9/6 Featured Creative: Jane Kim

We’re so excited to feature our very own #O1WALLS mural artist for this month’s Featured Creative column. Jane Kim attributes her start to her love of nature and her curation of it. She says, “As a little girl. I was completely obsessed with bears. I collected over 300 bears. I drew them

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9/6 Newsletter column: #artwithpurpose

Back in January, I wrote about Art as a Vehicle for Social Commentary, and some of the exhibitions around town that had layers of messaging and content in addition to stuff that was interesting to look at. More recently, I shared O1ARTS’ mission statement and a tagline.  Today, I’m distilling

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8/16 Featured Creative: Austin Jamieson!

Austin Jamieson was greatly influenced by art as he was coming into adulthood. Always being shy, he has used art as a means of communicating and interacting with the outside world. His first formal show was in July of 2017 and featured works from multiple artists and friends. In addition

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8/16 Newsletter Column: O1|WALLS launches !

At O1ARTS, we are committed to the promotion of art in all its forms, woven into the daily life of our community: #arteverywhere. We’ve already talked a bit about our first initiative, O1|PLATFORMS, launched in 2016, and we’ll talk more about our second, O1|PANES, which launched in 2017 in a

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8/3/18 Featured Creative: Alison Neville

Our Featured Creative this week is Alison Neville. As a child, drawing was something Alison never grew out of and consistently felt rewarded by.  Especially when her tries at other hobbies fell short. Drawing grew into a period of portrait painting during her time at Utah State which then  evolved

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Newsletter Column: Take the Ogden Art Challenge

Friends, as this week’s newsletter entry, we’re sharing an article written by Jane Font: arts advocate, artist, former gallerist, and budding You Tube star. She’s a great example of the type of creative force(s) we have here in OTown…not always visible, but a vital part of the fabric of our

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July 19, 2018 – Featured Creative: Holly Morphet

Our Featured Creative this week is our dear friend Holly Morphet! Holly is an inspiring artist who uses her recovery from self-harm as a catalyst. Holly became serious at age 15. The life-changing question she asked herself was, “What would happen if I gave my absolute best to my artwork?” She

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July 6, 2018 Newsletter Column: PLATFORMS

Welcome to the July 6 installment of the O1ARTS Newsletter. For those of you kind of new to O1ARTS, I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to the first of our 4 main programs, PLATFORMS. PLATFORMS has transformed a vacant, disused lot at 25th and Adams into a

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July 6, 2018: Featured Creative: Alexis Furlong

Take a look this week’s Featured Creative! Alexis Furlong started doing portrait and landscape work for friends and family beginning in high school. When she moved to St. George and attended Dixie state, she really refined her skills in those areas. But, there was something in doing that kind of

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Art as a vehicle for Social Commentary

Art as a vehicle for social commentary … What do you expect when looking at a piece of art? A pretty picture? A moment in time, captured in print? Nature’s beauty, frozen forever in bronze? All are worthwhile subjects.  But there are some artists who choose to use their art

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