WHAT: Changing the urban landscape of modern China is the unique goal of architect and educator Chen Jiong from the Art Institute of China´s Renmin University. This remarkable artisan shares his design vision during his presentation for SUU´s Department of Art and Design.
WHO: Art Insights, Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday October 25, 2012
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
CHEN JIONG, ARCHITECT AND EDUCATOR,
FROM RENMIN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA
OCTOBER 25, 2012
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Changing the urban landscape of modern China is the unique goal of architect and educator Chen Jiong from the Art Institute of China´s Renmin University. This remarkable artisan shares his design vision during his presentation for SUU´s Department of Art and Design´s insightful weekly lecture series, Art Insights, on Thursday October 25th, 2012. The lecture begins at 7pm in the Centrum Arena, Section K. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
Chen Jiong received his Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees from the China´s Central Academy of Fine School of Architecture. A member of China Arts and Crafts Association, Jiong is currently associate professor of architecture design at Renmin University. As an architect, he presided over such projects as the development of the China Ministry of Public Security Police Station, the redesign and reconstruction of the Beijing Airport Road and resigned the logo for the Chinese People´s Court and exterior building identification signs which have been implemented throughout the country. His work has been published in Real Estate Full-Length Planning, Chen Jiong Landscape Sketch Series and Chen Hao Chen Jiong Drawings among others. As an artist, his paintings and watercolors have been featured in numerous exhibitions throughout China.
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 one man´s vision for revitalizing China´s urban landscape by attending Chen Jiong´s Art Insights presentation. 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.