Schedule

2019 - 2020 MUSEUM SCHEDULE

Barry Scharf

Scharf’s work expresses the spiritual within nature using abstract composition in a narrative reality. Viewers will experience sound as color and composition as prayer, to experience his art in a very personal way. This award-winning artist has written for Visual Language Magazine for many years and has an impressive exhibit resume.

DATES:

November 1 – January 10 

ARTIST RECEPTION:

November 1, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the Eccles Grand Foyer:

Kolene Granger: ASPENS

Glass Cases:

Santas by Kathy Ravenberg

Claudia Newman

Claudia Hecht is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning artist whose vibrant paintings and evocative sculpture combine themes from the ancient Inca and Mayan and other primitive cultures with her modern interpretation and materials. Her work evokes the spiritual rituals from the legends of these civilizations but is presented in a contemporary style that captures the wonder of this mythology. Her works inspire a sense of awe through their beauty, graceful design and imagery. Ms. Hecht’s work is sought after by collectors in Mexico, the United States and Europe, as well as by numerous institutions and businesses.

DATES:

August 16 – October 18

ARTIST RECEPTION AND ART TALK:

August 16, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

In the Eccles Grand Foyer:

The Art of Don and Deb Carter

33rd Annual DSU Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show & Sale

This year DSU celebrates the 33rd Annual Robert N. and Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale. This special exhibit opens every year on the Saturday of President’s Day weekend in February. The show boasts a variety of representational art including landscape, portrait, western, and impressionistic pieces. Each year new artists are invited to submit images of their artwork for consideration of an invitation to participate. Upon acceptance to the show, each artist is invited to submit two original recent pieces of artwork. Recognized artists continue to participate and find their way in the world of art. Collectors and investors vie for their artwork each year. The show and sale has an impressive history of success. This is the show not to miss.

DATES:

February 14 – March 29

ARTIST SYMPOSIUM:

Friday, February 14, 3:00 pm, FREE

PREVIEW:

Friday, February 14, 4:00 pm

GALA & SALES:

Friday, February 14, 6:00 pm

SPECIAL HOURS:

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY ART DEPARTMENT SHOWCASE

The Art Department of Dixie State University celebrates this annual exhibit to showcase the year’s work of the finest students, as well as, the recent work of the faculty. The art students experience the benefits of learning to present themselves and their artwork in a professional manner and to improve their portfolios. This show is always a favorite.

DATES: 

April 17 - May 1

ARTIST RECEPTION:

April 17, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the Eccles Grand Foyer:

Featured Art Department Faculty Member

FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: KARDAS

Come experience the romantic journey of Raymond and Jenny Kardas. Raymond was a retired physicist-engineer and Jenny was a ceramist. They met in an art class, then they pursued their interest in history, archeology, and enjoyed extensive trips abroad. Their serious practice of art was explored when they retired to Hurricane, Utah. When DSU Curator met their daughter, Sue, the donation of this collection became a reality. Through Sue’s generosity, her parent’s art is ready to be enjoyed by everyone.

 

DATES: 

June 5 – August 28

ARTIST RECEPTION:

June 5, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the Eccles Grand Foyer:

Carol Merrill - Blooms from the HeART

Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

155 South University Ave. | St. George, UT | 84770

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