Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

What's Next?

Benjamin Wiemeyer, really good guy and epic 'treet artist.

Ben's face at the Salt Lake City Art Center.

Part of the apparatus that Ben's got hooked up so that his picture is sliced to shreds by a zillion teeny blades over the course of the show "Present Tense" which is on view through September 27th. The show is up to honor the memory of the short lived art building 337. The Artists in the show where involved in the 337 artstravanganza and have either made work in response to the original project, or transported the actual fragments to the Center, or both. There's a video and slide show that document the history of the project that was especially important for those of us that missed out on seeing the original thing. Looked like a lot of fun. Anyways, the show's awesome, check it out soon in beautiful downtown Salt Lake City.

Shawn Porter's sculpture. Shawn hung around the sculpture department at the U of U when I was there and now he's running the place. He's solid.

A painting by Trent Call and Sri Whipple, It's really big (I used my photostitch feature so it looks all distorted, it's all 90 degree angles in truth). Trent, if you happen to see this and you want those issues of the old Blammoroots art zines (you were entranced by them one night in my garage) just send a note.
Also in the show were some long time unseen pals CJ Lester & Lenka Konopasek. They both have really awesome art and websites to pour over.

other artists in the show-
Trent Alvey
Hairy Baldwin (aka STRUT)
Andrew Callis
Amy Caron
Craig Cleveland
Kier Defstar
Cara Despain
Dave Doman
Trinity Forbes
William Lewis
Tessa Lindsey
Michael McGlothlen
Nick & Erin Potter
William Robbins (aka Elmer Presslee)
Dessi Price
Shawn Rossiter
Zara Dawn Shallbetter
Margaret Willis

Other artists in the state-
Ryan Evans

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Gabe & Ryan

Gabriel Bennet & Ryan Ford's work was presented at Luhring Augustine Gallery last Thursday night. It's open through the 29th of August, go see it while we're having perfect weather (today)

Gabe & Karen in front of Gabe's sculpture Panorganon: Newton's Love Song

Ryan Ford's nice pairing

and on the subject of great results from lovely pairings- presenting Milo Watkins Rhames by Claire & Virgil

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

A Superb Spillway

As fine a sight as you could hope for when weaving through the northern counties.
Thank you Richard for giving me the job of driving the car with the super sunroof, and for not complaining when I slow down to take a quick snap.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Por Vida

Matt & Jen came and visited us last week. Good times. We went to the Autumn bowl and both of us managed to be done skating in about ten minutes. It was ok though, it left us with more free time to tell old school stories back at the bar.

Matt's first run at the Autumn bowl from Kai Vierstra on Vimeo.

and for some fun clips like my first run of the evening- My Vimeo

And something that just slipped into my inbox-
Gabriel Bennett & Ryan Ford are in an art show at Luhring Augustine Gallery, opening this Thursday 6-8pm

Sunday, August 10, 2008

88 Boadrum- 88 on 8/8/8 at 8 for 88

88 drummers playing for 88 minutes on Friday

Frank Haines kicking it in the spotlight

Aviram Cohen holding it down

and then we 8 some pizza.

Monday, August 04, 2008

New fridge today!

It's a whirlpool and it's black. Meridith thinks it looks pretty mod awesome with a white microwave on top and a green plant on top of that. Speaking of refrigerators here's a Utah video from a couple weeks ago, its got a fridge in it (at the end)

Skating from Ryan & Leslie's to Matt & Jen's. from Kai Vierstra on Vimeo.

Here's another whirlpool