FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2010
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Office: (435) 586-5432
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: WORKS BY MAX D. WEAVER
WHAT: The art of former Art Department Chairman at Southern Utah State College, Max D. Weaver is displayed. The exhibit features oil paintings by the artist.
WHO: Southern Utah University
WHEN: October 19, 2010 – November 15, 2010
TIME: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m
WHERE: South Hall, 1st Floor, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.
INFO: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery
Works by Max Dickson Weaver
on exhibit in SUU’s South Hall Gallery
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT: Southern Utah University’s South Hall Gallery is currently displaying works by Max Dickson Weaver. This exhibit runs now through November 15, 2010. South Hall Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Max Weaver is a native of Layton, Davis County, Utah, and currently resides in Orem, Utah. He has spent most of his career teaching art. He first started at Helper Junior High School, and also taught at Cypress and Logan High School. Max then went on to serve as the Art Department Chairman at Southern Utah State College and then joined the faculty at Brigham Young University, where he taught for 21 years until his retirement in 1982 as a full professor. In addition, he was worked as a part-time instructor at Utah State and the University of Hawaii. After retiring he went on to be the Art Chairman of the Art Train that went through the State of Utah for two weeks during Governor Calvin’s Rampton’s tenure. Max has exhibited his pottery, painting, prints, jewelry and crafts in many one-man shows throughout the western United States. The exhibit in South Hall is a collection of his oil paintings.
For more information about this exhibit, visit www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery or call (435) 586-5432. The Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery’s mission is to exhibit, collect and preserve historic and contemporary works of art significant to the interior American West. In addition, the Gallery hosts art exhibitions that represent the principal artistic styles and periods of world cultures.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.