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On the Spot
Jared Clark On The Spot

Jared Clark On The Spot

In our monthly On The Spot feature we ask someone from the community some art-related questions about their life. This month we asked Salt Lake artist Jared Clark, who is the recipient this year of one of the Utah Arts Council’s annual $10,000 Art Fellowships. In one of his answers – to the question, “what...

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Salt Lake City's Colleen Howe

Salt Lake City’s Colleen Howe

A native of American Fork, Utah who grew up in southwestern Montana,Colleen Howe studied painting at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Howe works in paint and pastel and is known equally for her skills as an instructor and her talent as an artist.Unexpected Harmony, an exhibit of 40 of her new pastel paintings...

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On The Spot

On The Spot

1. What hangs above your mantel? “1928 International Truck ” 24×30 by Utah Painter, Ron Russon 2. What was the most memorable exhibit you’ve seen recently? Harvey Dunn, “The Original Donation” at the South Dakota Art Museum; a powerful exhibit of prarie and homesteader paintings painted by an artist painting what he loved. Talk about...

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On the Spot: Frank McEntire

WHAT ARE YOU READING LATELY? I’m enjoying a stack of new poems given to me by Utah’s Poet Laureate, Ken Brewer. Some of the by-the-bed books I’m chewing on, listed here as lifted from the stack, include: -Craig Childs’ The Secret Knowledge of Water (just a few pages left) -P.D. Ouspensky’s In Search of the...

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On the Spot: Brad Slaugh

Salt Lake City artist Brad Slaugh On the Spot . . . 1) What are you reading lately? The New Yorker faithfully and four separate half-read books promiscuously: Everything and More: a History of Infinity by David Foster Wallace (bogged down in the math) A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers (a bit...

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On the Spot: Dana Costello

On the Spot: Salt Lake City artist Dana Costello WHAT ARE YOU READING LATELY? There’s quite a pile of books by my bed right now, but I have been focusing on a biography of Remedios Varo called “Unexpected Journeys.” WHAT IS HANGING ABOVE YOUR MANTEL? I don’t have a mantel, but my living room has...

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On the Spot: Suzanne Kanatsiz

Ogden Artist Suzanne Kanatsiz on the spot: WHAT ARE YOU READING LATELY? “The Secret Life of Bees” and “Animals in Translation.” WHAT IS HANGING ABOVE YOUR MANTEL? We don’t really have a mantel, but we do have a big red dot painted on our wall. A power spot. IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ANY ARTST TO...

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On the Spot: Karen Horne

Karen Horne on the spot: WHAT ARE YOU READING LATELY? I’m currently reading Byron Katie’s “I need your Love – Is it True?”. This book explores the universal quest for approval and I’m fascinated by how this search can affect or even interfere with our true paths as artists. How are we shaped/ affected by...

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On the Spot: Darryl Erdmann

Darryl Erdmann on the spot: WHAT ARE YOU READING LATELY? Robert Frost poetry. I don’t read as many books as I used to. With poetry, you can let it sit for two or three days and then read it again and get something different from it. WHAT IS HANGING ABOVE YOUR MANTEL? An original oil...

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