“The first-graders of Providence Hall charter school walk up to the 1998 Ford F-Series van full of chatter and shouts. Once inside its 40-foot cargo space, however, they settle into whispers. They walk a meandering path surrounded by inflated plastic bags stuffed into cardboard boxes and suspended from […]
There’s an oft-told tale in art history: non-objective art came into existence as the Russian painter Vasily Kandinsky viewed a painting of his from across the room, bathed in the waning rays of the afternoon light, and was struck with inspiration. It was as if he was looking […]
by Scott Livingston In today’s “exciting” economic times, many artists are scrambling to find ways to maintain their creative lifestyle without compromising artistic integrity. One viable avenue for doing so is through offering fine art giclee prints. This allows an artist to continue to paint and sell their original […]
Cat Palmer has become one of the most prolific photographers in the Utah arts scene. Capturing works that both intrigue and defy while still maintaining a lure that almost mesmerizes, seizing your interest beyond first glance. With multiple gallery and festival appearances, and just as many awards to […]
We’ve been following Amy Caron’s developing Waves of Mu project ever since Ed Bateman profiled the artist in our March 2007 edition of 15 Bytes. Caron was still in the developmental stages of her installation/performance informed by the developing science of “mirror neurons” when Bateman wrote: “As Caron describes Waves of Mu, the performance […]
Artist Profile of Chad Crane on the occasion of his Taming the Myth exhibit at Palmers Gallery.
Large, encrusted canvasses featuring flattened, enigmatic figures fill the orderly working space of Salt Lake artist John Sproul. The converted garage in the middle of an extended lot in the Sugar House neighborhood serves as a studio for both John and his wife, Emily Plewe.
“The Gathering” by Joshua Wallace Jensen Remembering the Great Things of God, the LDS Church’s 8th International Art Competition currently at the LDS Conference Center, is a bold and vibrant display of more than 200 artists’ individual manifestations of the religious experience. In this exhibit, artists of many nationalities address their […]
You may find opportunities to show and sell your art in some of the strangest places. Take, for example, the office suite of JBR Environmental Consultants at 8160 Highland Drive in Sandy. When the company renovated their office space several years ago, they did it with art in mind – […]
In our article on how the economy is (or isn’t) affecting the local art community (March edition), we forgot to mention Artspace, the local non-profit that has developed numerous properties as affordable living spaces with an emphasis on artists. Their fifth housing project, the Artspace Commons, is now […]
Gavin (at Gavin’s Underground) recently, interviewed Chew, a local business owner, father of two and a Graff artist who actually gets paid to do his work. To read the interview go to: http://community.kutv.com/blogs/games/archive/2009/03/18/3735560.aspx
Infinite Beauty – an art exhibit inspired by mathematics is currently showing at Utah Valley University Library Fifth Floor Gallery and will continue through the month of March. The eclectic collection includes works from university students, as well as local and national professional artists presenting classical and modern […]