UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Look for our monthly edition at the beginning of each month. We follow that up with a variety of "Daily Bytes" on this site. You'll find links to artistsofutah's other programming to the right.
Daily Bytes
Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

The good side: as these three stories demonstrate, the general public is not completely indifferent to art. The bad side: it seems people only really care about art when they don’t like it. Utah Joe Hill labor mural anonymously repainted with American flag http://www.sltrib.com/home/2757635-155/sign-of-the-times-that-joe West Jordan orders controversial mural covered up http://www.ksl.com/?sid=35624082&nid=148&title=west-jordan-orders-controversial-mural-covered-up&s_cid=queue-19 BYU student’s portrayal...

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Moth Wings and Starlight: Danielle Dubrasky's "Ruin and Light"

Moth Wings and Starlight: Danielle Dubrasky’s “Ruin and Light”

Reviewed by Jennifer Tonge   Danielle Beazer Dubrasky’s new chapbook collection, Ruin and Light (The Anabiosis Press), begins in sleep and dreaming, and the shape-shifting lines of its lovely first poem, previously published in 15 Bytes’ Sunday Blog Read, contain in microcosm the themes, motifs, and movements of everything that follows—and prompt questions that will follow...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Alex Caldiero

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Alex Caldiero

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today, 15 Bytes features Orem-based Alex Caldiero, performance poet and “sonosopher,”...

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Intermezzo Contemplates Words and Music

Intermezzo Contemplates Words and Music

In a novel and effective move, each piece, and each movement in the case of the Brahms, was prefaced by a reading of lines of poetry, or lines from a play, or in the case of the Glinka, a narrative of a brief portion of the composer's life in the composer's words. Three actors/actresses from...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Carter

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Stephen Carter

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today, 15 Bytes features Salt Lake City-based essayist, comics writer and editor...

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The right performers for the right repertoire makes for a superb chamber music concert.

The right performers for the right repertoire makes for a superb chamber music concert.

A dash of two rather obscure (mostly) twentieth-century Danish composers, mixed with the still most--prominent one, along with a peak from a young German composer's early romanticism. What makes for a superb chamber music concert? The right performers for the repertoire and compelling performances of course.

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UMFA Hires New Curator

UMFA Hires New Curator

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has a new curator of European, American and Regional Art. Gretchen Dietrich, UMFA executive director, says Leslie Anderson-Perkins will be “invaluable as she brings a fresh eye to these important collections and plans new ways of presenting them to our visitors.” Formerly curatorial assistant for European and American painting,...

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Gretchen Dietrich honored as one of "30 Women to Watch"

Gretchen Dietrich honored as one of “30 Women to Watch”

Gretchen Dietrich, executive director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), is being honored this month as one of Utah Business magazine’s 2015 “30 Women to Watch.” The magazine’s annual recognition program spotlights women business leaders who have distinguished themselves across a diverse range of fields, from banking to healthcare. Dietrich was featured along...

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Shawn Porter and Ron Russon at Artists of Utah's Co-Lab this Thursday

Shawn Porter and Ron Russon at Artists of Utah’s Co-Lab this Thursday

At our first co-lab event in February we talked with Shawn Porter and asked him, if he had the chance to work in our space what artist would he like to collaborate with. His answer surprised us – Ron Russon, a painter whose work had seemingly little in common with Porter’s installation work. Turns out,...

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"Vivarium" and "Pale Harvest," Winners of the 15 Bytes Book Award

“Vivarium” and “Pale Harvest,” Winners of the 15 Bytes Book Award

15 Bytes and its publisher Artists of Utah congratulate Natasha Sajé for her poetry collection “Vivarium” (Tupelo Press) and Braden Hepner for his debut novel “Pale Harvest” (Torrey House Press),  winners of this year’s 15 Bytes Book Awards. Currently in its third year, the 15 Bytes Book Awards is an annual program to celebrate the...

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SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jacqueline Osherow

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jacqueline Osherow

SUNDAY BLOG READ is your glimpse into the working minds and hearts of Utah’s literary writers. Each month, 15 Bytes offers works-in-progress and / or recently published work by some of the state’s most celebrated and promising writers of fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and memoir. Today, 15 Bytes features Salt Lake City-based writer Jacqueline Osherow...

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God Hates Robots: Opening exhibition of a gallery 15 years in the making

God Hates Robots: Opening exhibition of a gallery 15 years in the making

Back at the turn of the millennium, Shon Taylor and Ray Chiles were looking to make something out of the technologies then evolving all around them. They could see how the advent of the computer was creating a new approach to graphic arts, but so could a whole lot of aspiring artists, so they knew...

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