Shawn Rossiter says a recent trip to Cyprus was the perfect primer to view Daniel Everett’s exhibit of photographs, videos and installations at the UMFA. Read the review in the May 2012 edition of 15 Bytes. Shawn RossiterThe founder of Artists of Utah and editor of its online […]
The founder of Artists of Utah and editor of its online magazine, 15 Bytes, Shawn Rossiter has undergraduate degrees in English, French and Italian Literature and studied Comparative Literature in graduate school before pursuing a career in art.
A review on Mary Toscano’s Worry Lines at the Main Library. It’s all about space.
A review of a new documentary about Utah artist Anna Campbell Bliss, premiering this month at the UMOCA.
A video interview with Xaviera Simmons, a New York-based artist featured in the UMFA’s salt 4.
[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”800″ album=”662″] Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick is the type of colorful character that is welcome fodder for arts writers. In an art world overrun with degree-toting professionals who nip and tuck their way into stable careers while dreaming of blue-chip status, Fitzpatrick is a larger-than-life figure […]
[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”664″] If these lingering autumns— where the clocks change before the leaves do, children solicit candy sans parka, and the first real snow tarries long enough to come as dressing on the turkey — if they are the West’s new reality, then Connie Borup is […]
David Linn, whose immaculately rendered monochrome images of figures in states of spiritual struggle and enlightenment are well-known in this state, says the creation of art “requires and elicits self discovery.” One of art’s greatest powers are the surprises and revelations that emerge from the artistic process, he […]
In Reflections on Venus, photographer Zuzanna Audette explores costume and space as they create personal identity.
We return to our series of reviews of novels set in the art world with Shawn Rossiter’s review of Ernesto Sabato’s existential classic The Tunnel.
A review of the dual-exhibit retrospective of the late V. Douglas Snow.
When Carol Fulton met her husband Bill, who helped photograph the couples in the feature she wrote for us this month, their interest in art was relatively dormant: she owned a few works of art, and he had once gone through Betty Edwards’ Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Twenty-three years later, though, the couple says that art is the cement that holds their relationship together.
by Shawn Rossiter Does it really matter what we call something? I doubt Romeo was thinking about linguistic theory when he pleaded with Juliet to forget the silly names keeping them apart, telling her “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”; but his point, that […]