Ann Poore grew up an army brat — her late father, she jokes, would have emphasized the latter part — who spent her formative years in northern California in the late ‘60s. She came to Salt Lake City to finish college, which she did at the age of20, […]
“I focus on the aspect of art that is the mechanism,” says Anne Cummings. “The mechanism of art can be a transformation, a transcendence, and through that transformative process is healing,” she says. “Through channeling different memories — the process of creating art — there is opportunity […]
Laura Hurtado, who curated the Plural and Partial show at the Rio this month, says she might throw into the mix a work of her own: a performance piece. The exhibit is about intergenerational relationships, so it seems appropriate that Hurtado is due to give birth to her […]
I’d really like it if artists in the community would email and tell me what they’d like us to do differently. We want to be a resource to them, so it’s really important to get that kind of feedback. We have a lot of artists who are a […]
The new Visual Arts Program Director at the Salt Lake Arts Council discusses her plans for the Finch Lane galleries, how to help artists succeed, and what it takes to fill Kim Duffin’s shoes. Read the article in the July 2013 edition of 15 Bytes 15 Bytes
Anyone who has attended the Utah Symphony over the past two years knows how Thierry Fischer has helped changed the artistic landscape of the state. What most don’t realize, however, is what his wife has done for that same landscape. The Fischers live in Geneva, Switzerland and spend […]
In the artist conversation for the just-opened salt 7 show at the Utah Museum of Fine Art, Whitney Tassie seems relaxed and at home. Tassie is the new Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the UMFA, and the work she’s chosen for her inaugural offering to Utah […]
Sheryl Gillilan talks with the new director of the Salt Lake Arts Council.
In the July 2012 edition of 15 Bytes Laura Durham talks with Vern Swanson about his three decades at the Springville Museum of Art, and an upcoming book on the collection.
Simon Blundell talks with Aaron Moulton about the art of making exhibitions.
Laura Durham sits down with Nancy Boskoff as she retires from the Salt Lake Arts Council.
Earlier this week BYU professor of art Mark Magleby took over at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Last month Hikmet Loe sat down with Magleby to discuss the current state of the museum and his plans for the future. Read the article in the January 2012 […]