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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Alexander Ross, untitled, 2014, oil on canvas, 54” x 58”.

calendar icon18 Apr 2019    

Two artists present final spring Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Series lectures

Lincoln, Neb.— Printmaker Miguel A. Aragón and painter Alexander Ross will present the final spring Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lectures on April 24-25.

Aragón will present his lecture on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. Ross will present his lecture on Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

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The Clay Club’s Spring Sale is April 26-27 in Richards Hall Rm. 118. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work.

calendar icon17 Apr 2019    

Clay Club Spring Sale is April 26-27

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale on April 26-27 in Richards Hall.

Hours for the sale are Friday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 118. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted at the sale.

In addition, on Friday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m., there will be a special collector’s tour of all the work in the Clay Club’s sale.

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The recipients of this year's College Alumni Board Awards include (clockwise from upper left): Karen Kunc, Donald C. Gorder, Scott Raymond and Mike Hill. They will be recognized at the Honors Day Dinner on April 27.

calendar icon15 Apr 2019    

College 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 Saturday, April 27. The dinner is by invitation only.

For a full list of Honors Day awards recipients, click HERE.

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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Paul Barnes (left) with Philip Glass. "A Celebration of Philip Glass," the April 2018 world premiere of a piano quintet by renowned composer Philip Glass, has won the Outstanding Event Award at the Mayor's Arts Awards. Photo by Walker Pickering.

calendar icon11 Apr 2019    

Mayor’s Arts Awards May 9

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Art Santiago Cal, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts Tice Miller, and the “Celebration of Philip Glass” event at the Lied Center for Performing Arts last April are among the winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards.

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Lindsey Day, “Flower Flags,” oil on panel, 30” x 60” x 1.5”, 2019. Iren Tete, “On the Nature of Things,” stoneware, porcelain, engobe, white maple, 49” x 14” x 14”, 2018.

calendar icon08 Apr 2019    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions on display through April 19

Lincoln, Neb.--Six graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall in April. The simultaneous solo shows will be on display in three rounds with a new pairing each week, April 1-19.

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calendar icon28 Mar 2019    

Art historian Pardo presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture

Lincoln, Neb.—Art Historian Mary Pardo will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture on Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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.

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