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Art Professional Spotlight
Anne Cummings

Anne Cummings

  “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 to tap into a very deep sense...

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Laura Hurtado

Laura Hurtado

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 third child some time during the exhibition;...

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Meet Felicia Baca - Your Public Servant for Visual Arts

Meet Felicia Baca – Your Public Servant for Visual Arts

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 constant resource for us and there are...

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Kandace Steadman: Art Professional Profile

Kandace Steadman: Art Professional Profile

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

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Listening to Stone: Catherine Fischer at work in the UMFA basement

Listening to Stone: Catherine Fischer at work in the UMFA basement

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 12 weeks of each season in Salt...

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Whitney Tassie and slat 7

Whitney Tassie and slat 7

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 is a body of work that provides...

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Karen Krieger: Parks and Creation

Karen Krieger: Parks and Creation

Sheryl Gillilan talks with the new director of the Salt Lake Arts Council.

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Vern Swanson's Swan Song

Vern Swanson’s Swan Song

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.

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Aaron Moulton: Art Professional Profile

Aaron Moulton: Art Professional Profile

Simon Blundell talks with Aaron Moulton about the art of making exhibitions.

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Nancy Boskoff

Nancy Boskoff

Laura Durham sits down with Nancy Boskoff as she retires from the Salt Lake Arts Council.

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Mark Magleby

Mark Magleby

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 edition of 15 Bytes.

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Micol Hebron

Micol Hebron

You can see it in her eyes. Micol Hebron has a thirsty sense of curiosity and a sharp intellect; as evidence of this a person needs to look no further than her vision for the Salt Lake Art Center.

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