Author Archives

Ann Poore

A graduate of the University of Utah, Ann Poore is a freelance writer and editor who spent most of her career at The Salt Lake Tribune. She was the 2018 recipient of the Salt Lake City Mayor's Artist Award in the Literary Arts.

Book Reviews | Visual Arts

Painters of Grand Teton National Park by Donna L. and James L. Poulton

Commissioned to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 2016 formation of the National Park Service, the book is a joy to peruse. At a whopping 288 pages, this coffee-table-size tome brings the Grand Teton Range and Jackson Hole area to life in two dimensions. From “Trappers and Traders” to more contemporary works (by Poor Yorick’s Brad Slaugh, for one) it includes more than 375 paintings, drawings and photographs of the Tetons landscape and its wildlife covering over 200 years.

Visual Arts

Paul Butler’s Wendover Project

 These beings arrived as strangers – and then it began – they became less strange. –Paul Butler For nearly two decades, Ogden-based artist and international photographer Paul Butler has directed the annual “Wendover Project,” which on Sept. 12 is expected to draw more than 100 women. Most, at […]

Daily Bytes

UMFA Hires New Curator

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has a new curator of European, American and Regional Art. Gretchen Dietrich, UMFA executive director, says Leslie Anderson-Perkins will be “invaluable as she brings a fresh eye to these important collections and plans new ways of presenting them to our visitors.” Formerly […]

Artist Profiles | Visual Arts

Claudia Sisemore

  Teacher, artist and filmmaker Claudia Sisemore was “hot stuff” when she was 21, says Layne Meacham of his former Hillside Junior High teacher. “All the guys would talk about her and her silver Jag XKE,” the Salt Lake City artist recalls. Local artist Trent Thursby Alvey, then […]