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The Clay Club and the Fine Art Photo Club will have their fall sales Dec. 8-9 in Richards Hall.

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Student art sales are Dec. 8-9

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Fall Sale and Raffle and the Fine Art Photo Club’s Print Sale and Raffle on Dec. 8-9 in Richards Hall.

Hours for both sales are Friday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 9 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 conference room in Rm. 121. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted at both sales.

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Bowl, Iran, Nishapur, 950-1100 C.E. Earthenware, polychrome decoration under transparent glaze. 9.2cm high x 20cm width. Original in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Reproduced by Patrick Hargraves. Shakōki Dogū Figure, Japan, Jomon Period. Ebisuda Site in Tajira, Miyagi Prefecture, 1000- 400 B.C.E. Earthenware, 34.2cm high. Reproduced by Connor Harter.

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'Making History' exhibition showcases ceramic work at Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.--“Making History,” an exhibition that showcases the work of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s “Making History” ceramics class, will be on display Nov. 20-Dec. 1 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A First Friday closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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Linda Lopez, “Start/Never Ending,” 2016. Ceramic, custom XYZ Coop rug, ink and gouache on paper, frame, cotton gloves. 27” h x 22.5” w x 58” d. Cristina Córdova, Untitled, 2015, ceramic, resin, pigments, steel.

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Two ceramic artists present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lectures Nov. 14

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 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.

The final lectures in the series this fall will be presented by ceramic artists Linda Lopez and Cristina Córdova on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Their lectures are free and open to the public and are also sponsored by the Clay Club.

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Art historian Wescoat will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture Nov. 8.

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Art historian Wescoat to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture Nov. 8

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 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.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by Art Historian Bonna Wescoat on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Wescoat’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Eddie Dominguez, “Cholla,” woodcut, 2016, 22.5” x 30”. Francisco Souto, “What About Us II” (From Venezuelan Series), graphite and colored pencils on paper, 2017, 24” x 31”.

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MEDICI hosts annual fund-raiser Nov. 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Nov. 3-8 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser Nov. 9.

The exhibition previews the works available for the art sale and silent auction at the fund-raising event. Art by Nebraska-educated and supporting artists will be sold to purchase new equipment and improve facilities in the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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Peter and Inge Worth. Photos courtesy of University Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

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$1 Million-plus endowment from Worths will support arts at Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.—A newly established, permanent endowment on behalf of a late University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor and his family will mean increased access and opportunity for students seeking education in the arts at Nebraska, as well as key support for research and professional growth in the university’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

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Francisco Souto

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Souto named Director of School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.—Professor of Art Francisco Souto has been named the Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design. He begins his new appointment on Jan. 1, 2018.

“I am pleased that Francisco Souto has accepted our invitation to lead the School of Art, Art History & Design,” said Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Endowed Dean Chuck O’Connor. “This is an exciting time in the School’s history, and I know Francisco will provide bold, steady leadership.”

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David Emitt Adams, Signal Hill #3, Los Angeles, California.

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Photographer Adams to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture Oct. 26

Lincoln, Neb--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 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.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by Photographer David Emitt Adams on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 11. Adams’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Dana Fritz, “Green Ductwork, Eden Project,” from Terraria Gigantica: The World Under Glass.

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Fritz releases book with photographs that explore world’s largest enclosed landscapes

Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Art Dana Fritz’s photographs explore the world’s largest enclosed landscapes. A new book on the series, “Terraria Gigantica:  The World under Glass,” (University of New Mexico Press) has recently been published.

Fritz will present a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. followed by a book signing on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Sheldon Museum of Art.

Fritz began thinking about the project after visiting several Victorian glasshouse conservatories, such as the Kew Gardens in England.    

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Twenty-four Master of Fine Arts students from the School of Art, Art History & Design wlil open their studios on Oct. 20.

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Open Studios event is Oct. 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Oct. 20 from 5-7 p.m. in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

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