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Nancy Boskoff to receive UCA Cultural Achievement Award and recent MiXeD MeDiA

Nancy Boskoff to receive UCA Cultural Achievement Award and recent MiXeD MeDiA

The Utah Cultural Alliance has announced Nancy Boskoff as their 2016 Cultural Achievement Award Winner. “Nancy Boskoff has experienced a long and diverse career in the arts. Thanks to the example set by her parents, Boskoff’s commitment to public service was ingrained in her at an early age. Moving to Salt Lake from the east...

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Kelly Magleby: Primitive Potter, and other MiXeD MeDiA

Kelly Magleby: Primitive Potter, and other MiXeD MeDiA

Are you taking an art class this summer? Or are you too busy enjoying the outdoors for something like that? If you could convince Kelly Magleby to teach lessons you could combine the two. She’s a “primitive potter,” intrigued by the idea of going into the wild with nothing and find what you need to...

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Ne Plus Ultra: An interview with Arte Haus Collectif's Holly Addi

Ne Plus Ultra: An interview with Arte Haus Collectif’s Holly Addi

In Charlotte Boye-Christensen’s Ne Plus Ultra feature, the co-founder of NOW-ID highlights the creative talents of people in the local and international communities she collaborates with. In her most recent feature, she talked with Holly Addi, an artist in Salt Lake City as well as owner of Arte Haus Collectif, which hosts NOW-ID’s “meet the...

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Grasping the Concept and other recent MiXeD MeDiA

Grasping the Concept and other recent MiXeD MeDiA

In a recent article at Park City magazine, Tiffini Porter and Sandra Salvas explore conceptual art with local collectors and museum professionals. http://www.parkcitymag.com/articles/2016/6/1/grasping-the-concept http://www.parkcitymag.com/articles/2016/6/1/grasping-the-concept http://www.parkcitymag.com/articles/2016/6/1/grasping-the-concept

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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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