SUU Opens Its Art Studios to the Community for Open Studio Night
Written by Lola Taylor
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Art Insights, hosted by SUU’s Department of Art & Design, will once again open its studios to the community and SUU’s faculty, students and alumni on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Open Studio Night is a free event that provides an evening of arts through studio visits, lectures, exhibits, and socializing.
The focus of this year’s Open Studio Night is embodied in the event slogan, "Find your place. Find your space." All Freshmen Art students, undeclared SUU students and incoming freshman are invited to come meet the professors, see the studios, and find your place as part of the SUU creative community.
Learn more about the programs offered by the Department of Art & Design and discover how SUU students are becoming artists, creative directors and leaders in the creative industry. The evening will be capped with an alumni artist lecture by Ari Seidenstricker, a Senior Art Director from Minneapolis, MN. There will be food, door prizes and double Art Insights credit for the evening.
The Open Studio check-in will be held in the SUU Ballroom in the Sharwan Smith Student Center. Events will begin at 4:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm. The scheduled events are:
3:45 pm - Check-in Begins
4:00-6:00 pm - Studio & Exhibit Visits
6:00-6:45 pm - Social Mixer, Refreshments and Music
7:00 pm - Raffle, Acknowledgements & Introductions
7:15-8:30 pm - Alumni Speaker: Ari Seidenstricker
Art Insights is hosted during the fall and spring semesters by SUU’s Art & 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.
About the College of Performing and Visual Arts
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, and Dance. The College also offers programs in Theatre Arts, graduate programs in Arts Administration and Music, as well as 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 Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration, Master of Arts in Arts Administration, Master of Music Education and Master of Music in Music Technology graduate degrees. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring nearly 600 majors in the College. Over 1,100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents over 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Festival and SUU’s Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, visit www.suu.edu/pva.
For Calendar Editors: Open Studio Night Returns to SUU
What:Art Insights, hosted by SUU’s Department of Art & Design, will once again open its studios to the community and SUU’s faculty, students and alumni on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Open Studio Night is a free event that provides an evening of arts through studio visits, lectures, exhibits, and socializing.
Who:Art Insights, Southern Utah University, Department of Art & Design
When:Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Sharwan Smith Student Center Ballroom, Southern Utah University Campus, Cedar City, Utah
Tickets:Free admission, General Public invited to attend
Info: Visit www.suu.edu/pva for more information.
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Written by Lola Taylor
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