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Louise Deroualle, “Flow, growth, existence,” 2017, 23” x 22” x 2.5”. Recent work by Bryon Hartley.

calendar icon23 Mar 2017    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions run April 3-21

Lincoln, Neb.—Eight graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 3-21 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 3-7 and features the work of Larry Buller, Rana Young and Michael Villarreal. A reception will be held April 7 from 5-7 p.m.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls at Treblinka. Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

Two forensic archaeology lectures to be presented by Staffordshire University's Sturdy Colls

Lincoln, Neb.—Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls of Staffordshire University (U.K.) and one of the foremost forensic archaeologists in the world, will present two public lectures at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in April on her work at the Treblinka death camp in Poland.

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Michael Hoff (third from left), Hixson-Lied professor of art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Turkish students who found a Medusa's head at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey in 2015.

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Hoff receives grant from Merops Foundation for excavation in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.—Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Michael Hoff received a $30,000 grant from The Merops Foundation to support the Antiochia at Cragum Excavation in Turkey this summer.

“I was gratified to received the grant and somewhat relieved as it represents $30,000 toward our excavation fund for this coming season,” Hoff said. “And yet there’s still more work to be done in order to come up with our goal of about $60,000 to run the season this summer.”

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Fifty-three students from across Nebraska were selected for the 2017 Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon14 Mar 2017    

2017 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 20th 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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T.J. Foster, Creighton Prep, “Looking to the Future.” Foster’s work is among the work featured in the “Nebraska Young Artist Awards/Statewide High School Invitational” exhibition on display March 10-24. A ceramics piece by Deanna Allen of Lincoln North Star.

calendar icon06 Mar 2017    

Nebraska Young Artist Awards/Statewide High School Invitational runs March 10-24

Lincoln, Neb.—The “Nebraska Young Artist Awards/Statewide High School Invitational” exhibition opens Friday, March 10 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition, which is part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Nebraska Young Artist Awards’ visual arts component and sponsored by the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs March 10-24.

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In 1999, Rob Forbes launched his first startup, Design Within Reach, which marketed European modern furnishings to American buyers. Forbes will present a free lecture on March 9. Rob Forbes

calendar icon27 Feb 2017    

CANCELED: Designer and Entrepreneur Forbes presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture March 9

Please note:  Due to illness, the Rob Forbes lecture scheduled for March 9 has been canceled.

Lincoln, Neb.--Designer and Entrepreneur Rob Forbes will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Robert Bubp “Johnson County Geo Logic (Names, Re-Names),” 2012, permanent installation in the B.E.S.T. Building on the University of Kansas-Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas. Six steel map paintings, total size 12' x 15', of townships, cities, villages past and present in Johnson County, Kansas. Robert Bubp

calendar icon23 Feb 2017    

Artist Bubp presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture March 2

Lincoln, Neb.--Robert Bubp, Associate Professor of Foundation, Painting and Drawing at Wichita State University, will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.
 
The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.
 

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Two information sessions on Art at Cedar Point will be offered Feb. 24 and 27.

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Art at Cedar Point Info Sessions available Feb. 24 & 27

Lincoln, Neb.--Two informational sessions have been scheduled to provide more information on the Art at Cedar Point 2017 field course, “Mixed Media:  Art and Nature,” which will be taught by Associate Professor of Art Eddie Dominguez from June 5-16.

The first info session will be held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 104, just prior to the closing reception for the Annual Undergraduate Juried Studio Art Competition.

The second info session will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Hardin Hall Lobby on East Campus.

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Hannah Demma, “Openings,” intaglio and mixed media, 19.5” x 21.5” x 2” (framed), 2017. Kyle Cippera, “Jar 3,” soda-fired stoneware with slips and glazes, 9” x 7” x 7”, 2016.

calendar icon09 Feb 2017    

Annual undergraduate studio art competition opens Feb. 15

Lincoln, Nebraska—The 30th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, a juried exhibition of artwork by 40 current undergraduate students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, opens Feb. 15 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 

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