On the Spot

Salt Lake City’s Melissa Peck

This month, Park City’s Coda Gallery features the unique visual world of Salt Lake’s Melissa Peck. Peck studied at Salt Lake Community College and Utah State University and uses pencil and brush to create storybook characters, inspired by her travels, her reading and, most importantly, her two daughters, Aleah and Eve. […]

Book Reviews

Artists in China

Artists in China by Philip Tinari and Mario Ciampi reviewed by Aaron Moffett Artists have been an important part of China’s history for thousands of years. Fine artists in porcelain and ceramics have existed all the way back to the Han Dynasty.  The Ming and Ching dynasties produced […]

Public Issues

More Activity on the Hill

The following comes from Beth Jones, Administrative Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance (of which Artists of Utah is a member). We share this with you so as individual citizens you can express your views to your representatives. "Representative Sheryl Allen (R-Davis) and the Board of the Utah Cultural […]

Public Issues

Getting Busy on the Hill

It’s not every legislative session that attention gets paid to the visual arts in Utah, but this year Representative James Dunnigan (R-Taylorsville) wants at least to take notice of the art the state already has. The state government that is. Dunnigan’s bill, SB33, proposes to inventory the state’s art collection. Once […]