FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/31/11
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Image: "Deathbird" Courtesy of Grant Fuhst
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: ART INSIGHTS, QUINN JACOBSON
WHAT: With dynamic imagination, Grant Fuhst, creates images that are darkly atmospheric products of an individual mind. Fuhst is a self-taught, mixed-media artist who will discuss his artistic journey, focusing on his creative process and dedication to personal vision
WHO: Art Insights
Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, September 15, 2011
WHERE: Sterling Church Auditorium, Sharwan Smith 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.
SUU’S ART INSIGHTS TO FEATURE
PAINTER GRANT FUHST
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: With dynamic imagination, Grant Fuhst, creates images that are darkly atmospheric products of an individual mind. Fuhst is a self-taught, mixed-media artist who will discuss his own artistic journey, focusing on his creative process and dedication to personal vision. His visit will be a part of SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, September 15, 2011. The lecture begins at 7pm at Sterling Church Auditorium in the Sharwan Smith Center, admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
Fuhst has worked in various professional settings including comics, CD package design, magazine covers, and electronic game design. He has been a member of Poor Yorick Studios for the past six years. He has shown his work in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Locally his work has been shown at the Kayo Gallery, The Unknown Gallery, The Phoenix Gallery in Park City and the Pickle Factory. He is currently represented by the Contemporary Art and Design Gallery in Salt Lake.
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. Admission is free, and the general public is invited to attend.
Learn more about Grant Fuhst’s unique style and artistic vision by attending his Art Insights’ appearance. 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 Shakespeare 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.