THE ARTS
at USU Eastern

"Creativity takes courage." ~ Henri Matisse

USU Eastern offers opportunities for students to study the Arts as well as for community members to experience and enjoy performances and exhibits by local and visiting artists.

The Arts programs at USU Eastern are part of the Utah State University Caine College of the Arts and are located in the beautiful Central Instruction Building.

Caine College of the Arts

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ART

"Every artist was first an amateur." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gallery East Events and Exhibits

Gallery East provides an opportunity for students and faculty to have a professional environment in which to exhibit, as well as providing a space for the community of Southeast Utah to view a variety of art exhibitions and other related activities.

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Featured

Nature: A Study

The exhibit, comprised of more than 40 photographs by Bill Vande Sluis, features landmarks and scenes of nature from Southeastern and Central Utah. The exhibit runs from Oct. 14 - Nov. 6, 2020.

Contact

Jason Huntzinger

Jason Huntzinger

Part-Time Instructor

Art and Design

Office Location: USU Eastern, CIB 114
Christopher Kanyusik

Christopher Kanyusik

Assistant Professor

Art & Design

Phone: (435) 613-5203
Office Location: USU Eastern, CIB 108
Noel Carmack

Noel Carmack

Associate Professor / Gallery East Coordinator

Art

Phone: (435) 613-5241
Office Location: CIB 107

USU Art Programs

Students who study the art curriculum at USU Eastern can use their credits towards earning an Associate of Arts Degree in Art at USU Eastern and complete courses preparing them for transfer into a studio arts focused Bachelor of Art Degree program. See the Utah State University Department of Art + Design for detailed academic and program information.

Student Gallery

Student 3D Art

Student Displays


Each semester, displays of current students' artworks are exhibited in the halls of the USU Eastern Central Instructional Building (CIB). This rotating presentation of art created in USU Eastern art classes celebrates the talent, effort, and development of USU Eastern art students.

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Art Around Campus

The Utah State University Eastern campus has several significant public artworks available for students and the broader community to enjoy.  These artworks are catalysts to critical engagement that can lead to a deep and life-long engagement with art.

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MUSIC

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence." ~ Leopold Stokowski

Music Performances

Virus
Due to Covid-19 safety precautions, the music performance schedule has been temporally postponed.  Please check back for rescheduled performance announcements.

Contact

Larry Martin

Larry Martin

Lecturer / Chorale Director

Music

Phone: (435) 613-5240
Office Location: USU Eastern, CIB 131

USU Music Programs

Students who study the music curriculum at USU Eastern can complete one of two music minors, the Basic Music Minor which includes applied instruction in voice and piano as well as ensemble participation, or the Music Studies Minor which focuses on courses about music.  See the Utah State University Music Department for detailed academic and program information.

Student Performances

"I'm Gonna Rise"

written by Paul Marsena

Performed by the USU Eastern combined choirs, directed by Larry Martin.

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THEATRE

"You need three things in the theatre — the play, the actors and the audience, and each must give something." ~Kenneth Haigh

Theatre Productions

Theatre at USU Eastern gives students the opportunity to actively engage in all aspects of live theatre production. With two state-of-the-art performance spaces, students and audiences can experience all genres and styles of theatre production and performance.

Contact

Corey Ewan

Corey Ewan

Associate Professor

Theatre

Phone: (435) 613-5202
Office Location: USU Eastern, CIB 130
Brent Innes

Brent Innes

Associate Professor

Theatre

Phone: (435) 613-5228
Office Location: USU Eastern, CIB 129

USU Theatre Programs

Students who study the art curriculum at USU Eastern can use their credits towards earning an Associate of Arts Degree in Theatre at USU Eastern and complete courses that prepare them to audition/interview for the Bachelor of Arts/Fine Arts Degree programs. See the Utah State University Department of Theatre for detailed academic and program information.