Annual undergraduate studio art competition opens Feb. 15
calendar icon09 Feb 2017
Lincoln, Nebraska—The 30th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, a juried exhibition of artwork by 40 current undergraduate students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, opens Feb. 15 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
The Undergraduate Studio Art Competition will be open from Feb. 15-24. A reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery, where the Jean R. Faulkner Memorial Awards; School of Art, Art History & Design First- and Second-Year Awards; Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Dean’s Purchase Award; and Entry Fee Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.
A list of student participants include: Derek Benoist, Audrey Berck, Madeline Christensen, Kyle Cippera, Austin Coudriet, Katherine Cramer, Hannah Demma, Allison Diesing, Anna Drehs, Samantha Evans, Sheree Haynie, Katharen Hedges, Haley Heesacker, Mitchell Hilzer, Carlie Jo Jeffrey, Michael Johnson, Catherine Jones, Ian Karss, Yoojeong Lee, Kayla Linden, Madeline Cass, Luis Martinez, Ferris Mohd, Arianna Morfeld, Ly Nguyen, Pha Nguyen, Brooklyn Nordhausen, Victoria Norton, Emily Reece, Megan Rhoades, Conner Rodenbaugh, Megan Rook, Kelsie Rotert, Chelsea Sorensen, Phuc Tran, Carlos Velasco, Danley Walkington, Stephanie Whitsett, Shalbey Workman and Danielle Young.
This year’s juror, Todd Tubutis, is the associate director of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Before joining the Sheldon, Tubutis was executive director of Blue Sky in Portland, Oregon, a nonprofit gallery dedicated to the presentation of international contemporary photography. He holds a master's degree in anthropology from the University of British Columbia and bachelor's degree in anthropology and museum studies from Beloit College.
The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall on the UNL city campus at Stadium Drive and T sts. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the School of Art, Art History & Design at (402) 472-5522.