Posts in Granary Arts Fellow
Utahlizing Time

Set out early to dash across Utah from dawn until night, conducting studio visits with an array of creative workers. It was a spectacular example of the breadth and depth of thinking, and innovation, going on in contemporary art in this state; again, the first state in the country to have a state funded arts council (1899)…

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Hidden in the Mountains: Spring City, Utah

Spring City—like Ephraim—is located in Sanpete County. There I met Joe Bennion, a potter of international renown. Joe makes functional wares in a wood fired kiln at his local Horseshoe Mountain Pottery. He has a great interest in the vessels he makes being part of the ritual and experience of sharing, of communion, and of connecting through the handling of his bowls, cups and plates…

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Salt Lake City Art World

Great to finally meet my super-host and dynamic Utah art leader, Amy Jorgensen, who had the idea of bringing me here to Utah, out of discussions we'd had about art criticism and its role across the United States.

We began the day with John Sproul who founded Nox Contemporary, and is a great supporter of Utah artists. A meaningful conversation…

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