UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Artists of Utah News
Utah's 15: The State's Most Influential Artists

Utah’s 15: The State’s Most Influential Artists

About this time last year, Laura Durham had an idea: ask people to think about who they felt were the state’s most influential artists. As an arts administrator, she was tired of always having to justify or defend the arts community, so she wanted to get people thinking about how artists have influenced the cultural...

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15 Bytes Holiday Sale - artwork, tees and hoodies

15 Bytes Holiday Sale – artwork, tees and hoodies

The Francis H. Zimbeaux Trust has kindly donated a large collection of work by the late Utah artist to help raise funds for Artists of Utah and 15 Bytes. And this Saturday you have the chance to pick some up for yourself, at a price that means you’ll be able to grab one for yourself...

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Introducing 15Grams

Introducing 15Grams

If you can’t quite buy in to the truism that these days we are a visual culture, just take a look at Instagram. Every day millions of people post images from their life, unadorned with words. It is, as our artist profile Mark Hedengren mentions in his video interview, a contemporary form of conversation. To...

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Our Professional Development Workshops for Artists

Our Professional Development Workshops for Artists

The overwhelming response to the professional development workshop we held as part of our 35×35 exhibition in April encouraged Artists of Utah to partner with the Salt Lake City Arts Council to provide a continuing series of workshops for artists. The first, held in September, focused on writing skills for artists, including drafting bios, artists...

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15 Bytes in Centennial Valley

15 Bytes in Centennial Valley

An early season dusting of snow made the beginning of the annual Centennial Valley Celebration of the Arts cooler than usual, but provided the visiting artists spectacular light and a chance to use more blues and whites from their palettes. A 15 Bytes co-sponsored event, the Celebration of the Arts occurs the last weekend of...

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ColLABorArt at the Utah Arts Festival

ColLABorArt at the Utah Arts Festival

We’ve had thousands come through the Lab at the Leo to take a look at our colLABorART event in conjunction with the Leonardo. Beginning Thursday, the artist pairs began working on their pieces and on Saturday, while a packed audience mingled through the space, all eight artists were at work, soaking up the vibe of...

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Get Your Artwork Shot: This Weekend at 7x7 Creative

Get Your Artwork Shot: This Weekend at 7×7 Creative

WHAT: Get your work shot by a professional photography studio WHERE: 7×7 Creative, 682 South 700 East (above Ward and Child: The Garden Store) in Salt Lake City. WHEN: Saturday, June 15, 10am-1pm WHO: Artists of Utah, in collaboration with 7×7 Creative HOW MUCH: $30 donation to Artists of Utah includes 5 images and an...

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15 Bytes Reader Survey Results

15 Bytes Reader Survey Results

If you’re reading this, you’re probably among the 47.9% of our readers who, according to our recent 15 Bytes Reader Survey, were aware that 15 Bytes has a blog (see question #7 below). The “blog” is what we call this portion of our site — the (mostly) daily content we publish on Utah’s art world....

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Centennial Valley Arts Celebration

Centennial Valley Arts Celebration

This fall Artists of Utah and 15 Bytes is partnering with the University of Utah’s Environmental Humanities Education Center for a Celebration of the Arts in remote Centennial Valley, Montana. Featuring a workshop with our Hints & Tips columnist John Hughes, the celebration is open to artists working in any artform. Read the article in...

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The New TRAX Line: Past, Present and Future On North Temple Street

The New TRAX Line: Past, Present and Future On North Temple Street

  Between 1853 and 1870, under the direction of Napoleon III, Baron von Haussmann modernized a majority of inner-city Paris by transforming neglected neighborhoods into the tree-lined grand boulevards that characterize the city today.  Although not on the scale of what would come to be known to history as Haussmanization, UTA’s new TRAX line connecting...

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Artist Awards

Artist Awards

You may have heard a little bit about Utah’s 15, our program designed to celebrate Utah artists and their impact on our community. For those of you waiting with bated breath, we’ll be announcing the recipients of the award at our 35×35 Gallery Stroll reception April 19 at 8 pm at Finch Lane Gallery. We’re...

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Utah's Young Generation of Artists

Utah’s Young Generation of Artists

Sometimes we forget that not all of our readers live in the Salt Lake Area. Or Utah for that matter. So, for those of you not able to make it to our 35 x 35 exhibit we’ve posted a slideshow of works from the exhibit — over sixty pieces by thirty-five Utah artists. See what...

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