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 […]
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 […]
Draw an X from corner to corner across Utah (something the Democratic Party did years ago) and right where the two diagonals meet, in the geographic center of the State, Sanpete County nestles in the valley that shares its name. Like Shangri-la, this long, narrow rift, stretching from […]
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 […]