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Free Utah Arts Festival & Other MiXeD MeDiA

Free Utah Arts Festival & Other MiXeD MeDiA

Now in its 40th year, the Utah Arts Festival opens this Thursday, with free admission and headliners Young Dubliners. 6/19 Utah Arts Festival celebrates 40 years, with help from the Utah Symphony http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/4014815-155/utah-arts-festival-celebrates-40-years 6/20 Utah Arts Festival nods to the past, but there’s plenty that’s new http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/4016184-155/utah-arts-festival-nods-to-the   Other MiXeD MeDiA articles 6/13 BTS->SLC create...

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Video Spotlights: Caitlin Connolly and Scott Gardner

Video Spotlights: Caitlin Connolly and Scott Gardner

Back in the October 2010 edition of 15 Bytes we published our first video interview, with Salt Lake City artist Sam Wilson. While we still produce videos from time to time, we always wish we could do more. Luckily, we’re not alone. Check out these two great videos about Utah artists posted this week in...

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Ben Steele's Crayons and other MiXeD MeDiA

Ben Steele’s Crayons and other MiXeD MeDiA

Ben Steele in Utah Stories Utah Stories’ February edition includes a feature on Helper artist Ben Steele, an artist with a penchant for crayons. Why crayons? Steele says, “Crayons represent pure creative potential. I was told to paint what you like, and I have always loved crayons, so I sort of went off in that...

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Free Speech, Mural Art & More MiXeD MeDiA

Free Speech, Mural Art & More MiXeD MeDiA

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that West Jordan is still struggling with a law that will accommodate artwork like the murals at the Azteca Taqueria while regulating inflammatory or offensive speech. More than four months after the city’s attempts to remove a Mexican restaurant’s murals depicting civil-rights leaders caused an uproar, West Jordan leaders continue...

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The Holidays are Here at Macy's and other MiXeD MeDiA

The Holidays are Here at Macy’s and other MiXeD MeDiA

11/11 Artists hard at work for Macy’s Candy Windows unveiling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865641212/Artists-hard-at-work-for-Macys-Candy-Windows-unveiling.html?pg=all 11/12 Recognizing SLC’s public art gems http://dailyutahchronicle.com/2015/11/12/recognizing-slcs-public-art-gems/ 11/12 LDS Church History Museum’s 10th International Art Competition shares perspective of Jesus Christ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865641247/LDS-Church-History-Museums-10th-International-Art-Competition-shares-perspectives-of-Jesus-Christ.html 11/12 More than just a piece of glass: Red Butte Gardens displays glasswork exhibit http://dailyutahchronicle.com/2015/11/12/more-than-just-a-piece-of-glass-red-butte-gardens-displays-glasswork-exhibit/ 11/13 Paint the Party offers chance for...

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Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Recent articles on Utah’s art world 8/19 BYU unveils donated painting ‘Treasures of Knowledge’ by artist Greg Olsen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634907/BYU-unveils-donated-painting-Treasures-of-Knowledge-by-artist-Greg-Olsen.html?pg=all 8/20 Two ‘art detectives’ solve an LDS Church history art mystery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634968/Church-art-mystery.html 8/21 Gedion Nyanhongo listens as he frees images from the rock http://www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_28681793/gedion-nyanhongo-listens-as-he-frees-images-from-the-rock 8/21 Perfect Date: Modern twist with ‘Parables” at the Springville Museum of...

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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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Kimball Goes Back to the Drawing Board, and other Mixed Media

Kimball Goes Back to the Drawing Board, and other Mixed Media

Once again, Park City’s Kimball Art Center has had to send their BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) architects back to the drawing board for their 10 million dollar renovation project. The original design, first revealed in early 2012 (see our article here), caused some issues with locals, who took exception to, among other things, its height....

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Finding Vivian Maier and other MiXeD MeDiA

Finding Vivian Maier and other MiXeD MeDiA

  In a time when we are obsessed with every moment of our lives being documented in pixels and almost instantaneously shared with the world, a woman who spent years taking thousands of images, leaving scores of them unprocessed, and hiding the prints she did create from the world, seems either obscene or saintly.  She’s...

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Ruby Chacon Interview & Other Mixed Media

Ruby Chacon Interview & Other Mixed Media

Today, the Salt Lake Tribune reported on the unveiling of “Faces and Voices of Chicano/Latino Leaders,” a new website that features students’ video interviews and photographs of Latino leaders in the local community. One of them is our very own Ruby Chacon, one of Utah’s 15 Most Influential Artists. Read the article at: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697949-78/latino-leaders-lake-salt.html.csp ADDITIONAL...

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Stephanie Leitch's Untitled Apogee & Other Mixed Media

Stephanie Leitch’s Untitled Apogee & Other Mixed Media

In the recent issue of City Weekly, Brian Staker reviews Stephanie Leitch’s Untitled Apogee, which opened at UMOCA on Friday. Artworks tend to include the imprint of the personality and social development of the artist, on some level or another. For installation artist Stephanie Leitch’s new work “Untitled Apogee” at the Utah Museum of Contemporary...

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Final Light review and other mixed media

Final Light review and other mixed media

Last week The Tribune published Ellen Fagg Weist’s article on the Doug Snow “Final Light” book, published earlier this year. The article examines the group of friends and admirers that put the book together, the “healthy ego” of the artist that asked for it, and the vibrant art that inspired it. 11/16 New book explores...

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SLC Artists & Other Mixed Media

SLC Artists & Other Mixed Media

During the Utah Arts Festival Fernando Lara visited artists to ask them what it meant to be a “Salt Lake City artist.” His video piece was published this week in Salt Lake Magazine, and features the artists from our recent colLABorART project at The Leonardo. OTHER MIXED MEDIA 6/14 Icon exhibit highlights Russian Orthodoxy  http://www.thespectrum.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013306140009...

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New Warnock Artist & Other News

New Warnock Artist & Other News

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...

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Margaret Hunt Leaving for Colorado and other Mixed Media

Margaret Hunt Leaving for Colorado and other Mixed Media

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...

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