“Life is too short to eat bad food,” Robert Lewis Bliss, FAIA, always declared as he appreciatively dug a fork into a small plate of seared prawns in a Zürsun yellow split pea puree at Manoli’s fine Greek restaurant near Liberty Park; or when he hoisted a thin […]
When she turned 90 in July, Anna Campbell Bliss was, as always, active. She had a show up at CUAC that she shared, as she did most everything, with her husband, Robert, and was hoping to begin new work soon at her west-side studio. I gave her a […]
Salt Lake City artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss just got a fine surprise: a major honor is coming her way in December when the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) presents her with its 2015 Godlove Award. It is the most prestigious award bestowed by the Council and celebrates […]
A 0132 A group of faculty members dismissed from Florida’s Rollins College in the 1930s dreamed of a school where, in addition to excellent programs in history, literature and mathematics, students could take classes in dance from the likes of Merce Cunningham, music from John Cage, get lectures […]
Geoff Wichert considers the work of Anna Campbell Bliss on the eve of an exhibit at Salt Lake’s The Leonardo
A review of a new documentary about Utah artist Anna Campbell Bliss, premiering this month at the UMOCA.
Utah is fortunate to have Anna Campbell Bliss, a sophisticated artist who sets a high standard for herself and her colleagues. Bliss, who is 81-years old, recently struggled with macular degeneration, which threatened to completely destroy her sight, and a flood that destroyed much of her studio. Despite […]