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Lelsie Peterson

Leslie Peterson has been involved in Utah’s cultural community for many years. A graduate of the University of Utah, she worked for Utah Opera in several capacities, most recently as Managing Director; she was also part of the successful Zoo, Arts & Parks Renewal Campaign. In addition to […]

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Meri DeCaria

While Meri DeCaria is well-known in Utah as the Director/Curator of Salt Lake City’s Phillips Gallery and also as President of the Salt Lake Gallery Association. she is equally recognized for her work as a visual artist. Producing art in an age where social commentary and complex, visually difficult imagery are […]

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Salt Lake City’s Melissa Peck

This month, Park City’s Coda Gallery features the unique visual world of Salt Lake’s Melissa Peck. Peck studied at Salt Lake Community College and Utah State University and uses pencil and brush to create storybook characters, inspired by her travels, her reading and, most importantly, her two daughters, Aleah and Eve. […]

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Eileen Doktorski

Eileen Doktorski is an assistant professor of sculpture at Utah State University where she has taught since 2002. Her installation “Domestic Arsenal” is currently on display at the Salt Lake Art Center through May. Doktorski was a Fulbright Scholar at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland […]

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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 […]