California artist Kim Schoenstadt has returned to Utah, where she received a warm welcome from the Brigham Young University Museum of Art (MOA): an entire gallery on the museum’s bottom floor has been devoted to one of the artist’s sprawling, architectural mash-ups. “Block Plan Series: Provo” spans two […]
The founder of Artists of Utah and editor of its online magazine, 15 Bytes, Shawn Rossiter has undergraduate degrees in English, French and Italian Literature and studied Comparative Literature in graduate school before pursuing a career in art.
You can be forgiven if you have a tendency, when visiting a museum, to pivot on your heel and turn around when you come across a projection room. They are becoming increasingly prevalent and the works on display can too often disappoint. Frequently the production quality is low, […]
This gallery is always in shift because if I weren’t able to bring in elements and things I love and we love as a group, I’d be bored and our clients would be bored.
Take a closer look. These paintings aren’t on canvas. Or linen, panels or boards. These luminous, poetically evocative works by Brandon Cook, which fill Finch Lane Gallery with a sense of hushed wonder, have been painted on sheets of metal. With his exhibit Aeonic, a term that suggests […]
Edie Roberson was at work until the end. When she died on August 14th, 2014, at the age of 85, a large canvas with multiple figures sat on her easel. It was her latest work-in-progress, coming just a few months after a March exhibit at David Ericson Fine […]
Every six months thousands of art lovers fill the halls and studios of South Salt Lake’s Poor Yorick Studios. During the Spring and Fall Equinox Open Studio events there are so many bodies and so much art, you might never actually notice the space that houses the event. […]
It is often only when someone passes that we come to realize the breadth of their influence, and so it was for us, when at a recent memorial service for our colleague and friend Sarah Thompson, we came to understand the variety of people whose lives she touched. […]
ririewoodbury ririewoodbury2 It’s an institution that has been in the state for more than a half century, one that has attracted national and international acclaim, and one that elicits, from local cognoscenti, fierce loyalties. But chances are most Utahns don’t even know about it; or if they do, […]
In March of this year ground was broken for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts on the campus of Southern Utah University. Adorned with a tree-lined walkway and sculpture gardens, the center will serve as home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s new outdoor theatre as well […]
The world premiere of a stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility is the triumph of this year’s Utah Shakespeare Festival. Under the capable hands of director Joseph Hanreddy, and based on a commissioned text by J.R. Sullivan, this Sense and Sensibility is a delight to watch, […]
This year, unsuspecting visitors to the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s Adams Theatre may be startled to find Vicki M. Smith’s playful stage set, which looks more appropriate for a theatrical production of Blazing Saddles than an Elizabethan comedy: because at the 2014 Festival, Brad Carroll’s staging of Shakespeare’s The […]
For years, Howard Brough helped artists hang their work at the Salt Lake City Library. Measuring twice before nailing, righting a frame with a level, carefully adjusting lighting . . . scores of local artists can attest that Brough’s work was meticulous. But by his own admission it […]