What is the role of the artist: storyteller, activist, documentarian? In this time of ever-increasing globalization, complete with rising concerns about our rights and our future, the lines between roles continue to blur. As artists seek to create works that will appeal to many, they also find themselves […]
Jared Christensen holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography from Westminster College ('12). He has since worked at Tanner Frames, and has been exploring the effects of presentation and framing in his and others' work. He will soon be pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Curatorial Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.
We’d suggest a new we-just-made-this-up-but-repeat-it-enough-times-and-maybe-it-will-stick post-Thanksgiving shopping day. Along the lines of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Call it “Artsy Fartsy Friday,” the day you go looking for handmade crafts and art to gift to those on your list with discerning tastes. Problem is, not […]
While visual arts scenes tend to be local, film is an international industry. With the Section One Expo, local filmmaker Joseph Puente is trying to change that. Along with others in the local film industry, he has worked on many films by independent and Hollywood companies filming […]
Mestizo’s current exhibit showcases mixed media works by Sonia Pentz and an elaborate installation by Nadia Rea Morales. Upon first glance, any viewer could easily suppose that the exhibition was a pre-planned collaborative effort between Morales and Pentz, but in fact the two never met each other until […]
Originally the neighborhood was supposed to be home to a sugar beet factory that would alleviate the financial burden early pioneers endured to import sugar. When this initial attempt failed (it took thirty years and a move to Lehi for the state to get a local sweetner), the […]