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Visual Arts
What's New: Jeff Juhlin

What’s New: Jeff Juhlin

Known primarily for his encaustic abstractions inspired, in part, by the landscape of southern Utah, Jeff Juhlin has started 2015 as he has for the past five Januarys — by teaching a couple of encaustic workshops at the Hui Art Center in Maui. “It’s a stunningly beautiful place located in what they call ‘Upcounty’ on...

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What's New: Brian Blackham

What’s New: Brian Blackham

Well known for painting still life compositions of subjects such as a glass of water or a marble, Brian Blackham is pursuing his other love in 2015: “As of late I have been sculpting more than painting,” he says.  “I am trying to take the assembled brush stroke(s) that creates illusion in a painting to...

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What's New: Maureen O'Hara Ure

What’s New: Maureen O’Hara Ure

The delightful and always intriguing work of Maureen O’Hara Ure, where small and mysterious creatures abound, was recently seen in the Faculty Show at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah where she lectures and can also be seen nicely displayed on the second floor of Phillips Gallery, where she long...

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What's New: Pat Bagley

What’s New: Pat Bagley

Author and illustrator of numerous books, unanimously awarded the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning by a panel made up of Garry Trudeau, Jules Feiffer and John Sherffius and long-time journalist for The Salt Lake Tribune, Pat Bagley tells us: “Cartooning was suddenly in the spotlight with the tragic murder of my Charlie Hebdo colleagues and...

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What's New: Cordell Taylor

What’s New: Cordell Taylor

Sculptor Cordell Taylor is working towards a show he has in May at Agora Gallery in Chelsea, N. Y. “I’ve been showing there for the last couple of years with the “Geo-Met Series” I’ve been working on over the past 10 or so years,” he says. In an artist statement he explains that sculpture has taken...

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What's New: Steve Sheffield

What’s New: Steve Sheffield

Steven Sheffield tells us he’s hoping soon to get back to several larger paintings he began last fall. “They are currently packed away as Rockwood Artist Studios and Sugarhouse endures renovation. As a result, I’m working smaller this winter.” Still fascinated with the abstract, he is looking to combine more landscape forms/nature in his abstract paintings. “In...

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The Truthful Surreal: Corinne Geertsen at the Springville Museum of Art

The Truthful Surreal: Corinne Geertsen at the Springville Museum of Art

Narrative painting, in the form of history painting, was once the pinnacle of Western art, the zenith of Alberti’s 15th-century treatise on painting, and a prerequisite for anyone seeking access to prestigious academies in the 18th and 19th centuries. At the advent of modernism, narrative’s importance waned, while the notion of what narrative could be...

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What's New: Fred Lyman

What’s New: Fred Lyman

Known mostly for his fine paintings of horses (though he works in other genres) and his friendly presence on Facebook, talented Spanish Fork artist Fred Lyman is spending early 2015 working diligently to recover from a debilitating stroke he suffered in December. Brother of the late artist Kenvin Lyman (recently of Gibbs Smith cookbook fame...

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What's New: Chris Terry

What’s New: Chris Terry

Just before New Year’s Day, Christopher Terry (artist, professor and associate dean at Caine College of the Arts) shipped out a multi-panel interior painting intended as a folding screen for a home and then began 2015 by completing two “very simple” tabletop still life images for the USU Art & Design Faculty Show that opens...

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What's New: Al Denyer

What’s New: Al Denyer

Al Denyer’s studio is looking quite empty, as she has just taken some large drawings off the wall to go out to different exhibitions. The nationally known artist and U assistant professor, originally from Bath, England, tells us: “I am currently working on ‘The Green River Series’ of drawings and paintings, which address the river...

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What's New: Josh Winegar

What’s New: Josh Winegar

Photographer and WSU Professor Josh Winegar says he is currently at work finishing up a series titled Burst a Part / Burst Apart. “It’s a body of work that employs the act of photographing personally significant sites from my life/memory and then rupturing those images with the basic material of photographic work, light. What remains are images...

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What's New: Dave Malone

What’s New: Dave Malone

Popular Phillips artist Dave Malone says he has been juggling art-making with his brand design business for some time now and acknowledges its challenges. On top of that, he says, “I’m a father of a 3-year-old and I have another little girl due in early April. Needless to say, time is coveted, indeed. “Those who...

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