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Zora Murff. Photo by Rana Young.

calendar icon28 Jul 2016    

UNL MFA photography student wins Imagining America fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.--Zora Murff, a second-year Master of Fine Arts student in photography in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, has been selected as a recipient of an Imagining America:  Artists and Scholars in Public Life/Joy of Giving Something, Inc. $2,000 fellowship award.

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The Department of Art & Art History is now the School of Art, Art History & Design.

calendar icon26 Jul 2016    

UNL Department of Art & Art History is renamed School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art & Art History has been renamed the School of Art, Art History & Design.

The name change was approved by the Board of Regents at their July 22 meeting and is effective immediately.

The School resides in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, which also includes the Glenn Korff School of Music, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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Karen N. Dienstbier, “Rocky Mountain Series- Falls,” watercolor, 26" x 32", 2005. Thomas G. Hubbell, “Cross Town Traffic,” wood-fired porcelain extrusions and slabs, press-molded with coil, 23" x 6", 2015.

calendar icon25 Jul 2016    

'UNL Alumni Artists 1974-1978' on display this summer at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—Forty-four alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History will show their work this summer in the exhibition “UNL Alumni Artists 1974-1978” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opens May 16 and continues through Aug. 5 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can stop by Rm. 120 of Richards Hall Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for access to the gallery.

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Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc teaches a printmaking course during last summer's Art at Cedar Point.

calendar icon24 Jun 2016    

Art at Cedar Point receives Rural Futures Institute grant

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History’s Art at Cedar Point program has received a $19,340 Teaching and Engagement competitive award from the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute.

“I’m very excited,” said Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc, who coordinates the Art at Cedar Point program. “I’m really pleased and honored to be in the group that the Rural Futures Institute has supported. It does mean a belief in our seriousness of purpose and in our potential.”

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Anika Zempleni

calendar icon25 May 2016    

Art history undergrad has internship in Germany this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--Anika Zempleni, a junior art history and advertising and public relations dual major from Lincoln, Nebraska, has an internship this summer at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany.

She will be there June 27 until Aug. 5 and will be working with Dr. Jochen Sander, the vice director for scholarly affairs at the museum and an art history professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt. She will assist him with his research.

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Qwist Joseph

calendar icon28 Apr 2016    

Graduate ceramics student is selected as Emerging Artist 2016

Lincoln, Neb.--Qwist Joseph, who graduates in May with his Master of Fine Arts in ceramics in the Department of Art and Art History, has been selected by Ceramics Monthly magazine as an Emerging Artist 2016.

He is just one of 14 artists nationally selected by the magazine for this honor, and his work is featured in their May 2016 issue. All ceramic artists, both U.S. and international, who have been actively pursuing a career in ceramics for less than 10 years were eligible to apply.

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Robert Ladislas Derr

calendar icon27 Apr 2016    

OSU's Derr named new chairman of Department of Art and Art History

Lincoln, Neb.—Robert Ladislas Derr, associate professor of art, undergraduate chair and photography area coordinator at The Ohio State University, has been named the new Chairman of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Derr will begin his tenure at UNL on July 1.

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Advanced Graphic Design and Typography II classes from the Department of Art and Art History created an exhibition to run concurrently with the Water for Food Institute's Global Conference.

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

Graphic design students work on displays for Water for Food Conference

Lincoln, Neb.--The Advanced Graphic Design and Typography II classes from the graphic design program in the Department of Art and Art History presents "Impetus--an exhibition of visual communications about Water, Food, Fuel and a changing environment." The exhibition runs concurrently with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Water for Food Institute's Global Conference happening now at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

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(left) Alison Stewart; (right) Institut für Stadtgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main, Rechneiamt Bücher, Signatur 396 (Translation:  Institute for city History, Frankfurt am Main, Office of Accounting Books, No. 396). Photo by Alison G. Stewart.

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

Stewart discovers two previously unpublished documents from German artist Beham

Lincoln, Neb.--Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Alison Stewart has discovered two previously unpublished documents from Renaissance painter-printmaker Sebald Beham, during her research in Frankfurt, Germany.

Stewart received a Fulbright Senior Lecturing/Research award to teach and complete research at the University of Trier in Germany in 2014. She received a UNL Layman Award and Hixson-Lied Endowment Research grant for additional research in Frankfurt in 2014 and 2015.

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The work of Jessica Tommeraasen.

calendar icon25 Apr 2016    

'Ground Control' exhibition on display April 29-30 at Prescott Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Prescott Gallery presents "Ground Control," an exhibition of selected works from the advanced undergraduate ceramics students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, organized by Assistant Professor of Practice Mark Cole.

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