Left: Lizbeth Daniela Chavez. Right: Thao Duong.

calendar icon29 Apr 2021    

Two FPA students honored with Student Luminary Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--Two Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts students were among 10 honored with Student Luminary Awards to recognize their exceptional leadership and commitment to improving the campus and community.

Lizbeth Daniela Chavez, a senior art major from Grand Island, Nebraska, and Thao Duong, a senior dance and public relations major from Saigon, Vietnam, were honored.

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Screenshots from the research videos of Sofia Fernandez Echeverri (top) and Alyssa Kobza (bottom). The videos from their research projects are viewable at https://go.unl.edu/echeverri and https://go.unl.edu/kobza.

calendar icon26 Apr 2021    

Undergraduate research awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.—Two School of Art, Art History & Design undergraduate students received awards from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Student Research Days.

Sofia Fernandez Echeverri, a senior art major (painting), and Alyssa Kobza, a senior art major (printmaking), each won $250 as one of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ award recipients for the Student Research Days in April. 

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Grace Orwen, “Weighing Out My Options,” hand-built, low-fire clay, terra sigillata, underglaze, 18” x 22.5” x 8”, 2021. Emma Lyness, “lupine,” watercolor, acrylic and ink on canvas, 48.5” x 36.5” x 1.5”, 2020.

calendar icon23 Apr 2021    

Capstone experience opens May 3

Lincoln, Neb.--The School of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will present the work of 40 undergraduate students in the upcoming Spring 2021 Capstone experience, which will have both online and in-person components.

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The Clay Club Spring Sale will be May 8 at LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work. This photo is from the 2019 Clay Club Sale. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon22 Apr 2021    

Clay Club sale returns May 8 at Lux Center

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club will hold their spring sale on Saturday, May 8 at LUX Center for the Arts. The sale will feature work made by School of Art, Art History & Design graduate and undergraduate ceramics students.

Hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the LUX Center, which is located at 2601 N. 48thSt. in Lincoln. Admission is free.

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Maddie McGowen, “The Sea Turtle,” colored pencil, 12” x 12”, 2020. Riya Kannapareddy, “Self-Portrait,” oil paint on canvas, 12” x 10”, 2020.

calendar icon19 Apr 2021    

Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition is online

Lincoln, Neb.--For the past 23 years, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has celebrated the talent and creative potential of high school juniors across the state in the categories of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and emerging media arts via the annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

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Annette Lawrence

calendar icon15 Apr 2021    

Final Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture this spring features visual artist Lawrence

Lincoln, Neb.—Visual artist Annette Lawrencewill present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Her lecture, which is the final lecture in the spring series, is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the lecture at https://unl.zoom.us/j/98003655443.

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Amythest Hultman Warrington, “Rose Bed,” clay, water, wooden bed frame, 54” x 54”x84”, 2019. Taylor Sijan, “Wine Set,” porcelain, stoneware, epoxy, 10” x 7” x 5.5” (ewer), 4.5” x 3” x 3” (cups), 1” x 15” x 12” (tray), 2020.

calendar icon12 Apr 2021    

Final MFA Thesis Exhibitions on display at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall through April 16. Two graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design are presenting their work in the final round.

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Jesse Fleming’s “NUCLEI” on display at Five Car Garage in Santa Monica, California. Jesse Fleming, “NUCLEI.”

calendar icon08 Apr 2021    

Fleming’s ‘NUCLEI’ on display in Los Angeles area

Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Jesse Fleming’s latest body of work, titled “NUCLEI,” is on display at Five Car Garage, a contemporary art gallery located in Santa Monica, California. The exhibition is on display through April 17.

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Kristian Bjørnard Kristian Bjørnard’s design work.

calendar icon07 Apr 2021    

Designer Kristian Bjørnard presents the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 14

Lincoln, Neb.—Baltimore-based designer Kristian Bjørnard will present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. His lecture is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the lecture at https://unl.zoom.us/j/95602330213.

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Chance Allen, “Phantom Limb,” graphite on paper, 17 ¾” x 23 ¾”, 2020. Matt Carlson, Untitled, steel and paper, 38” x 44” x 27”, 2021.

calendar icon02 Apr 2021    

Four artists remain in MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Lincoln, Neb.—The MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall through April 16. Four graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design are presenting their work in the final two rounds.

The simultaneous solo shows are on display in two remaining rounds, with a new pairing of artists each week between April 5-April 16.

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