After studying art in her youth at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the University of Hawaii and Long Beach State University, Brenda Thomas decided to take up painting again when she moved to Park City in 1998 following dual careers in clothing design and motherhood. Landscapes and floral […]
For February we’re asking Utah artists about a specific piece of art or artist, living or not, local or global, that has sparked their curiosity or influenced their work. We’ll be running some of their responses throughout the month. [portfolio_slideshow] Bonnie Scott lives in Salt Lake City, but […]
The weeks of August are truly the doldrums for art exhibitions, no less in Utah than elsewhere. For whatever reasons—the population crowding their vacations into what’s left of the summer, the colleges that house many of the nonprofit galleries being between semesters, perhaps some artists already looking ahead […]
This work on paper is part of a series the Division of Arts & Museums purchased in 1995 entitled “Out of Print.” This series represents 25 of Utah’s finest professional artists (including Snow) using the medium of printmaking. In the early 1990s, master printers Wayne Kimball, Todd […]
We are pleased to announce the 2014 15 Bytes Book Awards. The 15 Bytes Book Awards, currently in its second year, celebrates exceptional books of poetry, fiction and visual art published in the previous calendar year based on each book’s quality/craftsmanship of writing, level of engagement and how […]
Last week The Tribune published Ellen Fagg Weist’s article on the Doug Snow “Final Light” book, published earlier this year. The article examines the group of friends and admirers that put the book together, the “healthy ego” of the artist that asked for it, and the vibrant art […]
Sure, the weather we’re having, with its frequent shifts in temperature and sudden downpours, can be a bit tricky, but man does it provide some great visuals — the changing shadows, the saturation of local color, the dramatic clouds draping and transforming our cliffs and mountains. This is […]
A new book edited by Frank McEntire explores the life and art of the late V. Douglas Snow.
A retrospective on Utah artist V. Douglas Snow, who died in 2009, is currently on exhibit in two Salt Lake locations: the Salt Lake Art Center’s Street Gallery, and the UMFA’s Great Hall. In our September edition of 15 Bytes we’ll be reviewing the retrospective. While we’re getting […]
A review of the dual-exhibit retrospective of the late V. Douglas Snow.
On October 18, 2009 Utah artist Doug Snow was killed in an automobile accident. His friend Frank McEntire recorded the state of his studio at the time of his passing. Frank McEntireFrank McEntire is a sculptor, independent curator, and arts administrator and former executive director of the […]
Doug Snow has been a central figure in Utah art for the past fifty years. He was one of the first to champion abstract art in Utah, and, as professor of art at the University of Utah, influenced a number of artists that have received local and national […]