by Kimberly Rock | photos by John Steele Vividly present in the current moment, Steve Songer creates pieces indicative of his positive intensity. By means mysterious, even to himself, Songer channels his palpable freshness and immediacy into his widely-sought works, invigorating every subject he portrays. “I have a theory that there’s […]
Jason Metcalf With so many artists and so many mediums in today’s art world, to make it an artist needs to find big shoes and have feet large enough to fill them. A young artist is hard pressed to find his or her way through artistic channels to […]
A profile of Utah artist Eva Jorgensen.
Profile of Salt Lake City artist Jim Frazer.
A profile of Utah watercolor artist Roland Lee.
Jacqui Larsen’s art embodies the adage, “One man’s junk is another [wo]man’s treasure.” Anything discarded is inherently fascinating to Larsen, and her small home studio is a repository of articles that other people have gotten rid of but that she keeps as inspiration and treasure. She refers to […]
Christine Baczek started photographing when she was thirteen and living in South America. After her family moved back to Salt Lake City, she studied photography at the University of Utah. She is now education coordinator at the Kimball Art Center and collections photographer for the Utah Museum of […]
“Capybara Walls and Painting with the Emotionally Ill” is the “tongue-in-cheek” working title for Layne Mecham’s upcoming show at Palmers Gallery, January 19 through February 9, 2007 (Capybara Walls is the gallery title). Mecham is a first class abstract expressionist, a paint slinger who attacks the canvas with […]
by Greg Thilmont From his studio near Cedar City, painter Brian Hoover is continuing his journey into the realm of symbology with his current works, the “Girl With Fantastic Hat” series. Hoover, a professor at Southern Utah University, has long played with and among the formal styles and motifs of Symbolist […]
Printmaker Stefanie Dykes, whose mostly black-and-white relief prints dating from 2002 till 2005 are on exhibit at the Central Utah Art Center until October 3, apparently finds the present (pun intended) easier to swallow when it’s dressed up to look deceptively like the past. One of the more […]
by Brian Christensen I have known Pam Bowman for a number of years now, and during that time I have seen an exciting transformation in her work. When I first met Pam, she was already very accomplished in the fine crafts as a weaver. As a sculpture teacher […]
by Brian Christensen I have known Pam Bowman for a number of years now, and during that time have seen an exciting transformation in her work. When I first met Pam, she was already very accomplished in fine crafts as a weaver. As a sculpture teacher at Brigham Young University, I […]