Visual Arts

Art Too! Art Not!

“Is this art?” Have you ever asked yourself this question? “But that’s not art!” Does this declaration sound familiar? If so, you may want to pack your lunch this Friday and join the Salt Lake County Art Collection Committee’s new panel discussion, “Art Too! Art Not!” This new […]

Personal Essay | Visual Arts

The Duality of Africa

I spent February and March of this year in southern Africa. Round River Conservation Studies, an international wildlife conservation organization, invited me to their research station in Namibia. The project splits its three-month semester in Namibia between the Cheetah work near the Waterburg Plateau and the Rhino research […]

Personal Essay | Visual Arts

Reality Check: The Cost of Art

Why is art so damn expensive?!”

Apart from the obvious answer — that artists are the most important tier of society, providing the community the lens with which to look upon their souls, and should be appropriately compensated for their all-important work — we decided to examine this proverbiaal question and see if we couldn’t find an answer or two.