Public Issues

Matters of public concern related to Utah’s visual arts community.

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Corroon vs Herbert

If you’ve been watching the debates in Utah’s gubernatorial election, you’ve probably noticed that discussing the arts is not a priority. Which is why we had Amanda Finlayson sit down with the two candidates to discuss their personal involvement in the arts and how they would support Utah’s […]

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Back to Work

The return to regular routines for children and adults alike this week marks an unofficial end to summer for most of Utah, including those of us at 15 Bytes. During most of the summer we have taken a break from our hectic routine, both on the blog and […]

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Artists for Corroon

John Sproul hangs one of his pieces at a campaign event for Peter Corroon. Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon has yet to officially launch his campaign for governor (that happens on March 17), but already grassroots “affinity” groups are coming together to help him in his Gubernatorial […]

Trent Alvey dress
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Trent Alvey’s Dress

Someone has decided that the Trustees of Westminster College shouldn’t be looking up Trent Alvey’s dress. That seems like a self-evident, uncontroversial proposition. But the dress is actually a work of art Alvey created in 2007, and has been hanging in the Giovale Library as part of the […]