In the March 2012 edition of 15 Bytes Geoff Wichert visits three Salt Lake City exhibits to peek into the Palace of Art. Artists reviewed include Irwin Greenberg, Maritza Torres, Amber DeBirk, Jane Catlin and Sue Cotter. Geoff WichertGeoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. […]
Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.
For most photographers, finding the right moment to press the shutter is crucial. Dayle Record, whose large, color photographs of the Great Salt Lake, Singular Images: The Lake I Love, are currently on display in Charley Hafen’s cozy, brick-and-glass jewel box of a gallery, handles the critical moment like a painter who first draws her subject, then waits until the sun is right to limn the light and capture the defining moment.
A review of Sundance’s new media exhibition New Frontier 12 at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
Throughout history, success has often been linked in the popular imagination with unfair choices: Alexander the Great had to choose a brief life and undying fame or a long life in unending obscurity. Talented women have usually had to choose between art and family. In our era, the […]
Context: from Friday, January 20 through Saturday, May 19, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly the Salt Lake Art Center) will be presenting New Frontier 12, an extension of the Sundance Film Festival. During this time visitors will experience the best efforts of today’s video artists to […]
Geoff Wichert reviews Jorge Rojas’ exhibit of wax encased works now up at Mestizo Gallery.
Geoff Wichert takes a look at the incarnation of Jimmie’s at the Westgate Lofts.
Geoff Wichert previews Frank McEntire’s reliQUIERIES exhibit, up this month at Nox Contemporary.
For years Jim Williams has been turning every inch of his house into a work of art. For one week a portion of it comes into public view.
by Geoff Wichert The most exciting art event of the past month, the one that drew the largest, broadest, and most enthusiastic crowd of Utah art lovers—young and old, amateurs and pros, from those who can’t stop making art to those who just love to look—wasn’t the opening […]
In an exhibit at Salt Lake’s Rio Gallery thirty Utah artists say thank you.
A review of Eric Samuelsen’s Borderlands, the sold-out play now at Plan B Theatre.