Jacqueline Mattingly (left) and Christopher Marks

calendar icon15 Jan 2020    

Mattingly named Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Lincoln, Neb.--Jacqueline Mattingly is the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ new Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

"I'm looking forward to having Jackie join the college administrative team," said Chuck O'Connor, endowed dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. "She will be instrumental, at least initially on an interim basis, in first defining this brand-new position and then figuring out how we can better serve students in the long term."

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Bassem Yousri

calendar icon08 Jan 2020    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series begins with sculptor Yousri on Jan. 22

Lincoln, Neb.--Nine artists will be presenting Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lectures this spring in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design. Opening the spring series is sculptor Bassem Yousri, who will present his lecture on Jan. 22.

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Daniela Chavez

calendar icon18 Dec 2019    

Art, Art History junior earns Gilman Scholarship to study in Argentina

Lincoln, Neb.--Daniela Chavez, a junior art and art history double major with a minor in human rights from Grand Island, Nebraska, is one of 17 undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to earn a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad between Dec. 2019 and October 2020.

Chavez will study “Memory and Social Activism Through the Arts” in Argentina through the School for International Training next summer from June 22 until Aug. 2, 2020.

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The Clay Club Sale and Print Sale are Dec. 13-14 in Richards Hall. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon11 Dec 2019    

Student art sales are Dec. 13-14

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Fall Sale and a Print Sale featuring the work of both photography and printmaking students on Dec. 13-14 in Richards Hall.

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Assistant Professors Colleen Syron (back row, left) and Walker Pickering (back row, third from left) and eight students at the Spencer Museum of Art during the a2ru national conference. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon25 Nov 2019    

Students, faculty attend a2ru national conference

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Dean Christopher Marks, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Colleen Syron, Assistant Professor of Art Walker Pickering and eight students from the School of Art, Art History & Design attended the a2ru national conference Nov. 7-9 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Francisco Souto, “Long Food Line (detail)”, graphite and acrylic, 96” x 24”, 2016. From the collection of Marc and Kathy LeBaron.

calendar icon21 Nov 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Souto selected for ‘State of the Art 2020’ national contemporary art exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Professor and Director Francisco Souto is one of 60 artists nationwide selected for the “State of the Art 2020” exhibition at the Momentary and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Yangjie Zhang, “Shanghai: Every Exist is an Entry Somewhere,” MOAB Exhibition Luster 300 paper, 17” x 12 5/8”, 2019.

calendar icon20 Nov 2019    

Capstone Exhibition opens Dec. 6 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--The “Capstone Exhibition” will be on display Dec. 6-20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This culminating experience features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degrees from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are due Dec. 6.

calendar icon18 Nov 2019    

Hixson-Lied College seeks applications for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 23rd annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and emerging media arts. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Peter Pinnell in his studio at the Zentrum für Keramik in Berlin.

calendar icon15 Nov 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Pinnell gains inspiration from residency in Berlin

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Professor of Art Peter Pinnell spent four weeks in residence this summer at the Zentrum für Keramik (The Center for Ceramics) in Berlin, Germany. His residency was supported with a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The center is located in Pankow, part of the former East Berlin. Residents are provided with a studio space and private bedroom.

Pinnell said he took advantage of the residency’s proximity to the many museums in Berlin.

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Francisco Souto (second from left) receives the Lorenzo il Magnifico Award for works on paper at the XIIth edition of the Florence Biennale in Italy. Francisco Souto, "Little Bird (Pajarito)," colored pencils on paper, 50cm x 50cm, 2018. One of four works Souto displayed at the Florence Biennale.

calendar icon13 Nov 2019    

Souto wins the Lorenzo il Magnifico award at Florence Biennale

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Director Francisco Souto was presented the Lorenzo il Magnifico Award for works on paper at the XIIth edition of the Florence Biennale in October.

Souto was one of 480 artists from 76 countries and four continents represented at the Florence Biennale, a major contemporary art exhibition in Florence, Italy, which is regarded as an outstanding showcase of the international contemporary art production.

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