The Great Salt Lake can be up to 27% salt, while the world’s oceans average 3.5%. Large salt beds are created when vast areas of the shallow lake evaporate leaving the mineral behind. A carpet of crystals blanket the desert leaving the landscape caustic and white.
This piece won a Juror’s Award at the ‘12 Utah/Craft and Photography exhibition in October, 2012. This statewide annual exhibit is sponsored by the Utah Division of Arts and Museums.