I’d really like it if artists in the community would email and tell me what they’d like us to do differently. We want to be a resource to them, so it’s really important to get that kind of feedback. We have a lot of artists who are a […]
As a planner and goal-setter in all aspects of my life, including art creation and marketing, I’m afraid I may overdo it. I fear that too much planning and scheduling may leave one blind to those serendipitous opportunities that could enhance creativity, not to mention joy of living. […]
Aerin Collett, 30-something and a recent graduate of the University of Utah, knows how important it is to have support and encouragement as a woman artist. “As women we have to fight harder to have careers and deal with issues men don’t have to worry about,” she says. […]
Philip Barlow doesn’t want to be pigeonholed, boxed in as this kind of painter or that kind. The 80-years-young artist says he keeps “one foot in the box and the other outside – exploring the unexplored.” That’s why, in his exhibit this month at Phillips Gallery, you’ll see […]
Sue Martin discusses art and presentation with art consultant Janet Hill.
This ever-changing gallery featuring local art may be in its best location yet – well placed to participate in now-monthly Sugarhouse art strolls on second Fridays.
Ready to prove that Salt Lake City does have a thriving art scene and that art sales really are turning around, Mark and Sherrie Slusser, have opened the doors to Slusser Gallery in a split-level office-building on 100 South. |1| It’s a brand new business venture for the […]
In this month’s edition Sue Martin interviews Amber Heaton as she prepares her installation for the Friends of Friends show at the GARFO. Read the full article HERE. COMMENT BELOW 15 Bytes
The bright colors and stylized subjects of Belassen’s paintings are emotionally evocative. When asked to do a series of flower paintings for a children’s hospital in Phoenix, she did seven different types of flowers that were supposed to make people happy. For her — and she hopes for […]
“Ever wonder how artists work on giant “canvases,” like the sides of buildings, whole rooms, or gymnasiums? Start to finish, it’s a process that not only involves art, but also fundraising, negotiations, diplomacy, and problem solving. This I learned from Kim Martinez, who teaches a course in mural […]
Feature: Hints & TipsHanging Art The “Rules” and When to Break Themby Sue Martin Just as taste for art is individual and subjective, so is the arrangement of art on a wall. However, if you lack confidence in your own judgment when hammering nails into a nice clean […]
Feature: Hints & Tips Back to School by Sue Martin Call me crazy, but I dream of going back to school — this time to earn a BFA in painting. I already have B.A. and M.A. degrees in speech and drama, but acting and directing are no longer […]