“My attraction to glass comes from an infatuation with colors,” says Valerie Hollstein. “It expresses right off the bat what I need to convey. I can choose contrasting color temperatures without muddying my colors, as I would with oil. It is a more spontaneous response that lets me […]
Carol Fulton got her degree in radio and television production a long time ago. She was born in Brazil and lived in many countries. Now retired from the airline industry, she dabbles in oil painting and found-object sculpture.
Remember that hackneyed joke where the guy tells his artist friend, “Don’t quit your day job”? Well Nancy Green quit her day job when she settled in Torrey to make art full time. She and her husband discovered Torrey while on vacation, drawn by the beautiful redrock cliffs. […]
The annual weeklong Maynard Dixon Camp Out event in Mount Carmel invites artists from Utah and beyond to exhibit their works in the Maynard Dixon Gallery and participate in the “Wet Paint” sale in the restored Maynard Dixon studio. They can also present workshops, participate in panel discussions […]
Three Salt Lake City galleries are currently showing still life paintings: one-person shows at Phillips Gallery and Charley Hafen, and a group show at Slusser Gallery. All of them close soon, but are definitely worth taking the time to see. We spoke with a couple of the artists […]
Each time I am lucky enough to chat with Randall Lake I come away more impressed. It’s not just his art, it’s his intellect, his curiosity, his willingness to challenge himself by trying new palettes, new brushstrokes, by reading biographies of artists he admires, and experimenting with their […]
This month beautiful and inspired glass artwork is on exhibition at One World Gifts and Gallery in Sugarhouse. The two exhibiting artists came to this medium as adults with grown children and neither had formal training in it. Ruth Ann Garner took art classes in high school, […]
“This job is not for anyone who is short on patience or ability to focus,” says Bonnie Scott. “I’m working harder now than I did before I retired!” Since December of 2012, Scott, a retired accountant, has been designing and creating boxes of varying shapes and styles using […]
Randall Lake’s first studio in Paris on the Rue de Grenelle was near the Eiffel Tower. He describes it as the size of a maid’s room, with no natural light, in a seven-story walk-up building. When Lake came to Utah in 1973 to study with Alvin Gittins […]
Like many artists, David Estes didn’t start out thinking art would be a viable living. He studied it in college, but didn’t immediately pursue painting as a career. After a fellow artist encouraged him to work in oils, though, he became hooked, and over the past decade […]
What do you get when you combine an author, professional photographer, teacher, philanthropist, flight attendant, and artist? Corinne Humphrey, the award-winning author and illustrator of two children’s books, with a third in the works. Humphrey is from a small town in Virginia, where she dreamed of being a […]
Take a look at the making of Boys of Bonneville, the perfect film to get you in the mood for the UMFA’s upcoming SPEED exhibit.
A video interview with fiber artist John Hess.
Another look at one of the artist couples feature in our February edition, saved for this week to coincide with Mark Knudsen’s exhibit at Phillips Gallery.
Tracy Strauss and Brad Slaugh, one of the artist couples featured in Carol Fulton’s article in this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, will be showing at the end of March in the Poor Yorick open studio event. In this 15 Bytes Extra, Carol takes a closer look at […]
Cassandria and John Parsons are a perfect example of the notion that art is a great unifier. They met in an art class -Earl Jones on modern painting – and have now been married 41 years. Careers and family took up most of their time at the beginning […]