On the morningof December 3rd, the 3rd “College Space” youth art exhibition of Hubei provincetook place at Optics Valley Art Museum of SCUN, where over 600 stunning artworks were displayed. This exhibition was co-sponsored by Hubei Provincial Department of Educationand the Department of Culture and Tourism. The opening ceremony wasattended by Wang Zhongnong, former member of the Standing Committee ofHubei Provincial Party Committee and minister of the Propaganda Department,Dong Jining, vice president of the Provincial Artists Association and directorof the College Space Academic Committee, Yang Jun, deputy partygroup secretary and deputy director of the Provincial Department of Culture andTourism, Zhang Ruzhi, vice president of Provincial Culture Promotion Council, BaiJiangyuan, deputy secretary of SCUN Party Committee, and responsible persons ofrelevant units and of colleges of fine arts at relevant universities.
Opening Ceremony of Art Exhibition. Photo by Qin Xin
Luo Bin, dean ofthe College of Fine Arts at SCUN gave a welcomespeech. Dong Jining delivered a speech at the opening ceremony and emphasizedthat in the cause of higher art education, we must conscientiously study andimplement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’ s important speech at thesymposium on literature and art work, to practically promote a great prosperityand development of culture and art in Hubei. He revealed that the 3rd “CollegeSpace” Youth Art Exhibition fully reflected the achievements of art educationand creation of universities in Hubei, and that the quality of art education inuniversities has been improved and a distinctive brand image has been initiallyformed.
The Exhibition Attracted Large Audiences. Photo by Ge Haichao
After the openingceremony, the guests viewed the exhibition together. It’s understood that thetheme “two seeds grow into a forest” of the exhibition was intended to show thatthe innovation and creativity ability of higher education and students in Hubeiwould in the form of art, surely develop into adistinctive culture forest of Hubei, withsupport and assistance of the government, universities and media. In theexhibition, more than 6,000 outstanding art works from young teachers andstudents from 129 colleges and universities in the province were received. Andover 600 art works were included in the exhibition, 360 of them by teachers and240 by students. They were composed of 300 paintings, 245 design works and 55calligraphy pieces.