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Thursday, September 20, 2012


WHAT:              Suze Woolf will be giving a presentation about her watercolor work and time as an Artist-in-Residence at Zion National Park

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

WHEN:             Thursday October 4, 2012

TIME:               7:00pm

WHERE:           Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference 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.

OCTOBER 4, 2012

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: An award-winning artist who strives to create “awe and ambivalence” (artist statement) in her work, watercolorist Suze Woolf will be giving a presentation about her art and time in residence at Zion National Park as part of SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday October 4th, 2012. The lecture begins at 7pm at Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center, admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.

Suze Woolf is well-known for her work in the Pacific Northwest, and has contributed to exhibitions and publications across the country.  Recent credits include the Seattle Center for the Book Arts Edible Book Festival, the National Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition, Art Buzz, and Artist Portfolio Magazine.

Suze has been drawing all her life. After an initial undergraduate degree, she pursued fifth-year studies in printmaking and ceramics at the University of Washington. Her professional career has included the graphic design of printed materials and interface designs for commercial and prototype software applications. In the last few years she has devoted herself to the watercolor medium. From traditional landscape sketches –she calls them her love letters to the planet -- to large scale industrial subjects and the numbering systems on utility poles; she loves to bring attention to what people don’t usually notice. She finds intense visual experience to capture everywhere she looks.

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.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear an established artist speak about her unique experiences in Zion National Park!  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.

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 Center for Shakespeare Studies and 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.  The Center for Shakespeare Studies offers a minor in Shakespeare Studies. 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 (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at cpvamktg@suu.edu.

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