Tucked up against the mountains at the south end of Utah Valley with a view of Utah Lake to the northwest, Woodland Hills is a quiet, wooded community with large lots and a secluded feel. And the town of just 1500 has a high concentration of artists, six […]
In a small building in a Provo business park, Kirk Richards recently opened two sister businesses, the JKR Gallery and JKR Academy. In January, the gallery features work from the academy’s students, showcasing their knowledge and progress after its inaugural semester. Looking around at the variety of art […]
At a private event in his Woodland Hills home this past month, J. Kirk Richards unveiled his newest body of art, including 2-D and 3-D work, further establishing his reputation as an impressive artist able to create works that speak both to a local, religious audience as well […]
Mondo Utah, the inaugural Utah Biennial that opened at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art last week, is all about Utah’s traditional parallel types, says museum Senior Curator of Exhibitions Aaron Moulton — the distinctive genres like landscape or outsider art that interact to form the state’s cultural […]
Hopefully many of you have been taking advantage of all this fresh powder; and if you’ve headed to Park City to ski you’ll have noticed that the galleries there are back in full swing after their fall time hibernation. Tonight is the Park City Gallery Association’s December Gallery […]
Ehren Clark takes a considered look at the work of J. Kirk Richards, which is on exhibit this month at the St. George Museum of Art.
Cathedrals are magnificent structures; they are grandiose, full of symbolism and offer a sense of sanctuary. Stepping inside a cathedral is a humbling and reverence-inducing experience — you’re surrounded by stained glass, sculpture, paintings, and, if you visit at the right time, music. On Monday, September 17 at […]
J. Kirk Richards is one of a number of talented young figurative painters in the area who, now in their thirties, are beginning to attract large followings, command substantial prices and receive acknowledgment in significant exhibitions. Richards is currently being recognized by the Springville Museum of Art with […]