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Accomplished Painter at Art Insights

October 05, 2006
Category: Arts


The SUU Department of Art and Design will feature Judith McCrea, a painter from the University of Kansas is this weeks Art Insights presentation Thursday, October 12th at 7 p.m. in the J.L. Sorenson Physical Education Building, room 101. McCrea will present “TRANSPOSED ICONS,” a presentation based on her work, which is heavily influenced by Latin American artwork.

McCrea’s powerful work has garnered many awards and is in numerous private and public collections, including additions to the permanent collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Emprise Bank, and The Wichita Art Museum. She has been a visiting artist at universities across the United States and has even taught in Paraguay.

As an artist and educator within a highly respected program at the University of Kansas, Judith’s contribution to visual art is profoundly important to Kansas and the country. The sources of her paintings are exotic and reflect a robust and adventurous spirit, that energy typifies both the artist’s personal life and career.

Art Insights is a weekly program hosted during the Fall and Spring semesters by the Art and Design faculty. Art Insights brings professionals from many different fields of the visual art world to Cedar City. Admission is free, and the general public is invited to attend.

For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.

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