You may not have noticed it but video art, something that has been slow to arrive to our inland sea, has been popping up all over Salt Lake recently. First there was the four-part video series at the Salt Lake Art Center’s Project Gallery. It began in October 2008 with […]
For serious art collectors, there will no doubt come a day when they want or need to have all or a part of their collections appraised. Perhaps they’re donating a piece to a museum and must have a report by a “qualified appraiser.” Or perhaps they wish to […]
When Brent Hulme opened the SLC Bicycle Companyin the old Stratford Hotel on “Second and Second,” he did some research on the building’s history. He was excited to find old photographs (thanks to the Historical Society) and framed them for the store’s walls. It wasn’t long before he took […]
One of the more accessible yet intimate places to encounter new and innovative art is the adamantly casual, dependably irregular gallery that winds among the workspaces and between the furniture at Saltgrass Printmakers. On Friday, May 8, with live music during the Sugarhouse Gallery Stroll, and again Saturday afternoon, […]
A profile of Congolese artist in exile Emmanuel Makonga.
Nathan Wotkyns is gifted with a winning combination; he is an artist as well as an entrepreneur. The combination has resulted in a successful career as a photographer as well a wonderful addition to St. George’s gallery scene on the city’s historic Main Street. It all began with […]
by A.C. Bacall The inauthentic disrupts the authentic in Chad Crane’s Taming the Myth, an exhibition of new paintings opening at Palmers Gallery as part of the Gallery Stroll on April 17th. With sardonic whimsy, Crane explores the heroic clichés of the nineteenth-century American West, which are mostly reduced to […]
There’s an oft-told tale in art history: non-objective art came into existence as the Russian painter Vasily Kandinsky viewed a painting of his from across the room, bathed in the waning rays of the afternoon light, and was struck with inspiration. It was as if he was looking […]
by Scott Livingston In today’s “exciting” economic times, many artists are scrambling to find ways to maintain their creative lifestyle without compromising artistic integrity. One viable avenue for doing so is through offering fine art giclee prints. This allows an artist to continue to paint and sell their original […]
Artist Profile of Chad Crane on the occasion of his Taming the Myth exhibit at Palmers Gallery.
Large, encrusted canvasses featuring flattened, enigmatic figures fill the orderly working space of Salt Lake artist John Sproul. The converted garage in the middle of an extended lot in the Sugar House neighborhood serves as a studio for both John and his wife, Emily Plewe. Shawn RossiterThe founder […]
“The Gathering” by Joshua Wallace Jensen Remembering the Great Things of God, the LDS Church’s 8th International Art Competition currently at the LDS Conference Center, is a bold and vibrant display of more than 200 artists’ individual manifestations of the religious experience. In this exhibit, artists of many nationalities address their […]