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Photograph by Bryan Schutmaat.

05 Feb 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series presents photographer Bryan Schutmaat

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Bryan Schutmaat will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Portrait of Sir William Hamilton by David Allen, 1775.

29 Jan 2016    

Next AIA Lecture features Virginia's Tyler Jo Smith on Feb. 22

Lincoln, Neb.—The Lincoln-Omaha Society of the Archaeological Institute of America presents a lecture by Tyler Jo Smith of the University of Virginia and one of the foremost experts in America on Greek vase painting, on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Rm. 102 of Bessey Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Her lecture is titled “From Hamilton to Hercules:  Greek Vases in Popular Culture” and will discuss modern perception of ancient Greek vases.

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Fine and Performing Arts undergraduates are encouraged to sign up for an open audition timeslot on Feb. 18-19 to become a member of our 2016-2017 CAST. Sign up at go.unl.edu/fpacast.

26 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied College seeks new CAST ambassadors at open casting calls

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is inviting all undergraduate students to audition for the 2016-2017 CAST on Feb. 18-19 from 3-6 p.m. in 103 Woods Art Building. Students should sign up for an interview timeslot at http://go.unl.edu/fpacast.

The six students who are selected will serve as brand ambassadors for the college. CAST ambassadors will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs through videos, social media, printed materials and special appearances.

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Zora J. Murff, "Jaeshawn at 16" from the "Corrections" series. Photography Graduate Student Zora J. Murff will present a free public lecture on Jan. 27. Photo by Shalbey Workman.

22 Jan 2016    

Photography grad student Murff to present lecture Jan. 27

Lincoln, Neb.--Zora J. Murff, a graduate student in photography in the Department of Art and Art History, will present a free public lecture about his Corrections series on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the UNL city campus.

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John-David Richardson, “Still 3” (from the series “Safe & Sound”), archival inkjet print, 2014. Rana Young, Untitled (Stockings), archival pigment print, 2015.

14 Jan 2016    

Two photography students win SPE Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging

Lincoln, Neb.--Two graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History have won Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging. John-David Richardson and Rana Young were only two of 10 winners nationally, from among 107 applications this year.

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Althea Murphy-Price, “Hair Rug No. 1” (installation). Althea Murphy-Price, “Candy Necklace.”

14 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series begins with Murphy-Price Feb. 4

Lincoln, Neb.--Printmaker Althea Murphy-Price will present the first lecture of the spring Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Murphy-Price received her M.A. in printmaking and painting from Purdue University and her M.F.A. in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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Liana Owad, “Radical,” reconfigured found object, 36" x 12" x 30", 2015. Audrey Stommes, “People Helping People,” acrylic, ink, charcoal and gold leaf on canvas, 36" x 48", 2015.

05 Jan 2016    

Recent drawing, painting, sculpture alumni featured in next Eisentrager-Howard Gallery exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--Opening Jan. 20 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is "Continuum:  Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational."

Twenty-two drawing, painting and sculpture alumni from the Department of Art and Art History will be presenting their work in the exhibition, which runs Jan. 20-Feb. 5.

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

Also, a panel discussion with the artists will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14

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Chase McClaren, Rusted Riverwood Composition II, rusted sheet metal, wood, stones, branch, 23” x 51", 2015. Nathan Kathol, Bow Valley Elevator, Cedar County, Neb., archival pigment print, 16" x 20", 2015.

04 Jan 2016    

Two recent art alums exhibit at Prescott Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Two recent Department of Art and Art History alumni are featured in the exhibition titled "Of the Land" at Lincoln's Prescott Gallery.

"Of the Land" is an exhibition of photographs by Nathan Kathol, a December 2015 BFA graduate from Lincoln, Neb., and wall-mounted sculptures by Chase McClaren, an August 2015 BFA graduate from Grand Island, Neb.  Both artists are recipients of the Perry Family Award.

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Ian Murphree

15 Dec 2015    

Murphree's 'Five-Day Feast' Capstone project on display through Dec. 18

Lincoln, Neb.--Ian Murphree wants to feed you this week as part of his Capstone Exhibition.

“I like helping people, serving people, making things with your hands,” he said. “That’s why we do this art thing.”

His performance piece, “Five Day Feast,” is in the MEDICI Gallery on the first floor of Richards Hall Dec. 14-18. As part of the project, he serves a meal each day at noon for anyone who shows up to eat it.

Murphree says the project combines everything he has learned.

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Students browse the underground newspapers exhibition in Love Library. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

10 Dec 2015    

Graphic Design Symposium highlighted visual communications

Lincoln, Neb.-- The graphic design program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History hosted a symposium this September titled “Design + Social Justice” to highlight the visual communications, stories and portraits of revolutionary social movements and examined how graphic design is a tool for organizing and inspiring people to act.

“It’s been a whirlwind,” said Assistant Professor of Art Stacy Asher. “It’s been very exciting. I enjoyed seeing our students active and engaged with the work.”

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