For Immediate Release
From: UAA Director, Derek Dyer, (801) 651-3937
Utah Arts Alliance Gallery presents the Art of Anthony Granato
Gallery Stroll Reception Friday January 18th, 6 – 9 p.m., 2013.
Location: 127 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 12 noon to 8 p.m., Saturday 12 – 6 p.m.
The Utah Arts Alliance Gallery will be hosting an artist’s reception for Anthony Granato during the Gallery Stroll on January 18th, 2013 from 6pm until 9pm. Anthony will be showing his art work at the Gallery until February 10th,2013.
Anthony Granato has been active in the art industry for over 15 years. After a career in illustration and freelance design working for Lucas Films and major publications, he has settled into the fine art profession. With over 24 art shows under his belt, he's shown in Salt Lake City, Portland, Park City, Tennessee, Michigan and Indiana. His work also has been featured in New York and BlueCanvas Magazine. Anthony was the winner of the Utah RAW Awards for 2012 cementing his status as one of Utah’s brightest painting and mixed media talents.
What's unique about Anthony's work is that he makes paintings to fit antique and vintage frames. His mixed media style incorporates drawing, painting, and photography into each finished piece of artwork.
“Dichotomies are especially important to the foundation of my work. Old and new, beautiful and ugly or good and evil all get fused physically and conceptually in my pieces.” – Anthony Granato