Double Bonus for Viewers in the Next Exhibit at Braithwaite Fine Arts GalleryFebruary 03, 2006
“Get Real” a collection of art by faculty members from the Southern Utah University’s Department of Art & Design opens February 9. A broad cross-section of artistic talent will be on display, featuring the work of Arlene Braithwaite, Eric Brown, Susan Harris, Brian Hoover, Dave Richardson, Andrew Marvick and Ben Sowards. This exhibit showcases a variety of media, styles and subject matter. The pieces are unique and provide insight into the artistic style and philosophy of each faculty member. The exhibit has just arrived on campus from its stint at the highly-regarded Springville Art Museum at Springville, Utah.
On February 9, from 7-9 p.m. there will be an opening reception at the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery. The public is invited to attend. This exhibit is sponsored in part by the Utah Arts Council and the Friends of the Braithwaite Gallery.
Also in display this month in the Braithwaite will be the enlarged photographs of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist from The New York Times, Ruth Fremson. She has been privy to capturing some of the most pivotal moments in recent history through her lens, to the frontstep of millions of Americans. Fremson will be on campus the 24th of February, giving lectures, workshops and interviews, free to the campus and Iron County communities. Please see http://www.suu.edu/news/view_articles.asp?HS=February%202006%20Headlines&ID=277
for complete details.
The Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery mission is to provide dynamic and varied visual arts experiences for the people of southern Utah. The gallery mounts educational exhibits throughout the year, offers programs related to its exhibitions, preserves and collects fine art, and serves as a resource center for the visual arts on campus and in southern Utah. Its hours of operation are Tuesday-Saturday from Noon-7 p.m. Admission is Free.