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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Faculty Art Exhibition @ SUU’s Department of Art and Design (Cedar City: Jan 9 - Feb 15)

WHAT:             When it comes to SUU’s Art and Design faculty, they are not only top-notch educators and instructors, but they are also remarkable artists as well. This breathtaking exhibition features a variety of medium including photography, painting, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, sculpture, quilt art and much more.

WHO:               SUU’s Department of Art and Design and the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery

WHEN:             Tuesday through Saturday, January 9-February 15, 2014

TIME:               Noon-7pm

WHERE:           Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Braithwaite Building, lower level
                        Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

INFO:               Phone: (435) 586-5432 or visit: www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery

PRICES:           Admission is free and open to the public.  


Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: A spectacular showcase from the remarkable portfolios of SUU’s Art and Design Faculty will be on view during the annual Art and Design Faculty Exhibition. The show opens at SUU’s Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery on Thursday January 9, 2014 at 7pm and runs until Saturday, February 15. The exhibition is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 7:00pm. The event is free and open to the general public who are encouraged to attend.

This remarkable retrospective provides a truly engaging showcase of diverse medium including photography, painting, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, sculpture, quilt art, watercolors and so much more. Featured artists include Elayna Clegg, Rheana Gardner, Jessica Gerlach, Yidan Guo, Susan Harris, Jeffrey Hanson, Brian Hoover, Andrew Marvick, Jeremias Paul, Christopher Ralphs, Deborah K. Snider, JungYun Son, Ron Spears, Benjamin Sowards, Carrie Trenholm and Russell Wrankle.

Eric Brown, Chair of SUU’s Department of Art and Design, has nothing but praise for this annual showcase. “SUU’s Art and Design faculty is a truly gifted collective of artisans who are not only inspiring educators but are also equally talented in their medium. This exhibition spotlights their creativity and in doing so also inspires and encourages the students to explore their own potential. Our faculty members are all accomplished artists who have exhibited in museums and galleries nationally and internationally."

Bear witness to the talent of SUU’s Art and Design faculty by attending this vibrant and colorful exhibition. 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.

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 and a Center for Shakespeare Studies. 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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