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David A. Sucec

David (Allan) Sucec was born in 1937. Sucec is known for his paintings and his "art activism". He lives in Utah.

Sucec attended San Diego State and San Francisco State where he earned his M.F.A.. He was a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth, and taught courses for Western Illinois University, the University of Minnesota, and Purdue University.

He has exhibited his varied work widely.At one time or another, Sucec has been a member of the Salt Lake Art Center faculty and/or staff, a college professor, a specialist in "color painting," a curator; a preparator of exhibition installations, a multimedia works specialist, and a special investigator-processor of Utah's ancient arts and the Utah environment.

Biography courtesy Artists of Utah

David (Allan) Sucec ("S") (1937-). At one time or another, Sucec has been a member of the Salt Lake Art Center faculty and/or staff, a college professor, a specialist in "color painting," a curator; a preparator of exhibition installations, a multimedia works specialist, special investigator-processor of Utah's ancient arts and the Utah environment, and a kind of "arts activist," which is rare in Utah but marvelous to have here. Sucec attended San Diego State and San Francisco State (M.F.A.). He was a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth, and taught courses for Western Illinois University, the University of Minnesota, Purdue University, as well as the University of Utah's Division of Continuing Education as an associate instructor of the Department of Art. He has exhibited his varied work widely.

Biography courtesy Artists of Utah.

Books

Kelen, Leslie G., and David Sucec. Sacred Images  :  A Vision of Native American Rock Art. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1996.

Olpin, Robert S.,William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson. Artists of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1999.

Current News Articles

"1994 Utah Arts Festival Real Art Makes Stop At UP Depot." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 19, 1994.

"73 Booths Will Feature Artist's Works." The Deseret News, June 17, 1990.

"3 Exhibits Beckon Interpretation." The Deseret News, October 18, 1992.

"2 Area Galleries Display Array of Artsy Delights." The Deseret News, July 7, 1991.

"2 Artists Combine a Variety of Skills." The Deseret News, January 5, 1992.

"Ancient Culture." The Salt Lake Tribune, September 5, 1993.

"Art Barn Looks Back 25 yrs." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 18, 1990.

"Art Barn Still Growing and Flourishing After 60 Years." The Deseret News, December 2, 1990.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, September 5, 2003.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, July 7, 1991.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, June 20, 1993.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, January 12, 1992.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, June 16, 1991.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, August 19, 1990.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, April 29, 1990.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, November 12, 1989.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, February 5, 1989.

"Artwork at Annual Festival May Alienate Some Utahns." The Deseret News, June 25, 1992.

"Art Exhibit At Depot Lets Viewers Embark on Unusual Journey." The Deseret News, June 29, 1991.

"Art Notes: Mixed-Media Show Opens at Kimball." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 7, 1991.

"Art Notes: Exhibit Moves from Festival to Art Center." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 30, 1991.

"Art Notes: Holiday Exhibits, Retrospective Ready to Open." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 11, 1990.

"Art Scene: Festival's Sculpture and Crafts Display Moves to Art Center." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 14, 1991.

"Baci Trattoria: The Merging of Art and Cuisine." The Deseret News, September 3, 1989.

"BCS Project Photo be Craig Law of Great Gallery in Horshoe Canyon in Canyon lands." The Salt Lake Tribune, September 19, 1993.

"Children Invited to Make Masks." The Salt Lake Tribune, October 22, 1991.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 6, 2002.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 14, 2000.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 28, 1998.

"Coming Up: Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 8, 1995.

"Cookbooks to Ceramics at Arts Fest." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 23, 1994.

"Council Awards 51 City Arts Grants." The Deseret News, November 11, 1989.

"Deffebach: S.L. Exhibit Celebrates More Than 4 Decades of Artist's Creative Energy." The Deseret News, June 6, 1993.

"Exhibit Provide A Chronicle of Utah Art Works Range From The Tiny To The Immense." The Deseret News, March 4, 1990.

"Explore Utah's Art Landscape at Union Pacific Depot." The Salt Lake Tribune, October 6, 1996.

"Expose yourself at Triad." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 23, 1991.

