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Philip Sapirstein

31 Mar 2015    

Next AIA Lecture features UNL's Sapirstein

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Art History Philip Sapirstein will present the final Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) lecture of the 2014-2015 season on Monday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Love Library Rm. 102 on the UNL city campus.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Avi Arenfeld, Platter, porcelain, 12” x 12” x 2”, 2015.

27 Mar 2015    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions open April 6

Lincoln, Neb.—Seven graduating Master of Fine Arts students will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions between April 6-24 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 6-10 and features the work of Avi Arenfeld, Allen Morris and Adrienne Smart. A reception will be held April 10 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

The second MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 13-17 and features the work of Hiromi Iyoda and Gabrielle Valdez. A reception will be held April 17 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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

25 Mar 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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Roberta Smith

24 Mar 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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David Bogus, "Shoe Stack."

19 Mar 2015    

UNL Ceramics Alum Bogus named NCECA Emerging Artist

Lincoln, Neb.—David Bogus, who graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a Master of Fine Arts in 2004, is one of six artists named as 2015 Emerging Artists by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). 

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

19 Mar 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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Andrea Dezsö

09 Mar 2015    

Dezsö to present visiting artist lecture March 10

Lincoln, Neb.—Andrea Dezsö, associate professor of art at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and maintains studios in New York City and Western Massachusetts, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Dezsö is a visual artist who works across a broad range of media including drawing, painting, artist's books, embroidery, cut paper, animation, sculpture, site-specific installation and public art.

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Mitchell Hilzer, Tea Set, 10" x 10" x 6", 2015.

06 Mar 2015    

Undergraduate Studio Art Competition Exhibition runs March 16-27

Lincoln, Neb.—The annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln Undergraduate Studio Art Competition exhibition opens March 16 and continues through March 27 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.

The exhibition includes the artwork of 55 undergraduate students who have been enrolled in a studio art class in the Department of Art and Art History at UNL within the last 12 months.

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Cedar Point Biological Station. Photo by Amanda Breitbach.

26 Feb 2015    

Art at Cedar Point offered this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History is again offering a class and residency opportunity for those interested in learning and working at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Nebraska, this summer.

Eco-Printing into Bookmaking (ARTP183, an ACE 7 course) will be taught by Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunch June 8-19.

The course is a creative and immersive two-week field school art experience.

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The Artstream Ceramic Library is at the Department of Art and Art History through March 18.

26 Feb 2015    

Artstream Ceramic Library visits Department of Art and Art History

Lincoln, Neb.--The Artstream Ceramic Library is visiting the Department of Art and Art History through March 18. The library is located in Richards Hall Rm. 120.

The mission of this social-outreach project is to connect contemporary functional ceramics with ordinary people. Similar in structure to a literature-based library, the ceramic library loans out unique, handmade cups made by 13 nationally known potters for a period of seven days.

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