The Daily Utah Chronicle

New Graphic Design Competition Coming to Salt Lake City

New Graphic Design Competition Coming to Salt Lake City

By Oakley Burt

October 3, 2019

Creative agency ThoughtLab, has partnered with Salt Lake Design Week to bring designers the first Salt Lake City Graphic Design Olympics competition. ThoughtLab pitched the idea to SL Design Week to increase involvement in the local design community, connect designers with a creative agency and help desi...

Follow the Butterflies Down to Thanksgiving Point

Follow the Butterflies Down to Thanksgiving Point

By Palak Jayswal

September 29, 2019

  Thanksgiving Point is widely known for kicking off Spring in Utah with its annual Tulip Festival, an extravagant floral onslaught of thousands of flowers imported from Holland. The nonprofit complex — consisting of a farm, a garden and two museums — is bringing another “transformative famil...

‘DE | MARCATION’ Reframes Utah Through Photography

‘DE | MARCATION’ Reframes Utah Through Photography

By Abigail Bowé

September 28, 2019

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with Red Butte Press and Granary Arts, celebrated the publication of "DE | MARCATION," a survey of images from some of Utah's cutting edge photographers. To the participating artists — many selected based upon the promise of their work and many of them...

Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

Cosmetic Composition and Skincare Safety

By Kate Button

September 19, 2019

  Every day, millions of individuals cake, bake and make up their faces to perfection with various cosmetic products. The personal decision to wear makeup can help people feel more confident, express their individuality and have a set-aside time for themselves in the morning. Yet, no matter how ...

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

By Abigail Bowé

September 18, 2019

  If you've ever taken a course in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, perhaps you've seen a large installation — up on the second floor — of a quote from pop artist Andy Warhol printed along a wall of frozen clocks. It reads, “They always say time changes things, but you actually have...

Waste Not, Want Art? The Clever Octopus Provides Sustainable Art Materials for All

Waste Not, Want Art? The Clever Octopus Provides Sustainable Art Materials for All

By Palak Jayswal

September 12, 2019

  In Murray, between a bicycle shop and a post office, resides a quirky little arts and crafts shop. A single step inside the shop transports visitors to an almost hoarder-like environment. Yet, for the well-trained artistic eye, this place is a gold mine of creativity. Every crevice of the shop is fi...

Knitting Landscapes: Virginia Catherall Captures Utah Landscape in a Brand New Way

Knitting Landscapes: Virginia Catherall Captures Utah Landscape in a Brand New Way

By Abigail Raasch

September 11, 2019

  Surrounding the University of Utah, we have gorgeous mountains, pleasant hikes and the great outdoors. We take pictures of the Salt Flats or the Uinta mountains as we try to fully capture their beauty, but it doesn’t quite work. Many local artists have made it their mission to go to these...

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

By Abigail Bowé

September 10, 2019

  Most of the college students I know love the arts across a broad range of outlets and interests, ranging from professional interests to hobbies. Among them are vinyl collectors, photographers, Broadway fans, choir devotees, dancers, poets, writers, hardcore concert-goers, film geeks and costume...

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

By Abigail Bowé

September 3, 2019

  If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. "Love Letters," a temporary museum being held at the Gateway, invites audiences to immerse themselves into the form, function and nostalgia of the alphabet....

Utah Arts Alliance Delights and Brings Back Childhood Wonder with ‘dreamscapes’

Utah Arts Alliance Delights and Brings Back Childhood Wonder with ‘dreamscapes’

By Kate Button

September 3, 2019

  If you're unfamiliar with "dreamscapes," you might think it’s a typical art installation or Instagram museum (ie. Hall of Breakfast). While both of these descriptors are accurate at various points through the exhibit, "dreamscapes" goes above and beyond what you might expect. This exhibit combines interactive art, upcycled materials and photogenic scenery. The space ...

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