Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition opens Sept. 5 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

(left) James Cates,  Savannah College of Art and Design, "Innocence: Feral Child," lithography, 19" x 13", 2013, and (right)Wansoo Kim, Grand Valley State University, “Reversal," clay, feldspar, 18" x 12", 2014.
(left) James Cates, Savannah College of Art and Design, "Innocence: Feral Child," lithography, 19" x 13", 2013, and (right)Wansoo Kim, Grand Valley State University, “Reversal," clay, feldspar, 18" x 12", 2014.

Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition opens Sept. 5 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

27 Aug 2014    

Melissa Fennell, University of South Carolina, “Correspondence," archival pigment print, 8" x 8", 2014.
Melissa Fennell, University of South Carolina, “Correspondence," archival pigment print, 8" x 8", 2014.

The third annual Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition will open on Sept. 5 and continue through Sept. 25 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery with awards announced at 7 p.m.

The Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Exhibition features the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

Each year three different media disciplines are featured. This year's exhibition includes ceramics, photography and printmaking.

More than 75 artists have been accepted into this year's exhibition, including 14 from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln:

  • Brenda Alonso, ceramics
  • Adrian Armstrong, printmaking
  • Eric Blank, photography
  • Brooke Choquette, photography
  • Timothy Deaver, photography
  • Lisa Guevara, ceramics
  • Elizabeth Katt, ceramics
  • Alec Kaus, photography
  • Grant Landreth, ceramics
  • Chase McClaren, printmaking
  • Jeffrey Oliver, ceramics
  • Scott Sampson, printmaking
  • Dimitri Titov, printmaking
  • Toan Vuong, printmaking

Jurors this year include:

Ceramics: Bobby Silverman, director of ceramics at 92nd Street Y in New York City.

Photography: Jeff Whetstone, assistant professor of art, University of North Carolina.

Printmaking: Rosalyn Richards, professor of art, Bucknell University.

The Howard Awards for Excellence will be presented at the opening reception. There will be four awards, including three $1,000 awards for first place in each category and a $1,500 grand prize.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL city campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Artists included in the exhibition:

Walter Allen-Henderson, University of Arizona, printmaking

Brenda Alonso, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, ceramics

Adrian Armstrong, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, printmaking

Kaylan Ballard, Kansas City Art Institute, photography

Eric Blank, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, photography

Bo Brendel, University of Missouri-Columbia, photography

Stephanie Brunson, University of Arizona, printmaking

Abby Bullard, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Allyson Cain, University of Missouri, ceramics

Paige Cashdollar, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, ceramics

James Cates, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Hyang-Jin Cho, Colorado State University, ceramics

Brooke Choquette, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, photography

Tucker Claxton, Kansas State University, ceramics

Ash Conrad, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, photography

Kelli Couch, University of West Georgia, photography

Timothy Deaver, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, photography

Michael Ezzell, Savannah College of Art & Design, printmaking

Melissa Fennell, University of South Carolina, photography

Marisa Finazzo, University of Missouri-Columbia, printmaking

Mary Gordon, Kansas State University, printmaking

Lisa Guevara, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, ceramics

Rebecca Hahn, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, ceramics

Lois Harvey, Georgia Southern University, ceramics

Anna Hill, East Carolina University, photography

Jake Hill, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, photography

Katherine Holmes, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, printmaking

Brett Hudson, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Kahlil Irving, Kansas City Art Institute, ceramics

Elizabeth Katt, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, ceramics

Alec Kaus, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, photography

Iris Kewin, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, photography

Wansoo Kim, Grand Valley State University, Michigan, ceramics

Grant Landreth, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, ceramics

Jacqueline Lombard, Carleton College, Minnesota, printmaking

Liqui Luo, Albion College, Michigan, photography

Shane Lutzk, Kansas City Art Institute, ceramics

Daniel Mariotti, Arizona State University, photography

Antonio Martinez, Wichita State University, ceramics

Daniel Martinez, University of Texas, Arlington, photography

Tessa Martinez, Texas A&M International University, ceramics

John Masello, Illinois State University, ceramics

Chase McClaren, The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, printmaking

Katherine Meeks, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, ceramics

Morgan Melenka, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, printmaking

Christina Molitor, University of Kansas, photography

Nina Muccia, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Carrie Myers, Illinois State University, ceramics

Jeffrey Oliver, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, ceramics

Esperanza Robles, Smith College, Massachusetts, printmaking

Becky Roiseth, University of Tulsa, printmaking

Caleb Rose, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, photography

Scott Sampson, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, printmaking

Brandon Schnur, Kansas City Art Institute, ceramics

Arana Schulke, Arizona State University, printmaking

Max Seinfeld, University of Hartford, Connecticut, ceramics

Meghan Sheppard, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Melanie Sherman, Kansas City Art Institute, ceramics

Emily Short, Bowling Green State University,printmaking

Simone Siegel, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, printmaking

Nelson Smith, Texas State University, San Marcos, ceramics

Andrea Sorenson, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, printmaking

Rebecca Sprenger, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, photography

Drew Svoboda, Bowling Green State University, printmaking

Olivia Sweet, The College of William and Mary, Virginia, ceramics

Dimitri Titov, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, printmaking

Mary Jo Tomich, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, printmaking

Chris Turpen, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking

Danielle Vogel, University of Missouri, Columbia, ceramics

Toan Vuong, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, printmaking

Haily Walsh, Colorado College, printmaking

Tiernan Warner, Arizona State University, printmaking

Joey Watson, Kansas City Art Institute, ceramics

Alison Whitworth, Texas State University, printmaking

Jeff Wild, Metro Community College, photography

Nicole Wilson, Washburn University, Kansas, photography

Timmy Wolfe, Kansas State University, ceramics

Elizabeth Younce, Savannah College of Art and Design, printmaking