Salt Lake City, UT, April 2019 – the Downtown Artist Collective is pleased to announce the group exhibition of Salt Lake City artists Nathan Mulford and Larry S Cohen in Salt Lake City. The Show runs from July 19 through August 10.
Larry S Cohen and Nathan Mulford are both abstract artists who’s works probe the meaning of memory. They use color and texture As tools to better understand their past and make sense of the present. Abstract Flashbacks documents and deconstructs how we build these narratives and why they are important to us.
Nathan Mulford – Artist
Nathan was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah where he currently resides with his wife and two children. He grew up in a working class family and spent a lot of time outdoors. In school, he spent more time drawing than focusing on his class work.
Nathan attended the University of Utah where he studied painting, drawing and graphic design. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. He then spent an additional year training as an art assistant with artist John O’Connell.
Nathan’s paintings reflect the environment he grew up in. He prefers to work with humble materials. He finds inspiration for his work in desert landscape and historical artifacts.
Larry S Cohen – Artist
Larry originally hails from Brooklyn, New York and now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife and three feline friends. He grew up in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. The sights, sound and smells of this iconic neighborhood inform much of Larry’s work.
Larry received is BA in Studio Art from CUNY – Brooklyn College, where he studied w/ artists such as Lee Bontecou, Lois Dodd, Stephen Keltner and William T Williams.
Larry likes to used up-cycled elements in his pieces and often his own identity and culture as subject matter.
Nathan Mulford & Larry S Cohen: Abstract Flashbacks July 19 to August 10
Gallery Stroll Opening: Friday, July 19th @
Downtown Artist Collective
100 South 258 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Friday from 6pm – 9pm
Saturday from 11am – 6pm
Sunday from 12pm – 6pm