a photo essay by Christine Baczek view the photo essay in the November 2008 edition of 15 Bytes.
Our June 2008 edition of 15 Bytes used the occassion of an exhibition of her works at Park City’s Phoenix Gallery to interview Olivia (Holly) Mae Pendergast about her trip to Malawi. Recently the artist posted a video about her experience on Youtube and we’ve brought it to […]
During Salt Lake’s Gallery Stroll, Gavin Sheehan stopped in at Signed and Numbered, where Jethro Gillespie is currently showing his work. The Junior High teacher and new father talks about his paintings and prints and teaching teenagers in public schools. For the interview go to Gavin’s Underground at: http://community.kutv.com/blogs/games/archive/2008/10/21/3542228.aspx
We’ll start the Notes for Bob and Bill feature with a few corrections on our recent article on Louise Richards Farnsworth. We hope to soon be publish a full biographical sketch of the artist, culled from material discovered since the publication of our Alder’s Accounts article. But first […]
Last week, Gavin Sheehan interviewed Michelle Kurtz, aka Circlegirl, who has been marking her iconic stick figures on found surfaces across Salt Lake City. For the interview go to Gavin’s Underground at: http://community.kutv.com/blogs/games/archive/2008/10/13/3535660.aspx
The Object Moved by Its Own Success: Alex Gross and Sandy Smith at CUAC by Geoff Wichert “These artists are masters of their materials; their work is clear where they want it to be clear.”—Adam Bateman, founding curator of CUAC’s contemporary program. Marcel Duchamp provocatively said that the […]
We are be introducing a new recurring feature, both in the pages of 15 Bytes and in our blog, Extra! Extra! Notes for Bob and Bill, named for the late Bob Olpin and Bill Seifrit, will be articles, notes, observations, questions and comments regarding Utah Art History. We invite […]
We have some photos from the opening of The Urban Gallery, the 337 Project’s newest transformation of the Urban landscape. Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon was in attendance for the unveiling on Friday, October 3. You can check out The Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House (1050 W. […]
You are cordially invited to a milestone in the creation of the Bridge Over Barriers (see our October edition) project, this Saturday, Oct. 11, from noon til 2 pm at 642 W. 300 N. Governor Huntsman will be on hand to celebrate the newest portion of the installation.
Last week the Salt Lake Tribune’s Julie Checkoway broke the story about the two presidential candidates platforms regarding the arts. As Checkoway reports, "artists and art-related nonprofits generate about $166.2 billion in revenue per year and $12.6 billion in annual taxes." Obama has for a long time hadhe […]
Crowned with Thorns and Creatures of the Night The Ceramic Works of Susan Harris at the Sears Gallery
Exhibition Spotlight: St. George Crowned with Thorns and Creatures of the Night The Ceramic Works of Susan Harris at the Sears Gallery by Frank McEntire Someone once said that, “pottery is as old as the human soul.” The need to carry and store the most fundamental items necessary […]
Personal Essay Cowgirl’s Lament Part Two :: UK Sept 2008 a dispatch from abroad by Jann Haworth So a Cowgirl in the UK gets up in the morning and bangs her head on the ceiling; groans out of the bunk bed, as the mattress could be called a little […]