Greg Stocks, a local painter, has fond memories of his late professor Harrison “Grout” Groutage, who passed away on February 5 at the age of 87. In the mid-80’s, Stocks took a watercolor class from Groutage and found himself in the instructor’s office for a personal critique. “I […]
Local artist Mary Jane Wright Straight passed away on November 20, 2012. She was an upbeat individual, always ready with a laugh or anecdote, Mary will be missed by her family and the many members of our art community who enjoyed her company. The third of four children, […]
Kim Duffin, long-time Assistant Director of the Salt Lake Arts Council, passed away in his sleep this past Sunday, November 4th. The loss that his family and friends must feel is shared by an arts community that will sorely feel his absence. The first time I met Kim, […]
On September 25th, 2011 Utah artist and illustrator Pat Denner passed away at the age of 87. Denner was a fixture along Salt Lake’s Broadway district, where he was immediately recognizable in his fedora hat and yellow cadillac. In the October 2011 edition of 15 Bytes we remember […]
We remember the recently deceased sculptor Ursula Brodauf.
We remember a Utah artist who was a pioneer in backlit art.
(This posting by Frank McEntire is excerpted from his article, “Kenvin Lyman: Jammin’ Over the Rainbow,” coming in the March issue of 15 Bytes and on his website at www.frankmcentire.com) Art is the honey of human experience gathered on the wings of sacrifice and hard work. ~ Kenvin […]
Almost thirty years ago, V. Douglas Snow began building a studio half way between the small southern Utah towns of Grover and Teasdale. He expanded it over time to accommodate his bourgeoning art and family life. “It has grown into a jewel over the years,” said friend and […]
Gaell Lindstrom’s lifelong dedication to artistic endeavors was driven by a voracious curiosity for and delight in the visual world. For sixty years he mapped out a unique visual world, portraying in delicately rendered oil and gritty watercolors the visual splendors of locales far and near. Gale William […]
becoming art it took a long time never suddenly or quickly beyond myself realizing or sensing painful contradictions i had become my art in present past and future everything in fragments of one continuous mystery never to be solved everything left to unlearn the cause the effect an […]
Gaell Lindstrom, well-known Utah artist and teacher, passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Born Gale William Lindstrom in Salt Lake in 1919, the artist studied under LeConte Stewart at the University of Utah and earned an M.F.A. degree at the California College of Arts and Crafts. […]
Utah artist Frederick Brayman passed away on Sunday, August 16. “Visual artist, poet, musician and antiestablishmentarian, Frederick Brayman, passed away on August 16th, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born March 26th, 1943 in Seattle, Washington to Alice and Marshall Brayman. Funeral services will be held […]