Tag: by Shawn Rossiter

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Utah Art for the Silicon Slopes: Adobe’s new project creates a rotating exhibition of Utah artists

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”700″ album=”618″] “We’re used to trying new things out and learning what works,” says Jeremy Macdonald, Regional Site Operations Manager at Adobe in Lehi. So when the company’s “Utah Artists & Adobe” initiative was launched this year, Macdonald knew they would be learning from the experience […]

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Home is Where the House is: The Wieland Collection of Contemporary Art Comes to BYU

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”577″] A triangle on top of a rectangle: it’s an easily recognizable symbol, a complex form in the repertoire of millions of preliterate children making sense of their world with paper and crayon; and it’s a shape ubiquitous in a major exhibition now at Brigham […]

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Playful Dimensions: Darryl Erdmann and Kristina Lenzi at Finch Lane

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”575″] If you’ve watched Darryl Erdmann’s career over the years, you may have come to suspect that there’s a good dose of the frustrated sculptor in this consummate painter. By incorporating found and constructed elements in some of his works, Erdmann has at times branched […]

Performing Arts | Theater

Baked Goods and Bulletproof Smiles: SLAC’s Blackberry Winter explores the emotional toll of caring for parents with dementia

The premise is unalluring: a smartly dressed, middle-aged woman stands in front of the audience and recounts the struggles of caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s. Yet an emotionally taut performance by April Fossen; a sharp, engaging script by Steve Yockey; and the fairy-tale interludes of Glen and […]

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The Old and the New: Jason Huntzinger at the new Gallery East

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”531″] It feels somehow fitting that Price’s Gallery East should inaugurate its pristine new space on the campus of Utah State University Eastern (formerly the College of Eastern Utah) with an exhibition of works concentrating on the worn and the rusted. Opening this week in […]

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Persecution Paradigm: C. C. A. Christensen’s Mormon Panorama at the BYU Museum of Art

In the 1870s, LDS Church leaders became increasingly worried about the commitment of the second and third generations of Mormons, those born too late to have remembered or witnessed the church’s formative days outside of Utah. In the decade after the completion of the transcontinental railroad, several factors […]