You may not have noticed it but video art, something that has been slow to arrive to our inland sea, has been popping up all over Salt Lake recently. First there was the four-part video series at the Salt Lake Art Center’s Project Gallery. It began in October 2008 with […]
For serious art collectors, there will no doubt come a day when they want or need to have all or a part of their collections appraised. Perhaps they’re donating a piece to a museum and must have a report by a “qualified appraiser.” Or perhaps they wish to […]
When Brent Hulme opened the SLC Bicycle Companyin the old Stratford Hotel on “Second and Second,” he did some research on the building’s history. He was excited to find old photographs (thanks to the Historical Society) and framed them for the store’s walls. It wasn’t long before he took […]
One of the more accessible yet intimate places to encounter new and innovative art is the adamantly casual, dependably irregular gallery that winds among the workspaces and between the furniture at Saltgrass Printmakers. On Friday, May 8, with live music during the Sugarhouse Gallery Stroll, and again Saturday afternoon, […]
A profile of Congolese artist in exile Emmanuel Makonga.
If the promise of warm weather and a visit to Nathan Wotkyns’ Wide-Angle Art gallery isn’t enough to entice you to Utah’s Dixie, here’s one more reason. The St. George Art Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year on Easter weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 10 and […]
Those of you who read our January 2009 edition will recall our article on the late Tom Mulder and the exhibition at the Rio Gallery put on by his former studio mates at Captain Captain Studios. If you missed the show at the Rio, or simply want to […]
Nathan Wotkyns is gifted with a winning combination; he is an artist as well as an entrepreneur. The combination has resulted in a successful career as a photographer as well a wonderful addition to St. George’s gallery scene on the city’s historic Main Street. It all began with […]
In our March edition article on the State of the Community, the one piece of bright news in the local art world was the opening of the Meyer Gallery in downtown Salt Lake City. You can read a recent interview with gallery director, Adam Hansen, at Gavin’s Underground.
Painters of Utah’s Canyons & Deserts, a collaboration of art historians Donna L. Poulton and Vern G. Swanson, is a wonderfully written and illustrated book about artists painting the southern Utah landscape. The book is a suitable companion to other publications about Utah art and artists, the previous […]
“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 […]