As disorienting, sad, and stressful as the pandemic has been, it would have been a lot worse without art. I’m an introvert and can be quite happy alone for long periods. Just lock me up with my art supplies and I’ll be fine.
There’s a lot for the heart and mind and mental taste buds in the Art Access II Gallery, where the color palettes used by painters are almost merry-go-round rich. Most unforgettable is Tess Cook’s oil-on-panel “Smooshed,” where a tropical blue turtle industriously works its way across the goo […]
You’d expect an art show about Alzheimer’s to be dreary, depressing and certainly just for people of an age to be facing the disease. But What’s My Name? at Art Access turns out to be an exhibition that will fascinate most anyone. As executive director Sheryl Gillilan says, […]
Art critic Clement Greenberg once said that “…for Western art in its Modernist phase ‘purity’ has been a useful idea and ideal, with a kind of logic to it that has worked, and still works, to generate aesthetic value and maintain aesthetic standards as nothing else in our […]
Midvale artist Sue Martin has been busy. This past month one of her watercolors won an award at the Utah Watercolor Society’s annual juried members show; another piece was accepted into the University of Utah’s select juried exhibit at Williams Fine Art; and for the recent Salt Lake Gallery Stroll she […]
Midvale artist Sue Martin is a busy lady this month. As noted in a post last week, one of her paintings is a prize winner at the Utah Watercolor Society exhibit at Patrick Moore Gallery. Another work was accepted into the University of Utah juried exhibit that just […]
In March of 2007, local artist Sue Martin went to Georgia to care for her mother, who was dying of cancer, and her father, who is afflicted with Parkinson’s and dementia. During the six months she spent caring for her parents she kept a blog about her experiment […]