A 1986 concept drawing by Kelly Asbury for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” featuring Ariel and her sidekick Flounder in Ariel’s Grotto, where she kept her found treasures from the human world. The artwork will be featured in the exhibition “Building a Narrative: Production Art and Pop Culture” from the collection of Trent Claus. A cel from “The Flintstones” is among 90 animation cels that will be featured as part of the “Building a Narrative: Production Art and Pop Culture” exhibition in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. The items on display are from the collection of local collector and Husker alumnus Trent Claus.

11 May 2022    By Kathe C. Andersen

Animation, production art from Claus collection featured in ‘Building a Narrative’

Lincoln, Neb.—A summer exhibition in the School of Art, Art History & Design’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will feature original artwork from popular films, animated television series, comics and trading cards from a local collector.

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The Clay Club Sale and UNL Photo Club Sale are May 6-7 in Richards Hall Rms. 117 and 112. Support the work of talented School of Art, Art History & Design student artists by purchasing their most recent work. Photo by Eddy Aldana.

29 Apr 2022    

University of Nebraska–Lincoln student art sales are May 6-7

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting spring art sales by the UNL Clay Club and UNL Photo Club on May 6-7 in Richards Hall.

“Clay Club has a rich history within UNL and the greater Lincoln community, and we’re excited to connect with both new and established customers at our annual spring sale,” said Andy Bissonnette, a graduate ceramics student in the School of Art, Art History & Design and the president of the UNL Clay Club.

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The 2022 Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Award recipients were announced at the college's Honors Day celebration on April 22.

27 Apr 2022    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the 2022 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards.

This ongoing awards program for faculty and staff recognizes outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching; research and creative activity; faculty service, outreach and engagement; outstanding lecturer; and staff service.

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The Clay Club Sale and UNL Photo Club Sale are May 6-7 in Richards Hall Rms. 117 and 112. Support the work of talented School of Art, Art History & Design student artists by purchasing their most recent work. Photo by Eddy Aldana.

27 Apr 2022    

Student art sales are May 6-7

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting spring art sales by the UNL Clay Club and UNL Photo Club on May 6-7 in Richards Hall.

“Clay Club has a rich history within UNL and the greater Lincoln community, and we’re excited to connect with both new and established customers at our annual spring sale,” said Andy Bissonnette, a graduate ceramics student in the School of Art, Art History & Design and the president of the UNL Clay Club.

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Rayetta Benson, “Reflection,” ceramic sculpture, 18” x 18” x 9”, 2022. Emma Kopplin, untitled, installation concept, 2022.

19 Apr 2022    

UNL Capstone Exhibition opens May 2

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present the work of graduating undergraduate students in the upcoming Spring 2022 Capstone Exhibition, which will have both online and in-person components.

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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Dehmie Dehmlow, “Arche Arrangement 1,” 2022, variable dimensions, papercrete, polystyrene foam, mid-range ceramic, salvaged wood. Amber Boris, “Reimagined House,” 2022, cardboard, paper, acrylic paint, paper mache clay, 20” x 37” x 27”.

31 Mar 2022    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue through April 15

Lincoln, Neb.—The final two rounds of MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, featuring the work of four graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The simultaneous solo shows will be on display in two rounds, with a new pairing of artists each week between April 4-15.

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Edward Hopper, “Room in New York,” 1932. From the collection of Sheldon Museum of Art. David Lubin’s lecture on April 13 is titled “Edward Hopper and Classic American Cinema.” He will consider the cinematic qualities and themes of Hopper’s art. David Lubin

31 Mar 2022    

Lubin to discuss Edward Hopper at Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series lecture

Lincoln, Neb.—Film and art historian David Lubin will present a Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. His lecture is free and open to the public.

The lecture will also be accessible via Zoom at https://unl.zoom.us/j/94380775980

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Byron Anway, “Mat II,” watercolor and gouache on paper, 22” x 30”, 2020. Qiqe Panqeqi Martinez, “Duende,” intaglio etching on paper, 15” x 11”, 2021.

25 Mar 2022    

Anway’s ‘Abierto’ exhibition includes 3 art students

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Assistant Professor of Practice Byron Anway is curating an exhibition titled “Abierto,” which means “open” in Spanish, at the Tugboat Gallery. The exhibition will include work by Anway and three School of Art, Art History & Design students.

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Clockwise from upper left: Tim Andersen, Dan and Barbara Howard, Abby Miller and Emma Nishimura.

24 Mar 2022    

Honors Day alumni awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will celebrate student, faculty, staff and alumni achievement at its annual Honors Day celebration on Friday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

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Chip Thomas, “Rose Hurley with her great grandson,” 20” x 30”. Chip Thomas, “I am the change.”

23 Mar 2022    

Artist Chip Thomas will present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 6

Lincoln, Neb.—Interdisciplinary artist Chip Thomas will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, April 6.

The lecture is at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public. It is also accessible via Zoom at https://unl.zoom.us/j/93570308270

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