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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

SUU's ART INSIGHTS, BRUCE DEHNERT (CC: March 8)



FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: ART INSIGHTS, BRUCE DEHNERT
WHAT:             Whether abstract or functional, each piece created by ceramicist Bruce Dehnert is an exciting expression of form. Dehnert, an internationally known ceramicist and educator, will present on his unique body of work as well as his expansive career.

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

WHEN:             Thursday, March 8, 2012

TIME:               7:00pm

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 
CERAMICIST BRUCE DEHNERT
MARCH 8, 2012

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Whether abstract or functional, each piece created by ceramicist Bruce Dehnert is an exciting expression of form. Dehnert, an internationally known ceramicist and educator, will present on his unique body of work as well as his expansive career as part of SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday, March 8. The lecture begins at 7pm at the Centrum Arena, Section K. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Bruce Dehnert is currently head of ceramics at New Jersey’s Peters Valley Craft Center where he has been for the past twelve years. His teaching assignments span from New York’s Hunter College and Parson’s School of Art and Design to the New Zealand School of Art and even to the University Malaysia Sarawak. He is also the recipient of numerous prizes and awards for his art including the Fletcher Challenge International Ceramics Award, the Settlor Prize in Sculpture and a Carnegie Premier Award for Works on Paper.
                                                                                                                   
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 internationally celebrated ceramicist Bruce Dehnert 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 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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