The University of Utah Department of Art & Art History has announced that J. Morgan Puett will be the 2014 artist-in-residence for the Marva and John Warnock Endowed Visiting Artist Residency Program. Her work has been critically acclaimed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum, London Telegraph and Kuntsforum International. She will...
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade announced Tuesday that Margaret Hunt, director of Utah’s Arts & Museums for the past eight years, has been selected as the new director of its division of Colorado Creative Industries. Hunt was appointed to Utah’s Arts & Museums, a division of the Department of Heritage and...
Kathy Adams from the Trib was nice enough to do an article on our 35 x 35 show opening tonight. Kathy Adams? That’s right, she usually writes on dance. But since we’ve got Ashley’s Anderson’s performance piece going on downstairs (a couple of times during the opening) I guess it’s more than appropriate that a...
A traveling exhibit of mummies from around the world takes over The Leonardo, the UMFA mounts an exhibit of works depicting the American Indian and LEGOs are the building blocks for sculptures at the Kimball Art Center.
edited by Terrece Beesley This week Ogden’s Palette Club announced the winners of their annual exhibition at the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden. Mac Stevenson, who shows regularly at Ogden’s Gallery 25, won the overall Best of Show award for his watercolor “East Wind.” A total of ten awards in three separate divisions were...
As the Park City Record has reported this week, the Kimball Art Center’s proposed expansion is causing something of a dustup among Park City residents. The $10 million renovation and expansion has been designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group of Copenhagen and New York (see our article here). The design has not been finalized but the...
RECENT MIXED MEDIA ARTICLES 11/7 Neighborhood House highlights community members in new art exhibit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55200480-78/art-community-gallery-hawkins.html.csp 11/7 Utah Arts & Museums recognizes local graduates of Change Leader Institute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsburger/55229213-53/arts-utah-leader-communities.html.csp 11/8 SCERA scholarship show celebrates longtime arts educator http://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/theatre/scera-scholarship-show-celebrates-longtime-arts-educator/article_247ed7b2-46d3-5844-839b-589886e0967e.html 11/10 International Art Competition for youth gallery will open at LDS Church History Museum Nov. 16 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566420/International-Art-Competition-for-Youth-gallery-will-open-at-LDS-Church-History-Museum-Nov-16.html 11/13...
THE SKINNY UMOCA announced last week that they will be starting a new Artist in Residence program. The residency will offer free studio space, private meetings with national curators, critics, and other art world professionals, workshops in professional development, monthly critiques, special access to visiting artists and lecturers, exhibition opportunities outside the museum, and a...
In Gregory Stocks’ current exhibit of works at the Eccles Art Center in Ogden, a small plein air study features a menagerie of barns, sheds and lean-tos facing multiple points of the compass and forming a complex structure of interlocking planes. Its title, “Mixing It Up,” aptly describes what Stocks has done for this exhibit,...
In the April 2012 edition of 15 Bytes Ehren Clark introduced our readers to portrait artist Jeffrey Hale. In this week’s City Weekly he continues his thoughts on the artist, concentrating on a new body of work now up at Patrick Moore Gallery. 8/27 Jeffrey Hale at Patrick Moore Gallery: Turning the traditional portrait on...
This week’s Gallery Stroll features plenty of great shows, including an exhibit of new paintings by Judith Romney Wolbach at Charley Hafen Gallery. Wolbach is the subject this week of an Artist Profile at Catalyst. You can read the article here. For a 15 Bytes article on the artist, check out our November 2009 edition....
A painting isn’t hard to walk off with: a century ago, a low-rung employee and Italian patriot famously walked out of the Louvre with the Mona Lisa beneath his coat. Walking away with a sculpture is another matter, but that’s what happened this weekend at the Park City Arts Festival. As the Park Record reports,...
The big local art news last week (while we were on vacation) was the announcement that the Central Utah Art Center is being evicted from its Ephraim home in August. As reported in the Salt Lake Tribune and the City Weekly, for the past six years the CUAC has occupied the historic ZCMI Granary on...
Last week Governor Gary Herbert named BYU professor Lance Larsen the state’s new poet laureate. As the Daily Herald reports, during his five-year term the Springville resident will travel the state “promoting what he calls a lost art form” (read the article here). Larsen, and his artist wife Jacqui Biggs Larsen, have appeared frequently in...
The Leonardo, Utah’s art-tech-science museum has been open six months now, and in a recent article the Trib’s Glen Warchol takes stock of the museum as well as a look at some recent changes. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment/53855547-81/museum-leonardo-says-lake.html.csp Part of Warchol’s article talks about the task the staff at the Leo has of introducing patrons to what is...
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