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Shawn Rossiter

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.

15 Bytes | Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Call of the Local: Ten Sanpete Printmakers at Spring City Arts

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”629″] Before artists had ample opportunity for travel, their styles were usually associated with specific regions, towns or royal courts. As a new exhibit of printmakers in Spring City suggests, Sanpete County continues, in a way, this sort of regional identity, with many of these […]

15 Bytes | Gallery Spotlights | Visual Arts

Utah Art for the Silicon Slopes: Adobe’s new project creates a rotating exhibition of Utah artists

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”700″ album=”618″] “We’re used to trying new things out and learning what works,” says Jeremy Macdonald, Regional Site Operations Manager at Adobe in Lehi. So when the company’s “Utah Artists & Adobe” initiative was launched this year, Macdonald knew they would be learning from the experience […]

15 Bytes | Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Home is Where the House is: The Wieland Collection of Contemporary Art Comes to BYU

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”577″] A triangle on top of a rectangle: it’s an easily recognizable symbol, a complex form in the repertoire of millions of preliterate children making sense of their world with paper and crayon; and it’s a shape ubiquitous in a major exhibition now at Brigham […]

15 Bytes | Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Playful Dimensions: Darryl Erdmann and Kristina Lenzi at Finch Lane

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”575″] If you’ve watched Darryl Erdmann’s career over the years, you may have come to suspect that there’s a good dose of the frustrated sculptor in this consummate painter. By incorporating found and constructed elements in some of his works, Erdmann has at times branched […]