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Francisco Souto, "Poetics of recognition #1," graphite and ink on paper, 20" x 20", 2014

10 Apr 2014    

Francisco Souto's "Poetics of Recognition" opens April 18 at Kiechel Fine Art

Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto presents an exhibition of new works titled "Poetics of Recognition" April 18-May 31 at Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 18 from 6-9 p.m.

"Poetics of Recognition" is an exhibition structured around a sensorial awareness.

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Fred Hagstrom

10 Apr 2014    

Hagstrom receives SGC’s Teaching Excellence in Printmaking Award

UNL Department of Art and Art History Alumnus Fred Hagstrom (M.F.A. 1982) received the Teaching Excellence in Printmaking Award from Southern Graphics Council at their annual international conference in March.

He also recently named the 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award winner for his new piece titled “Passage.” This annual award, presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts and the Minnesota Book Awards, recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work.

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Allen Morris delivers a lecture on the resurgence of historic processes in contemporary photography at Xian Jiaotong University in China.

08 Apr 2014    

Two graduate photo students visit China

Two Department of Art and Art History graduate students in photography traveled to China over spring break to meet with students at Xi'an Jiaotong University’s photography week.

Chadric Devin, from Cole Camp, Mo., and Allen Morris, of Baker City, Ore., delivered lectures and had an exhibition featuring the work from 10 UNL photography students titled "Revealing Nebraska."

Last year, 10 photographs from UNL were sent to Xi'an Jiaotong University’s American Exchange Center (AEC) for “Nebraska Week.”

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(left) Normandy Alden, “Landscape Bowl,” porcelain, 7” x 15”, 2014, and  (right) T.J. Edwards, “5 Espresso,” 22.5” x 22.5” x 6”, gypsum cement and commercially produced porcelain, 2014.

07 Apr 2014    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the UNL Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Seven graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions April 7-25 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's city campus. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 7-11 and features the work of Aaron Sober and Crisha Yantis. A reception will be held on April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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One of Syron's magazine ads for Sea Tow International.

25 Mar 2014    

UNL'S Syron wins 3 Neptune Award for design work

UNL Assistant Professor of Practice Colleen Syron won three 2013 Neptune Awards from the Marine Marketers of America (MMA) for her design work for Sea Tow Services International.

Syron is the creative director and owner of Syron Design, which began branding Sea Tow Services International in 2008.

Seventeen independent judges from all sectors of the industry score the entries, which recognize the very best marketing work in the North American marine marketplace.

Her three awards included:

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Crisha Yantis, "A Different Point of View," is one of two pieces featured in the book "500 Figures in Clay Vol. 2" by Lark Ceramics.

18 Mar 2014    

Graduate ceramist has works featured in '500 Figures in Clay'

Crisha Yantis, a third-year Master of Fine Arts in ceramics student from Olympia, Wash., has two pieces featured in the book “500 Figures in Clay Vol. 2” by Lark Ceramics.

The book series features the best contemporary work in fields such as ceramics, jewelry making, woodworking and more. The first entry in the series, “500 Teapots” was published in 2002, and since then, more than 35 books have followed. “500 Figures in Clay” was juried by ceramic artist Nan Smith. Each piece had to be based on and recognizable as the human form.

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 Tom Larson, winner of the mayor's 2014 Artistic Achievement Award.

17 Mar 2014    

Several from Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts win Mayor's Arts Awards

Several people from UNL were among the winners of the 2014 Mayor's Arts Awards announced March 12 by Mayor Chris Beutler and the Lincoln Arts Council. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area and will be presented the evening of May 28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. More information is available at http://artscene.org

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(left) Phalin Strong, "Spawn," porcelain, 48" x 32", 2013, (right) Phoebe Little, "Hand Study," oil on canvas, 12" x 14", 2014.

12 Mar 2014    

27th Annual Undergraduate Art Competition Opens March 17 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

The 27th Annual Undergraduate Art Competition opens March 17 and continues through March 28 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition includes the artwork of 33 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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This untitled archival digital print by UNL graduate student Allen Morris won the Juror's Award in the photography exhibit, "Phostimum."

09 Mar 2014    

"Phostimum" show opens First Friday

"Phostimum," a collection of photographs by UNL Department of Art and Art History student photographers will open at The Pilgrimer in Lincoln on First Friday, April 4, with an opening reception from 8-10 p.m.

UNL Fine Art Photo Club President Drew Davis, a junior in the Department of Art and Art History, came up with the name for the show, saying, "Phos is the Greek root of photo, meaning light. Plus 'timum' from optimum. Optimium light = Phostimum."

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The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014

25 Feb 2014    

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking Ambassadors

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is currently seeking qualified applicants to serve as Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 school year.

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