“I’ve found with a lot of these things,” Maisch says, gesturing across the studio, “that in my own life, they’re talismans, these ways of creating-I don’t want to say sacred, but these… wishful… moments. Or ways of imbuing little bits of magic into things.” Maisch is able to […]
Philip Barlow doesn’t want to be pigeonholed, boxed in as this kind of painter or that kind. The 80-years-young artist says he keeps “one foot in the box and the other outside – exploring the unexplored.” That’s why, in his exhibit this month at Phillips Gallery, you’ll see […]
Exciting, bold, adventurous and energetic color; rich, luscious, raw and sensuous texture; lucid, mannered and eclectic form; intricate exhaustive, varied and diminutive pattern — surely a cornucopia of formal painterly elements such as this is the result, at the nine o’clock hour, of an extensively attended Gallery Stroll. […]
Jared Lindsay Clark is one of three artists chosen to inaugurate the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s (UMOCA) artists-in-residence program. Along with Brian Patterson and Mary Toscano, Clark will have access to national curators and critics, workshops in professional development, monthly critiques, special access to visiting artists and […]
Last month at Utah Valley University artist Inez Harwood broke the Guiness World Record for the longest tie-dye. That, she says, was the fun part. The work leading up to 3000 feet of vibrant color was full of its own set of complications — and also wonderful […]
Spending an afternoon in the “Grotto of Kass” is like taking a journey through world politics, architecture, higher education and art history- without leaving the comfort of Mountain Standard Time and the confines of friendly neighbors and family. In the March 2013 edition of 15 Bytes, Julie Dunker […]
Artists have always loved transformation. Shakespeare’s plays are full of characters who hide behind masks or switch gender roles. And for Renaissance artists, Ovid’s Metamorphoses was second only to the Bible as source material. Contemporary artists also deal with metamorphosis, but the transformations are much more realistic and […]
When an entire roll of film taken at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands came out blurry, Shalee Cooper decided it was time to study photography. After returning from her study abroad, she enrolled in the foundation program at the University of Utah, and has made Salt Lake […]
A look at Logan artist Heather Campbell, whose elaborately modeled sculptures are now on exhibit at Park City’s Meyer Gallery.
Kev Nemelka sits down to talk with Andrew Ballstaedt, Fidalis Buehler and Brian Kershisnik.
Though he’ll paint landscapes and figures, Estes says he’s really drawn to the still life, painting the menagerie of objects that find their way into his Millcreek studio. Watch the video interview in the December 2012 edition of 15Bytes. 15 Bytes
What do you get when you combine an author, professional photographer, teacher, philanthropist, flight attendant, and artist? Corinne Humphrey, the award-winning author and illustrator of two children’s books, with a third in the works. Looking for a great gift idea? One of Humphrey’s books may be just the […]