J. Kirk Richards is one of a number of talented young figurative painters in the area who, now in their thirties, are beginning to attract large followings, command substantial prices and receive acknowledgment in significant exhibitions. Richards is currently being recognized by the Springville Museum of Art with […]
The Bridge Academy of Art in Provo is set to open later this month. Founders and instructors Jeff Hein, Justin Taylor, Ben McPherson and Sean Diediker began the Academy, an experimental institution that proposes to endorse the “Classical Tradition without excluding the insight and advancements of the Modern […]
A joke popular in the mid 20th century went like this. Recovering from a near-death experience, a man tells the eager listeners crowded around his hospital bed what happened to him after he had, for all intents and purposes, died: “I went to heaven,” he tells them, “and […]
“What a difference good art makes!” exclaimed homeowner Kristy Blair as she watched Cordell Taylor hang several paintings on the walls in her Federal Heights home. Kristy Blair is not only a homeowner, but a real estate agent for Summit Sotheby’s International Real Estate. Sotheby’s recently joined the Salt […]
Gavin Sheehan has posted a photo album from his trip to Poor Yorick’s open house on September 27. GO HERE.
Speaking of art . . . by Geoff Wichert A painting by Sunny Belliston hanging this month in the main gallery of the Central Utah Art Center (CUAC) looks something like a segment of wooden flooring that has been tilted upright and painted black. Narrow vertical stripes have […]
Also going on this weekend, something that might give added incentive to anyone considering taking advantage of the beautiful weather and getting away, is the Cedar City Fall Arts Festival. Presented by the Cedar City Arts Council this Friday and Saturday (September 26 & 27) the event features selected […]
Well, if you’re part of the cool crowd and on the list then you already know about the Poor Yorick Studios’ Private Party tonight from 6 – 10 pm, featuring the bluegrass/roots sounds of special musical guests Pony Ride. If you’re not on that list, you could try […]
On Friday and Saturday, September 26 and 27, the Sego Arts Foundation will be hosting their third annual Sego Festival in Provo, Utah. This year’s festival is a collaboration of over 100 artists & 100 volunteers working together to create one cohesive festival under the theme "Own Provo". […]
COLOR FROM A LOCAL HIVE by Geoff Wichert Regular readers of 15 Bytes may have had their curiosity piqued by the appearance, in the current issue, of wax used as a finish for works of art made in other media, such as photography. The works referred to in […]
During a recent Art Talk at the Salt Lake Art Center, one participant wondered at the community’s tepid embrace of the Art Center compared to its enthusiastic support of the Symphony, which is housed next door and shares the same logistical situation. Afterwards, in a conversation with friends, I objected to […]
During last Friday’s Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Gavin Sheehan stopped in at Palmers Gallery, where he had a chance to speak with exhibiting artists Sandi Olson & Catherine Darling Hostetter. Read the interview and check out some shots from the show at Gavin’s Underground.