No one who has ever seen the movies “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” can deny that they have a fascination with Devil‘s Tower and Mount Rushmore, and I am no exception. I have owned an Infiniti with one of those gizmos that maps out […]
Tom Alder, a Salt Lake City native, left a 30-year mortgage banking career in 2009 to open Alderwood Fine Art, specializing in early Utah art. He held an MA in Art History, taught at the University of Utah, and served on various boards in the cultural community. He died in 2018.
Whenever someone asks me how I go about collecting early Utah art, I tell them my three rules: 1) I must like the particular artwork, 2) I must admire the artist and 3) (optional) an interesting story or provenance connected to the particular work of art will […]