A California girl who went to the Maryland Institute College of Art, Carol Bold fell in love with the stark contrasts of the natural world in the American Southwest and since 2010, has been creating art out of her studio in St. George.
During the time of Shakespeare, church leaders likened cats to witches. Rebecca Pyle: “With less cats came more rats, more fleas, more people infected too: black plague.”
“You’re just an appropriator.” That’s what a young, huffy art student said to Joe Ostraff in 1993 when he was a finalist for his current teaching position at Brigham Young University’s art department. Negative comments like that typically bounce right off him. In fact, although he’s sure he […]
Jamie A Kyle is a photographer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received her BFA from Weber State University with an emphasis in photography and attended the University of Utah in pursuit of an MFA. She currently spends her time working in art services and managing the gallery space for the Downtown Artist Collective.
Born and raised in Salt Lake, Erik Jensen graduated from Utah Valley University with a BS in Art Education in 2017. He started doing art with computer keyboard keys in 2013. He loves spending time with his family and when he finds the time, he even gets on his 36-inch unicycle for exercise.
As part of Artists of Utah’s 35×35 exhibition, at Finch Lane Gallery through June 5, 2020, we spoke with each of the artists about their work. Artist Alison Neville lives and works in Bountiful, where she is the outreach and education director at the Bountiful Davis Art Center. She […]
In these times of isolation, we may find ourselves paying more attention to the particularities of things. Rather than witnessing life at the rate of a moving car, we find ourselves stationary, with the time to see — possibly anew — the things around us. In this, we […]
When I think of the dead, it means they’re thinking of me … Cheering or haunting, depending on your perspective, are these opening lines from Marianne Boruch’s “The No-Name Tapestries,” a work Natasha Sajé chose to read for us in honor of National Poetry Month. Sajé, a professor […]
Although the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is closed due to COVID-19, its programming is still being made accessible to the public online and off-site. The museum has created 360 virtual tours of current exhibitions, allowing viewers to move through the museum and view artworks as if they […]
… Mutter all you want: in this You are different from nobody, even in your feeling Alone at night when darkness brings itself down And all you find gazing out from where you are is light Blazing the house across the way, where you imagine Neighbors you haven’t […]
“Poetry is about trying to re-create an experience that, technically, can never happen again,” Trish Hopkinson said in our profile of the poet, blogger and literary arts advocate in April, 2019. “It’s specific to the poet or the character they’re writing through.” You can find Hopkinson’s work online […]
Earlier this year, Laura Durham was asked to be on a panel for a book club discussion hosted by Utah Arts and Museums about Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven. “The book is set 20 years following a pandemic,” Durham says. “Crazy timing, right? Anyway, the book is about […]