One of John Vehar’s most characteristic images, and consequently one of his best, is “Bison,” which can be seen currently at his solo show at Modern West Fine Art. The strength of the image is in the balance the artist strikes between raw, coarse, brushwork, and what ultimately […]
Denis Phillips is every sort of artist: he flows comfortably between abstraction and realism, moves easily from the Renaissance of restoration work and making frames to the Space Age of creating his own computer-generated prints and synthesizer music. “I like the change,” he once told me of his […]
In his 1863 essay “The Painter of Modern Life,” Charles Baudelaire stated that ‘modernity’ required, “above all a man of the world to fulfill. He has every-where sought after the fugitive, fleeting beauty of present-day life, the distinguishing character of that quality which, with the reader’s kind permission, […]
“I control what I can control and then I try to manage what I can’t control,” says Utah County artist Amy Tolk Richards. Richards is speaking on both an artistic level and on a personal level: as a mother, spouse, and human being. Richards’ canvases are simple and […]
Ann Poore takes a look at the new definitive work on LeConte Stewart.
As we reported in the November edition of 15 Bytes, Simon Blundell recently took over as the 15 Bytes image editor. As you can see in this work, Simon comes to us with both a strong artistic vision and powerful digital skills. His personal work artistic work is […]
Ehren Clark takes a considered look at the work of J. Kirk Richards, which is on exhibit this month at the St. George Museum of Art.
Simon Blundell talks with Aaron Moulton about the art of making exhibitions.
a photo essay by Simon Blundell Provo artist Ryan S. Brown maintains his workspace in the Coleman Studios building along Provo’s University Avenue (117 N. University Avenue). The large studio features wood floors, brick walls, a sitting area, and plenty of light. Here Brown instructs students enrolled in […]