In our December 2006 edition of 15 Bytes, Tom Alder’s column focused on LeConte Stewart. We illustrated the article with images of a number of the Christmas cards Stewart created each year and sent to family and friends. We’ve decided to continue the artist Christmas card tradition and this year […]
Wait, before you send our email address into the "block" category . . . The Fundraiser is complete. In the past, we have usually held two fundraisers, one in the spring and one in the fall. The fundraisers generally last a month during which time we send around 5 […]
Next time you head out for a weekend to Wendover, consider going a little further south to the charming town of Ely, Nevada. One of the first things you will notice driving in on the Great Basin Highway is that the town of Ely is covered in murals. […]
Every month, page 10 of 15 Bytes features Mixed Media, a list of links to articles about the visual arts in Utah that have appeared in the past month. This list is compiled every month by Terrece Beesley, a 15 Bytes volunteer from Layton. Beesley is also a […]
Pioneer Family by Minerva Teichert In the canon of Utah art, few artists are more recognized and beloved than Minerva Teichert. Her works seem to cast a spell over those within and without the local art community as something like a sacred enigma. Not much is known about […]
Utah sculptor Jim Rennert has been accepted into the National Sculpture Society’s 2008 Annual Awards Exhibition. Rennert’s “Breakthrough,” a bronze (pictured above), was selected by the jury for inclusion in the show, one of 57 pieces selected from a total of 685 entries. The exhibit will open at the National Sculpture society […]
Salt Lake City artist Ruby Chacon was recently honored as a Hispanic Artist at the Hispanic Heritage Gala Awards, held at Distinctive Catering this past weekend. The awards honor successful hispanics in the community who also serve as role models. Chacon, a Utah Native, recently completed a mural […]
Salt Lake City’s Art Mayor? Four SLC Mayoral candidates and their personal and professional views on the visual arts
by amanda moore 15 Bytes sat down with the four major candidates in the Salt Lake City mayoral race to get their views on arts in Salt Lake City. We asked each of them the same set of questions, and although each expressed general support, their answers varied […]
15 Bytes has been recognized in SL Weekly’s annual Artys awards, which are in this week’s edition of the paper. Artists of Utah got the Staff Picks award for "Best Website for Artists" (read here). You’ll find a number of other visual arts locals recognized in this year’s […]
This Saturday, June 10th, a visual arts benefit will be held to aid police, sherrifs and firefighters who have been affected by harmful, toxic chemicals encountered in the line of duty while dealing with illegal methamphetamine labs. This event is being organized by the The American Detoxification Foundation, […]
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS! It’s the Woodstock of Salt Lake City. Your grandchildren will ask you, “Were you at 337?” The building opens Friday, May 18th. Go to http://www.337project.org for more information.
Well, what the title said. Sean is a Utah County figurative painter who has been doing well on the national scene. Here’s a photo of his proud daughter showing off the magazine. You can find the magazine at http://www.americanartcollector.com and the artist at http://www.diediker.com .
Putting this edition of 15 Bytes together, I was struck by something that Hadley Rampton said in her On the Spot feature. Remarking on a Giacometti exhibit she came across in the Czech town of Cesky Krumlov, Hadley said: “Along with being a wonderfully thought-provoking exhibit, the unexpectedness of it […]
Legislative Watch National Funding Issues Earlier this month, the Congressional Arts Caucus asked all members of the U.S. House of Representatives to co-sign two letters of support for increases in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and for the Arts in Education program at the U.S. […]
When I picked up the February edition of 15 Bytes and read Jay Heuman’s missive on the miscomprehended Clement Greenberg, a response to an earlier article on criticism by Geoff Wichert, I thought to myself, “Oh no, there goes the neighborhood.” 15 Bytes had always been such a nice […]