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Local Art News
Kamille Corry Painting Stolen

Kamille Corry Painting Stolen

A valuable painting was stolen from artist Kamille Corry's studio.

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CUAC pARTy BUS

CUAC pARTy BUS

Two hours south of Salt Lake City, rural Sanpete County is home to a disproportionately high amount of artistic activity. There’s the well-known artistic enclave of Spring City, and, just to the south, Ephraim, home to Snow College and the Central Utah Art Center. For a number of years we were able to keep up...

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Davey Davis goes to Palestine

Davey Davis goes to Palestine

Local filmmaker Davey Davis is headed to Palestine. Davis has been doing camera work for some of our video interviews (remember the Sam Wilson interview?), and since he’s been manning the 337 Art Truck you’ve probably run into him at one event or another. In January he’ll be going to Palestine for three months as...

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Sean Diediker Book Release Party

Sean Diediker Book Release Party

Tomorrow, Saturday October 23rd, Sean Diediker will be hosting a book release party for his new art book, Wax Onion Collaborative. The book is the culmination of the artist’s year-long initiative to harness the power of social media in the creation of his art. Using Facebook as his primary means of communication, Diediker created a...

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Vandals target Banksy piece

The Park Record reports today that vandals have targeted one of the street art pieces done by British artist Banksy during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. His image of a filmmaker filming a flower being picked by the same filmaker, which has been on the side of Java Cow since January, was defaced with thin...

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Culture Bytes today

For those of you who check this blog first thing in morning — (you’re out there right?) — the Utah Cultural Alliance is hosting a Culture Bytes event today, Wednesday September 9. Sponsored by Utah Valley University and utahfm.org this month’s panel will discuss "How to Encourage, Cultivate, and Develop Diverse Artists, Audiences, and Programming." The panel...

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Salt Lake - Top 25 Arts Destinations

Salt Lake – Top 25 Arts Destinations

It’s time again to vote for SALT LAKE CITY as a TOP 25 ARTS DESTINATION in the mid-sized city category. Salt Lake City has been included in the TOP 25 list of AmericanStyle Magazine for three years in a row. It’s easy to vote . . . and it makes a huge difference.  The City’s...

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Earl Denet Dies

Earl Denet Dies

Earl Denet was in an automobile accident earlier today in South Jordan and did not survive. A Hopi and resident of Riverton, was well-known for his kachina dolls, figures carved from the roots of the cottonwood tree and given as gifts to young Hopi girls so they too can learn of the many different kachinas known to...

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Chalk Art This Weekend

Chalk Art This Weekend

The Utah Foster Care Foundations’s 6th annual Chalk Art Festival is this weekend, June 13th and 14th in downtown Salt Lake City. During the festival, thousands of families gather at the Gateway to watch dozens of artists create, beautiful, temporary works of art. To get you — and the participating artists — in the mood, we thought...

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New Benches in Sugar House

New Benches in Sugar House

With a gaping hole in its heart now, Sugar House is less of a draw these days than it was in the recent past when galleries, furniture & curio shops and plenty of caffeine distribution centers pulled in a variety of demographics. The demolition of the 21st South and 11th East corner was halted earlier...

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Meyer Gallery's New Director

Meyer Gallery’s New Director

Meyer Gallery announced last week that Tom Cushman has taken the position as the gallery’s new Director.  Tom has a background in fine art sales in Park City, as well as an Olympic speed skating career as a coach and past Olympian. Past Director Maren Bargreen is leaving the gallery to open her own place, Gallery MAR, in...

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UCACA purchases Sri Whipple drawing

UCACA purchases Sri Whipple drawing

UCACA, the Utah Committee for the Advocacy of Contemporary Art, has purchased its first piece of art, a drawing by Sri Whipple. The group now seeks to place the drawing in a public collection somewhere in the state. Founded in 2006, UCACA’ s mission is to increase the proportion of contemporary art on view in...

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