Visual Arts

Utah Visual Arts articles published in 15 Bytes, arranged by category.

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Reimagining Narratives: Afrofuturism Through Chelle Barbour’s Lens

If Afrofuturism’s purpose is to imagine new futures and rewrite past narratives, Chelle Barbour’s collage portraits embrace a surrealist approach to keep those narratives open, vibrant and strange. An exhibition at Ephraim’s Granary Arts, featuring scores of works by the LA-based artist, creates an artistic dialogue that does […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Roots and Remedies: The Cultural Tapestry of Luis Álvaro Sahagún Nuño

The casual visitor to Ogden Contemporary Art Center’s current exhibit—the passerby or art aficionado who stops in on any given weekday—will miss an important aspect of Luis Álvaro Sahagún Nuño’s work. It’s the lived experience, the performative aspect—the various healing ceremonies that undergrid the artist’s practice and were […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Rebecca Klundt Unpacks Piles of Potential at David Ericson

“Apologia” is a technical term that, while related to “apology,” actually means “explanation.” The connection is historical, since an explanation functions like an apology, in clarifying why something is different from what’s expected. On her website, Rebecca Klundt offers an elaborate “apologia” for her work, which she puckishly […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Interlacing Spaces: The Fabric of Home in Gail Grinnell’s Shaw Gallery Installation

The picnic table anchors this installation. It grounds the floating veils and sky-yearning columns that dominate the space, suggesting a narrative without ever explicitly revealing it. In this large-scale, site-specific installation, Gail Grinnell has transformed Weber State University’s Shaw Gallery into a reflective space that resonates with the […]