Paige Crosland Anderson Discusses Pioneer Quilts and Abstract Painting

Paige Anderson has become well known for her geometric paintings, invoking the patterns, color and spirit of an entire era of pioneer quilts. Her position in this timeline has helped her reflect on the role of quilts in the lives of these women crossing the plains and the role of her art in LDS culture today. 

Log Cabin Quilt from the book Quilts and Women of the Mormon Migration

Log Cabin Quilt from the book Quilts and Women of the Mormon Migration

Stacking Miracles (2017) by Paige Anderson. Acrylic on Panel. On Show at Springville Museum of Art, 93rd Annual Spring Salon. 

Stacking Miracles (2017) by Paige Anderson. Acrylic on Panel. On Show at Springville Museum of Art, 93rd Annual Spring Salon. 

To view more of Paige's work you can follow her on Instagram or visit her website, paigeandersonart.com

BONUS EPISODE: Springville Museum's 93rd Spring Salon

This week, Micah and Eric were fortunate to attend the opening of the 93rd Spring Salon. They spoke with 1st place winner Howard Lyon and shared their thoughts on a few pieces in the show, live from the Springville Museum of Art.

To learn more about the Springville Museum of Art and the Salon, visit them at SMOFA.org or on Instagram.

Crown of Thorns by J. Kirk Richards. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Crown of Thorns by J. Kirk Richards. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

After the Dance by Howard Lyon. 1st Place. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

After the Dance by Howard Lyon. 1st Place. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Play by Colby Sanford. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Play by Colby Sanford. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Tally Mark Quilt by Jethro Gillespie. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Tally Mark Quilt by Jethro Gillespie. Springville Museum of Art 93rd Annual Spring Salon

Brad Teare discusses LeConte Stewart and Illustrating for Church Magazines

In this episode, we speak with Brad Teare, an LDS artist who has done everything from oil paints to wood block prints to illustrating and editing the Friend Magazine. He shares how the venerated Utah artist, LeConte Stewart has influenced him and also shares some interesting information about how art plays a role in church publications. 

LeConte Stewart (American, 1891-1990) Autumn’s Gold, Harvey’s Pond (1929) Oil on canvas. 24 x 28 in. LDS Church History Museum, Salt Lake City.

LeConte Stewart (American, 1891-1990) Autumn’s Gold, Harvey’s Pond (1929) Oil on canvas. 24 x 28 in. LDS Church History Museum, Salt Lake City.

Brad Teare, Saddle Ridge (2016). Oil on Canvas. 24 x 24 in. Available at Anthony's Fine Art, Salt Lake City.

Brad Teare, Saddle Ridge (2016)Oil on Canvas. 24 x 24 in. Available at Anthony's Fine Art, Salt Lake City.