FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/23/11
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
"Hemisphere Block." Credit: Courtesy of Trevor T. Dunn
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: ART INSIGHTS, TREVOR T. DUNN
WHAT: A ceramist who specializes in wood firing and salt/soda firing, Trevor T. Dunn talks about his craft and shares his experiences in kiln building during his appearance at SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights.
WHO: Art Insights
Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, March 10, 2011
WHERE: Centrum Arena, Section K, 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 TO FEATURE
CERAMIST TREVOR T. DUNN
MARCH 10, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: A ceramist who specializes in wood firing and salt/soda firing, Trevor T. Dunn talks about his craft and shares his experiences in kiln building during his appearance at SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, March 20, 2011. The lecture begins at 7pm at SUU’s Centrum Arena. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
Trevor T. Dunn earned his undergraduate degree in sculpture and ceramics from the University of South Florida in 1996, and then moved to Durango, Colorado, where he set up a studio and built a small anagama kiln to pursue his interest in wood-fired pottery. Dunn joined the faculty at San Juan College in 1999 teaching ceramics and sculpture. In 2003, he built another anagama kiln in Riverside, New Mexico, to produce larger works. In 2009 he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics from Utah State University and received the 2009 NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship Award for a proposed study and film project in Jianxi, China. He has taught workshops around the country in wood firing, salt/soda firing, and kiln building. Dunn is currently an adjunct faculty member and the ceramic studio coordinator at Utah State University and continues to teach at San Juan College in the summers.
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 innovative firing techniques and insights into kiln building when ceramist Trevor T. Dunn shares his 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.
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.