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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sculpture Exhibition of Russell Wrankle @ SUU's Art Insights (Cedar City: Jan 23)

WHAT:             Russell Wrankle, an Assistant Professor at SUU and sculptor will present as part of the Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series Art Insights.

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

WHEN:             Thursday, January 23, 2014

TIME:               7pm

WHERE:           Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center

TICKETS:         Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/pva/arts

PRICES:           Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.

SUU’S ART INSIGHTS TO FEATURE
RUSSELL WRANKLE, SCULPTOR AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
JANUARY 23, 2014

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Russell Wrankle is a sculptor who chooses ceramics as his primary mediumHis subject matter is personal narrative through the use of animal imagery. As part of the Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series Art InsightsRussell Wrankle will showcase his own art as well as discussing his inspirations. Wrankle’s presentation is scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2014. The lecture begins at 7:00pm Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.

Russell Wrankle received his MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1999 and returned to the West to create an art centered life in Toquerville, Utah in 2001. In 2012 He joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Art at Southern Utah University. He’s interested in taking familiar animals such as rabbits and dogs and reinterpreting them through the filter of his own sensibilities. Russell exhibits at Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, Red Lodge Clay Center Gallery, Montana, as well as various invitational and group shows around the country. View his work aswww.toquervilleclay.com and www.toquerville.blogspot.com.

Join us for an enjoyable evening of reinterpretation with Russell Wrankle. 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.

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 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, 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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