UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
Published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Our monthly edition is published on the first Wednesday of every month and we follow that up with daily bytes posts on this site. You'll find links to artistsofutah's other programming to the right.
Daily Bytes
SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jerry Vanleperen

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Jerry Vanleperen

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 Jerry Vanleperen, an...

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Edward Bateman’s a Finalist for the International Lumen Prize

Edward Bateman’s a Finalist for the International Lumen Prize

Edward Bateman is once again a finalist in a major global competition. The edgy digital artist and University of Utah professor jets to Cardiff, England, on Sunday for an exhibition and talk for the important Lumen Prize (www.lumenprize.com), one of 25 people chosen from about 700 submissions. Better yet: a picture of his work was...

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Take a Closer Look: Brandon Cook at Finch Lane Gallery

Take a Closer Look: Brandon Cook at Finch Lane Gallery

Take a closer look. These paintings aren’t on canvas. Or linen, panels or boards. These luminous, poetically evocative works by Brandon Cook, which fill Finch Lane Gallery with a sense of hushed wonder, have been painted on sheets of metal. With his exhibit Aeonic, a term that suggests an immeasurable or indefinitely long period of...

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Prairie Wind Through Taut-Strung Bailing Wire: David Lee’s Last Call

Prairie Wind Through Taut-Strung Bailing Wire: David Lee’s Last Call

reviewed by Larry Menlove David Lee will be reading and discussing his work, including the book reviewed below, at four different sites in Utah during October as part of the Utah Humanities Book Festival: 10/8 at the SLC Public Library (4th floor) in partnership with City Arts (with poet Gailmarie Pahmeier); 10/9 Snow College Convocation...

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UNCOMMON POEMS: Kimberly Johnson's "Uncommon Prayer"

UNCOMMON POEMS: Kimberly Johnson’s “Uncommon Prayer”

Reviewed by Michael Sowder Poet Kimberly Johnson will appear with Meg Day in a reading and discussion of their new books at the Utah Humanities Book Festival, Oct. 1, 2014 at 7 pm. The event is in partnership with City Arts at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., 4th floor Conference Room....

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Author Anthony Doerr: The Inverted Interview

Author Anthony Doerr: The Inverted Interview

In celebration of the 6-week-long Utah Humanities Book Festival, 15 Bytes is featuring novelist Anthony Doerr who arrives in Utah September 23 for three days to read and discuss his latest work, the novel All The Light We Cannot See (Scribner, 2014). Everyone wants to know what an author thinks about his / her work,...

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Utah Chamber Artists: Crossings

Utah Chamber Artists: Crossings

After spending the summer touring the churches and cathedrals of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, the Utah Chamber Artists are ready begin their season at home in Salt Lake City’s cathedral.

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SUNDAY BLOG READ:  Brad L. Roghaar

SUNDAY BLOG READ: Brad L. Roghaar

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 Ogden-based Brad L. Roghaar who provides...

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Kimball To Move? UMFA To Close?

Kimball To Move? UMFA To Close?

Last week the Kimball Art Center got tough in its negotiations with Park City over their redesign. After a second design was rejected by the city because it didn’t comply with historic preservation guidelines (see here) the Kimball Board of Directors announced it would look for a new location outside the historic district. Kimball Art Center...

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Plein Bear Painting: John Hughes's 2014 Summer Plein Air Adventures

Plein Bear Painting: John Hughes’s 2014 Summer Plein Air Adventures

The thing I love about this event is that I don’t have to be anywhere for days on end, which gives me the freedom to roam to my heart’s content. My method for picking painting spots on any given day is dictated only by which way the wind happens to be blowing. Typically, I will...

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Spring City Plein Air

Spring City Plein Air

As we mentioned in our August 2014 edition of 15 Bytes, Spring City sponsors their annual artist studio tour this weekend, and opportunity to visit with 20 plus artists who live and work in the area. The tour happens Saturday August 30, 10 am to 4 pm. If you want to make a weekend of...

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Get in on the Comic Con

Get in on the Comic Con

The fight is on to become the geekiest city in the country, and in just one year Salt Lake City has become a major contender for the title. Since it began in 2013, Salt Lake Comic Con has become the third-largest comic convention in the country, trailing behind New York City and San Diego. The...

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