Utah State Today - University News

Utah State University Logo
01Oct2014

Bike to Breakfast

Aggie Blue Bikes

01Oct2014

Website Enhancement Project: LinkedIn University

On the first Wednesday of each month, the RGS Web Team…

01Oct2014

Cache Clean Air Consortium

A workshop to facilitate community partnerships that will…

01Oct2014

Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust…

01Oct2014

Convocation with David Macaulay -- Caine College of the Arts

Join us during Common Hour for Caine College of the Arts…

More events

CONNECT WITH US

Blogger Facebook Twitter You Tube RSS

Artist Teachers Inspiring Students


Thursday, Oct. 03, 2013


USU poster for art teachers' exhibition
An art exhibit, "Artist + Teacher = Inspiration Squared," featuring work by a number of public school art teachers can be seen at Utah State University Oct. 7-31. A reception honors the teachers Oct. 12.

Art teachers from around the state are coming to Utah State University’s Logan campus to showcase their work in the exhibit “Artist + Teacher = Inspiration Squared,” showing Oct. 7-31 in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall in the Chase Fine Arts Center.

 

“This exhibit is in honor of secondary school teachers who are also practicing artists,” said Dennise Gackstetter, lecturer and art education coordinator in the Caine College of the Arts. “It’s good for students to see the work of their teachers because it shows that it is possible to make a living as an artist.”

 

This year’s exhibition features the work of artist teachers Katie Campbell, a teacher at Alta High School in Sandy, Nicole Warner, a teacher at Herriman High School in Herriman and Justin Wheatley, a teacher at Connections High School in Salt Lake City.

 

“I think the most interesting aspect of the show is that these are teachers who are producing work,” said Wheatley, a USU alumnus who graduated in 2006. “It’s not very often that you get a peek into the life of a teacher and it’s important that my students know I am really an artist.”

 

The “Artist + Teacher = Inspiration Squared” exhibition will be shown in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, located in the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU’s campus, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

A reception for the artists is Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

 

For more information, visit the Caine College of the Arts Box Office in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Arts Center, call 435-797-8022 or check the college’s Production Services website.

 

Related links:

USU Department of Art and Design

USU Caine College of the Arts

 

Writer: Kara Rindlisbacher, 435-797-9203, kara.rindlisbacher@usu.edu

Contact: Denise Albiston, 435-797-1500, denise.albiston@usu.edu



     email icon  Email story       printer icon  Printer friendly
 






Send your comment or question:

We welcome your response. Your comment or question will be forwarded to the appropriate person. Please be sure to provide a valid email address so we can contact you, if needed. Your response will NOT be published online. Thank you.

NOTE: Do Not Alter These Fields, they are used to limit spam: