e enrolled in the University of Utah in 2012 as a math student. After taking several art classes, he fell in love with the arts and went on to earn his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2018 and his Bachelor of Science in 2019. He paints self-portraits on surfaces constructed of found objects. While doing so, he purposefully acknowledges the ideas of immortality and flattery that correspond to traditional portraiture only to challenge them by having them on non-pristine painting surfaces.
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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. Dana Hansen is from Northern California and is in his final semester as an MFA candidate at the University of Utah College of Fine Arts, with […]
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. Rachel Zavecz was in a creative writing program at the University of Utah when she discovered book arts. In this interview, recorded in conjunction with Artists […]
Ron Linn is a multidisciplinary artist from Portland who received his MFA from the University of Oregon before coming to Utah to teach painting and drawing courses at Brigham Young University in Provo. He is a founding member of the PARC artist collective.
Emily Quinn Loughlin is a Park City, Utah native. She received her B.F.A in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2015. Loughlin is driven to digest the waste materials of her community, using reclaimed materials from local businesses in her fine art pieces.
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. Dilan Li finished her BFA in painting and drawing at the University of Utah in 2018. Since then, the main focus of her work has been […]
A California girl who went to the Maryland Institute College of Art, Carol Bold fell in love with the stark contrasts of the natural world in the American Southwest and since 2010, has been creating art out of her studio in St. George.
Jamie A Kyle is a photographer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received her BFA from Weber State University with an emphasis in photography and attended the University of Utah in pursuit of an MFA. She currently spends her time working in art services and managing the gallery space for the Downtown Artist Collective.
Born and raised in Salt Lake, Erik Jensen graduated from Utah Valley University with a BS in Art Education in 2017. He started doing art with computer keyboard keys in 2013. He loves spending time with his family and when he finds the time, he even gets on his 36-inch unicycle for exercise.
As part of Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, at Finch Lane Gallery through June 5, 2020, we spoke with each of the artists about their work. Artist Alison Neville lives and works in Bountiful, where she is the outreach and education director at the Bountiful Davis Art Center. She […]
In these times of isolation, we may find ourselves paying more attention to the particularities of things. Rather than witnessing life at the rate of a moving car, we find ourselves stationary, with the time to see — possibly anew — the things around us. In this, we […]
When I think of the dead, it means they’re thinking of me … Cheering or haunting, depending on your perspective, are these opening lines from Marianne Boruch’s “The No-Name Tapestries,” a work Natasha Sajé chose to read for us in honor of National Poetry Month. Sajé, a professor […]