Tag: Ogden Contemporary Arts

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Eric Garcia Simultaneously Explores Ideas that Address Local and Universal Concerns

New Mexico artist Eric Garcia is the latest recipient of a spot in Ogden Contemporary Art’s (OCA) artist-in-residence program. The program, as showcased with their inaugural artist-in-residence Ya La’Ford aims, to bring national and international artists to Ogden to investigate via their art issues that affect both Utah […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Ya La’ford Encodes Her Experience of the West in OCA Exhibition

At Ogden Contemporary Arts (OCA), which  just received the Utah Cultural Alliance’s 2022 Utah Exceptional Cultural Contribution Award, Survey: The West is an exhibit composed of Ya La’ford’s signature geometric design and ethnography. La’ford is an internationally recognized painter, installation artist, muralist, social practice artist and educator from […]

Artist Profiles | Visual Arts

Ya La’ford, Ogden Contemporary Arts’ Inaugural Artist-in-Residence, Traverses Utah’s Artistic Landscape 

Ya La’ford’s artistic practices are as multifaceted as her lived experience, spawning abstract painting, public art, video, sculpture and installation. The child of Jamaican immigrants, La’ford exudes the sort of palpable energy derived from a life of incredible ambition and achievement.  While her methods are varied, her work […]

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