to ask, “What does it mean?” Join Artists of Utah tonight at co-lab’s presentation of C:/Art/Run and you’ll also be asking, “What does it do?” This one-night-only show features collaborative arts/tech projects by students in the CS5789/Art4455 course at the University of Utah. This is a cross-college course taught...

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15 Bytes Book Awards: Fiction Finalists Announced

15 Bytes Book Awards: Fiction Finalists Announced

Currently in its third year, the 15 Bytes Book Awards is an annual program to celebrate the best Utah books in Fiction, Poetry and Art. This year’s nominees for the 15 Bytes Book Awards are juried by members of the 15 Bytes staff and guest judges. In May, we will be announcing the winners who...

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