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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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Tyler White

24 Mar 2014    

UNL'S Tyler White wins Silver Medal for composition in Global Music Awards

Tyler White, professor of composition and conducting and Director of Orchestras in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, has won a silver medal in composition in the Global Music Awards for his opera, "O Pioneers!"

Set against the panoramic sweep of the southern Nebraska prairie, "O Pioneers!" tells the story of Alexandra Bergson, a fiercely independent landowner whose devotion to her land and its promise may cost her the love of her life.

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Judith Ivey

21 Mar 2014    

Actress and Director Judith Ivey will present the next Geske Lecture

Actress and Director Judith Ivey will present the next Geske Lecture on Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in Sheldon Museum of Art’s Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture in the Great Hall.

Judith Ivey will share an evening of videos, photos and anecdotes from her 40 years as a professional actor and director, both onstage and on screen.

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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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Paul Haar

17 Mar 2014    

*CANCELLED* Haar program

Haar performance cancelled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Paul Haar, Saxophone, performance scheduled for Monday, March 31 in Kimball Recital Hall has been cancelled.

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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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The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet rehearse "NeBRASSka"

17 Mar 2014    

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet to perform commissioned work by Bruce Broughton

*** The University Faculty Brass Quintet performance on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Gallery Auditorium will be free and open to the public.****

The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will be performing two works by composer Bruce Broughton, including the premiere of “NeBRASSka,” co-commissioned by the Glenn Korff School of Music and the Lied Center for Performing Arts, at their next concert on Monday, March 17.

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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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Nebraska Young Artist Awards

08 Mar 2014    

UNL Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Announces 2014 Nebraska Young Artist Award Winners

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 17th 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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