FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/11/11
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Photo credit: Courtesy of Gemma Martel Young.
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: ART INSIGHTS, “STUDENTS PRESENT – SOME TOP GRADUATES”
WHAT: It’s the best of the best, when outstanding art students, who have been specially selected, present their work in “Students Present – Some Top Graduates.” This year, four top students from SUU Class of 2011 have been selected to present their art, thoughts, inspirations and process to their fellow students.
WHO: Art Insights
Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, February 24, 2011
WHERE: Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
INFO: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
TICKETS: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.
SUU’S ART INSIGHTS SHOWCASES
TOP GRADUATES’ ART
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: It’s the best of the best, when outstanding art students, who have been specially selected, present their work in “Students Present – Some Top Graduates” at SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, February 24, 2011. 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.
This year, four top students from SUU Class of 2011 have been selected to present their art, thoughts, inspirations and process to their fellow students. These gifted artists are: Gemma Martel Young who specializes in graphic design and illustration, Joe Rawlings whose creates vibrant graphic design, Kiel Whitakker who has distinguished himself as an illustrator, and Debra Johnson who has been selected for her accomplishments in the fields of art history and museum studies.
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.
Gain a fresh perspective on incorporating graphic design into web site design by attending Nathan Walton’s appearance 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 nearly 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.