Sandy VenezianoResearch Assistant Professor
Area of Focus: Design
Before joining the faculty in fall 2008, Sandy Veneziano (Assistant Professor) was a freelance director and set designer in California. Her long list of credits includes "Dead Poet's Society", "Outrageous Fortune", "Home Alone II", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Dallas", "Terms of Endearment", "Stripes" and the feature film of "My Favorite Martian". She was honored with an Academy Award nomination for Art Direction for "Terms of Endearment". She recently completed work on the film, "Blood Done Sign My Name", and worked as the production designer for the television show, "Gilmore Girls".
(Sandy's Television and Film Credits).
She is a graduate from NU (BFA 1973, MA 1975, MFA 1978). She has taught film design classes at UNL between Hollywood assignments and was honored for her professional success as a university Master in 1994. She received the 2003 Alumni Achievement in Theatre Arts and a UNL Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award in 2000. From 2006-2007, She was a visiting faculty member at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, teaching Production Design: Film and TV, Scene Design I & II and Principles of Design.
She is a member of the Art Directors Guild, IATSE #800 and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.