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Monday, November 8, 2010

Artist Gloria Allen-Miller @ SUU's Art Insights (CC: Nov 11)

Michael French
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Office: 435-865-8667
Cell: 805-260-8797

Photo: "Shadows in Kolab Canyon" Credit: Courtesy of Gloria Allen-Miller

WHAT: SUU’s Arts Insights spotlights the paintings of Gloria Allen-Miller, a watercolorist who has the distinction of being an Artist-in-Residence at Zion National Park. Allen-Miller shares her creative experiences and paintings during her Art Insights appearance.

WHO: Art Insights
Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design

WHEN: Thursday, November 11, 2010

TIME: 7:00pm

WHERE: Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center, 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.

OCTOBER 21, 2010

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: A watercolorist who has the distinction of being an Artist-in-Residence at Zion National Park, Gloria Allen-Miller shares her creative experiences and paintings during her appearance at SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, November 11, 2010. The lecture begins at 7pm at SUU’s Great Hall in the Hunter Conference Center. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.

A native of Kansas, Gloria Miller-Allen currently resides in Idaho with her husband Tony and their four, grown children. She is a life-time painter whose love of watercolors started in grade one, and has grown into a full-time occupation. Her work has been seen in nearly 50 National and International Exhibits and holds Signature Membership National Watercolor Societies including the American Watercolor Soc. (AWS); the Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA); Watercolor West (WW); and Knickerbocker Artists USA (KA): as well as several regional organizations including The Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS). She regularly teaches workshops throughout the country.

Art Insights is a weekly program hosted during the fall and spring semesters by SUU’s Art and Design faculty. Students and community members meet weekly to experience presentations and discussions by visiting artists and art educators from around the nation who share their work and insights and attend gallery openings.

Learn what it is to be the Zion National Park’s Artist-in-Residence when watercolorist Gloria Allen-Miller shares her experiences at Art Insights. 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.

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 cpvamktg@suu.edu.

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