Nebraska Young Artist Awards/Statewide High School Invitational runs March 10-24
calendar icon06 Mar 2017
Lincoln, Neb.—The “Nebraska Young Artist Awards/Statewide High School Invitational” exhibition opens Friday, March 10 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
The exhibition, which is part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Nebraska Young Artist Awards’ visual arts component and sponsored by the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs March 10-24.
An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 10 from 6-8 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, where the winners of the visual arts component of the Nebraska Young Artist Awards will be announced. Those works will then be re-installed in the MEDICI Gallery, also in Richards Hall, and will be on view there until April 5.
Those winners will also be invited to the day of activities on April 5, 2017, with the other Nebraska Young Artist Award winners in music, dance, theatre and film.
The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize Nebraska high school juniors who are talented in art, music, dance, theatre or film and new media. This is the 20th year for the awards.
Schools were invited to nominate one student to participate in the juried exhibition.
Listed below are the 34 students who are participating in the exhibition:
Deanna Allen, Lincoln North Star
Emily Anthone, Duchesne Academy
Eloy Lopez Banderas, Omaha South Magnet
Chloe Barkow, Superior
Dylan Bobbett, Fremont
Madeline Caniglia, Omaha Burke
Therese Chohon, Bishop Neumann
Melanie Dowding, Omaha Central
Hailey Ekross, Ainsworth
T.J. (Tyrone) Foster, Creighton Prep
Tiffany Hovendick, Milford
Mackenna Hunt, Southern Valley
Gannon Ingalls, Shelby-Rising City
Makenzi Isaac, Raymond Central
Mary Johnson, Bellevue East
Vanessa Klein, Pius X
Emily Knust, Verdigre
Maria Koliopoulos, V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic
Torrie Long, Roncalli Catholic
Taylor Martin, Waverly
Ty Maxson, Lincoln Southeast
Danielle Meyer, Oakland-Craig
Tara Mueller, Exeter-Milligan
Abigail Ostdiek, Aurora
Grace Pisutlka, Wilcox-Hildreth
Ellie Powers, Malcolm
Maia Ramsay, Lincoln High
Tyler Rice, Norris
Talia Robertus, Gering
Natalie Rosentrater, Wallace
Paul Smith, Howells-Dodge Consolidated
Sara Wertenberger, Falls City Sacred Heart
Brittany Williams, Cambridge
Ashley Woosley, Holdrege
Gallery hours for the exhibition are Monday-Friday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.
Richards Hall is located at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.
For more information, contact the School of Art, Art History & Design at (402) 472-5522.