Art Professional Spotlight | Visual Arts

Reflections of an Art World: A Conversation with Nancy Rivera

Born in Mexico City, Nancy Rivera is a Salt Lake City-based artist, curator, and arts administrator. An interdisciplinary artist, she utilizes photography, video, sculpture, and installation to explore themes of dual cultural identity and its effects, such as code-switching, cultural assimilation, and displacement. Her work has been selected […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Side by Side, Partnered Artists Exemplify One of Art Access’ Most Successful Programs

“Scruples,” a mixed-media collaboration by mid-career artist Namon Bills and promising neophyte Tyler Pierce, demonstrates the possibility that two very different artists, working side by side, can produce a coherent work of art. Appropriately enough, its design might be described as a Rococo Yin-and-Yang: a rectangle divided by […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

“A Promise to Nature Around a Monument to the Way We Were” in Downy Doxey-Marshall and Heidi Moller-Somsen’s Collaborative Exhibit

We’ve come a long way from the days when abstract expressionist Ad Reinhardt, famous for justifying his paintings in witty cartoons, explained that a sculpture is something you bump into when you back up to look at one of those paintings. The popular admission of women artists to […]