If you attended the 2014 Business of Art, you are eligible to apply for our 2015 Zions Bank Grants.

Make sure to bring your friends this November 13 & 14, 2015 so they will be eligible for our 2016 Zions Bank Grants!

Positioning Statement The Business of Art is held annually each November, in Kanab, Utah. Artists come to learn to create a successful art business.

Dixie State University, in St. George Utah, Cultural Arts Department, developed and sponsors this event as a community outreach program in collaboration with The Center for Education, Business and the Arts (CEBA) – a regional economic development organization in Kane County. Other sponsors include: Southwest Applied Technology College, the Kane County Office of Tourism, Kanab City, and Southern Utah University. Kathy Cieslewicz, DSU Curator, originated the program and facilitates the event; Paul and Susan Bingham, owners of the Maynard Dixon Gallery serve as honorary founding co-chairs.


Mission Statement The Business of Art is a seminar for visual artists in all disciplines with a goal of educating and training artists and enhancing economic development in our state and region.
Core Values • Provide sessions taught by experts for artists to learn how to make money selling their art.

• Encourage creativity and artistic achievement.

• Practice personal professionalism.

• Practice professionalism in presenting art.

• Share resources necessary to build self-sufficient prosperous artists.

• To teach social media to create a network for communication and to share exhibits, information on classes, opportunities, residencies, sources for materials, etc.

• To provide an event for networking in an atmosphere of inspiration and innovation.

Vision This quality experience and event will result in the following:

• Prosperous artists who excel in their field and in marketing.

• Artists who contribute to the economy.

• Artists who follow sound business practices.

• Artists who maintain ethical practices.

• An artist community that is inclusive, cohesive, and inspired.


2015 Schedule available in August.

2015 Class Descriptions available in August.



From St. George:
Take Interstate 15 North to 9/89 exit to Hurricane
Follow signs to Colorado City, Fredonia, and Kanab (route 389)
At Fredonia turn left at intersection and follow signs to Kanab
Once you’re in Kanab (on Hwy 89), turn left on 100 E.
Kanab Middle School will be on your left.  690 South Cowboy Way.

Click HERE to view map from St. George to Kanab.



Aiken’s Lodge

79 W. Center Street Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 877-644-2105 • Website: http://www.aikenslodge.com

Email: aikens@kanab.net

Situated in down-town Kanab, 31 rooms with pool, pet friendly, wheelchair accessible..

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

5001 Angel Canyon Road Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-2001 • Website: http://www.bestfriends.org

Email: cottages@bestfriends.org

Located within beautiful Angel Canyon, the home of Best Friends Animal Society there are 8 cottages, 4 cabins, and 2 RV sites. 

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Best Western Red Hills

125 W Center Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-830-2675 • Website: http://www.bestwesternredhills.com

Email: redhills@kanab.net

Down town Kanab, hot breakfast included in room rate. 75 rooms with outdoor pool, and Hot Tub. Conferance Room available..

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Bob Bon Inn Motel

236 N Highway 89 Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 866-713-5115 • Website: http://www.bobbon.com

Email: stay@bobboninn.com

Western, log cabin Motel with kitchenettes, laundry facilities, pool, pet friendly. Wheelchair accessible. Local number: 435-644-3069

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Brook Side Cottage Bed & Breakfast

100 South 59 East Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 1-866-656-6664 • Website: http://www.roadsendtours.com

Email: rest@kanab.net

Tastefully furnished getaway for 2 set among shady, beautifully landscaped private grounds.

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Casita Mariana

199 N. Gunsmoke Pass Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 406-240-0593 • Website: http:www.vrbo.com/350782

Email: casitamariana.kanab@gmail.com

Casita Mariana…..Private Adobe Retreat for Two. This accommodation is a furnished studio with a queen bed, microwave, frig, toaster/grill and kitchen supplies. Enjoy the high desert with views of the surrounding Vermillion Cliffs right out your door. Relax in privacy under the back portico or explore the National Parks and Recreational areas in the area. Pet friendly. 

Comfort Inn

815 E. Highway 89 Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-574-4061 • Website: http://www.hikanabutah.com

Email: comforinngm_ut109@yahoo.com

Large, luxury Hotel with Pool and hot tubs. Conferance Room, Wheelchair accessible, some pet friendly rooms.

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Coral Cliffs Town Homes

250 S Fairway Drive Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-707-9706 • Website: http://www.cctownhomes.com

Email: cctownhomes@kanab.net

Situated right on the Coral Cliffs Golf Course, fully equipped and furnished. Use of the pool at nearby Quality Inn.

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Canyons Lodge

236 N 300 W, Kanab, UT 84741

Phone: (435) 644-3069  • Website: www.canyonslodge.com

Four Seasons Motel

36 N 300 W Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 866-430-6869 • Website: http://www.fourseasonskanab.com


Located along Highway 89 at the north end of Kanab. On site “Spurs” western Restaurant. Outdoor pool, some designated pet friendly rooms.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites

217 S. 100 E. Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-3100 • Website: http://www.hiexpress.com/kanabut

Email: hikanab@gmail.com

Western motif throughout the entire building, also offering an indoor pool.

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Kanab Cottages

varying locations Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-648-3001 • Website: http://www.kanabcottages.com

Email: kanabcottages@colorcountry.net

3 fully equipped Vintage, Vacation cottages, can sleep between 6-10 people each with attractively landscaped yards. Best Friends Discount.

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Kanab Utah Lodging

349 N 200 E Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-689-8990 • Website: http://www.kanabutahlodging.com

Email: info@kanabutahlodging.com

i smallTown Home, i large Town Home, and the Rock Cottage available for Vacation Rentals. All fully equipped, and furnished.

