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Cameron Scheele, Norris High School, Untitled, watercolor, 2014.

31 Oct 2014    

'Nebraska's Best' Exhibition opens Nov. 7

“Nebraska’s Best:  High School Artists from Lincoln and Omaha” opens Nov. 7 and continues through Nov. 18 at the Department of Art and Art History’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s city campus.

A First Friday Reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. with the awards of merit being announced at 7 p.m.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public

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Dean Dass, “Blue Hole,” 2013, oil, unique work. 32” x 48”.

27 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Dean Dass to lecture Nov. 5

Lincoln, Neb.—Visiting Artist Dean Dass, professor of printmaking from the University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Art, will present a free public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. A reception and demonstration will follow the lecture in Woods Art Building Rm. 303, hosted by the Under Pressure Print Club.

Dass will be visiting the UNL Department of Art and Art History Nov. 3-7.

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Betsy Schneider, from the "Sweet is the Swamp" project.

27 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Betsy Schneider to lecture Oct. 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Betsy Schneider, a photo-based artist and educator, will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Schneider's artistic concerns range from trying to understand time, decay and the body, to exploring childhood, culture, and relationships and looking very closely at strange visceral things such as candy, placentas and the mouth. She uses a variety of photographic tools including APS, digital, medium format and view cameras and digital and computer generated video.

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Larry Buller, “Bullet Assortment,” low-fire slip, Terra Sigillata and slip transfer, each 6” to 9”.

02 Oct 2014    

October exhibition features the work of Master of Fine Arts students

Lincoln, Neb.  During October, an exhibition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will feature the work of the Department of Art and Art History’s Master of Fine Arts students.
 
“UNL MFA Program” opens Friday, Oct. 10 and continues through Oct. 23 in the Eisentrager-Howard, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL city campus. Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
 

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Helen Hiebert, "Holding Space" installation.

01 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Helen Hiebert to give public lecture Oct. 23

Lincoln, Neb.--Helen Hiebert will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14.

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Visitors meet graduate students and tour their studios at a previous Open Studios event.

01 Oct 2014    

UNL Open Studios Event is Oct. 24

Lincoln, Neb.--On Friday, Oct. 24, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is hosting Open Studios. Graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History will open their working studios for the evening, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The open house will include graduate studios in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building. Work will include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography and ceramics. In addition to graduate work, selected undergraduate pieces will be on display in Richards Hall.

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(left) James Cates,  Savannah College of Art and Design, "Innocence: Feral Child," lithography, 19" x 13", 2013, and (right)Wansoo Kim, Grand Valley State University, “Reversal," clay, feldspar, 18" x 12", 2014.

27 Aug 2014    

Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition opens Sept. 5 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

The third annual Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition will open on Sept. 5 and continue through Sept. 25 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery with awards announced at 7 p.m.

The Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Exhibition features the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

Each year three different media disciplines are featured. This year's exhibition includes ceramics, photography and printmaking.

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Brooke Choquette, “Searching for the Word."

27 Aug 2014    

‘Between Mary and Eve’ opens Sept 1 at UNL’s Medici Gallery

“Between Mary and Eve,” a series of photographic sculptural triptychs exploring the relationship between religion and daily life by Department of Art and Art History senior Brooke Choquette, of Upland, Nebraska, will be on display Sept. 1-6 in the MEDICI Gallery, located in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.

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Karen Kunc in Japan for the 1st International Mokuhanga Conference in 2011.

25 Aug 2014    

UNL’s Kunc headed to Japan for International Mokuhanga Conference

Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc will be traveling to Japan in September for the 2014 2nd International Mokuhanga Conference at Tokyo University of the Arts with support from a Hixson-Lied Faculty Presentation of Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant.

Kunc is the chair of the International Mokuhanga Conference International Board, which is organizing the conference.

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12 Jun 2014    

Art & Art History Announces Kimmel Foundation Scholarships

The Department of Art and Art History in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced 13 recipients of Kimmel Foundation scholarships.

The Kimmel Scholarship is an annual award of up to $3,000 per year available to incoming students to the department.

Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and applying to UNL with a declared art major. The Kimmel Scholarship is renewable annually for up to four years for incoming freshmen and three years for incoming transfer students, pending a portfolio review at the end of each academic year.

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