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official canada goose outlet In what will canada goose uk shop probably be the last warm Gallery Stroll Canada Goose Jackets of the year, everyone seemed to be out in force. There were lots of group exhibitions to give people the full experience of a multiple artist showcase, as well as bonus features along the way for those looking for a little something extra to fill their night. One of the places that went the extra mile was Art Access, who on top of having Kendra Fehr on display in their main gallery, also showcased members of the Utah Opera’s In Residence program performing live on their doorstep. Today, we chat with Fehr about her artwork inside the gallery, along with pictures from the evening in case you missed the exhibit that continues through November. official canada goose outlet

Kindra: I was born in Salt Lake City, spent my elementary years in Arvada, Colorado then returned to Utah. I’ve lived here ever since, with extended visits to France, Norway, Asia, Prague, Nepal, and the east coast. uk canada goose I earned a BFA in drawing/painting from Canada Goose Coats On Sale the University of Utah in 1990, studied at the Lacoste School of the Arts in France, and have exhibited work nationally and internationally. I’ve worn many different career hats throughout my life. I’ve worked as a contact lens technician for my father’s business, canada goose coats a flight attendant, a bookseller at Golden Braid Books, a waitress, and in the vocation of teaching art to both adults and children. Since 1994, I’ve taught children at the Visual Art Institute, The Salt Lake Art Center (now known as UMOCA), the Children’s Museum, and various schools across the valley. I’m currently the art specialist at Montessori Community School while teaching adult and children classes out of my Sugar House studio. In canada goose coats on sale 2002, I married the love of my life, John Hancock, in Florence, Italy. Then, at what the medical field calls “advanced maternal age” I became a mom and a student of my daughter, Aria. With this newfound calling, I began writing the Catalyst column “Babying the Buddha,” which ran from 2003 2008. At an even more advanced maternal age, my son, Azur, was born.

canada goose jobs uk Kindra: I’ve always done art, specifically drawing and painting. From the time I was a little girl, it was the only thing I wanted to do. Growing up, my best friend’s mom was Bonnie Posselli, a well known Utah artist. I began taking lessons from her as a pre teen. I really loved figure and portraiture and she referred me the late Dan Baxter where I canada goose store began painting figures canada goose from a live model. I spent many years studying under the two of them before going to the University of Utah. So initially, it was Bonnie and Dan who were my biggest influences. I’ve always loved the work of John Singer Sargent, Marc Chagall, and Wayne Thiebaud. Although I would call them influences, buy canada goose jacket I wouldn’t say that I’ve ever tried to paint like them. canada goose jobs uk

buy canada goose jacket Kindra: I prefer painting because of the ability to cover large spaces quickly. I like the texture of it, the fluidity of it. I like color and the ability to vary color. I like working with big brushes and big spaces. Drawing takes so long to shade in areas and the tip of the pencil seems so small cheap canada goose in comparison to the size of the paper. Through teaching, I feel very fortunate to get to experiment with many mediums such as sculpture, stained glass, installation, assemblage and ceramics. But my real love is painting. buy canada goose jacket

canada goose womens uk sale Kindra: It was the late ’80s. I was able to study under many of Utah’s great artists; Tony Smith, Doug Snow, Sam Wilson, Paul Davis, George Dibble and Bob Kleinschmidt to name a few. and work through the night because it was the only time a printing press was guaranteed to be free. We’d work till the sun came up drinking international cafe coffees out of the machine in the hall. I was a member of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC). It was a fun busy time of my life. canada goose womens uk sale

uk canada goose Kindra: Once I graduated, I simply began putting pieces in every show, doing the arts festivals, and fumbling my way through. I don’t feel like I was ever taught “how to get a gallery and what steps to take to be an artist”. They really should offer such a class. I managed to keep myself afloat many years this way supplemented by teaching. When I canada goose black friday sale had my children, I naively thought that I could take the baby to the studio and paint while she slept quietly in canada goose clearance the swing next to me. I tried it once, and quickly learned that it doesn’t really work that way. I feel like I’m starting over again after taking a sabbatical for the past seven years. I have a renewed drive, and am tackling being an artist in the digital age. uk canada goose

Kindra: During college, I had gallery representation in Denmark and had an exhibit in Goteborg, Sweden. The art dealer paid me a stipend to quit other work and paint for the exhibit. Youth is wasted on the young. I had no idea that this was a fortunate and unique opportunity. In retrospect, I’m in awe. So yes, that was one of the most rewarding https://www.fabulalitera.de exhibits. It is a tribute to my dad, to healing and loss and hope. It’s by far the Canada Goose online most heartfelt personal work I’ve ever done.

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