The Daily Utah Chronicle

Artist of the Week: Jessica Baynes

Artist of the Week: Jessica Baynes

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

February 13, 2020

  When Jessica Baynes was a freshman in the University of Utah Modern Dance Program, she suffered a traumatic brain injury when she fell out of a leap and landed on the back of her skull. Unbeknownst to her at the time, her experience with the relationship between recovery and movement would lau...

Artist of the Week: The Landscapes of David Meikle

Artist of the Week: The Landscapes of David Meikle

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

October 30, 2019

  Whether you know his name or not, you’ve probably seen the work of Utah artist David Meikle, even if you’ve barely crossed the state line. His iconic displays of the intricate landscape of his home state are featured in well-known locations across the valley, from artwork hanging in the Sal...

Artist of the Week: Jessica Liu

Artist of the Week: Jessica Liu

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

October 15, 2019

  Jessica Liu didn’t always know she was going to be a dancer. Naturally, it fell in the procession of fantastic dream jobs she had as a child — ballerina simply had, as she described, “its fair moment in the limelight.” She just knew when she started dance lessons at the age of five in h...

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

April 22, 2019

  “About 30% of honors students complete the Honors Bachelor Degree, the highest degree an undergraduate can earn at the University of Utah,” said Dean of the Honors College, Sylvia Torti. “This year, 175 students are scheduled to complete the degree and they will represent about 45 di...

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