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, 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.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Yi-Dan Guo, Chinese Watercolorist @ SUU's ART INSIGHTS (CC: Oct 27)
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: ART INSIGHTS, Yi-Dan Guo, Chinese Watercolorist
WHAT: An artist who devotes herself to creations of traditional Chinese realistic brushwork painting, watercolorist Yi-Dan Guo will talk about her unique art and process when she appears at Southern Utah University’s Department of Art and Design’s acclaimed Art Insights series.
WHO: Art Insights, Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, October 27, 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
CHINESE WATERCOLORIST YI-DAN GUO
OCTOBER 27, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: An artist who devotes herself to creations of traditional Chinese realistic brushwork painting, watercolorist Yi-Dan Guo will talk about her unique art and process when she appears at Southern Utah University’s Department of Art and Design’s acclaimed Art Insights series. Guo, an instructor at The School of the Arts at Renmin University, Beijing, China, will lecture on Thursday, October 27, 2011, beginning at 7:00 pm in the Centrum Arena, Section K. Admission is free and thegeneral public is encouraged to attend.
Yi-Dan Guo’s appearance marks the sixth cultural collaboration between China’s Renmin University and SUU. Guo graduated from the Senior School affiliated with Central Academy of Fine Arts, and soon after was admitted to Traditional Chinese Painting Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts, where she studied on figure drawing. She earned her bachelors degree from Traditional Chinese Painting Dept of Central Academy of Fine Arts, while simultaneously, receiving another in literature. Continuing her studies, Guo earned a masters degree in philosophy from Renmin University. As an art researcher, Guo has traveled throughout China investigating the art of Chinese brushwork As an artist, she has created numerous works depicting figures and the landscape. Her work has been exhibited in China as well as having been catalogued and published in various books and journals.
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.
Explore the wonder of the traditional Chinese brushwork as interpreted by watercolorist Yii-Dan Guo during her 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.
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