Alder’s Accounts

Alder's Accounts

Remembering Alvin Gittins

by Elizabeth A. Peterson This month’s Alder’s Accounts column is being guest-written by my friend, former University of Utah Department of Art and Art History chair, and my thesis chair, Professor Elizabeth Peterson. I had planned to write about Alvin Gittins, Utah’s foremost figurative artist, until learned Elizabeth […]

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Barren Sageland and Towering Heights: Cornelius Salisbury and the Lure of the West

As I approach these columns, I generally start with the usual background material (born, died, did a bunch of stuff in between), supplemented by search engine snippets sent my way by my beloved editor Shawn Rossiter. Ever since Rossiter mentioned Utah Digital Newspapers as one of his sources, I have […]