Laura Cobb

15 May 2024    By Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

Alumna Cobb earns 2024-2025 Fulbright

Lincoln, Neb.--Laura Cobb, who earned a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in May 2023, has received a 2024-25 Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to work on a photography project in Germany.

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School of Art, Art History & Design ADDY winners (left to right):  Keegan Towey, Shaydan Bayless, Fatima Al-Jayashi, Joe Warren and Ava Schicke.

07 May 2024    

5 graphic design students earn ADDYs

Lincoln, Neb.--Five graphic design students in the School of Art, Art History & Design took home ADDY Awards in the Nebraska American Advertising Awards.

“The Nebraska American Advertising Awards are a fantastic opportunity for our UNL graphic design students to get noticed not just locally, but across the region and country,” said Assistant Professor of Practice in Graphic Design Jen Landis. “Winning a gold or silver ADDY puts our students a step above in the design world – it's a significant achievement.”

The five winners included (name, project, award):

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The Clay Club’s spring sale is May 10-11 in Richards Hall Rm. 118. A photo and printmaking sale will also be held on those same dates in Richards Hall.

26 Apr 2024    

University of Nebraska–Lincoln student art sales are May 10-11

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting art sales in ceramics, printmaking and photography on May 10-11 in Richards Hall. 

Hours for the sales are Friday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the sales is free and open to the public. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted at both sales.

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Mya Miller, “Mom’s Wallpaper Plate.” Natalie Leininger, “Twenty.”

26 Apr 2024    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 10

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present the work of graduating undergraduate students in the Spring 2024 Capstone Exhibition this May.

This biannual experience is held at the end of the fall and spring semesters and presents the work of each semester’s graduating Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) seniors in studio art and graphic design as a culmination of their coursework and exploration.

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Left:  Larry Buller’s “Obey Your Sir.” Courtesy photo. Right: Larry Buller in his studio at Northern Clay Center. Photo by Maia Danks, NCC.

24 Apr 2024    

Ceramic alumnus Buller earns prestigious honors

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design alumnus Larry Buller (M.E. 2006; M.F.A. 2017) has earned two recent prestigious honors: A McKnight Artist Fellowship and being named a Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist for 2024.

Buller was at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis from Jan. 1 through March 31 for the McKnight Fellowship.

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Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, “Speaking to Falling Seeds,” graphite drawing, paper, wheat paste installation, 2023. Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

10 Apr 2024    

Interdisciplinary artist Fazlalizadeh will present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 24

Lincoln, Neb.—Interdisciplinary artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

During her visit, Fazlalizadeh will also engage in a sanctioned street art activation on April 25-26 in Lincoln.

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Designed by Charles Dawson, Construction of the First White House, 1940, diorama, The Legacy Museum, Tuskeege University, Tuskegee, Alabama. A matterport of The Legacy Museum enables one to check out additional dioramas which are installed on the first floor:  https://www.tuskegee.edu/libraries/legacy-museum.  Courtesy photo. Emily C. Burns. Courtesy photo.

09 Apr 2024    

Oklahoma’s Burns presents lecture April 23

Lincoln, Neb.--Emily C. Burns, director of the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West and associate professor of art history at the University of Oklahoma, will deliver a guest lecture on Tuesday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Burns’ lecture is titled “Building Black Histories and Futures Through Diorama: Architectural Models on Exhibition, 1900-1940.” 

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Kim Dorland, “Fever Dream,” oil on canvas, 60” x 48”, 2022.

08 Apr 2024    

Painter Kim Dorland will present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 10

Lincoln, Neb.—Artist Kim Dorland will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture on Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m.

The lecture will be via Zoom at https://unl.zoom.us/j/98942017687. The Zoom lecture is free and open to the public.

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Pete Pinnell

04 Apr 2024    

Pinnell earns NCECA Fellow of the Council Award

Lincoln, Neb.—Pete Pinnell, professor of art in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, received the 2024 NCECA Fellow of the Council Award.

The NCECA Fellow of the Council Award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution through service to the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). 

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Matt Meyer, “(un)Thrive,” 23” x 12” x 12”. Jewelya Coffey, “The Great Escape,” 5” x 7”, trace monotype and colored pencil on Japanese paper, 2024.

01 Apr 2024    

Final MFA Thesis Exhibitions open April 15

Lincoln, Neb.—MFA Thesis Exhibition III runs April 15-19 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The exhibition includes the work of two graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design:  Jewelya Coffey (painting and drawing) and Matt Meyer (sculpture). 

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