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Lit’l Bit Ranch

2550 E. Highway 89 Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-899-9655 • Website: http://www.LitlBitRanch.org

Email: LitlBirRanch@hotmail.com

Lit’l Bit Ranch offers newly remodeled, rustic lodging in peaceful, surroundings for those travelling with their equine companions. Bed and breakfast for up to 4 guests. Horses have large (16 ft.) outdoor pens, round pen and wash rack. Long term boarding also available. Current Coggins required. No studs please!

Mule Shoe Inn B & B

898 Grand Canyon Drive Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-3372 • Website: 

Email: muleshoeinn@kanab.net

Comfortable westen hospitality for you and your horse.Bring your own feed or we can provide.( Non-equestrians also welcome.) 

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Parry Lodge

89 E. Center Street Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-748-4104 • Website: http://www.parrylodge.com

Email: parrylodge@xpressweb.com

Stay where all the movie stars stayed while filming in Kanab, Utah!!! Now serving: Breakfast 6:30 am-10:00 am Discounted to guests. Served 7 days a week. Lunch 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Served Tues – Sat Dinner 5.30 am – 9.30 pm Served Tues – Sat

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Purple Sage Inn Bed & Breakfast

54 South Main Street Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 877-644-5377 • Website: http://www.purplesageinn.com

Email: purplesageinn@kanab.net

Beautiful Historic Home located in down town Kanab with a variety of rooms, and suites available. Antiques used in the interior design. Nicely landscaped.

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Quail Park Lodge

125 N. 300 W. Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-215-1447 • Website: http://www.quailparklodge.com

Email: info@quailparklodge.com

Newly remodelled motel on the northern entrance to Kanab. Offers 2-bedroom family units in addition to regular rooms. On site pool.

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Red Door Cottage

241 N 300 W. Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-674-4433 • Website: http://reddoorcottage.googlepages.com

Email: reddoorcottage@gmail.com

A lovely old Pioneer Vacation Home, renovated and remodeled, while retaining a sense of history. Fully furnished and equipped.

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Red Rock Country Inn

330 S. 100 E. Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-8774 • Website: http://www.redrockcountryinn.com

Email: redrockcountryinn@gmail.com

Comfortable, down town locally owned motel, offering a relaxation room, and pool.

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Rodeway Inn

70 South 200 West Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 877-424-6423 • Website: http://www.rodewayinnkanab.com

Email: gm.ut144@choicehotels.com

Down town Motel with 39 rooms, 2 of which are handicapped accessible. Pool and jacuzzi available. Some smoking rooms. HBO. Designated pet rooms.

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Royal Inn & Suites

386 East 300 South Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-5373 • Website: http://www.royalinnkanab.com

Email: reservations@royalinnkanab.com

Newly remodeled & under new ownership. Spanish – style 64 room Motel in down town Kanab. Continental breakfast offered from April to November.

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Savage Point B&B

53 S. 200 E. Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-2799 • Website: http://www.savagepointbedbreakfast.com

Email: laurel@savagepointbedbreakfast.com

Fully furnished private room in a lower level of a pretty bungalow cottage with separate entrance. Full separate private bath. Access to kitchen and downstairs entertainment room including DVD Blu-Ray. Wireless internet connection. Fully fenced yard with meditation space. (dogs 100% cat friendly welcome).

Days Inns Suites

296 West 100 North

Kanab, Utah  84741

Phone: (435) 644-2562  •  Website: www.daysinnsuiteskanab.com

Stewart -Woolley House Bed & Breakfast

106 W 100 N Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-5079 • Website: 

Email: swh@scinternet.net

This lovely pioneer home was built in 1872 by Levi Stewart, the first Mormon Bishop of Kanab. This B & B offers 2 bedrooms, each with private attached bath. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located 1 block from downtown Kanab. It is documented that Zane Grey, and other notables slept here.

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Sun-N-Sand Motel

347 South 100 East Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-654-1868 • Website: http://www.sun-n-sands.web44.net

Email: snskanab@live.com

Small, centrally located hotel with several rooms available for long term. 

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The Bunk House at Eagle Nest Ranch

6930 Johnson Canyon Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-2902 • Website: http://www.eaglenestranch.us

Email: eaglenest@gotsky.com

Private & secluded, located 20 miles NE of Kanab up scenic Johnson Canyon, Eagle Nest Ranch borders the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 6 – 8. Horse corrals available. http://www.vrbo.com/309522

The Crooked Gate Cottage at Eagle Nest Ranch

6930 Johnson Canyon Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-2902 • Website: http://www.vrbo.com/308842

Email: eaglenest@gotsky.com

Private and secluded, located 20 miles NE of Kanab, up scenic Johnson Canyon, Eagle Nest Ranch borders the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Horse corrals available.

The Victorian Inn

190 N Highway 89 Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-8660 • Website: 

Email: kanabvicitorianinn@gmail.com

Each of the 20 themed rooms has been professionally designed for the feel of the Victorian era while including a fireplace, a Jacuzzi, and cable television.

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Traveler’s Motel

544 East 300 South Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-2228 • Website: 


Small, locally owned family style motel, in downtown Kanab.

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Treasure Trail Motel

150 West Center Street Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 800-603-2687 • Website: http://www.treasuretrailkanab.com

Email: info@treasuretrailkanab.com

Located in the heart of Kanab and within walking distance to many restaurants, shopping and theatres. 28 Rooms, Free Golf, Free Wifi, Fuel Discount, HBO, Pool, Pet Friendly, Best Friends Friendly Facility.

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Victorian Charm Inn

190 North Hwy 89 Kanab UT 84741

Phone: 435-644-8660 • Website: 

Email: kanabvictorianinn@gmail.com

For more area attractions visit – www.visitsouthernutah.com.


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