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Jim Jacobi, “Bourbon Street #7.” Maureen Mills, “Text Vase.”

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Nebraska alumni exhibition on display this summer in Richards Hall

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 1983-1988” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opens May 21 and continues through Aug. 3 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can stop by Rm. 120 of Richards Hall Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for access to the gallery.

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Left to right: Krista Benesch, Dean Chuck O’Connor, Emily Gauger and Haley Collins.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

Two projects take home undergraduate research awards

Lincoln, Neb.--Three students completing two projects won Hixson-Lied College awards presented in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Spring Research Fair in April.

Krista Benesch, a sophomore music education major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Kearney, Nebraska; and Haley Collins, a senior art major from Lincoln, and Emily Gauger, a senior design major in the School of Art, Art History & Design from Omaha, each won for their two projects in the Spring Research Fair Undergraduate Poster and Creative Exhibit Competition.

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Back row, left to right:  Todd Cuddy, Dave Hall, Richard Endacott, Drew Davis, Colleen Syron and Chuck O’Connor. Front row, left to right: Hye-Won Hwang, Brian Moore, Brenda Wristen, Tony Falcone and Jan Deaton. Not pictured: Rhonda Fuelberth.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

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 April 22. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

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Trent Claus was the visual effects supervisor for “Captain America: Civil War” (2016). Trent Claus

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Alumni Profile: Trent Claus creates visual effects in Hollywood

Lincoln, Neb.--Trent Claus, who received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art in 2006, is an award-winning visual effects (VFX) supervisor with Lola VFX in Los Angeles.

He has been with Lola VFX for 11 years and has worked on more than 100 films, including 16 that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, and four that won the award. Additionally, nine of the films were nominated for Best Picture, and cumulatively, the films he has contributed to have earned more than $32 billion dollars in worldwide box office.

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Hannah Eads, “Coming/Going” (still from a video). Skyler Simpson, Assorted “Portrait,” gouache and graphite on paper.

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Capstone Exhibition opens April 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Spring Capstone Exhibition will be on display April 30-May 4 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 28 graduating Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors in studio art and graphic design from the School of Art, Art History and Design. Each student has written a statement to accompany their works, and those will be on view as well.

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The Clay Club Sale and Fine Art Photo Club’s Photo Sale are April 27-28 in Richards Hall. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work.

calendar icon18 Apr 2018    

Nebraska student art sales are April 27-28

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale and the Fine Art Photo Club’s Photo Sale on April 27-28, 2018, in Richards Hall.

Hours for both sales are Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the drawing studio in Rm. 112.

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Left to right: Karen Blessen (photo by Danny Fulgencio), A. Kevin Kaisershot, Matthew Miller and Liana K. Sandin.

calendar icon17 Apr 2018    

Hixson-Lied College Alumni Winners on campus

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Achievement Award recipients will be in classes this week, prior to the Honors Day Awards Dinner on Sunday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Francisco Souto, Two Limes and Four Flies, 10" x 10", 2018, colored pencils on paper.

calendar icon17 Apr 2018    

Souto’s solo exhibition opens April 20 at Kiechel Fine Art

Lincoln, Neb.--University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design Director Francisco Souto has a solo exhibition, “Dicotomias,” opening April 20 and continuing through May 26 at Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln.

An opening reception for the exhibit will take place this Friday, April 20 from 6-9 p.m. at Kiechel Fine Art, which is located at 1208 O St. Souto will present an artist talk at 7 p.m.

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Left to right: Karen Blessen (photo by Danny Fulgencio), A. Kevin Kaisershot, Matthew Miller and Liana K. Sandin.

calendar icon13 Apr 2018    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Sunday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Rosana Ybarra receives the first Nebraska Innovation Studio Residency Award from School of Art, Art History & Design Director Francisco Souto.

calendar icon11 Apr 2018    

Ybarra is recipient of first Nebraska Innovation Studio Residency Award

Lincoln, Neb.--The School of Art, Art History & Design awarded the first Nebraska Innovation Studio Residency Award to Rosana Ybarra, a third-year Master of Fine Arts student, who will graduate in May.

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