Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series presents photographer Doherty Oct. 9
calendar icon05 Oct 2019
Lincoln, Neb.—Photographer Dorinth Doherty will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture this fall in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.
Doherty’s lecture is Oct. 9. Each lecture takes place at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.
A 2012 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Doherty was born in Houston, Texas, and received a B.A. cum laude from Rice University and a MFA in Photography from Yale University. In addition to the Guggenheim Fellowship, she has also received grants from the Fulbright Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the United States Department of the Interior.
Doherty’s work has been featured in exhibitions widely in the U.S. and abroad at institutions including the Amon Carter Museum of American Art; the Bluecoat in Liverpool, England; the Centro de Fotografía in Tenerife, Spain; and the Encuentros Abiertos Photography Biennial in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has been invited to present scholarly papers and artist talks at more than 80 institutions and conferences worldwide.
Doherty’s work has been featured by American Way magazine, BBC’s Focus magazine, Dallas Morning News, Du magazine, Hyperallergic, National Geographic, New Yorker: Photo Booth, Oxford American Journal, Harper’s, Smith Journal Australia, Texas Monthly, Tomboy Tarts, Wall Street Journal, and Wired magazine, among others.
The remaining lectures in the series are:
• Oct. 16: Suzanne Hudson, art historian and critic. A Los Angeles-based art historian and critic, Hudson is associate professor of art history and fine arts at the University of Southern California. She writes on modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on abstraction, painting, art pedagogy and American philosophy.
• Oct. 30: Lauren Gallaspy and Sunkoo Yuh, ceramicists. These guest artists are also sponsored by the UNL Clay Club. Gallaspy is a studio artist in Los Angeles, who was recognized by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts as an Emerging Artist in the field in 2013. Yuh is professor at the Lamar Dodd School at the University of Georgia in Athens. His current focus is on type of architectural-scale sculpture and pushing his medium to its limits of size.
• Nov. 6: Sara Langworthy, book artist. Langworthy lives and works in Iowa City, Iowa, where she maintains a private studio and is associate professor of practice at the University of Iowa Center for the Book.
The 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.
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.