Art Insights, Wang Jiazeng, Printmaker & Painter

Date: October 27, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: SUU’s Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center, Cedar City, UT
Category: Arts and Entertainment

Suu’s Art Insights to Feature

Wang Jiazeng, Chinese Printmaker

October 17, 2013 
Print by Professor Wang Jiazeng

Image credit: Print by Professor Wang Jiazeng. Courtesy of Wang Jiazeng

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: A leading figure in contemporary Chinese art as a printmaker and painter, Professor Wang Jiazeng shares three decades of experience during his presentation when he appears at Art Insights, SUU’s Department of Art and Design’s weekly lecture series, on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The presentation begins at 7pm in the Gilbert Great Hall, located in SUU’s Hunter Conference Center on the second floor. Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend. Arrive early to view more than a dozen of Wang Jiazeng’s works which will be on display prior to his presentation, outside the Great Hall.   

Professor Wang Jiazeng is on the faculty in the School of Arts at China’s Renmin University. His presentation showcase fifteen works from his current series entitled Industrial Journal. The series depicts Chinese figures in identical uniforms, engulfed by immense, dark and foreboding factory walls and workrooms.  This unique exhibition captures both the social and political aspects of life in contemporary China.

Art Insights is a weekly program hosted during the fall and spring semesters by SUU’s Art and Design faculty. Students and community members meet weekly to experience presentations and discussions by visiting artists and art educators from around the nation who share their work, insights, and attend gallery openings. Admission is free, and the general public is invited to attend.

Experience work from a master of contemporary Chinese art by attending Professor Wang Jiazeng’s Art Insights presentation. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit