Gallery Stroll & DIY Festival Artisan Reception @ Modern West on Friday July 16

Gallery Stroll & DIY Festival Artisan Reception @ Modern West

Upstairs @ Modern West announces new works by local artist Sophie Schwabacher and a curated preview collection of works by 2021 Craft Lake City Festival Artisans including Concrete and Copper Co., Desert Rose JewelryHONOVILyman & Brown and NIKNACK 

Upstairs @ Modern West is pleased to present new works by local artist Sophie Schwabacher and a preview collection of works by 2021 Craft Lake City Artisans. The works will be on display July 16 through August 31, 2021. An artist reception to celebrate the exhibition will be held July 16, from 6-8 pm. All are invited to attend.

Craft Lake City is excited to premiere our collaboration with Modern West in a curated preview of what you can anticipate  to see at the upcoming 13th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival® Presented By Harmons. Craft Lake City is a non profit charitable organization whose mission is to promote and inspire local artisans and to elevate the creative culture of the Utah arts community. In  support of the festival Modern West selected a variety of works by artisans who utilize multiple mediums. From  jewelry, scarves, handbags and textile works you can expect to see pieces you will want to live with. Featured artisans include; Concrete and Copper Co., Desert Rose Jewelry, HONOVI Design, Lyman & Brown and NIKNACK.  

July 16 – August 31, 2021 / 412 South 700 West SLC, UT 84104 

About Upstairs @ Modern West

Through curated exhibitions and community programming Upstairs @ Modern West supports established and  emerging contemporary artists who, in compelling and varied ways, reframe our understanding of the American  West. Envisioned, constructed and owned by community member Diane Stewart, the gallery opened in 2014 in  downtown SLC and relocated further West in 2019 to a larger location to expand our offering. As a nexus for  community engagement and artistic conversation our flexible space is a platform for creation, interaction and  support. Our varied exhibitions, residency program, selection of books, workshops and collaborations with local  businesses cultivate community. 

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.