Among the more persistent and valid criticisms thrown at creators, critics, curators, and collectors of the art world alike is this: Your art is not for anyone except yourselves. Blustering indignation aside, the message stings because, in some cases, maybe even many, it’s true. Artworks abstracted beyond all […]
Candace Brown received her BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies from BYU. Raised in Utah, she is proud of the state's extraordinary artistic community.
From Barbie to Beyoncé to Taylor Swift, 2023 has been the Year of the Girl. In every arena, from culture to politics, it has become impossible to escape the power and impact of women. The BYU Museum of Art’s most recent exhibition perfectly matches this zeitgeist. But it […]
The ultimate aim of any multi-artist exhibition is to achieve a pairing, trio, or subsequent combination so brilliant that everyone is left asking why these particular artists didn’t team up sooner. The artworks would enhance and underscore each other so well that it appears to be a match […]
Carly White is easy to pick out in a crowd — her red hair and bright smile make sure of that. It’s even easier to identify her as some sort of creative type, dressed as she often is in a perfectly styled, colorful mix of vintage and modern […]
The Springville Museum of Art’s Spring Salon is the largest annual exhibition of work by Utah artists in the state. More than 1000 works are entered for consideration each year. From these, the museum manages to hang several hundred on their ground floor galleries. The Salon is too […]
Elizabeth Sanchez’s exhibition Así se Acaba el Mundo/This is How the World Ends invites individual reflection toward the constant endings and beginnings of life. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, Sanchez moved to Utah in 2003 to study painting at Brigham Young University. She received her BFA in Studio Arts […]