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 […]
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 […]