It should be no news that arts funding is not prioritized in K-12 education. While this remains a constant, teachers and other educators try to come up with ideas to incorporate all aspects of art education in their curriculum. Justin Wheatley and Clint Whiting, of Connection High School […]
Don’t Read This : A generation of Utah artists considers the invasion of art by text at the City Library
In Don’t Read This, eight artists attempt to explore incorporating the verbal content of a message into the way it’s presented without allowing text to hijack the image.
Justin Wheatley explores the hidden meaning of homes in Salt Lake City in this video interview.
“The painting shows the façade but the work speaks beneath the surface,” says Justin Wheatley about his multi-media paintings, a new batch of which are currently on exhibit at Salt Lake’s 15th Street gallery. Whether his subject is a Salt Lake bungalow or the Brooklyn Bridge, Wheatley’s mixed-media […]
“Provo” by Justin Wheatley In most cases, traveling is a process of getting from point A to point B. The mind is elsewhere while the landscape is passed by unnoticed. Eight artists bore this in mind as they explored the Utah landscape while traveling US Highway 89 from […]
Justin Wheatley graduated with a BFA from Utah State University in 2006. He currently lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two children. Justin is represented by CODA Gallery in Park City, and Evergreen Gallery in Salt Lake City. Artist Statement To everything there is a […]