Thursday, September 18, 2014

The 2014 Utah State Fair According to Photographer Mike Fuchs

Salt Lake City photographer Mike Fuchs loves the Utah State Fair. In fact, he loves it so much he takes the whole week off just to shoot the damn thing.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Utah couple wants to turn your baby's umbilical cord into art

The birth of a child is a special moment, one that parents like to cherish forever, so why not remember this blessed event with an artsy picture of your kid's umbilical cord? Well, now you can thanks to Salt Lake City couple Stephanie and Keith Duffy. 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Robin Williams: Leader in the Fight Against Darkness

First, I hope everyone forgives me for cluttering the world with another piece about a dead celebrity. I believe there are two types of writing: some writing forms a happy family with its similarly themed siblings, reminding us that our capacity to love is infinite.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Andy Warhol Meets Joseph Smith: Remembering Ultra Violet

A personal souvenir from the land of Zion A friend called, said: there’s an artist visiting at BYU from New York, wanted to meet some interesting local folks, I thought of you.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Utah Arts Festival 2014: A Leisurely Saunter

My Utah Arts Festival experience this year was a potpourri, a mixed bag—nothing really swept me away, made me impulsively reach for my wallet and buy a work of art. There were plenty of signs of people spending, carrying large canvas away beaming at the excitement of their new acquisitions, but I wasn't among them.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Utah Arts Festival 2014: Paul Steege

Competition for an artist’s booth at the Utah Arts Festival is fierce, and space is limited. Since in any given Arts Festival applicant pool there will be a good supply of ceramics to choose from, the quality of ceramics at the Utah Arts Festival is exceptionally high.

Utah Arts Festival: ColLABorART at The Leonardo

Visitors to The Leonardo during the Utah Arts Festival get a chance to see a unique collaborative art project. During the Utah Arts Festival, The Leonardo is free to visitors from both the Utah Art Festival and the north entrance.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Utah Arts Festival 2014: Robert Wilhelm

Artists' work at the 2014 Utah Arts Festival is more exciting, more sophisticated, more eclectic, more professional than ever before. A telling example of this is Portland-based artist Robert Wilhelm, a graduate in sculpture from the University of Michigan (Booth 99).

Utah Arts Festival 2014: Jodi Steen

For the savvy art lover, the Utah Arts Festival is a smart, fun way to accumulate wonderful works of art without having to pay gallery prices. One superb example of this is Salt Lake City resident Jodi Steen (booth 100), whose works have a look of classical Modernism, but she charges a fraction of what you might pay at galleries in town for pieces strikingly similar.

Utah Arts Festival 2014: Utah Short Film of the Year program

As it is every year, the Utah Arts Festival’s Fear No Film festival showcases funky local variety in its Utah Short Film of the Year program—this one perhaps even funkier and more varied than usual. University film programs, local competitions from throughout the previous year and productions by non-profit organizations mix in a program that runs from light-hearted animation to grim psychological drama—but the upbeat works were among the most satisfying.

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