Social Distancing & Art – Episode 1

Episode 1: Isolation by Holly Ann Jarvis O1ARTS, an organization committed to engaging our community through contemporary art forms, announces a new Virtual Art Series that began on Friday, April 3rd in lieu of an in-person art stroll event. The series is an ongoing program of online art experiences designed to

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4/30/2109 Newsletter

We love the Spring… a time of possibility, renewal, birth. This May, Ogden is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike – the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad… which made Ogden into one of the most important towns in the West. To honor this occasion, we’ve

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4/4/2019 Newsletter

Community + Social Topics = #ArtsWithPurpose Happy Spring, friends. For many, including us, Spring means renewal, new projects… and a fresh coat of paint. In this case, we’re talking about #murals, again in partnership with The Monarch and YOUR chances to be a part: We’re winding down Phase 1 of our #ARTicipate mural project this

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Newsletter article 1/31/19

In our last newsletter, we teased about a new mural opportunity through our #O1WALLS initiative… the Call For Proposals is live, here: http://ogdenfirst.org/exhibition/o1walls-call-for-mural-proposals-2019-1/ DEADLINE 2/17 at 4pm !! We’re hoping for a BUNCH of creative designs that add vibrancy to the neighborhood and reflect the diversity and character of Utah, Ogden City, The Monarch,

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10/31/18 O1|PLATFORMS: CALL For PROPOSALS

O1|PLATFORMS: Art by, for, of the People …. Let’s hear from you! In my last article, I mentioned we were looking for ideas for 2019 programming at #O1PLATFORMS. We created O1|PLATFORMS in 2016 for the express purpose of giving local artists a unique venue to exhibit their work. A venue that

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10/18 O1ARTS Newsletter Article – updates and performing arts

Hello again, friends! As I write this, the monsoon has passed, and it’s a gorgeous, crisp, sunny day in the Wasatch. We do want to remind you of our current exhibition up at @#O1PLATFORMS: Kaleidoscope | A Community Exhibit Of Butterflies  – We’ve EXTENDED IT THROUGH MID-NOVEMBER!! It features eight different

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10/4/12 Newsletter

Happy #Ogtober, friends! (nope, not a typo… check out what Visit Ogden has to say about it!) For us, the crisp fall air is pretty much our favorite time of year. After such a wickedly hot summer, we’re SO looking forward to getting out & about for #FirstFridayArtStroll again. Of course, we’re biased, as we’ve

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9/20/2018 Newsletter Article – UPDATED 9/29

By now, through a couple articles and a slew of social media posts, (not to mention merely passing by The Monarch), we hope you’ve picked up on the fact that we’ve been very busy with a big new public art project in the Nine Rails Creative District (@ninerailsogden)… specifically, at our future home,

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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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