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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.

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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 […]

Artist Profiles | Visual Arts

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 […]