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Adrian Armstrong and his piece "Mickey", one of his three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center's exhibition.

12 Nov 2013    

UNL Art and Art History Senior has work accepted into national exhibition

Adrian Armstrong, a senior studio art major from Omaha, Neb., had three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center’s juried exhibition “Untitled 10.”

The exhibition opens Dec. 6, 2013, and continues through Jan. 11, 2014, at the gallery, located in Minneapolis, Minn. Jurors Heid E. Erdrich and Jennifer Phelps selected 25 artists out of more than 200 applicants for the exhibition this year.

“I was ecstatic,” Armstrong said. “I wasn’t expecting to get in, so when they told me I was in, I was just jumping for joy. It was crazy.”

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Chiara String Quartet - Photo by Liz Linder

10 Nov 2013    

Chiara String Quartet returns to the Kimball stage tonight

On Thursday, November 14 at 7:30pm the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the second concert of their Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program will finish their cycle of Bela Bartók’s String Quartets with Nos. 2, 4, and 6. The first concert of the series on October 14 featured Quartets No. 1, 3, and 5. In Spring 2014, the series will continue on Tuesday, February 4, and Thursday, March 20.

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

10 Nov 2013    

Moran Woodwind Quintet recital is Nov. 17

The Moran Woodwind Quintet performs three works for quintet at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in Kimball Hall. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens.

The Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty woodwind quintet of UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music. Members include Jeffrey McCray, bassoon; Diane Barger, clarinet; John Bailey, flute; Alan Mattingly, horn; and William McMullen, oboe. The group was formed in 1986 and is named for the late John Moran, director of the UNL School of Music.

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Photo "Diablo Dam, Sagit River, Washington" (1982, color print), by John Pfahl

08 Nov 2013    

Fritz, Gawel to discuss photos of John Pfahl

Art and photography historian Dana Fritz will join photography scholar Larry Gawel to give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Sheldon Museum of Art on the photographs of John Pfahl.

Pfahl, whose works are featured in the museum's "Points of View" exhibition, was a pioneer in the transformation of American landscape photography in the 1970s, and his body of work has influenced generations of artists.

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Victoria Hoyt, “Entering the elephant,” 72” x 58”, acrylic, gouache, watercolor and ink on paper, 2013, and  Emma Nishimura, “Vestige:  Navigating the Layers,” detail,  paper garments, installation view, 2011.

08 Nov 2013    

Two Exhibitions open Nov. 8 at UNL's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Two exhibitions open Nov. 8 and continue through Nov. 22 at the Department of Art and Art History’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The exhibitions will have an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 8 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
 
Both exhibitions were organized by Assistant Professor of Practice Marissa Vigneault’s students from her The Body in Modern and Contemporary Art class.
 

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

06 Nov 2013    

Moran Woodwind Quintet upcoming program includes Mozart

The Moran Woodwind Quintet performs three works for quintet at 3 p.m. on November 17 in the Kimball Recital Hall as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

 “Our fall concert has three very contrasting works—one transcription of a classic, one with jazz and salsa influence, and one very intense modern work.  The Moran Woodwind Quintet is excited to share these in concert,” Bailey said.

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Erin Dziedzic

06 Nov 2013    

Dziedzic to present free public lecture Nov. 13

Erin Dziedzic, the curator and head of adult programs at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City will present a free public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Her lecture is titled "Thoughts on Contemporary Curating."

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Clare Twomey

06 Nov 2013    

Clare Twomey to present free public lecture Nov. 11

British artist Clare Twomey will present a free public lecture on Monday, Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. 

Twomey is a research fellow at the University of Westminster. Over the past 12 years, she has exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate, Crafts Council, Museum of Modern Art Kyoto Japan, the Eden Project and the Royal Academy of Arts.

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Nathaniel Sullivan

05 Nov 2013    

Sullivan shines as Singer of the Year at West Central NATS Student Auditions

The Glenn Korff School of Music once again had a strong showing at the West Central NATS (The National Association of the Teachers of Singing) Student Auditions this past weekend, capped by Nathaniel Sullivan being named Singer of the Year. There were 332 student entries with 39 schools entering students in the two-day event at Emporia State University.

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