Sixteen months ago, art galleries were among the social venues that shut down in the face of the Covid pandemic. Now they’re successfully reopening, primarily for small or solo shows. More challenging is a survey, like Face of Utah Sculpture, now in its 17th edition, which presents logistic […]
For February we’re asking Utah artists about a specific piece of art or artist living or dead, local or global, that has sparked their curiosity or influenced their work. We’ll be running some of their responses throughout the month. “First I loved the painting. Then, the artist.” […]
It was a crowded opening with obviously interested viewers eagerly engaged with a variety of well-presented art: Marcee and Ric Blackerby’s “Freak Show” went off without a hitch. Except for the title, that is — which, shortly after the initial postcards were sent, was abruptly changed by the […]
Geoff Wichert muses on decoration, craft, art and life with a review of Ric Blackerby and Mary Boerens Sinner at Art Access.
BIO Having honed his skills with over four decades of practice, Ric Blackerby works with ease in several mediums, equally adept in sculpture (large and small), jewelry (gold, silver and all precious stones), and painting (acrylics and oils). He figures into many private collections, nationally and internationally. Ric […]