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Mary Toscano

“I know that people say that art is about either sex or god or death. But I think it’s all about death.” Watch our video interview with Mary Toscano, showing this month at Kayo Gallery, in the May edition of 15 Bytes. COMMENT BELOW

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Micol Hebron – Redefining the Artist-Art Center Relationship

Micol Hebron – Redefining the Artist-Art Center Relationshipby Sue Martin Have you noticed anything different about Salt Lake Art Center lately? More lectures by guest artists (one almost every week)? Greater presence in the social media? And, what’s this? They want feedback from the art community? Saturday afternoon SLAC’s executive director Adam Price formally introduced...

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Westminster’s Beyond the BFA

On Friday, March 19th, Westminster College is presenting a day of artistic events open to the entire community. The day begins with a panel discussion — Beyond the BFA — at the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts (1850 S 1300 E). The panel includes curators Jeff Lambson and Jill Dawsey, from the BYU Museum...

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New Year's EVE

New Year’s EVE

If you didn’t make it to the opening night of Salt Lake City’s EVE last night you’ve already missed its main visual arts event — the Gallery Stroll treasure hunt, where participants visited six participating galleries to find clues to claim a free work of art. There are still two days of EVE left, with...

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What makes for a good fundraising pitch?

What makes for a good fundraising pitch? Like other non-profits we’re always looking for ways to get across that basic, fundraising message — what we do is important; we need your money to do it. We don’t put on fancy events to do it (because then we’d need more of your money to do that),...

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35 x 35 Opening Night

With crowds waiting outside for the doors to open at 6 pm (okay, maybe not crowds: more like a handful of people, and the door was stuck and we let them in early, the point being that the whole evening got off to a good and early start) Artists of Utah’s 35 x 35 Exhibition...

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Frederick Brayman 1943 – 2009

Utah artist Frederick Brayman passed away on Sunday, August 16. "Visual artist, poet, musician and antiestablishmentarian, Frederick Brayman, passed away on August 16th, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born March 26th, 1943 in Seattle, Washington to Alice and Marshall Brayman. Funeral services will be held in Moab, Utah on Saturday, August 22nd....

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Flying Objects 2.0 Artists Announced

The second installment of the Salt Lake City Arts Council’s public art project Flying Objects will be coming to the streets of Salt Lake this spring. Twelve sculptures by fourteen Utah artists were selected to be placed near cultural institutions in the city. The artists selected are: Marcee and Ric BlackerbyJared P. BrownHolly ChristmasSteven DaytonDave...

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Brian Kershisnik’s Nativity

To celebrate the holiday season the UMFA is displaying Brian Kershisnik’s Nativity in its lobby beginning today, and continuing through January 2. Kershisnik is known for his ability to put abstract qualities of human life on canvas. Rich in color and distinctive in texture, his work often focuses on depictions of self, family and relationships. In...

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Bang for your Buck(s)

Every six months when our fundraisers roll around we have to sit around and think of new witty, stirring ways to say the same old thing — we need your financial support. We also brainstorm on how best to let you know how your financial contributions will affect your community. Well, this year one of...

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Also This Weekend (Cedar City)

Also going on this weekend, something that might give added incentive to anyone considering taking advantage of the beautiful weather and getting away, is the Cedar City Fall Arts Festival. Presented by the Cedar City Arts Council this Friday and Saturday (September 26 & 27) the event features selected local and regional artists in all types...

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Poor Yorick’s This Weekend

Well, if you’re part of the cool crowd and on the list then you already know about the Poor Yorick Studios’ Private Party tonight from 6 – 10 pm, featuring the bluegrass/roots sounds of special musical guests Pony Ride. If you’re not on that list, you could try crashing the party, or else show up...

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