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 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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Feast and Fast Jennifer Barton, Sunny Taylor, Carolyn Guild by Shawn Rossiter A lot can go on at the Springville Museum of Art. Sure, the Soviet era realism and impressionism never seems to find its way into storage, and when the annual Spring Salon and the Religious and […]
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 […]