by Shawn Rossiter Kim Duffin, long-time Assistant Director of the Salt Lake Arts Council, passed away in his sleep this past Sunday, November 4th. The loss that his family and friends must feel is shared by an arts community that will sorely feel his absence. The first time […]
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.
Midvale artist Sue Martin has been busy. This past month one of her watercolors won an award at the Utah Watercolor Society’s annual juried members show; another piece was accepted into the University of Utah’s select juried exhibit at Williams Fine Art; and for the recent Salt Lake Gallery Stroll she […]
Over UEA weekend I took a trip with the family to the desert, and we stayed for a couple of nights at the Ramada Copper Queen Casino in Ely, Nevada. It’s an odd sort of hotel, with an open floor plan similar to many residential homes: all the […]
Talk to most artists and you’ll find their careers have rarely been planned. It’s usually some chance encounter with a certain medium, a specific work of art or a unique teacher, that determines their artistic trajectory. For Kathy Puzey it was a notice for a woodcut workshop in […]
In this video, we visit Frank and Luisa Carter, artists in residence at the Environmental Humanities Education Center.
Watch James Charles at work in his studio, sizing up compositions and carving out panels, as well as discussing his life, the ideas behind his works and the power of symbols.
There are lots of artists for whom summer equals festival circuit. They pack up their van, truck or trailer and ride to one of the festivals in the region, setting up a booth and hauling in paintings, sculptures or craft, only to take it all down after a […]
A video profile of Anton “Tony” Rasmussen in conjunction with a 50-year retrospective of his work at the Springville Museum of Art.
In June, Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett visited Salt Lake City, stopping at The Leonardo for a two-week residency before offering workshops during the Utah Arts Festival. In their innovative books the artist couple (he’s the images, she’s the words) creates a hybrid of history and fiction wrapped […]
The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s staging of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, will look familiar to anyone raised with the films of Quentin Tarantino or Robert Rodriguez.
“For us, fifty-one is bigger than fifty,” said Brian Vaughan last night as he and co-Artistic Director David Ivers raised the curtain on the 51st annual Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. Featuring six plays (for the summer, with an additional two to follow in the fall), […]
Read how artists Blake and Cat Palmer work together to achieve their individual artistic goals.