Feature: On the Spot
Salt Lake's Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw relocated to Salt Lake City from Northern California in 1997. He has been at Salt Lake City Weekly for 10 years as a film and theater critic, the last seven years as Arts & Entertainment Editor.
Nothing at the moment. But other wall space is devoted to a photo of a Southern Utah slot canyon, a quilt created by my mother-in-law, and a print of a Frank Lloyd Wright building in Chicago.
What are you reading?
An advance copy of the new young-adult novel by local author Sara Zarr, "Once Was Lost." This is why I love my job.
What is the most memorable exhibit you've seen recently?
My ability to get out to Gallery Stroll's has been sporadic over the summer. I loved "Branded and on Display" at Salt Lake Art Center, and I'm also a big fan of Zane Lancaster's work.
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15 Bytes: About Us
Tom Alder recently left a 30-year mortgage banking career to become a partner in Williams Fine Art where he specializes in early Utah art. In December, he received his MA from the University of Utah in art history and wrote his thesis about Henri Moser. He serves various boards in the cultural community.
Analisa Coats Bacall received her MA in art history from the University of Utah. She is interested in contemporary art and now lives in New York where she is pursuing a PhD in Art History.
Ehren Clark received his BA in Modern and Contemporary Art History and Critcism at the University of Utah and an MA in the art of the Renaissance at the University of Reading, UK. He currently writes for the The City Weekly, as well as being published in other journals in Utah.
Shalee Cooper, who holds a BFA in photography from the University of Utah, has curated multiple international photography exhibitions. She is an associate instructor at the University of Utah, an art consultant at Alpine Art and the photo editor for 15 Bytes.
Sheryl Gillilan received her B.A. in Psychology from Lewis and Clark College, and Masters in both Social Services and Law and Social Policy from Bryn Mawr College. She is an award-winning quilt artist and the Assistant Director for Art Access.
John Hughes is an award-winning artist and teacher who has been painting the landscape both in and out of the studio since 1983. He maintains a studio in Taylorsville and teaches students in private workshops and in a course at Salt Lake Community College.
John McCallum is a graphic artist, designer, musician/composer, photographer, and videographer living in Ogden. In addition to creating websites for many local artists, John is currently Director of Multimedia for NACD, an international organization devoted to helping children. He attended the University of Utah Music Department and is currently working on his first solo album. He filmed interviews for the new Artists of Utah film, WORK ZONE.
Annabelle Numaguchi is a part-time potter, free-lance writer and stay-at-home mother. After a peripatetic life that has had her reside in faraway places, including a two-year stint with the Peace Corps in Agadir, Morocco, she settled in Moab, Utah in 2000. She continues to sink her roots in the rust red soil, enjoying the magnificent landscapes and the surfeit of talented artists who come to interpret them.
Kimberly Rock received a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Utah in 1998. A life-long art fanatic, Kimberly lives with her daughter, Anna, in Holladay.
Shawn Rossiter successfully dropped out of a Masters Program in Comparative Literature to become a painter. In 2001 he founded Artists of Utah and is the editor of 15 Bytes.
Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He teaches writing at Snow College, where he also taught Art History for six years. His profile of Kate Starling will appear in the Winter issue of Wasatch Journal.