Despite appearances to the contrary, group exhibitions of art are the norm, and should be. A theme, familiar or exotic, or a location, a medium, even a gender can provide the opportunity to compare how different artists handle the same materials: physical, emotional, contextual. From landscapes featuring Mt. […]
Professors may retire, artists don’t. For Wayne Kimball, a former professor of printmaking at Brigham Young University, the post-university years have been a flourishing period of artistic creativity. Pressing On, an exhibition of his most recent prints, collages, and boxes, on exhibit through Dec. 12 at his old […]
When Walter Askin was a child, he gravitated to the small roses on the wallpaper in his childhood home—but only because the pattern inspired him to draw small boats, figures, and other objects inside the roses. After his mother expressed her ire over Walter’s decorating efforts, he realized […]
Once again, Saltgrass Printmakers has mounted a show that everyone in the Utah art community could profit from seeing, that UMFA or UMOCA might well feature for a season. It’s not just that Wayne Kimball and Bob Kleinschmidt are emeritus heads of two of Utah’s foremost print departments—Kimball […]
Salt Lake City gets to host the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance (RMPA) Symposium this weekend, so don’t be surprised if you run into the work of more than a few printmakers in the next few days and weeks. The RMPA was initiated by Jill Fitterer, Associate Professor at […]
by Kim Burgess The Patrick Moore Gallery’s floor-to-ceiling windows look out at the blinking lights of Gateway Megaplex and a hip Mexican restaurant. Valets stand on the corner, waiting for the Jags and SUVs to pull up. Despite these corporate surroundings, Patrick Moore Gallery avoids consumerism, supporting emerging […]
Wayne Kimball is a Utah county printmaker who uses crayon tones and tusche washes on slabs of Bavarian limestone or plates of grained aluminum.