Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features painter McEneaney
calendar icon01 Feb 2018
Lincoln, Neb.--Painter Sarah McEneaney will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 21.
The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.
Born in Munich, Germany, McEneaney’s paintings, drawings and prints are in many public collections, including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Johnson and Johnson and Microsoft Corporation, among others.
Her awards include an Anonymous Was a Woman grant, a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, a Pew Fellowship in the Arts and residencies at Ballinglen Arts Centre, the Joan Mitchell Center, Chinati Foundation and others.
She works as both an artist and community activist in Philadelphia and is represented by the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York and the Locks Gallery in Philadelphia. Working primarily in egg tempera, her paintings are characterized by their autobiographical content, detailed brushwork and brilliant color.
The remaining lectures in the series are:
• Feb. 28, 2018: Trevor Amery. Amery represented the U.S. at the 2012 Kathmandu International Art Festival and has exhibited at such venues as Kiasma, the Skanzen Museum, MAMU Galerie, Moore College, and Gallery Protocol. He is currently exhibiting at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art and is an artist in residence (A.I.R.) at Bemis in Omaha.
• March 28, 2018: Patricia Johnston. Johnston studies how early American arts were influence by global trade, especially trade with Asia. She is the Rev. J. Gerard Mears, S.J., Chair in Fine Arts and Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester Massachusetts, and a nationally recognized scholar of American art and its wider visual culture.
• April 5, 2018: Robert Storr. Storr is an artist, critic and curator. He was appointed professor of painting/printmaking and dean of the Yale University School of Art in 2006 and was named the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Dean in 2014.
Each lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Underwritten by the Hixson-Lied Endowment with additional support from other sources, the series enriches the culture of the state by providing a way for Nebraskans to interact with luminaries in the fields of art, art history and design. Each visiting artist or scholar spends one to three days on campus to meet with classes, participate in critiques and give demonstrations.
For more information on the series, contact the School of Art, Art History & Design at (402) 472-5522.