FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Weber State University Expands BFA Program to The Monarch with Visual Art & Design Studios Ogden, UT (July 22, 2019): Art and community has been the catalyst for the recently established relationship between The Monarch, Ogden’s new epicenter...read more
Jada Hughey: ClearLight Glass Co. Jada Hughey is a stained glass artist whose work is inspired by the natural world. Having grown up in the redwood forests of California, hiked above the blue waters of Lake Tahoe, lived beneath the jagged Rocky Mountains and now...read more
Emily Cook, Contemporary Painting Emily Cook is a painter, jeweler and physician whose passion for art and science fuels her work, no matter the discipline. Currently focused on oil and acrylics, Cook paints landscape and floral works that blur the lines between...read more
Bradley Trammel Photography Bradley Trammel’s portrait photography has an enchanting, theatrical feel that captures the inherent mood and personality of his subjects. His attention to texture, color and composition give his stylistically arranged shots a distinct look...read more
The Monarch Announces New Retail Tenant: Art Box Plans Move for August 2019 The Monarch, Ogden’s destination for creative connection, announces the next tenant for its newly renovated building as the Art Box, an interactive candle making and...read more
Chad Jones is a retired locomotive engineer and woodworker who builds stylistic furniture, particularly Windsor and Maloof style chairs. Fascinated by furniture design and excited by hands-on creation, Chad has turned his passion into a profession as he creates custom...read more
Jonathan Morgan is an Ogden-based artist whose figurative bronze sculptures tell empowering stories of struggle and strength.read more
(February 12, 2019): The Monarch, Ogden's future epicenter for creative connection, is excited to welcome award-winning oil painters Elizabeth Robbins and Shanna Kunz into its creative studios this spring…READ MORE Renowned...read more
(Fe(December 5, 2018): The creative community of Ogden, Utah is experiencing a dramatic shift, one that will enliven its downtown core and bring to life the city’s new Nine Rails Creative District. The opening of The Monarch promises to widen Ogden’s cultural...read more
The rural west – its dramatic mountain scenery, lush farmland, cattle ranches and “ordinary folk” – is the preferred subject matter for Utah painter Stephen Henry. Henry was raised in a small town in Texas; his father was a sign painter, western artist and cowboy in the Texas Rodeo Hall of Fame. Henry loved growing up around the rodeo, riding horses and working cattle, and he connected with the “every day, down-to-earth” people in his community.
Henry moved to Utah over 15 years ago with his wife and immediately felt at home in the vast landscape of the far west. While his most recent watercolors depict imagery from Northern Utah and the surrounding area, Henry’s artwork also channels the environment he grew up in. “There’s a story being told about me and about where I come from,” says Henry of his work. “I’m painting what I know and what I love the most.”
Austin Luckett is an Ogden-based photographer whose work reflects the artist’s love for the American West, from its powerful natural landscapes and free-roaming wildlife to its linear urban architecture. Luckett’s powerful images offer unique perspectives of familiar scenes; moody rainclouds hover over downtown Ogden, glowing sunsets rise above snow-covered mountains and rugged buffalo casually graze on Antelope Island. Luckett takes the visions we encounter everyday in Northern Utah and presents them in a way that re-engages the viewer, drawing deeper connections and renewed appreciation for the environment we live in. “I want to create something familiar, but do it in a way that’s a little different than people are used to seeing,” says Luckett. “I’ve found that people want to see things they know – but captured in an unexpected way.”read more
Those who have attended our Hard Hat Tours have been stretching their imaginations to visualize the future of this project. Our construction is moving along (opening date: June 2019!) but we are excited to now offer a better visual of what our space will look like come summerread more
Ogden and Salt Lake City restaurant owner Amy Britt has a creative concept for our corner restaurant, opening June 2019.read more
Painters Elizabeth Robbins and Shanna Kunz are award winning artists, business partners, neighbors and best friends.read more
Kseniya Thomas opened Thomas-Printers in 2005. She was trained as an intern at the print shop of the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany. She is the co-founder of Ladies of Letterpress, a professional organization that provides a community where both brand-new and experienced printers can learn from one another, share resources and ideas, and help keep letterpress a thriving, exciting, and multifaceted art and craft.
A full-service, commercial letterpress print shop, Thomas-Printers loves the process as much as the finished product, whether it be wedding invitations, business cards, greeting cards, or anything else that needs the touch of letterpress. Or die-cutting, or edge painting, or the perfect Pantone. We’re a woman-owned, community-minded business that’s obsessed with ink on paper.
We work with designers, individuals, collaborators, and fellow printers on projects that demand a quick turnaround and a close attention to detail. We’re happy to consult with you and work on getting your project into print quickly and as economically as possible.read more
Ogden creatives: what’s on your wish list this year? A bigger studio space? An inspiring environment where you can connect and create with other artists, designers and makers? This is what the Monarch wants to give to our local arts community…read more
As we near the holiday season and the end of 2018 we also inch closer to our slated spring 2019 opening in Ogden’s newest Nine Rails Creative District for arts, culture and engagement….read more
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