Remember that hackneyed joke where the guy tells his artist friend, “Don’t quit your day job”? Well Nancy Green quit her day job when she settled in Torrey to make art full time. She and her husband discovered Torrey while on vacation, drawn by the beautiful redrock cliffs. […]
Brad Teare has been making woodcuts for more than 20 years. It’s a process he began during his career as a freelance illustrator. But as his work has progressed it’s become more painterly, in a precise sort of way. You will see that painterly progression in the […]
“Hardy” is a good adjective to describe plants that grow in our desert environment. The same word describes artists who choose to paint outdoors, en plein air, in heat, wind, snow, cold, pretty much year round. Do I have “the right stuff” to paint along with the hardiest […]
Today, it’s easy for even the average, low-tech, untrained person to take a nice photograph. With a point-and-shoot digital camera. With a telephone. With an iPad. So, why in the world would professional photographers approach their art in the most challenging ways – using ancient technology, handling stinky […]
Sue Martin talks with Ron Russon about his process on the occasion of his exhibit at Gallery MAR in Park City.
Sue Martin talks with three Utah artists working in encaustic in the June edition of 15 Bytes.
In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes Sue Martin takes us into the working process of Anthony Granato, who is showing this month at the Utah Arts Alliance. READ the story here. COMMENT below. Sue Martin Sue Martin holds an M.A. in Theatre and has worked in public […]
Don’t try these painting techniques at home.
“Ever wonder how artists work on giant “canvases,” like the sides of buildings, whole rooms, or gymnasiums? Start to finish, it’s a process that not only involves art, but also fundraising, negotiations, diplomacy, and problem solving. This I learned from Kim Martinez, who teaches a course in mural […]