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 […]
photos by Shalee Cooper When artists talk about their work they often project a feeling of inevitability. It had to be; either that or they say it was an accident. Speaking on film, Georgia O’Keeffe points to the top of a nondescript hill she feels she must climb with […]
by Megan Holm “This is what I am and this is what I do: the land and the desert.” Those are the words Cache Valley illustrator-turned-artist John Berry uses to sum up how he feels about his art, which portrays the sparse, light-infused desert-scapes of Nevada and Utah. Berry made the […]
photos by Kelly Brooks Painter, filmmaker, free-lance graphic artist, educator, and Director of the Central Utah Art Center, Jared Latimer can often be found huddled over a laptop in his limestone–walled basement office at the Art Center, a few blocks from Snow College in the Sanpete County town of Ephraim. He may […]
When I asked photographer Chris Dunker to define “fine art photography” for me, he answered, “A photograph is fine art when it is made with the sole intention of a self-expression; not for money or client but because the artist is motivated and driven by the image.” As […]