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On the Spot

This is our chance to check in with members of Utah's art community to see what they've been reading, seeing, doing.

On the Spot

Jessica Weiss

Jessica Weiss holds a bachelor’s degree from BYU and a master’s degree from the University of Utah, both in Art History. She has worked at the BYU Museum of Art and at Sotheby’s Auction House in London. A resident of Salt Lake City, Jessica currently works as the […]

Dance | On the Spot

Brittany Reese Dew

Brittany Reese Dew, Director and Founder of Sugar Space Studio for the Arts is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a B.F.A. in Dance. She has performed, taught and choreographed with a variety of companies in Taiwan, Brazil, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Hawaii, throughout […]

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Michael Christensen

A native Utahn, Michael Christensen is currently enjoying public sector work as the folklorist/cultural specialist at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, an organization dedicated to enriching and strengthening communities by promoting the expression of the arts, education, opportunities for economic development, and the celebration of human diversity. Michael oversees […]

Literary Arts | On the Spot

Guy Lebeda

Guy Lebeda is a writer who has published essays and articles about art, the environment, and outdoor topics. He is also the author of a comedy radio script that was performed on National Public Radio by Garrison Keillor on Prairie Home Companion. Lebeda lives in Salt Lake City, […]

Daily Bytes

Rebecca C. Durham

Rebecca C. Durham is the Executive Director of Utah Chamber Artists and has sung with the professional ensemble since it began in 1991. She received an M.A. in Musicology from the University of Utah and was the first director of the School of Music’s Virtuoso Series at Libby Gardner Concert […]

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Lee Adamson

Lee Adamson is the new Director of, Utah’s first state-wide comprehensive source for unique arts and cultural events. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is currently finishing a Master of Public Administration degree at the University of Utah. Lee is a native of Lehi and […]

On the Spot | Visual Arts

Dallas Graham

Dallas Graham is a freelance documentary photographer and graphic designer. He currently serves as the programming director for AIGA. He lives in downtown Salt Lake City with his camera, iPod and Red Fred Bodoni. What hangs above your mantel? I don’t have a mantel. At all. Anywhere. However, I am planning […]

On the Spot | Visual Arts

Meri DeCaria

While Meri DeCaria is well-known in Utah as the Director/Curator of Salt Lake City’s Phillips Gallery and also as President of the Salt Lake Gallery Association. she is equally recognized for her work as a visual artist. Producing art in an age where social commentary and complex, visually difficult imagery are […]

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Salt Lake City’s Melissa Peck

This month, Park City’s Coda Gallery features the unique visual world of Salt Lake’s Melissa Peck. Peck studied at Salt Lake Community College and Utah State University and uses pencil and brush to create storybook characters, inspired by her travels, her reading and, most importantly, her two daughters, Aleah and Eve. […]

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