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Deb Sokolow, “Whatever happened to the Pentagon (restaurant)?”, graphite, ink, correction fluid, acrylic, collage, type on paper, pins, 5 ft. x 5 ft., 2007.

calendar icon11 Apr 2016    

Sokolow to present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist lecture April 28

Lincoln, Neb.--Deb Sokolow will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Sokolow is a Chicago-based artist and a lecturer at Northwestern University. She is a 2012 recipient of an Artadia Grant and has participated in residencies nationally and internationally.

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Tess Edgren, “Ring Around the Rosie Posie,” Gouache, ink, chalk pastel, acrylic, and oil pastel, 2016.

calendar icon05 Apr 2016    

"The Female Complex" at the MEDICI Gallery April 18-22

Lincoln, Neb.--“The Female Complex” will be on display in the MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall from April 18-22.

The exhibition will be curated and installed by Kristin Mahan as part of her final project for her gallery management class.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, April 22 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall.

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Amanda Breitbach, “Homestead House,” triptych, 2016. Amanda Breitbach

calendar icon01 Apr 2016    

UNL Graduate Student Breitbach to present lecture on her work April 18

Lincoln, Neb.—Amanda Breitbach, an MFA candidate in the Department of Art and Art History in May and a graduate fellow with the Center for Great Plains Studies, will present a lecture titled “Land/People” on her thesis work and research in the Center for Great Plains Studies on Monday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Great Plains Art Museum. The lecture is free and open to the public.
 
Her thesis exhibition will be on display in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall from April 18-22. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.
 

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70 students from across Nebraska have been selected as Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients for 2016.

calendar icon01 Apr 2016    

2016 Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 19th 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 film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Women campaign for the right to vote in Seattle in 1909. Ian Morris

calendar icon30 Mar 2016    

Stanford's Morris to present two free lectures in Lincoln, Omaha

Lincoln, Neb.—Stanford University’s Dr. Ian Morris will present two free public lectures on intellectual history and archaeology in Omaha and Lincoln.
 
His first lecture is Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at Joslyn Museum of Art in Omaha and is titled “What did the Greeks and Romans ever do for us? Putting classical civilization in perspective.”
 

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Takashi Akai’s daguerreotype titled “The Sun at the Apparent Altitude of 570 meters in West-Northwest Hiroshima” from “Exposed in a Hundred Suns.”

calendar icon28 Mar 2016    

Photographer Takashi Arai presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 5

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Takashi Arai will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Arai first encountered photography while he was a university student studying biology. In an effort to trace photography to its origins, he encountered daguerreotype, and after much trial and error, he mastered the complex technique.

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Qwist Joseph, “Qwist,” stoneware, cast bronze, hair, string, wood, 8” x 12” x 12”, 2016. Joyce Bingeman, “Preface,” panel painting, 8” x 10”, 2016.

calendar icon24 Mar 2016    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions open April 4 in Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—Nine graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 4-22 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 
The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 4-8 and features the work of Joyce Bingeman, Patricia Davis and Meryl Engler. A reception will be held April 8 from 5-7 p.m.
 

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Michaela Habe

calendar icon17 Mar 2016    

Habe to receive University of Nebraska Board of Regents Kudos Award

Lincoln, Neb.—Michaela Habe, Financial Specialist in the Department of Art and Art History, will receive a Kudos award during the March 18, 2016, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.

A UNL graduate, Habe has spent her professional career at UNL. She began as a student worker and held positions in University Housing before her current role as financial specialist in the Department of Art and Art History.

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Carlton Newton, “October.” Hand-woven galvanized sheet steel, 2011. 23 ½” x 17” x 9”.

calendar icon15 Mar 2016    

Sculptor Carlton Newton will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture March 31

Lincoln, Neb.--Sculptor Carlton Newton will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Rana Young, Untitled. Young is a second-year MFA candidate in photogrraphy in the UNL Department of Art and Art History.

calendar icon02 Mar 2016    

UNL Social Practice Coalition presents March exhibition for UNL Women's Week

Lincoln, Neb.—The UNL Social Practice Coalition is curating an art exhibition for UNL’s Women’s Week in March.

“Owning It:  Engendering Consciousness” will be shown in the Love Library Commons and also screened on The Cube, a digital canvas in downtown Lincoln’s Haymarket. Both shows will be on display March 5-31.

A reception for the library exhibition will be held on Monday, March 14 from 5-7 p.m.; a reception will also be held at The Cube on Saturday, March 5 from 8-9:30 p.m.

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