Sofia Fernandez, “Black Fique,” graphite on paper, 12” x 16”.

calendar icon09 Jul 2020    

Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln presents the work of School of Art, Art History & Design students

Lincoln, Neb.--Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln presents the exhibition “Now,” a show of work by students from the School of Art, Art History & Design. The exhibition is on display from July 10-Aug. 9 at the gallery, which is located at 1208 O St. in Lincoln.

From currently enrolled students in both the Master of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art programs to recent graduates, “Now” celebrates the talent of new and emerging artists.

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Donna Harler-Smith, Karen Kunc, Pamela Starr and Alison Stewart have retired from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

calendar icon30 Jun 2020    

Four distinguished professors retire from Hixson-Lied College

Lincoln, Neb.--Four distinguished professors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts retired this spring after a combined 145 years of service to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln: Donna Harler-Smith, Karen Kunc, Pamela Starr and Alison Stewart.

Donna Harler-Smith
Harler-Smith is professor of voice in the Glenn Korff School of Music. She has taught at Nebraska since 1976. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Denison University and a master's degree from the College-Conservatory of Music-University of Cincinnati.

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Terry Ratzlaff

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Ratzlaff earns Fling Fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.--Terry Ratzlaff, a graduate student in photography in the School of Art, Art History & Design, has received the prestigious Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for his third year of graduate studies.

“It’s very exciting to receive this fellowship because I see it as an investment in my research and a belief of my potential as both a student and artist,” Ratzlaff said. “I will certainly miss teaching next year, but being able to focus solely on my research is incredibly exciting and humbling.”

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The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards recognize outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching, research and creative activity, faculty service, outreach and engagement, outstanding lecturer, and staff service to the college.

calendar icon27 May 2020    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announced the 2020 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

• The College Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Hye-Won Hwang, assistant professor of practice in dance from the Glenn Korff School of Music. This award recognizes a professor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and a selfless dedication to students.

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The Spring 2020 Capstone Exhibition is currently on view at http://unlcapstone.com.

calendar icon26 May 2020    

Digital Capstone Exhibition now live

Lincoln, Neb.--The Capstone Exhibition takes place annually each spring and fall semester and highlights the highest achievements from the degree pursuits of graduating undergraduate students. This semester’s edition offered a few extra challenges.

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The draft Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Master Plan is available online for the campus community to review and provide feedback by May 29.

calendar icon13 May 2020    By Troy Fedderson, University Communication

Feedback sought on first sustainability, resilience master plan

Lincoln, Neb.--A proposed master plan that links sustainability practices, teaching curricula, research expertise and wellbeing programming is charting new ground for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts congratulates the outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni, who are recipients of our Honors Day awards this year.

calendar icon24 Apr 2020    

Honors Day 2020 recipients announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the 2020 recipients of our Honors Day awards. While we are unable to gather in person for our annual Honors Day Dinner, we want to recognize all of these outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Note: The Glenn Korff School of Music's Vreeland Awards and Porter Award in Dance will be announced at the Korff School's virtual Honors Convocation on April 30.

Congratulations to all of this year's recipients:

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Taylor Sijan’s Teapot, cone 6 oxidation porcelain with underglaze, 8" x 8" x 5.5", 2020 Andy Bissonnette’s Gourd Vase, stoneware and terra sigillata, carved, burnished, fired to cone 06 and reduced in sawdust, 11”w x 18”h, 2019.

calendar icon22 Apr 2020    

Three Husker ceramic artists selected as Ceramics Monthly 2020 Emerging Artists

Lincoln, Neb.--Taylor Sijan, a second-year Master of Fine Arts student in ceramics, alumna Iren Tete (M.F.A. 2018) and incoming Master of Fine Arts student Andy Bissonnette are among 20 ceramic artists nationally chosen as 2020 Emerging Artists by Ceramics Monthly magazine.

There were more than 300 submissions to the annual Emerging Artist competition.

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Clockwise from upper left: Maurice M. Dixon, Jr.; Robert Krueger; Kara Thomson; The Johnny Carson Foundation with Dean Chuck O'Connor and Carson Center Founding Director Megan Elliott.

calendar icon22 Apr 2020    

Alumni Board Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has announced their alumni board awards for 2020.

Due to COVID-19, the College will not be having its annual Honors Day celebration. These awards will be recognized at a later date. Additional Honors Day awards will be announced on our website and social media @UNLArts on April 24.

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calendar icon20 Apr 2020    

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information

Lincoln, Neb.--With the information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) developing daily in Nebraska, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is committed to staying in communication with our faculty, students and audience members, whose health and safety are always our top priority.

For continued information from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, visit covid19.unl.edu.

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