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Alumni Award nominations are due Dec. 9. Last year's winners included (left to right) Phil Perry (Award of Merit), Jim Hanna (theatre), Marcia Goldenstein (art), Bob Woody (music) and Leta Powell Drake (Award of Merit) with Dean Charles O'Connor. Photo by Greg Nathan.

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Hixson-Lied College alumni award nominations are due Dec. 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is accepting nominations from alumni and friends for our Alumni Board awards to be given to outstanding alumni, students and supporters of the college.

All awards will be presented at the College Honors Day program on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

The nomination form and additional information is available at http://go.unl.edu/fpaalumawards. Nominations are due by Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. A list of previous recipients is also available at the website.

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Applications are due Dec. 9 for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

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Applications are due Dec. 9 for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for 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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The Clay Club Sale and Photo Sale are Dec. 9-10 in Richards Hall. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work.

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Student art sales are Dec. 9-10

Lincoln, Neb.— The School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Fall Sale and Raffle and the Photo Club's Photo Sale on Dec. 9-10 in Richards Hall.

 

Hours for both sales are Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the conference room in Rm. 121 and the MEDICI Gallery.

 

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Rebecca DeNell, “Softscapes” series, mixmedia acrylics, 4’ x 4’, 2016. Ashley Bales, “Fresh air,” digital archival pigment print, 20” x 24”, 2016.

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UNL Capstone Exhibition on display Dec. 9-16

Lincoln, Neb.—The Capstone Exhibition will be on display Dec. 9-16 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

This exhibition features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for studio art degrees from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery with awards announced at 6 p.m.

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Alex Knodell

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Carleton College's Knodell to discuss Mazi Archaeological Project in Greece

Lincoln, Neb.—Alex Knodell, an assistant professor in the Classics department at Carleton College and co-director of the archaeology program, will present the next lecture for the Archaeological Institute of America Omaha-Lincoln Society on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

 

His lecture, titled “Survey Archaeology and Long-Term History:  Crossroads and Boundaries in an Ancient Greek Borderland” will be presented on Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dudley Bailey Library, 228 Andrews Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

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Works by Chris Gustin and Gerit Grimm.

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Clay Club and Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series presents Gustin and Grimm Nov. 15

Lincoln, Neb.--Ceramicists Chris Gustin and Gerit Grimm will present the final lecture of the Fall Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Tuesday, Nov. 15 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.
 
Their visit is sponsored by the UNL Clay Club and the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series.
 

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Graduate students in the School of Art, Art History & Design will hold an Open Studios event Nov. 11.

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Open Studios event is Nov. 11

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Nov. 11 from 5-8 p.m. in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

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Marcia Beth Goldenstein, "Knife River."

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MEDICI exhibition opens Nov. 4; fund-raiser is Nov. 17

Lincoln, Neb.--The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Nov. 4-17 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser Nov. 17.

A First Friday opening reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

The exhibition previews the works available for the art sale and silent auction at the fund-raising event. Art by Nebraska-educated and supporting artists will be sold to purchase new equipment and improve facilities in the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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Zora Murff, "Lucas at 16," 2014. From the series "Corrections."

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Work with kids on probation inspires Murff's artwork

Lincoln, Neb.--For three years, Zora Murff, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate photography student originally from Des Moines, worked as a tracker for the Linn County Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Priya Kambli, “Mama and Dada Aajooba,” 2012-2013, from the “Kitchen Gods” series.

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Photographer Kambli presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Nov. 10

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Priya Kambli will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 10 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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