The building from the outside. Courtesy Utah Arts Alliance. Touted as artists’ studios (among other possibilities), the building leased by Utah Arts Alliance butts up against the TRAX station at 193 W. 2100 South in what was formerly The Rock – a church whose sign is still high […]
Ron Larson has a place to paint just about anywhere he goes. At his home in Ivins, Utah, he keeps a neat studio in an upstairs bedroom, but packs another spare room with paintings, framed, unfinished and barely started. Over at his St. George office, where he creates […]
His “Art Spirit” van has been transformed into a mobile studio, the envy of many plein air painters throughout the state, who suffer under the rain or from the wind and cold while Ress is comfortably painting ensconced in his warm, dry environment.
Every six months thousands of art lovers fill the halls and studios of South Salt Lake’s Poor Yorick Studios. During the Spring and Fall Equinox Open Studio events there are so many bodies and so much art, you might never actually notice the space that houses the event. […]
15 Bytes stopped in at the Lab @ the Leo in April to check out the newly decked-out Call Box and on the way discovered Brady Burrows, a local papermaker who turns junk mail into art. Burrows, who operates under the moniker ‘Lars’ Love Letters, ‘pulps scraps […]
Stacy Phillips maintains two separate studios. And she likes it that way. In one, she works on sculputre and jewelry while the other is dedicated to encaustic painting. Things are very well-organized, with ample storage space for jars of multi-patterned beads (that become bracelets or shimmiring skirts for […]
Randall Lake’s first studio in Paris on the Rue de Grenelle was near the Eiffel Tower. He describes it as the size of a maid’s room, with no natural light, in a seven-story walk-up building. When Lake came to Utah in 1973 to study with Alvin Gittins […]
The Lab @ The Leonardo is a multi-use space: it hosts impromptu as well as formal art workshops for the museum’s visitors; and since each month a new artist moves their studio into the space and creates work on site, allowing visitors to watch an artist work in […]
Salt Lake artist Janell James has been busy this spring. In April she started showing with Coda Gallery in Park City and 15th Street Gallery in Salt Lake (where she’s currently part of a group exhibit), and this month she’s headed to Santa Fe with a 10-foot trailer […]
Whether she’s painting landscapes of Utah’s Wasatch Front or figures against the broad expanse of the ocean or a field of snow, Patty Kimball embues her paintings with a sense of frozen energy: the paint in her still compositions seem as if they are just on the verge […]
Elmer Presslee’s head is an urban legend. The true kind. At an exhibit in Cologne, Presslee sold out an entire show except one large piece he was loath to ship back home to Salt Lake. His elegant and playful solution was to transport the piece, known then by […]
by Kelly Green Sarinda Jones’ Salt Lake studio if full of color, but little of it comes from paint. The jars on her shelf are full of small pieces of colored glass, and shards in a hundred shades can be found all over her studio. An active […]
A look at the pottery studio at the Peterson Art Center, where William James spins his fantastical lamps and jars inspired by the mysteries of the Ocean.
In this month’s edition we visit the studio of Pleasant Grove sculptor Blair Buswell.
What do you do with a shipping container plopped into the middle of an aspen grove? Turn it into a studio.
Jared Christensen takes a look inside Heidi Moller Somsen’s studio.
Like many young artists Chris Thornock started his painting career working out of a studio complex — the original Poor Yorick’s, first in the Marmalade district, and later at the 700 South location. But wanting more convenient access and in an attempt to save money, Thornock built his own […]