Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition opens at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery
calendar icon28 Feb 2020
* Please note: The closing reception for this exhibition on March 13 from 6-8 p.m. is canceled.
Lincoln, Neb.--The “Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition” opens Monday, March 2 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery of Richards Hall.
The exhibition, which is part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Nebraska Young Artist Awards (NYAA) visual arts component and sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, runs March 2-13. A closing reception will be held on Friday, March 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.
The artists whose works are selected to receive NYAA award in visual art will be notified via e-mail. These works will then be re-installed in the MEDICI Gallery (also in Richards Hall) and will be on view there until April 8 as the “Nebraska Young Artist Awards Exhibition.” These students will also be invited to the day of activities on April 8 with the other Nebraska Young Artist Award winners in music, dance, theatre and emerging media arts.
The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize Nebraska high school juniors who are talented in art, music, dance, theatre or emerging media arts. This is the 23rd year for the awards.
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 streets on the university’s city campus.
For more information, contact the School of Art, Art History & Design at (402) 472-5522. You can also follow the Gallery on Instagram @eisentragerhoward and on Facebook @EHArtGallery.
Schools were invited to nominate up to three students to participate in the juried exhibition. The following 50 students were nominated to participate in the exhibition by their respective high schools (final participation subject to change):
Bridgette Abernathy, Bellevue East
Nolan Albracht, Aquinas Catholic
Zaineb Aljumayaat, Lincoln High
Abby Allen, Loup County
Hunter Allred, Gering
Chloe Amelong, Loomis
Shelby Baker, Home School
Daniel Blake, Grand Island Senior
Breanna Brennfoerder, Sandy Creek
Rylon Chromy, Aquinas Catholic
Rachel Cloeter, Lincoln Arts & Humanities
Zoie Cornell, Superior
Hannah Cowins, Lincoln Arts & Humanities
Melissa Escobar, Schuyler Central
Machaela Freeman, Milford
Jillian Grovijohn, Howells-Dodge Consolidated
Kacia Jankoski, Omaha South Magnet
Anna Johannes, Lakeview
Averey Kahler, Milford
Phoebe Kolb, Milford
Carter Krajewski, Perkins County
Natalie Leininger, Lincoln High
Abigail Lewis, Loup County
Brooklyn Liljehorn, Kearney Catholic
Lauren Maciejewski, Kearney Catholic
Sophie Manzitto, Omaha South Magnet
Natilie Martensen, Shelby-Rising City
Morgan Mattan, Falls City Sacred Heart
Mekenzie Miller, Sandy Creek
Kiara Mikkelsen, Superior
Macy Moravec, Home School
Sophia Olivas, Lincoln Arts & Humanities
Emma Parr, St. Cecilia
Galilea Pedroza, St. Cecilia
Ashten Rennerfeldt, Oakland-Craig
Abrielle Rivera, Sandy Creek
Elaine Roggenkamp, Southwest Public
Savannah Robinson, Fullerton
Janessa Schmidt, Howells-Dodge Consolidated
Paige Schneider, Gering
Makayla Schoen, Southern Valley
Keegan Sims, Perkins County
Ben Shoka, Aquinas Catholic
An Tran, Lincoln High
Belle Tran, Grand Island Senior
Madison Webster, Grand Island Senior
Reagan Weidemann, Logan View
Cecilia Wonch, Arnold
Jingming Yu, Lincoln East
Taran Zoltenko, Superior