Visual Arts

Ballet West Sweethearts: Olivia Gusti & Tyler Gum

Olivia and Tyler married in the summer of 2021 after seven years together. They met when Oliva joined Ballet West as a trainee.

Ballet West Sweethearts: Victoria Vassos & Hadriel Diniz

At her first Ballet West fundraising gala, Victoria Vassos asked her coworker, Hadriel Diniz to join her on the dance floor.

INTERWOVEN at Modern West 

The cycle of life—birth, survival and decay—is an experience shared by every living organism on the planet. As much as humans strive to separate themselves from each other and the natural world,...

Modern West and Southern Utah Museum of Art Explore Visions of the West

Modern West presents an exhibition featuring two late modern artists who found solace and revelation in the horizons of New Mexico, while Southern Utah Museum of Art displays contemporary works inspired by the Taos Moderns.

The 9th & 9th Whale Tale

Stephen Kesler’s public artwork Out of the Blue sparked passionate debate. Maybe that was the point?

At Modern West and Southern Utah Museum of Art, Pop Art Pioneer Billy Schenck

The cinematic Western landscapes and cowboy protagonists of Billy Schenck’s art aren’t just a fantasy—it’s in his DNA. The artist, who spent part of his childhood riding horses and farming cattle in...

Community Communication With UMOCA’s ‘For Freedoms’

UMOCA creates a space for community communications with 'For Freedoms'

Petersen Art Center Teaches Anyone Can Be an Artist

Petersen Art Center teaches anyone can be an artist.

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Moves Salt Lake Audiences

Beyond Van Gogh defies the definition of a typical museum exhibit. While not directly interactive, it is immersive and captivating. After traveling the country for months, the exhibit has arrived in Salt Lake...

Owen Mortensen Tames Wild Artifacts into Functional Art

“I remember a tumbleweed blowing into my yard and thinking ‘Wow, what am I going to do with this?’ I put it on a shelf knowing it would eventually present itself.” Artist Owen...

Meet The Monarch

Inside Studio 32, down the west hallway of The Monarch in Ogden, you’ll find Carli Miller of Wild Meraki Creations practicing her alchemy. She’s creating concoctions of herbs, oils and minerals to...

Kimball Arts Festival Stages a Creative Comeback

Cacophonies are common on Main Street. At least they used to be before a pandemic upended society. Still, the Kimball Arts Festival feels different. A succession of tents stretches to Old Town,...

Modern West’s ‘Variant’ Takes a Meditative Approach to Collective Uncertainty

Time and growth—a mutually reliant pair—come together in Modern West Fine Art’s new exhibition Variant, showcasing previous and new works by artists Al Denyer, Jorge Rojas and Paul Reynolds.  “We wanted to do...

More Art in the Wild at South Salt Lake’s Mural Fest

South Salt Lake's blocks of plain warehouses embodied little more than unrealized potential a few years ago, but some discovered inspiration in those big, blank walls. Today, the area has found a...

Local Artists Find Safe Haven At UMOCA

A cloud made up of the cloud — a mass of desktop files shaped to resemble non-digital fluffy formations. A surreal mountain landscape that turns into a layered crepe cake. A playful...

Faith and Change at Granary Arts  

Religion’s relationship with modern day Utah and a celebration of women as catalysts for change—two new exhibits debut at Granary Arts from Feb. 10 through April 30.  Even with an ever diversifying population,...
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