UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
Published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

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Recognized
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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Mel Crow's Wordsearch Record

Mel Crow’s Wordsearch Record

Breaking records becomes an act of spare-time madness when Mel Crow steps up to the plate. “The largest word search puzzle,” was his thought, and a decade later became so by his own vision. Crow’s lack of stimulation after finishing a lousy 20 by 20 word search brought him to the question, “What if? What...

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15 Bytes reveals "Utah's 15"

15 Bytes reveals “Utah’s 15″

If you missed our awards reception at Finch Lane Friday night you were not privy to the winners of our new program “Utah’s 15 Most Influential Artists”. These past couple months we asked our readership to nominate the artists they felt have changed the cultural landscape of our fine state. You responded in a big...

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Artist Awards

Artist Awards

You may have heard a little bit about Utah’s 15, our program designed to celebrate Utah artists and their impact on our community. For those of you waiting with bated breath, we’ll be announcing the recipients of the award at our 35×35 Gallery Stroll reception April 19 at 8 pm at Finch Lane Gallery. We’re...

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A Utah Original Making it Big in Europe

A Utah Original Making it Big in Europe

Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, written by SUU’s own Peter Sham & Brad Carroll, made its world premiere at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City in 2007. Earlier this month, it made its German debut at Oper Leipzig. Based on the award-winning West End and Broadway hit comedy by Ken Ludwig, Lend Me...

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Two Photographers Receive Visual Arts Fellowships

Two Photographers Receive Visual Arts Fellowships

The Utah Division of Arts & Museums announced its two Visual Arts Fellowship recipients for 2013: photographers Christopher M. Gauthier and Mark Finch Hedengren. Both artists will receive a $10,000 Fellowship Award.   Christopher Gauthier teaches at Utah State University. His work has always been concerned with the environment, and he began focusing on links...

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Lauren Gallaspy receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

Lauren Gallaspy receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

Lauren Gallaspy, who joined the Art & Art History Department Ceramics Area at the University of Utah this year, is one of twenty-five artists across the country who has been awarded a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. The prestigious award comes with a $25,000 cash award. Gallaspy received her BFA in ceramics at...

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