What is the role of the artist: storyteller, activist, documentarian? In this time of ever-increasing globalization, complete with rising concerns about our rights and our future, the lines between roles continue to blur. As artists seek to create works that will appeal to many, they also find themselves […]
Jared Christensen holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography from Westminster College (’12). He has since worked at Tanner Frames, and has been exploring the effects of presentation and framing in his and others’ work. He will soon be pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Curatorial Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.
We’d suggest a new we-just-made-this-up-but-repeat-it-enough-times-and-maybe-it-will-stick post-Thanksgiving shopping day. Along the lines of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Call it “Artsy Fartsy Friday,” the day you go looking for handmade crafts and art to gift to those on your list with discerning tastes. Problem is, not […]
While visual arts scenes tend to be local, film is an international industry. With the Section One Expo, local filmmaker Joseph Puente is trying to change that. Along with others in the local film industry, he has worked on many films by independent and Hollywood companies filming […]
Mestizo Gallery is a small space tucked in a coffee shop of the same name on the northwest side of town. But don’t let its unassuming façade fool you: big things are happening there. Mestizo functions as a primary cultural and artistic center in an area of Salt […]
Dorothea Lange and Helen Levitt, two fascinating documentary photographers, are reviewed.
Kent Miles, photograph by Jared Christensen. Art as a profession has always come across to me as an extremely individual pursuit. Artists have their time in school to work in a group situation, participating in critiques and honing their vision throughout the course of several classes, but once […]