“When I look back as a child, I was always making big 3-dimentional projects, although I did not see it as art,” says Stephanie Leitch, a Salt Lake City artist preparing for an upcoming exhibit at Nox Contemporary. While studying for her art degree at the University of […]
The Alice Gallery opens Portrait as Narrative and Narrative as Portrait this month, an exhibit featuring three Utah artists, though visitors would be forgiven if they mistook it for the work of four. Rebecca Pletsch makes her impact felt in two distinct mediums, painterly oils and photographic collages. Full […]
Because kinetic sculptures are often seen in communal places — at Trax stations, in civic centers, parks, libraries — they too often assume associations of banality. Thankfully, the exhibit of small, intimate works by Cal Vestal now showing at the Dibble Gallery in Phillips, reconstruct the essential uniqueness […]
Ehren Clark takes a look at the work of Meri DeCaria, who is showing this month at The Town Club.
Layne Mecham keeps his eyes to the ground in a new show at Finch Lane Gallery.
In his new work, interlocking lines of colored metal, with no other compositional elements, Roland Thompson has gone to the core of his aims and has created pure objects.
What is exceptional about “Global Artists Living Locally,” an exhibit sponsored by the Utah Refugee Coalition now up in the atrium of Salt Lake’s Main Library, is that it does nothing to stigmatize the nature of the refugees it showcases – rather, it casts each artist in the […]
Gentry Blackburn, aka Frosty Darling, returns to her space on Broadway with a series of paintings she calls uniconic icons.
Painted, the artist says, during a period of immense trial and emotional pain, “A Lucky Life” is a surprisingly bright painting. In the bottom left, the bulbous and cuddly figure of a bear plays a game with a lovable cub, the frolicking figures enshrouded in patters of brilliant […]
Ehren Clark takes a considered look at the work of J. Kirk Richards, which is on exhibit this month at the St. George Museum of Art.
Labyrinths of intersecting lines, weaving through each other and breaking apart, accented by amorphous forms meandering through a canvas that seems weighted to the point of breaking. These are the works of Michael Hall now up at Phillips Gallery. These webs of linear intricacy are extraordinary large canvases […]
Tom Aaron’s new works at Nox Contemporary explore the land from many angles.
“The painting shows the façade but the work speaks beneath the surface,” says Justin Wheatley about his multi-media paintings, a new batch of which are currently on exhibit at Salt Lake’s 15th Street Gallery. His canvases and sculptures are intricately layered, including subjects such as buildings, homes, and […]
by Ehren Clark To everything there is a surface, a façade, an outward appearance. With most of life, the truth of the matter is distorted by the façade, by the physicality, limited by what the eye can see that is only an artificial layer to truth. Justin Wheatley’s […]
As she prepares for a new solo exhibit at Salt Lake’s A Gallery, it is refreshing to hear her Wynter Jones say, ‘I’m not as pissed off as I used to be.’