Julie Newland wears a variety of hats. To the general public, she is the Programming Coordinator at VSA Arts of Utah (Art Access). A more select crowd knows her as a fine craftsman of handmade papers who also instructs others in the art. And to Sam (pictured here […]
Ogden’s Art Scene There’s lots of art to see in the Ogden area this summer. Here’s a small sampling: The Eccles Art Center’s annual Statewide Art Competition opens July 13. The competition, now in its 28th year, features recent works from Utah visual artists in all media (except […]
In the May issue of 15 BYTES we reported on Painted Rock, the slab of granite turned billboard-populist art which was causing so many problems in the small community of Granite, Utah after it was buried by a local developer. After a second city council meeting and a […]
Remember when “West Second South” was considered the seedy part of town? Well, all that has sure changed! With the development of the Gateway project underway, there is now more and more to do and see there, especially for art lovers. Take the Artspace Forum Gallery, for example, […]
photos by Steve Coray On February 9, 2000, Pamela O’Mara had an epiphany. A vision, if you will. Two years later, the walls of her new gallery in downtown Salt Lake City can barely contain the excitement she feels for what she has created. Now that her original […]
Little Utah vocabulary lesson: To describe art you have three choices: art is either realistic, impressionistic, or abstract. So, if it doesn’t look like a photograph, and is not a little-landscape-with-pretty- brush strokes, then it must be abstract. At least that’s what I gather from Bountiful Davis […]
by Aaron Moffett If it were not for a failed business venture in the early Seventies, Salt Lake City would not have one of its premier galleries. It was after two-and-a-half years at the construction business and a business venture gone badly that Dave Ericson opened Gallery […]
Beth Krensky is a University of Utah professor, community activist and sculptor. 15 Bytes Profile 15 BytesUTAH’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001, 15 Bytes is published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.