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Hilma Mole Payne

‘I always keep a picture on the easel and when I have a few minutes to spare from my housework and my two and one-half year-old son, I indulge in a little painting,’ Hilma Mole Payne told a reporter for the Ogden Standard Examiner in 1940. Payne must have indulged quite a bit because she was a prolific and successful artist. On the occasion of a retrospective of her work at the Springville Museum of Art, Tom Alder looks at the life and art of “Utah’s own.”

Read it in the January 2012 edition of 15 Bytes.

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