In our November 2009 edition of 15 Bytes Annabelle Numaguchi profiles Moab artist Jonathan Frank.
Meri DeCaria’s art reflects her life — at times whimsical and colorful, other times thoughtful and controlled. People may know her as the professional, somewhat reserved director of Salt Lake’s Phillips Gallery, but beneath the formal surface her life is teeming with energy and vibrancy. DeCaria grew up […]
There are many little contradictions to be unraveled from an installation of love letters. Issues of the private being made spectacularly public, the artist’s past being re-lived in the viewer’s present, the intimately ephemeral being displayed as though it has a more enduring physicality than it truly does—all […]
Artist Profile of Salt Lake artist Joey Behrens.
A profile of Salt Lake artist Connie Borup on the occasion of her solo exhibit at Phillips Gallery.
A profile of Congolese artist in exile Emmanuel Makonga.
by A.C. Bacall The inauthentic disrupts the authentic in Chad Crane’s Taming the Myth, an exhibition of new paintings opening at Palmers Gallery as part of the Gallery Stroll on April 17th. With sardonic whimsy, Crane explores the heroic clichés of the nineteenth-century American West, which are mostly reduced to […]
Artist Profile of Salt Lake City artist Blue Critchfield in the March 2009 edition of 15 Bytes.
“I’m going back to using oils. Totally immersing myself. It is how I’ve always approached my art. I don’t know any other way to go about it,” says Colleen Howe, a Salt Lake City artist best-known for her work in pastel “I am going on a journey. I’m […]
No one really knows what makes a person become an artist; talent apparently can sprout in almost any circumstances. Then again, if the seed thrives, it may well feel possible to discern how an artist’s work grew out of the particular events of her life. If there were […]
by Kimberly Rock | photos by Steve Coray Vivid and contemplative, inviting and open, over 40 works of Kearns, Utah landscape artist Tom Howard will fill the Eccles Community Art Center Main Gallery September 5-27. This solo show will be Howard’s first opportunity to display at Eccles. “Ogden is the closest I […]
The first piece could easily be overlooked. It’s an upholstered pair of what the British call “inverted commas,” but Americans call quotation marks. Its mate, the last piece, closes the quotation, marking the 20 works in between as something of a statement. “It’s my nod to Postmodernism,” quips […]