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The Fall MFA Open Studios event is Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building.

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MFA Open Studios is Oct. 19, 2018

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. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Woods Art Building and Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Liz Ingraham

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Ingraham honored for contributing outstanding intro computer science curricula

Lincoln, Neb.—School of Art, Art History & Design Professor Emeritus of Art Liz Ingraham, along with her colleagues Professor of Computer Science Leen-Kiat Soh and Lee Dee Miller (B.S. 2003; M.S. 2007; Ph.D. 2014), have been awarded an “Honorable Mention” in the 2018 National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Engagement Excellence Awards.

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Jim Richard, “Art Stroll,” Flashé on canvas, 48 ¼” x 46 ¾”, 2017.

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Painter Jim Richard presents the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Oct. 10

Lincoln, Neb.—Painter Jim Richard will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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.

Richard lives and works in New Orleans, where he taught painting for many years at the University of New Orleans.

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Peter Pinnell

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Pinnell appointed president of NCECA

Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Art Peter Pinnell will be the next president of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA).

Pinnell will be joining Holly Hanessian, professor of art at Florida State University and current president, in the spring of 2019 to begin a four-year presidential cycle that includes one year as president elect, two years as president and a final year as past president.

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An image from Carlos Pacheco’s “Found,” an ongoing, globally collaborative exploration utilizing social media and live streaming webcams to pinpoint a moment in time and space from multiple perspectives. These images are from Abbey Road in London. Matt Drissell, “445 and 449 East First Street,” 2017, 30” x 22 ¼”, crushed walnuts and walnut ink on Arches watercolor paper.

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Eisentrager-Howard Gallery hosts Mid-America College Art Association Members Exhibition Oct. 3-19

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will display the “2018 MACAA Members Exhibition” Oct. 3-19 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m. in the gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

The exhibition is happening in conjunction with the Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) Conference, “Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools,” hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Oct. 4-5.

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are due Dec. 7.

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Nebraska high school juniors invited to apply for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 22nd 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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Andy Cavatorta (left) and Behnaz Farahi will present keynote lectures at the Mid-American College Art Association Conference in Lincoln Oct. 4-5. The MACAA Conference theme is "Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools" and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

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Two cutting-edge artists to present keynote lectures at 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference Oct. 4-5.

The conference theme is “Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools,” and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

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"Almost Disney" was built with 270 gold mylar balloons attached to the floor by fishing line so they appared to float waist-high, along with projection and sound inside a hallway. Participants at the TEDxYouth@Lincoln event interact with "Almost Disney." Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

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Immersive art installation created for TEDx Youth Event in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb.--Christopher Irvin, a lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, led the creation of an immersive art installation titled “Almost Disney” for a TEDxYouth@Lincoln event on Aug. 11 at Lincoln High School.

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David Baskin, “Vanitas," chrome, metal, plastic and wood, 48”x72”x32”, 2017. David Baskin

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Sculptor Baskin presents the next HIxson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Sept. 26

Lincoln, Neb.—Sculptor David Baskin will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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.

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The Art at Cedar Point class. Back row, left to right:  Santiago Cal, Kristina Insingo, Justin Hicklin, Lindsey Pinkerton, Maris Stebbing, Ian Cuevas and J.P. Davis. Front row, left to right: Allison Diesing, Cheri Macartney, Mariah Livingston and Toni Kemerling. Mariah Livingston, a junior art major, shows off one of her paintings created at Cedar Point.

calendar icon07 Sep 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Creating art in nature: Art at Cedar Point offers unique art class experience

Registration for the summer 2019 Art at Cedar Point course, "Working with Watercolor: For Journaling on Nature" with Professor Aaron Holz will begin in November. See the link below the story for more information.

Lincoln, Neb.--Their art classroom for two weeks is located approximately 280 miles from either Richards Hall or Woods Art Building on campus in Lincoln. It is located in western Nebraska near the city of Ogallala and Lake McConaughy.

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