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WHAT: Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Fogg will share her unique perspective and voice which unites an impressive array of fields and mediums.
WHO: Art Insights, Southern Utah University, Department of Art and Design
WHEN: Thursday, November 7, 2013
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: Centrum Arena, Section JK, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
INFO: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/pva/arts
PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.




NOVEMBER 7, 2013

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: The exploration of combining diverse, two-dimensional media is a staple of artist Rebecca Fogg. As a Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence and the featured artist at SUU’s Department of Art & Design’s weekly series, Art Insights, Fogg will be sharing her experiences and work with students. The presentation will take place in Section JK of SUU’s Centrum Arena on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7pm. Admission is free and the general public is invited to attend.

Rebecca Fogg lives in the San Francisco Bay area, and has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions along the California coast over the past 30 years. She studied at Rhode Island School of Design and Rochester Institute of Technology, and has been professionally involved with fine and graphic arts since 1972. Rebecca’s expertise includes etching, painting, photography, and computer graphics. Much of her work is inspired by the flowing forms of water. She uses nature’s patterns to suggest familiarity juxtaposed with a fluidly abstract sensitivity. Fogg’s images deftly evoke both the ethereal and tangible qualities of our world.

The Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers professional artists the opportunity to live and work in the majestic desert environment of southern Utah. The works completed under this program will contribute to the public understanding and appreciation of Zion National Park and reflect the National Park Service’s mission to the preservation and protection of the park’s cultural and natural resources.

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 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.

This Art Insights presentation is a wonderful opportunity for the Southern Utah community to learn from an artist with more than 30 years of successful experience in a variety of mediums. 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/pva/arts.


Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts is home to nationally-accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts, and Dance. The College offers 17 degrees, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science, professional Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre, and Arts Administration Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts. It houses the Center for Shakespeare Studies, which offers a degree minor. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff teach and mentor over 550 arts majors. Over 1100 students enroll each year in more than 195 arts classes. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions annually. Its 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.

Photo credit: Fairy Lake by Rebecca Fogg, courtesy of Rebecca Fogg

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