René Venegas, a 16th generation silversmith, in his shop at The Local Artisan Collective in downtown Ogden on Oct. 19, 2017. (BEN DORGER/Standard-Examiner)Story by MARK SAAL • Photos and video…
Aaron Richardson is a traditional blacksmith in Ogden Valley. While his personal business is new, he works out of a blacksmith shop that first opened more than 120 years ago.
Whether it’s just for fun, to promote a cause or to spread positive vibes, the painted rock movement has become a phenomenon in the Ogden area thanks to 801 Rocks.
The Standard-Examiner asked its readers for photos of rocks they’ve found or painted for the 801 Rocks movement. The following is a collection of those photos.
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Two years ago, Utah artist JR Johansen started painting portraits of LDS missionaries that had died during their missions. From his studio in Huntsville, Johansen talks about why.
The Bountiful public and local vendors gathered for food and art during the Summerfest International event held on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Bountiful City Park.
Local produce, art and music made for a great opening day at Farmers Market Ogden on Saturday, June 24, 2017, on Historic 25th Street in Ogden.
Rich Ramos designed the “Water is Life” mural for downtown Ogden. On Friday, May 5, 2017, Ramos and two other artists spent the day creating the giant spray paint mural for the Moments art festival. The painting blends Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” with the recent protests in Standing Rock, N.D.
This February, in honor of Black History Month, the Standard-Examiner is conducting interviews with black members of our community. Today, a conversation with Alicia and Camille Washington, owners of Good Company Theatre on Historic 25th Street. To read a Q&A from their interview, go to https://tinyurl.com/gkr6lq3
Gary Loveland talks about his handmade wooden spoons on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at his home in Brigham City.
The Ogden Arts Festival was held at the Ogden Amphitheater in Ogden on Saturday, June 11, 2016.
Frank Arnall, of South Ogden, discusses the art work of his late wife, Augusta Sue Arnall, at Pandemonium Art Gallery in Ogden on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Augusta had Charles Bonnet Syndrome, which is diagnosed when someone hallucinates often organic and vivid color visions. For a few months Augusta drew her visions with color pastels. Her work will be shown at Pandemonium Art Gallery as of the First Friday Art Walk of March.
Weber State University held an open house reception celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the death of artist, José Guadalupe Posada at the Shepard Union Gallery in Ogden on Monday, November 2, 2015.