Moab Arts, Utah Artists

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Moab Arts

The uniquely beautiful geology, climate and landscape that attracts visitors to Moab also inspires and cultivates a unique artist community that reflects the incredible surroundings through painting, sculpture, photography and more. Read More

  • The center of Moab is a beehive of art shops and studios.
  • Photography, painting, sculpture and jewelry are the most popular art forms.
  • Numerous local artists have studios and workshops in the surrounding countryside.
  • Every second Saturday is the Moab Art Walk, where the galleries and workshops open their doors to the public.

Local Artists

  • The wood sculptures of Nick Eason are recognized for their fluid nature and balanced composition. He has received numerous awards, with wildlife sculpture in private collections across the country.
  • Bret Edge is a nature and adventure photographer whose dynamic images of the American West have been featured in magazines, calendars, books and tourism publications. His gallery on Moab's Main Street is regarded as one of the finest in southern Utah.
  • Jonathan Frank is a highly recognized contributor to the Moab art community. Jonathan's past and potential work was spotlighted by the 2009 Van Winkle Award from the National Watercolor Society.
  • Bruce Hucko is a documentary photographer with over 17 publications to his name. His landscapes are wide and stunning, and he is experimenting in new high definition technology.
  • Robin Straub is the very image of a painter. Her techniques lead her to spend hours outdoors, painting landscape and still life in acrylic, oils or watercolors, depending on what is called for by the piece.
  • Tom Till is one of the most successful Moab artists, with a photography studio located on Main Street. He has built a reputation on capturing the landscape of southeastern Utah in a unique and intriguing manner.

Where to See Their Art

  • Earth Studios is one of the larger galleries in the area, found on Main Street in Moab. The art focuses on jewelry and metal art, taking old bicycle parts and disused metal to create Christmas decorations, garden art and gifts for pets and owners.
  • Visit the Edge Gallery to view a selection of stunning landscape photographs by local photographer Bret Edge. In addition to fine art prints The Edge Gallery also offers greeting cards, small matted prints, calendars and other gifts.
  • Framed Image is a fine art gallery on Center Street, showcasing local sculptures, oils, watercolors, jewelry and more. They also build custom frames to highlight and display your art piece in the most flattering manner possible.
  • Found on Center Street, the Overlook Gallery is a fun place to just walk around, with the pastel colors making a distinct impression on visitors. The harmonies and impressionist techniques are perfect for the subject.

Art Events

  • The Moab Arts Festival happens every Memorial Day Weekend, when the artists submit works for judging. There are categories for jewelery, pottery, sculpture, photography and more. During the festival, there is music and entertainment for kids and adults, as well as food venues.
  • The Moab Art Walk is a regular event on the second Saturday of each month, focusing on local artists, galleries and their workshops. Take to the streets to experience the Moab art scene on foot, primarily around the juncture of Main and Center Street. 
  • For seven years running, the Moab Arts Council has organized the Moab Studio Tour to bring together visitors with the artists who are inspired by the surrounding landscape. Held in March, September and December, the artists open their private studios to guests and patrons.

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Moab Arts Council

The Moab Arts Council encourages and supports artists, exhibits and art education in the Moab area.