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Sam Wilson

“Sam Wilson has taught at the University of Utah for over thirty years, so his iconic paintings, densely packed with pop and art-historical figures are familiar to most in Utah’s art community. In this, our first installment of a video interview as artist profile, Carol Fulton sat down […]

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Positively Pixillated: Devorah Sperber at the Kimball Art Center

While Sperber doesn’t actually belong to any of the now-exhausted camps that have cluttered the landscape of art for the last half-century, she incorporates the raveled threads of their various narratives into a strand she makes by twisting them together, thereby restoring to art the feeling of a unified purpose such as artists and their audiences shared before it disintegrated under the assault of the permanent avant garde….

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Regina Stenberg

“To create her contemplative cloudscapes Stenberg works vertically, with watercolor paper suspended against the wall with a flexible (linoleum) surface behind it; she dips a variety of fabrics into loose graphite and works it both onto and into the paper. Terry cloth is best for working into the […]

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Dark Horse

“Dancers oscillate between ecstasy and exhaustion, rare moments of liberation accentuate reeling movements of oppression, and even gentle reprieve can be found in the somber surrender of slow dance. An in situ performance that invited the viewer to transcend the voyeuristic role of the observer and participate in […]

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Shalee Cooper

“In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when photography was in its infancy, the questions – What is photography? Documentation or art? – were hotly debated. Photographer Shalee Cooper revisits these questions in her latest series of photographs on display at Rose Wagner Art Center through October…” […]

Artist Profiles | Videos

Erica Houston

An Addiction to Colored Pencils A video interview with Erica Houston Portrait painting is a notoriously difficult task, and not just because the ability to achieve a reasonable likeness with line and color is a craft that requires hours of dedication. Dealing with the emtoins and self-image of […]

Exhibition Reviews | Videos

Chad Crane

Some artists embrace their background. Others flee it. Chad Crane does something in between. Though he is a rural Utah boy who grew up watching Westerns and surrounded by the cowboy life, Crane hates cowboy paintings. Which is precisely why he started to paint them. These aren’t the […]