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Anna Betbeze Selected for the $15,000 Doctorow Prize

Anna Betbeze Selected for the $15,000 Doctorow Prize

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation have announced the winner of their 2017 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting:  New York-based artist Anna Betbeze. In addition to a $15,000 unrestricted cash award, UMOCA, the permanent steward for the Doctorow Prize, will host a solo exhibition of Betbeze’s...

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Jann Haworth Gets Key To The City, No Longer Needs to Use Underground Tunnels

Jann Haworth Gets Key To The City, No Longer Needs to Use Underground Tunnels

Last night Salt Lake City artist Jann Haworth was awarded the “Key to the City” by Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, who recognized Haworth with a Mayor’s Artist Achievement Award (not to be confused with the Mayor’s Artist Awards presented annually at the Utah Arts Festival). Haworth, who is represented locally by Modern West...

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A Bit of Fame, a Lot of Cash: Two Utah Installation Artists Win Prestigious State Fellowships

A Bit of Fame, a Lot of Cash: Two Utah Installation Artists Win Prestigious State Fellowships

Many apply but two are chosen. Each receives a little glory (spots in a couple of exhibits, an Artists of Utah/15 Bytes video profile) and big bucks – a $10,000 fellowship goes to each artist selected. No matching funds required. So, yeah, it’s a big deal. Every year, the Utah Division of Arts & Museums...

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Winners of SUAG's Winter in the Desert competition

Winners of SUAG’s Winter in the Desert competition

Earlier this month, we announced the opening of St. George’s newest exhibition space, Arrowhead Gallery ETC at the city’s new arts and entertainment district on Tabernacle street anchored by the Electric Theatre. The gallery is run by the Southern Utah Art Guild as a co-op gallery for their more established artists. They also host shows...

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Utah Shakespeare Festival Founder Fred C. Adams to receive Cultural Achievement Award

Utah Shakespeare Festival Founder Fred C. Adams to receive Cultural Achievement Award

Utah Shakespeare Festival Founder Fred C. Adams will soon have one more award to put on his already-crowded mantel. The Utah Cultural Alliance (UCA) recently announced that Adams will be the recipient of the Cultural Achievement Award. The award will be presented at UCA’s annual meeting and luncheon on December 7, where Adams will also...

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15 Bytes Editor Honored with CUAC’s Visionary Award

15 Bytes Editor Honored with CUAC’s Visionary Award

Regular readers of 15 Bytes don’t need to be told what an important figure Shawn Rossiter is in Utah. His dedication to this magazine alone is a testament to his passion for Utah’s artists and the work they create. When you don’t see him surveying the latest exhibit at a local gallery or arts event,...

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September Plein Air in Bountiful, Brigham and Escalante

September Plein Air in Bountiful, Brigham and Escalante

Summer is rapidly waning, but artists are still out there feverishly painting “en” the fresh, plein air. The Brigham City Museum of Art and History’s recent Utah Plein Air Competition gave artists of all ages 10 days to select sites statewide, create artworks and submit them in the painting and drawing category or in photography....

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Gretchen Dietrich honored as one of "30 Women to Watch"

Gretchen Dietrich honored as one of “30 Women to Watch”

Gretchen Dietrich, executive director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), is being honored this month as one of Utah Business magazine’s 2015 “30 Women to Watch.” The magazine’s annual recognition program spotlights women business leaders who have distinguished themselves across a diverse range of fields, from banking to healthcare. Dietrich was featured along...

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Anna Campbell Bliss Garners Prestigious Color Award

Anna Campbell Bliss Garners Prestigious Color Award

Salt Lake City artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss just got a fine surprise: a major honor is coming her way in December when the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) presents her with its 2015 Godlove Award. It is the most prestigious award bestowed by the Council and celebrates long-term contributions in the area of color....

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Edward Bateman’s a Finalist for the International Lumen Prize

Edward Bateman’s a Finalist for the International Lumen Prize

Edward Bateman is once again a finalist in a major global competition. The edgy digital artist and University of Utah professor jets to Cardiff, England, on Sunday for an exhibition and talk for the important Lumen Prize (www.lumenprize.com), one of 25 people chosen from about 700 submissions. Better yet: a picture of his work was...

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Governor's Leadership in the Arts Awards

Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards

Utah Arts & Museum’s annual Mountain West Arts Conference happens tomorrow. But since the conference is sold-out, there’s no point in writing a blog entry that will get you excited about it (like, for instance, mentioning that in one of the afternoon sessions you could catch two of Utah’s 15 Most Influential Artists – Anne...

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Visual Arts Fellowships Announced

Visual Arts Fellowships Announced

Utah Arts & Museums has announced the recipients of their 2014 Visual Arts Fellowship: Wendy Wischer and David Wolske, both of Salt Lake City, were selected by juror Nora Burnett Abrams to receive the $10,000 awards. Abrams, associate curator at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) Denver, said that of the 165 applicants for this year’s...

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Winners at BDAC Statewide Annual

Winners at BDAC Statewide Annual

The Bountiful/Davis Art Center announced the winners of their Annual Statewide Competition at the Opening Reception Awards Ceremony Friday, March 7. BDAC Director Emma Dugal stated, “BDAC is bursting at the seams with art. The breadth and depth of talent in this show is impressive.” Awards are as follows: 1st Place: Michal Onyon from Bountiful, 1930’s Clown, Oil...

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Watercolor Winners

Watercolor Winners

The Utah Waterolor Society has announced the winners of their 2013 Members Juried Exhibition, being held at Michael Berry Gallery in Salt Lake City (163 East Broadway)  through November 1. Best of Show London Mass Transit Kristi Grussendorf Awards of Excellence Blue Reida Fillmore Morning Chores Brienne Brown Awards of Merit Rhapsody in Summer Colleen...

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Utah 2013 Winners

Utah 2013 Winners

Friday night Utah Arts & Museums opened their 2013 Statewide Annual at the Rio Gallery, featuring mixed media and works on paper. Juried by Simon Zalkind, an independent curator from Denver, Colorado, and Lisa Tamiris Becker, Director of the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the exhibit features 84 works by 57 artists (selected from...

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