Clockwise from upper left: Katie Anania, Byron Anway, Jesse Fleming, Christina Kirk, Ash Smith, David Long and Nathan Koch.

calendar icon13 Sep 2019    

New faculty begin this fall

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts welcomes the following new faculty this fall:

Katie Anania is assistant professor of art history in the School of Art, Art History & Design. She comes to Nebraska from Georgia College, where she was assistant professor of art history. Prior to her work at Georgia College, Anania was a 2018 Wallace Fellow at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy.

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Aleksander Wozniak, woodcut, 2017.

calendar icon09 Sep 2019    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series presents printmaker Wozniak Sept. 18

Lincoln, Neb.--Aleksander Wozniak, a Poland-based artist, printmaker and teacher at the University of Warmia and Mazury in the city of Olsztyn, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture this fall in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

Wozniak’s lecture is Sept. 18. Each lecture takes place at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Bill Arning

calendar icon04 Sep 2019    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series presents contemporary art advisor Arning Sept. 11

Lincoln, Neb.--Bill Arning, a contemporary art advisor based in Houston, Texas, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture this fall in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

Arning’s lecture is Wednesday, Sept. 11. Each lecture takes place at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Vanessa German, “sometimes. we. cannot. be. with. our. bodies,” 2017. Vanessa German

calendar icon28 Aug 2019    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series begins with visual, performance artist German on Sept. 4

Lincoln, Neb.--Eight artists will be presenting Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lectures this fall in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Each lecture takes place at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Nathan Kathol, “August, 04,” archival pigment print, 16” x 20”, 2017. Michael Johnson, “Wiggle Jesus” (diptych), oil paint on gessoed cardboard, 60” x 60”, 2019.

calendar icon28 Aug 2019    

FRESH! Exhibition open Sept. 6 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will open its 2019-2020 exhibition season with a show titled “FRESH!” Curated by the director of the gallery, Patricia Davis, this exhibition showcases the creative energies of 19 local School of Art, Art History & Design alumni who graduated between 2010-2019 with Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts or Master of Fine Arts degrees in studio art or graphic design.

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calendar icon15 Aug 2019    

Applications open for We Are Nebraska internship

Lincoln, Neb.--Applications are now open for a new internship opportunity for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students of all majors titled WE ARE NEBRASKA Interns.

WE ARE NEBRASKA is a revolutionary internship program that trains students who have shown a commitment to grow as Inclusive & Diverse leaders using a hybrid of APPLIED IMPROV and APPLIED THEATRE. 

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Carol Rustad, “Return to Quiet,” gouache and pastel on paper, 29.5” x 41.5” (unframed), 1998. Todd Peterson, “But Who Will Remember the Buxton Wonders,” screenprint, 28” x 22” (unframed), 2007.

calendar icon15 May 2019    

Annual Nebraska alumni artists exhibition on display this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--Alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will show their work this summer in the exhibition “Nebraska Alumni Artists 1989-1992” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opens May 20 and continues through Aug. 2 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can call or stop by the art office in room 120 of Richards Hall, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., for access to the exhibition.

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Back row, left to right: Kathe Andersen, Sandra Williams, Jacqueline Mattingly, Meghan Stratman, Dean Chuck O’Connor and Allison Casey. Front row, left to right: Chris Irvin, David von Kampen and Walker Pickering. Not pictured: Colleen Syron and Hans Sturm. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon15 May 2019    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, 2019. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

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Megan Rhoades, Untitled from “Hand in Hand,” archival pigment print, 16" X 20", 2018. Megan Rhoades at her portfolio walkthrough table at the Society for Photographic Education Conference in March.

calendar icon22 Apr 2019    

Undergraduate photo senior wins national Society for Photographic Education student award

Lincoln, Neb.—Megan Rhoades, a senior studio art major from Omaha, Nebraska, who will graduate in May with her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, was among six students nationally who received Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging.

“It was really surprising,” Rhoades said. “It was just something Dana [Fritz] had convinced me to apply for. I thought, why not? I have nothing to lose. It was really validating to have my work recognized in that way.”

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Megan Rhoades, Untitled from “Hand in Hand,” archival pigment print, 16" X 20", 2018. Connor Harter, an untitled vase from “Dark/Bright,” porcelain, 9” x 4.5” x 4.5”, 2019.

calendar icon18 Apr 2019    

Capstone Exhibition opens April 29 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The “Capstone Exhibition” will be on display April 29-May 3 in both the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and the MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 32 undergraduate candidates for Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in graphic design and studio art from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery with awards announced at 6 p.m.

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