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calendar icon21 Sep 2017    

Art critic Mahoney will present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Oct. 4

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Art critic Robert Mahoney will present the next lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Mahoney’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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A drone view of the Bath Complex with a cluster of Late Roman pottery kilns visible. Photo courtesy of Michael Hoff. Michael Hoff

calendar icon20 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Hoff's excavation in Turkey yields light industrial finds

Lincoln, Neb.—Three additional kilns were uncovered this summer at the Antiochia at Cragum excavation in Turkey this summer, bringing the total to six kilns. The kilns, along with a previously uncovered glass manufacturing workshop, all found in the bath house area of the site, indicates the area became light industrial in nature during the late Roman Empire (5th to 7th century A.D.).

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Sukha Worob, “Ghosts in the Noise,” 4’ x 5’ print and inking stations.

calendar icon15 Sep 2017    

Printmaker Worob to present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Printmaker Sukha Worob will present the next lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Worob’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Dana Fritz, “Green Ductwork, Eden Project,” from Terraria Gigantica: The World Under Glass.

calendar icon14 Sep 2017    

Fritz releases book with photographs that explore world’s largest enclosed landscapes

Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Art Dana Fritz’s photographs explore the world’s largest enclosed landscapes. A new book on the series, “Terraria Gigantica:  The World under Glass,” (University of New Mexico Press) has recently been published.

Fritz will present a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. followed by a book signing on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Sheldon Museum of Art.

Fritz began thinking about the project after visiting several Victorian glasshouse conservatories, such as the Kew Gardens in England.    

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Rob Forbes Rob Forbes book “See for Yourself:  A Visual Guide to Everyday Beauty.”

calendar icon07 Sep 2017    

Ceramist Rob Forbes to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Sept. 13

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by Ceramic Artist Rob Forbes on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Forbes’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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William Cordova, "yawar mallku (meditations on the african and andean diaspora)," 2011-2016. Photo courtesy of William Cordova.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    

Artist Cordova to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Sept. 6

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by artist William Cordova on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Cordova’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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(left) Students playing a computational sorting game; (right) A student documents his campus observations at his observation site. Both photos are from a previous honors seminar on creative thinking. Courtesy photos.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

New course explores computational creativity

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Elizabeth Ingraham is teaching an online course this fall titled Computational Creativity that aims to help students develop both creative and computational thinking skills to help with problem solving in any discipline.

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Scott Campbell Cochran, Shop Wall, 2017, mixed media installation. Iren Tete, Vessel #2, 2017, porcelain.

calendar icon22 Aug 2017    

Second-year MFA students display work in exhibition at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—“Flux,” an exhibition featuring the work of 2nd year Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, is on display now through Sept. 15 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

The seven students participating in the exhibition are Scott Cochran, Kat Cox, Lindsey Day, Nicholas Sheldon, Iren Tete, Mallory Trecaso and Erik White, all of whom are in the second year of their graduate program.

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Kris Kuksi, “The Tagu (detail),” mixed media assemblage, 29” x 27” x 9”, 2016. Kris Kuksi, “Bank Tank,” mixed media assemblage, 22” x 11.5” x 9”, 2016.

calendar icon10 Aug 2017    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists Series begins Aug. 30 with sculptor Kuksi

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Opening the series is a lecture by Sculptor Kris Kuksi on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Kuksi’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon18 Jul 2017    By Steve Smith, University Communications

Fiske Guide tabs Nebraska as 'Best Buy' university

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been designated a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Nebraska is one of just 20 public colleges and universities to receive the designation, which is earned through academic quality and affordability. Eighteen private institutions were also named to this year's list.

The Fiske Guide, founded in 1982 by Edward Fiske, a former New York Times education editor, is a highly respected, comprehensive guide to more than 300 colleges and universities.

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