"Fate of Gilgal as Mysterious as its Sculptures Group Raising Money in Bid to Buy S.L. Garden." The Deseret News, August 25, 1999.

"Festival Features Art, Music, Dance and Fun for All Ages." The Deseret News, June 18, 1993.

"Five Days in the Triad Center Sun." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 23, 1991.

"Free Programs on Tap as Capitol Reef Hails Annual Heritage Week." The Deseret News, May 1, 1997.

"Future Looks Bright for Gilgal Gardens." The Deseret News, April 17, 2000.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, October 1, 1995.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, April 11, 1993.

"Galleries Spotlight 8 Rising Artist." The Deseret News, January 8, 1990.

"Going Gaga Over Gilgal Gardens." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 13, 2002.

"Happening Today." The Salt Lake Tribune, March 19, 1994.

"Happening Today." The Salt Lake Tribune. June 22, 1994.

"Happening Today." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 20, 1993.

"Head of Lawyers Group Plans 3-Prong Effort to Boost Arts." The Deseret News, May 13, 1988.

"Music, Lectures Highlight Today's Art Festival Schedule." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 24, 1992.

"Nature Log." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 24, 1993.

"New Direction Controversies Find Way Onto Painter's Canvas Van Wagoner: A Brush With Controversy." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 28, 1996.

"Party Line: Sets By Nature; Off-The-Wall Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 2, 1992.

"Pictures Worth A Thousand Words, Including Their Own." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 18, 1995.

"Provo School Displays Barrier Canyon-Style Art." The Deseret News, January 16, 1995.

"Purpose and Pleasure The Joy and Art Of Making Quilts Thrives in Utah Quilts: Purpose And Pleasure." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 16, 1995.

"Rock-Art Images Offer Glimpse At Utah's Past." The Deseret News, May 5, 1996.

"Sacred Images Photo Exhibit Honors Ancient Utah Artists Exhibit Honors Ancient Utah Artists." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 5, 1996.

"Schedule for Westbound Festival 2001 Events." The Deseret News, July 13, 2001.

"Sculptors, Artists Turn Public Places Into Visual Meccas." The Deseret News, July 11, 1993.

"Sesquicentennial Events Begin Saturday at Fremont." The Deseret News, May 1, 1997.

"S.L. Arts Council Awards 50 Grants for 1991-1992." The Deseret News, September 22, 1991.

"S.L. Council Weighs Fate of Garden Fund to Buy, Preserve Gilgal Raises $600,000." The Deseret News, December 29, 1999.

"S.L. Master Plan Emphasizes Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 1, 1994.

"Supporting the Arts…. And the Roof." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 23, 2001.

"The Arts in '95 It Was a Good Year for Utah Stages, Books and Galleries A Good Year in Utah for the Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 31, 1995.

"The Utah Arts Festival: Biggest, Brightest, Best." The Deseret News, June 21, 1992.

"Triad Center Comes Alive With The Arts Festival." The Deseret News, June 22, 1994.

"Truth, Art, Traditions At Westbound Festival." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 8, 2001.

"Unique Gilgal Garden in Danger of Being Squashed by Condos." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 25, 1999.

"Utah Arts Festival Brims With Sights, Sound and Smells." The Deseret News, June 26, 1992.

"Utah Arts Festival Schedule." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 17, 1994.

"Utah Arts Festival." The Salt Lake Tribune. 26 June 1993.

"Utah Arts Festival: This Year's Lineup Offers Loads Of 'Serious Fun' ForBody, Mind and Spirit." The Deseret News, June 16, 1989.

"Utahns With Roots in Spiritual Movement." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 25, 1994.

"Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, October 1, 1995.

"Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, September 19, 1993.

"Visual Arts Calendar." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 27, 1995.

"Visual Arts 'Petroglyphs & Pictographs'." The Salt Lake Tribune, March 29, 1992.

"What's Next? A Permit to Breathe?" The Deseret News, February 21, 1992.

"'Works on Paper' Show Dimensions of Many Media." The Deseret News, July 15, 1990.

"Youth Arts Academy Teaches Creativity." The Deseret News, March 8, 1992.

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