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Visual Art

Detail from inside Will Wilsons AIR Lab in UMFAs Air exhibition (Courtesy UMFA)

‘Air’ at the UMFA with Curator Whitney Tassie and Artist Will Wilson

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer September 15, 2022

  In 1968, artist Willoughby Sharp unveiled "Air Art" — an exhibit exploring the possibilities of air and the dematerialization of the physical art piece. 54 years later, a new exhibit at the...

Jenna L. Rogan works on a painting at the Pioneer Park farmers market in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Being a Professional Artist Without an Art Education

By Heather Hopkins August 28, 2022

  Any professional artist has certainly been met with warnings of the lack of financial opportunity in the field. Art buildings are recognizable on campuses with their dated linoleum flooring,...

Mutual Creation by Tyler Kellis at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 6, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Art of Medicine

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer August 28, 2022

  Science versus the arts. Right brain versus the left brain. These two facets, faculties or skillsets always seem to be duking it out in a never-ending boxing match for superiority. This duel...

(De)Framing Identity and the Body exhibit (Photo by Heather Hopkins | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UMOCA’s ‘(De)Framing Identity and the Body’

By Heather Hopkins July 25, 2022

In their newest exhibition "(De)Framing Identity and the Body," the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art plays with the classic childhood sneer, “I know you are, but what am I?” As one enters the main...

ArtsForce members have a meeting. (Courtesy of ArtsForce)

ArtsForce Treks Are Back and Bringing New Artistic Experiences to Students

By Whit Fuller and Alfonso Belloso July 15, 2022

  The student-led organization ArtsForce has relaunched its Career Treks Program, which connects students in the arts with experiences and career opportunities from a number of local organizations,...

Eva Merrill in the musical Nine at the University of Utah on April 24, 2022. (Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

How and Why You Should Use Your Arts Pass

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 13, 2022

  I hope I’m not the person to break this news to you for the first time, but either way, buckle up. Here it comes — being a university student is bonkers expensive. Here we are, thrown into...

Art Installation at Kilby Block Party (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kilby Block Party 3: Good Music, Good Food, Good Vibes

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 19, 2022

  Kilby Court, Salt Lake City’s quintessential concert venue, has just sported its third Kilby Block Party music festival in the heart of downtown SLC.  The realm of music, stages and lights...

Sulky Sentiments at the Alvin Gittins Gallery (Photo by Megan Fisher | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

MFA Art Exhibition ‘Sulky Sentiments’ Just Barely Misses the Mark

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer May 7, 2022

  From May 2 to May 13, the Alvin Gittins Gallery on the University of Utah campus is holding "Sulky Sentiments," an exhibition by artist Christina Riccio for her MFA thesis statement. Through...

Drew Reynolds (Courtesy  Drew Reynolds)

Reynolds: My Experience at the Chronicle Was An Insightful Happenstance

By Drew Reynolds, Arts Writer April 30, 2022

  As I finish up my last semester here at the University of Utah, I did not think I would be writing for the student newspaper. After multiple internships fell through I found myself applying for...

Josh Scheuerman in Front of the Dark Skies Mural (Photo by Samantha Hobush)

Utah Muralist and Community Activist Josh Scheuerman Teams up With U Dark Sky Studies Students

By Gentry Hale, Guest Contributor April 25, 2022

  Josh Scheuerman, 44, is a well known and well loved local artist and advocate. On the outside, he seems like an eccentric free spirit without a care in the world, but within minutes of talking...