Daily Bytes

Daily posts on happenings in Utah’s visual arts community.

Daily Bytes

Hard at Work

We’re hard at work on the April edition of 15 Bytes, crossing our fingers that we’ll get back into our tradition of actually publishing it on the first Wednesday of the month (even if at 11:59 pm). We feel a responsibility to work hard on this project because of all the […]

Public Issues

Equal Rights for Artists

In the March edition of 15 Bytes, Sue Martin provided some tax tips for artists. One of her tips, involving artists donating their work to non-profits raised some questions among our readers. Because Sue wrote that artists should have the receiving organization give them a receipt for the value of their […]

Daily Bytes

An interview with Jen Suflita

People are taking notice of Jen Suflita, a young Salt Lake City-based painter and printmaker. Describing her current exhibit at the Finch Lane Gallery on page 8 of this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, Geoff Wichert, wrote that “Jennifer Suflita makes portraits that strive to capture both the enduring […]

Book Reviews

David Edwards’ Artscience reviewed

Artscience: Creativity in the post-Google Generation by David Edwards reviewed by Jim Frazer I really want to like Artscience. I am totally in agreement with  its premise that artists and scientists can benefit by immersing themselves in the other’s discipline. The author David Edwards, a biomedical engineering professor […]

Book Reviews

Artists in China

Artists in China by Philip Tinari and Mario Ciampi reviewed by Aaron Moffett Artists have been an important part of China’s history for thousands of years. Fine artists in porcelain and ceramics have existed all the way back to the Han Dynasty.  The Ming and Ching dynasties produced […]

Public Issues

More Activity on the Hill

The following comes from Beth Jones, Administrative Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance (of which Artists of Utah is a member). We share this with you so as individual citizens you can express your views to your representatives. "Representative Sheryl Allen (R-Davis) and the Board of the Utah Cultural […]

Public Issues

Getting Busy on the Hill

It’s not every legislative session that attention gets paid to the visual arts in Utah, but this year Representative James Dunnigan (R-Taylorsville) wants at least to take notice of the art the state already has. The state government that is. Dunnigan’s bill, SB33, proposes to inventory the state’s art collection. Once […]