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Hints 'n' Tips | Visual Arts

The Modern Western Landscape: Mark Knudsen and Leslie Thomas at Phillips

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”400″ album=”398″] “You two just keep getting better,” Denis Phillips observed Wednesday afternoon at a walkthrough of the terrific new show by Mark Knudsen and Leslie Thomas. And he’s an artist who doesn’t hand out compliments readily. The public seems to agree: five paintings have sold […]

Film | Hints 'n' Tips

When Less Is More

A major element to getting work in the Utah film industry is word-of-mouth references. Case in point: in 2013 I worked on a feature film as Second AC (Assistant Camera) and a Production Assistant with a young camera operator and must have made an impression on him because […]