UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
Published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Our monthly edition is published on the first Wednesday of every month and we follow that up with daily bytes posts on this site. You'll find links to artistsofutah's other programming to the right.
In Plain Site
UTAH Copper: Thomas Schulte's Tacoral

UTAH Copper: Thomas Schulte’s Tacoral

Thomas Schulte Tacoral 1982 Copper and aluminum On June 30, 1980, a storm in Salt Lake City blew copper off the Utah State Capitol dome. In an attempt to salvage the copper and preserve a significant piece of Utah history (the copper was installed in 1916), Governor Scott M. Matheson, the Utah Arts Council, and...

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West Side Story: TRAX's Art in Transit

West Side Story: TRAX’s Art in Transit

As the new light rail line to the airport opens this month, we can learn a lot about our Westside neighbors through the public art installed at TRAX stations. In fact, 15 Bytes and Salt Lake City Arts Council, in partnership with Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, invite you to take a stroll via TRAX on...

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Season's Greetings

Season’s Greetings

For over 50 years a Salt Lake City neighborhood has celebrated the season by displaying paintings illustrating the Bible story of the nativity in their front yards. The current owners of the houses aren’t sure how the tradition started, they just know that when they moved in they found large boards in their garage, featuring...

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James Burnes Sculpture Installed in Park City

James Burnes Sculpture Installed in Park City

Gallery MAR recently announced that their featured artist James Burnes installed a new public artwork in Park City. “Flanco” was selected by the Park City Public Art Advisory Board as part of their Rotating Sculpture Project. It is for sale through Gallery MAR and will be on display for a period of at least one...

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Bridge Over Barriers

Bridge Over Barriers

In October 2008 we first reported on Salt Lake’s Bridge Over Barriers, saying the project to transform the underbelly of an I-15 overpass between the Guadalupe and Jackson neighborhoods of Salt Lake into a work of art might take years to complete. Our prediction proved prescient: four years later the 22,000 square foot work of art...

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Salt Lake City: Still Flying

Salt Lake City: Still Flying

Kelly Green takes a look at Salt Lake's new Flying Objects.

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Granite Furniture Tear-Down

Granite Furniture Tear-Down

The Granite Furniture building in Sugarhouse, empty for half a decade, is finally being transformed. We’re not sure what to make of the architectural renderings for what the new owners, Boulder Ventures, plan on doing with the space (“uninspired” comes to mind, but the image is small so we’ll have to withhold judgment for now),...

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UTA Bus Shelter Murals & Other Mixed Media

UTA Bus Shelter Murals & Other Mixed Media

As the Standard Examiner reports, an exhibit currently in Washington Terrace (Weber County) features murals that have already or will soon be installed in UTA bus shelters. The works are by locals, from well-known artists like Earl Jones, whose work is scheduled to be installed in Kaysville, to artists still in High School, or even...

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Reuben Nakian’s “Juno”

Reuben Nakian’s “Juno”

In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes we featured an interview between curator Frank McEntire and sculptor Neil Hadlock, whose work is being featured at Nox Contemporary this month. As discussed in the article, Hadlock’s abstract forms have become familiar parts of Utah’s outdoor artistic landscape. When Hadlock was a professor of art at Brigham...

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Take a Look

Take a Look

We have started to catalog images from our staff photographers for our new Art Lake City app. We have challenged our photographers to always be on the look out for any piece of artwork in their neighborhoods and to document it. This will become our database of images for you to view on our up...

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New Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House

New Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House

The new Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House goes up this weekend, Friday September 23, and Saturday, September 24. Since 2008 the 337 Project has been transforming the garage doors at Salt Lake’s Neighborhood House into an Urban Gallery, featuring work by Utah’s street and fine artists. In previous years the Urban Gallery has been the...

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1397 South Main Street, SLC

1397 South Main Street, SLC

In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes our page 2 photo essay concentrated on the streets of Salt Lake City, featuring photographs by a number of 15 Bytes photographers looking at everything from official Olympic art, to graffiti walls and transformed trees. Here’s a closer look at one of the photographs featured, a shot of...

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