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Michael Strand

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

UNL Ceramics Alum to present lecture April 19

Lincoln, Neb. - Michael Strand, the recipient of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Alumni Achievement Award in Art this year who received his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will present a free public lecture on Friday, April 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14.

Strand will receive his Alumni Achievement Award in Art on Saturday, April 20, as part of the College’s Honors Day celebrations.

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Skyros String Quartet - Photo by Andreas Xenopoulos

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

School of Music musicians to perform in China

The University of Nebraska has announced that five student musicians from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have been invited to perform next month in Xi'an, China, as a part of an official program of activities at the American Exchange Center on the Xi’an Jiaotong University campus. They also will perform at Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC), UNL's partner university in Hangzhou.

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An untitled work (left) and James Siena

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

Visiting artist James Siena to present free lecture

New York-based artist James Siena will present a free public lecture on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Museum of Art's Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium, 12th and R streets, on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. His visit is sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History and made possible through a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

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A scene from "The Dinner Party."

calendar icon04 Apr 2013    

IAS hosts director's lecture and staged plays

The Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts celebrates its fourth annual season this spring with an exploration of “The Ancient World Seen Through Modern Eyes” looking at how the performing arts have returned consistently to classical antiquity and ancient mythologies to make sense of the contemporary.

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Hannah Husman rehearses in the Mable Lee Hall dance classroom.

calendar icon02 Apr 2013    

Husman splits time between dance and advertising

Hannah Husman, a senior from Omaha, decided she wanted to be a dance major while watching the Alvin Ailey Dance Company in the Spring of 2011.

Husman began her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a print journalism major. This May she will be graduating with double majors in dance and advertising.

“I just couldn’t ever choose one over the other,” Husman said. “I figured I’m pretty used to having a busy schedule.”

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Alison Stewart

calendar icon01 Apr 2013    

Stewart receives Fulbright to Germany in 2014

Professor of Art History Alison Stewart has received a Fulbright Senior Lecturing/Research award to teach and complete research at the University of Trier in Germany from April to July 2014.

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Sam Berner, “Infinite Play,” acrylic and latex paint on Tyvek, 2012-2013.

calendar icon01 Apr 2013    

Final MFA Thesis opens April 15

Graduate students Sam Berner, Gregory Scott Cook and Jacob Francois in the UNL Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions April 15-19 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. A closing reception will be held on Friday, April 19 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery.

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Dana Fritz, "Ocean Cliffs, Biosphere 2"

calendar icon01 Apr 2013    

Fritz receives photography Imagemaker Award

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor of Photography Dana Fritz received the Society for Photographic Education’s Imagemaker Award at their March 7-10 conference in Chicago.

The award goes to an artist presenting for the first time as an imagemaker at the SPE national conference, who shows exceptional promise and outstanding achievement, evidenced by a high ranking by the peer review panel.

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The beginning of Greenroom Sam Berner

calendar icon28 Mar 2013    

Ceramics grad student organizes Art Block April 5

Sam Berner, a third-year ceramics graduate student in the Department of Art and Art History, began his plans with a site-oriented sculptural space called “Greenroom.” The project has since grown exponentially to Art Block, a special First Friday art event that he calls “a giant interactive art event.”

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Francisco Souto

calendar icon28 Mar 2013    

Souto invited for residency at Wichita State

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto has been invited to serve as the inaugural Seward Memorial Guest Artist at Wichita State University (WSU). He will be in residence from April 1-7.

The Seward Memorial Guest Artist program invites a nationally and internationally recognized artist to spend a week as an artist-in-residence, working with students and faculty in the creation of a limited edition fine art print.

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