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Clockwise from upper left: Susan Puelz, Barbara Zach, Lucy Buntain Comine and Nancy Marcy.

24 Apr 2015    

Hixson-Lied College announces alumni award winners

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 25. The dinner is by invitation only.

The awards to be presented include:

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The Spring Photo and Clay Club Sales are May 1-2 in Richards Hall.

23 Apr 2015    

Department of Art and Art History hosts Spring Photo, Clay Club Sales May 1-2

Lincoln, Neb.—The Department of Art and Art History will host the annual Spring Photo Club and Clay Club Sales May 1-2 in Richards Hall.

The UNL Clay Club’s Sale and Raffle will be Friday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 118.

The sale will include works of art created by graduate students, undergraduate students, alumni and faculty representing a broad range of aesthetics, techniques and concepts.

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Christopher Marks

22 Apr 2015    

Marks named Associate Dean

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Organ Christopher Marks has been named Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, effective July 1, 2015.

He will take over from Professor of Art History Christin Mamiya, who is returning to the faculty in the Department of Art and Art History. She has served as associate dean since 2009, including one year as interim dean.

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Rachel Sliva, “Ribs," textiles, 2015.

21 Apr 2015    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 1

Lincoln, Neb.--The Capstone Exhibition will be on display May 1-8. This exhibition features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for studio art degrees in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History.
           
Two exhibitions will run concurrently for the Capstone Exhibition. The Studio Art exhibition will be in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Graphic Design students will exhibit in the MEDICI Gallery. Both galleries are located on the first floor of Richards Hall on the UNL city campus.

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Twenty-one works from students representing 14 colleges and universities is on display at the Heart and Hands Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students.

09 Apr 2015    

Heart and Hands Juried Book Art Exhibition on display at UNL, UNO Libraries

Lincoln, Neb.—The 2015 Heart & Hands:  Fifth National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students is on display from now through May 22 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Love Library North (2nd Floor). The exhibition will then travel to the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Criss Library for a showing May 26-June 28.
 
This national exhibition showcases the best examples of a broad range of books being made by graduate and undergraduate students in accredited academic institutions.
 

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

08 Apr 2015    

Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

      The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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07 Apr 2015    

International Slow Art Day is April 11

Lincoln, Neb.--International Slow Art Day is Saturday, April 11, 2015. The global all-volunteer event has a simple mission, to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.
    

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Roberta Smith

03 Apr 2015    

New York Times Art Critic Roberta Smith to lecture at UNL on April 7

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History will present a lecture by Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic of The New York Times on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Sheldon Museum of Art’s auditorium.
 
Her lecture, titled “Criticism in the Expanded Field,” is free and open to the public. Her visit to UNL is sponsored by the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Program.
 
Smith is an art critic for The New York Times, where she has written since 1986, and a lecturer on contemporary art.
 

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The Department of Art and Art History hosts the Summer Art Institute June 7-12.

03 Apr 2015    

Department of Art and Art History hosts Summer Art Institute for high school students

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is accepting registrations for its annual Summer Art Institute for high school students to be held June 7-12.

This four-day, five-night, hands-on art experience features UNL faculty and graduate students leading participants in workshops, guiding them through Lincoln’s vibrant art scene and introducing them to working artists in their studios.

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Nebraska National Exhibition Reception 2013.

03 Apr 2015    

Entries due June 1 for Nebraska National Exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--Entries are open through June 1 for the Department of Art and Art History's fourth annual Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition.

The exhibition, which will run Sept. 4-25 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, features the work of the best undergraduate students artists from across the country.

Each year different media disciplines are featured, and in 2015 the exhibition will feature sculpture, painting and drawing.

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