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Making a Dream a Reality

Celebrating their five-year anniversary at the foot of Heber Avenue, the co-owning trio of HANDLE—Chef Briar Handly, Partner and Creative Director Melissa Gray, and Operations Manager Meagan Nash—have longtime roots in the restaurant biz. The best of friends since they met in the late ’90s, Georgia-transplant Gray and Utah-native Nash worked in several restaurants along
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Fine Fin Art

WALTER FOSTER HAS BEEN CATCHING AND SKETCHING FISH SINCE HE WAS 7 YEARS OLD. GROWING UP IN VERMONT, FISHING WAS A CONSTANT IN FOSTER’S LIFE, AND HE CARRIED A SKETCHPAD TO DRAW REPLICATIONS OF FISH EVEN AS A YOUNG CHILD.  When Foster graduated with a degree in environmental science from Southern Vermont College, he intended
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A Serene Sense of Place

“IT’S A PRETTY ACTIVE PROCESS,” SAYS PARK CITY VISUAL ARTIST BRIDGETTE MEINHOLD OF HER COMPLEX ENCAUSTIC MULTI-MEDIA WORKS THAT HAVE DRAWN INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM. THE COMPELLING AND UNIQUE DEPTH OF FIELD IS BUILT LAYER UNPON LAYER STARTING WITH A WOOD BASE, THEN REFINED WITH OVER A DOZEN APPLICATION OF WATERCOLOR, MILK PAINT, MELTED BEESWAX, AND PIGMENT
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Everyday Altars

SOME OF POTTER JUANITA MARSHALL’S PIECES ARE HEFTY AND ORGANIC: PEBBLED AND RIPPLED WITH BOLD PATTERNS EVOKING MOSSY FOREST FLOORS, GRITTY BEACHES, AND RUGGED TALUS SLOPES. OTHERS ARE AS DELICATE AND TRANSLUCENT AS A ROBIN’S EGGSHELL, WITH SUNLIGHT STREAMING THROUGH TO CREATE ANOTHER DIMENSION OF FLUID SUBTLETY. ALL OF THEM ARE AS ELEGANT AS THEY
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Generations of Gem Art

AN APPRECIATION FOR GEMSTONES AND DINOSAUR BONES IS A WHIPPLE FAMILY TRADITION. AT AGE 5, KEN WHIPPLE FELL IN LOVE WITH GEMS THANKS TO HIS GRANDPA, MAX PEACOCK, WHO TOOK KEN, “INTO THE DESERT LOOKING FOR ROCKS.” KEN BEGAN MAKING JEWELRY AT A YOUNG AGE, WHEN HIS GRANDPA, “GOT [HIM] INTO CUTTING ROCKS.” Ken, a
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