Samuel Yates, Conceptual Art Representative, Presents at Art Insights
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2007
(Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah) The SUU Department of Art and Design will feature Samuel Yates in this week’s Art Insights, Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Thorley Recital Hall in the Music Building. Yates will present "The Color of Palo Alto" a project which incorporates technology, contemporary art, the environment, and public service.
Samuel Yates received his Bachelor of Arts in English from UC Berkeley in 1997, and his Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts with Honors from Columbia University in 2002. In addition to private art collections, his artwork is included in public collections such as SFMOMA, Berkeley Art Museum, di Rosa Preserve (Napa, CA), and Ballett Frankfurt (Frankfurt, Germany). His 2001 sculpture, Untitled, was named by Guinness World Records as the "tallest file cabinet on earth.”
Art Insights is a weekly program hosted during the Fall and Spring semesters by the Art and Design faculty. In Art Insights students and community members meet weekly to attend gallery openings and experience presentations and discussions by visiting artists and art educators from around the nation who share their work and insights.
Admission is free, and the general public is invited to attend.
For more information on SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at 435.865.8800 or visit www.suu.edu/arts.