A profile of violinist Frances Darger, who has been performing with the Utah Symphony for 68 years.
Laura Durham sits down with Nancy Boskoff as she retires from the Salt Lake Arts Council.
Classical radio’s imminent end has been prophesied for years, and it’s true that some stations around the country, even in fairly large markets, have closed up shop. But despite what doomsday sayers have been predicting, radio’s demise has been greatly exaggerated. In the December edition of 15 Bytes […]
What started out as a “Livingroom” in Holladay is now a “House” along 400 South in the former L. Lorenz Knife Shop. Although the House Gallery has only occupied its current space for a few months, owner Julie Dunker celebrated the gallery’s one year anniversary in October. As […]
[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”700″ album=”595″] The performing arts have always enjoyed a strong presence in Utah. We see this with the Utah Symphony, Ballet West, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The visual arts are just as prevalent, but maybe not as visible. Yet visual artists have a way of […]
Lindey Carter, currently showing her work at Phillips Gallery, is one of the gallery director’s happy discoveries. Meri DeCaria came across Carter’s watercolors at the Ogden Farmer’s Market one day and knew she wanted to represent her work. Carter, the triple great-granddaughter of pioneer artist C.C.A. Christensen, grew […]
Artist Spotlight: Salt Lake City From Mundane to Monumental: Diana Garff Gardiner by Laura Durham In her 1995 Masters thesis, Salt Lake City artist Diana Garff Gardiner quotes American watercolorist Charles Hawthorne: “Better to make a big thing out of a little subject than to make a little […]
Artist Spotlight: Salt Lake City Madison Smith, Motivated by Memory by Laura Durham | photos by Manju Varghese Dangerously conservative. That is a criticism Utah artist Madison Smith received in graduate school from a professor on his final review committee at the San Francisco Art Institute. Although he […]
Gallery Profile: Salt Lake City A Bigger Presence: Michael Berry Gallery by Laura Durham Michael Berry Gallery hasn’t always been a gallery. In fact, two years ago, Berry’s framing business took place in a small 600 square foot room in the back of his, now 2500 square foot […]
Special Feature: The Inside Scoop The UAC’s Statewide Annual Inside the Mystery and the Madness by Laura Durham I’ve done this, what…five times now? And I still don’t have it figured out. Sometimes I think I do, and then we find jurors such as Kate Wagle and Gregory […]
Organization Profile: Salt Lake City Painters6 by Laura Durham What do you get when you bring together a child pathologist, a nurse, a teacher, a business owner and an intellectual property attorney? An artist group, of course. These individuals are all members of an artist support group called […]
by Laura Durham/ photos by Steve Coray When artists from other countries work in Utah (which, despite some protests to the contrary, is hardly a melting pot) they are often labeled as a pure product of their country. Viewers automatically look to see clear evidence of that in […]