The puzzle throb in the work by painter Steven Stradley at “A” Gallery is asking for solution, and, at the same time, for no solution but gravity. You feel drop from North to South, continual ambitious crossing from East to West. And back. And, unraveledness, exasperation. Through them […]
“My paintings come out of my love/hate relationship with Modernism,” says Utah artist Steven Stradley. “Modernism pigeon-holed itself, I think. [Clement] Greenberg pigeon-holed it as he had all of those ideas about painting as a flat surface, ideas about painting super-imposed upon the work that maybe did not […]
by Namon Bills Ask yourself the following questions: How long has it been since I saw an installation? How long has it been since I saw a whole show of installations? How long has it been since I made it down to Price? The answer on all counts, […]
As part of his Daily Documentary series, Dallas Graham interviewed Salt Lake Valley artist Steven Stradley, who is showing this month with Holly Mae Pendergast at Kayo Gallery and as part of the State Street Project at Gallery OneTen in Provo. Below are images by Graham as well as a segment of the interview. For the […]
“Provo” by Justin Wheatley In most cases, traveling is a process of getting from point A to point B. The mind is elsewhere while the landscape is passed by unnoticed. Eight artists bore this in mind as they explored the Utah landscape while traveling US Highway 89 from […]
Steven Stradley is a graduate of Utah State University and lives in Salt Lake City. His work includes abstract and non-objective elements which relate to the environment, especially the urban, social, and cultural environments that surround him.