There’s a whirlwind of artistic activity along the Wasatch Back this year: a large metal piece called “Urban Tornado” by Salt Lake City’s Lenka Konopasek has been installed at the Summit County Building in Kimball Junction and Riverton artist Tim Little’s assemblage “Fly Utah” is in front of […]
Thomas Schulte Tacoral 1982 Copper and aluminum On June 30, 1980, a storm in Salt Lake City blew copper off the Utah State Capitol dome. In an attempt to salvage the copper and preserve a significant piece of Utah history (the copper was installed in 1916), Governor Scott […]
Take a detour into South Salt Lake to check out interactive murals, painted electrical boxes and other eclectic artistic expression.
“Cloud,” a public artwork commissioned by Utah Arts & Museums, has been named as one of the 50 best public art projects by the 2013 Public Art Network Year in Review by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts. Installed at Dixie […]
As the new light rail line to the airport opens this month, we can learn a lot about our Westside neighbors through the public art installed at TRAX stations. In fact, 15 Bytes and Salt Lake City Arts Council, in partnership with Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, invite you […]
It’s that time of year in Utah when it’s hard to tell if it is spring or winter. Days brimming with sixty degree weather can be chased away by snowstorms that blow horizontally. Earlier this week someone down at Liberty Park decided to embrace the warm weather to […]
For over 50 years a Salt Lake City neighborhood has celebrated the season by displaying paintings illustrating the Bible story of the nativity in their front yards. The current owners of the houses aren’t sure how the tradition started, they just know that when they moved in they […]
Gallery MAR recently announced that their featured artist James Burnes installed a new public artwork in Park City. “Flanco” was selected by the Park City Public Art Advisory Board as part of their Rotating Sculpture Project. It is for sale through Gallery MAR and will be on display […]
Walk along the streets of Springville to see why they call it “Art City.”
In October 2008 we first reported on Salt Lake’s Bridge Over Barriers, saying the project to transform the underbelly of an I-15 overpass between the Guadalupe and Jackson neighborhoods of Salt Lake into a work of art might take years to complete. Our prediction proved prescient: four years later […]
Kelly Green takes a look at Salt Lake’s new Flying Objects.
Originally the neighborhood was supposed to be home to a sugar beet factory that would alleviate the financial burden early pioneers endured to import sugar. When this initial attempt failed (it took thirty years and a move to Lehi for the state to get a local sweetner), the […]