It’s a South Temple mansion filled with ideas – as well as a major Utah art collection. A singular place founded on a single principle: that of the Golden Rule.
Labyrinths of intersecting lines, weaving through each other and breaking apart, accented by amorphous forms meandering through a canvas that seems weighted to the point of breaking. These are the works of Michael Hall now up at Phillips Gallery. These webs of linear intricacy are extraordinary large canvases […]
Ehren Clark wonders what it is about Heather Barron’s paintings that makes her one of the best-selling artists in town.
If these lingering autumns— where the clocks change before the leaves do, children solicit candy sans parka, and the first real snow tarries long enough to come as dressing on the turkey — if they are the West’s new reality, then Connie Borup is the painter to sing […]
In anticipation of his upcoming exhibit at Phillips Gallery, Sue Martin talks to John Erickson about his process.
A conversation with Francesc Burgos ranges from ancient ceramic firing methods to the way Mozart visualized a musical composition “almost as a three-dimensional form” before he ever wrote it down, a method not unlike this ceramist and sculptor’s manner of creating his own work. That intellectual scope is […]
A profile of Salt Lake artist Connie Borup on the occasion of her solo exhibit at Phillips Gallery.
by Curt Hawkins Fresh from a morning of making turns in the fresh snow of the Wasatch Mountains, Hadley Rampton sits among her oil paintings and watercolor and ink drawings on display at Salt Lake’s Phillips Gallery. “I usually try to paint every morning, five days a week. But today, fresh powder. […]
It’s hard to imagine how two bodies of work by two established artists, each making original and mature art and each working at the top of her form, could look more comfortable together than these two. When artists show together they sometimes divide the gallery between them […]
Artist Jean Arnold was in the Helper Hotel seven years ago, sketching people coming and going. The difficulty of sketching even the most cursory glimpse of them, besides underlining the differences between drawing and photography, triggered a multi-year experiment in the depiction of movement. Her current show at Philips Gallery in Salt […]
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 […]
photos by Steve Coray Ever since she can remember, Lori Nelson has called herself an artist. Growing up in a small orchard town, her artistic influences were limited, but her first trip to Spain as a foreign exchange student opened her eyes to a world of art. She became […]