Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series presents photographer Bryan Schutmaat
calendar icon05 Feb 2016Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Bryan Schutmaat will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Schutmaat is an American photographer whose work has been widely exhibited and published in the United States and overseas. He has won numerous awards, and in 2014, he was selected for PDN’s 30 new photographers to watch; in 2013, Dazed Magazine named him one of Paris Photo’s “breakout stars” and he was chosen as a Flash Forward Emerging Photographer by the Magenta Foundation.
His first monograph, “Grays the Mountain Sends,” was published by the Silas Finch Foundation in 2013 to international critical acclaim. He holds a B.A. in history from the University of Houston and an M.F.A. in photography from Hartford Art School.
His photos can be found in the permanent collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and numerous private collections.
The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series is underwritten by the Hixson-Lied Endowment, with additional support from other sources. The program brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL’s Department of Art and Art History, enhancing the education of students and enriching the culture of the state by providing a way for Nebraskans to interact with luminaries in the fields of art, art history and design.
Richards Hall is located at Stadium Drive and T sts. For more information, contact the Department of Art and Art History at (402) 472-5522.
The remaining Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lectures are:
• Studio Potter Steven Rolf, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Rolf lives and works as a studio potter in River Falls, Wisconsin, creating one-of-a-kind functional pots.
• Architect Diane Favro, Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Favro is professor of architecture and urban design and associate dean of the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture. As a founder of the UCLA CVRLab and the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center, Favro was an early adopter of 3-D, real-time digital modeling for historical research.
• ArtStream, the mobile pottery gallery, will be at UNL March 7-8. Three guest artists will be coming, including Ayumi Horie, Lorna Meaden and Lisa Orr. Each artist will give an artist talk and demonstration during the visit. Monday, March 7: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. artist talk by Lisa Orr in Richards Hall Rm. 118; 2-5 p.m. Demos by all three artists in Richards Hall Rm. 118. Tuesday, March 8: 10:30-11:30 a.m. artist talk by Ayumi Horie in Richards Hall Rm. 118; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. artist talk by Lorna Meaden in Richards Hall Rm. 118; 2-5 p.m. Demos by all three artists in Richards Hall Rm. 118.
• Sculptor Carlton Newton, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Newton is currently on the faculty of the sculpture department at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he teaches courses in studio sculpture, contemporary art criticism and video and computer technology.
• Photographer Takashi Arai, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Beginning in 2010, Arai used the daguerreotype technique to create individual records or micro-monuments of his encounters with surviving crew members and the salvaged hull of the Daigo Fuküryumaru, a nuclear fallout-contaminated fishing boat. This project led him to photograph the deeply interconnected subjects of Fukushima, Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
• Deb Sokolow, April 28 at 5:30 p.m., location to be announced. Sokolow is a Chicago-based artist and a lecturer at Northwestern University. She is a 2012 recipient of an Artadia Grant and has participated in residencies nationally and internationally.