WHAT: A unique exploration of brushstrokes used in Chinese and Western painting is the subject of SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights. The lecture compares the theory and practice of the space representation between China and Western brushwork and analyses the difference between Chinese traditional brushwork and Western modern brushwork.
WHO: Art Insights
Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, November 4, 2010
WHERE: Centrum Arena, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.
SUU’S ART INSIGHTS
EXPLORES THE BRUSHWORK
OF CHINESE AND WESTERN PAINTING
WITH DR. WEJUAN WANG AND DR. LINFEI MA
NOVEMBER 4, 2010
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: A unique exploration of brushstrokes used in Chinese and Western painting is the subject of SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, November 4, 2010. Dr. Wenjuan Wang and Dr. Linfei Ma are the guest lecturers. Their presentation begins at 7pm at SUU’s Centrum Arena. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
The focus of the presentation is brushwork and its unique trademarks that the artist understands as it holds the existing of the “space matter.” The lecture compares the theory and practice of the space representation between China and Western brushwork and analyses the difference between Chinese traditional brushwork and Western modern brushwork.
Shauna Mendini, Interim Dean, College of Performing and Visual Arts, announced “this Art Insights lecture marks the third cultural collaboration between Renmin University in China and Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts. We value this unique partnership with Renmin which is the second largest university in Beijing, China. It is an honor to have the members of its talented and learned staff share their insights and knowledge with our students here at SUU.”
Author and teacher Dr. Wenjuan Wang currently is an Associate Professor and Instructor of Graduate Studies at the Xu Beihong Institute of Arts, Renmin University of China, and teaches Philosophy of Arts; Research of Arts; Chinese and Foreign Art (the Fine Arts) Appreciation. Dr. Linfei Ma is a Professor of Art at Renmin University in China.
Experience a unique comparative overview of Chinese and Western brush strokes by attending a very special Art Insights with Dr. Wenjuan Wang and Dr. Linfei Ma. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at email@example.com