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John-David Richardson, “Still 3” (from the series “Safe & Sound”), archival inkjet print, 2014. Rana Young, Untitled (Stockings), archival pigment print, 2015.

calendar icon14 Jan 2016    

Two photography students win SPE Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging

Lincoln, Neb.--Two graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History have won Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging. John-David Richardson and Rana Young were only two of 10 winners nationally, from among 107 applications this year.

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Althea Murphy-Price, “Hair Rug No. 1” (installation). Althea Murphy-Price, “Candy Necklace.”

calendar icon14 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series begins with Murphy-Price Feb. 4

Lincoln, Neb.--Printmaker Althea Murphy-Price will present the first lecture of the spring Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 4 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.

Murphy-Price received her M.A. in printmaking and painting from Purdue University and her M.F.A. in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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Liana Owad, “Radical,” reconfigured found object, 36" x 12" x 30", 2015. Audrey Stommes, “People Helping People,” acrylic, ink, charcoal and gold leaf on canvas, 36" x 48", 2015.

calendar icon05 Jan 2016    

Recent drawing, painting, sculpture alumni featured in next Eisentrager-Howard Gallery exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--Opening Jan. 20 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is "Continuum:  Drawing, Painting, Sculpture Alumni Invitational."

Twenty-two drawing, painting and sculpture alumni from the Department of Art and Art History will be presenting their work in the exhibition, which runs Jan. 20-Feb. 5.

A First Friday closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

Also, a panel discussion with the artists will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14

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Chase McClaren, Rusted Riverwood Composition II, rusted sheet metal, wood, stones, branch, 23” x 51", 2015. Nathan Kathol, Bow Valley Elevator, Cedar County, Neb., archival pigment print, 16" x 20", 2015.

calendar icon04 Jan 2016    

Two recent art alums exhibit at Prescott Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Two recent Department of Art and Art History alumni are featured in the exhibition titled "Of the Land" at Lincoln's Prescott Gallery.

"Of the Land" is an exhibition of photographs by Nathan Kathol, a December 2015 BFA graduate from Lincoln, Neb., and wall-mounted sculptures by Chase McClaren, an August 2015 BFA graduate from Grand Island, Neb.  Both artists are recipients of the Perry Family Award.

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Ian Murphree

calendar icon15 Dec 2015    

Murphree's 'Five-Day Feast' Capstone project on display through Dec. 18

Lincoln, Neb.--Ian Murphree wants to feed you this week as part of his Capstone Exhibition.

“I like helping people, serving people, making things with your hands,” he said. “That’s why we do this art thing.”

His performance piece, “Five Day Feast,” is in the MEDICI Gallery on the first floor of Richards Hall Dec. 14-18. As part of the project, he serves a meal each day at noon for anyone who shows up to eat it.

Murphree says the project combines everything he has learned.

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Students browse the underground newspapers exhibition in Love Library. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon10 Dec 2015    

Graphic Design Symposium highlighted visual communications

Lincoln, Neb.-- The graphic design program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History hosted a symposium this September titled “Design + Social Justice” to highlight the visual communications, stories and portraits of revolutionary social movements and examined how graphic design is a tool for organizing and inspiring people to act.

“It’s been a whirlwind,” said Assistant Professor of Art Stacy Asher. “It’s been very exciting. I enjoyed seeing our students active and engaged with the work.”

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The Clay Club Sale is Dec. 11-12 in Richards Hall Rm. 118.

calendar icon07 Dec 2015    

Clay Club's annual sale is Dec. 11-12

Lincoln, Neb.--You may think that the most time-consuming degrees available at UNL involve the future doctors and lawyers of the world. However, take a walk by Woods and Richards Hall, any time of the day or night, and you will never cease to find student artists working around the clock. Whether witnessed by the gleaming lights shining from the various studios or by the warm orange glow of the ceramic kilns just outside Richards Hall, the students of the Department of Art and Art History are always abuzz. The 35 dedicated students of the UNL Clay Club are no exception.

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Jeremiah Wistrom, New Suppressors, digital video + handmade books (letterpress and monoprinting), 2015. Zoe Gengenbach, Raven, acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36", 2015

calendar icon03 Dec 2015    

Capstone Exhibition runs Dec. 11-18

Lincoln, Neb.—The Capstone Exhibition opens Friday, Dec. 11 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The exhibition runs through Dec. 18.
 
A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 18 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
 
Gallery hours for the exhibition will be Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. There will be extended hours in conjunction with the Clay Club Sale on Friday, Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

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Wansoo Kim, Invasion from Everlasting Gobstoppers, 27" x 20" x 17.5", ceramics and gold leaf, 2015.

calendar icon30 Nov 2015    

Prescott Gallery exhibition features UNL students, faculty, staff

Lincoln, Neb.--Prescott Gallery's newest exhibition, "Currents," an exhibition of artwork by students, faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens Dec. 4. Artwork in many styles, sizes and prices will be available for buyers to purchase and take home the same day. 

Participating faculty and staff artists include:  Christy Aggens, Byron Anway, Margaret Bohls, Mark Cole, Andrea Maack, Alison Rash, Jesse Ross (Clementine Porcelain) and Amy Smith.

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Carol Golemboski, "This Must Be Your Lucky Day," 2005.

calendar icon11 Nov 2015    

Photographer Carol Golemboski to present lecture Nov. 19

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series welcomes photographer Carol Golemboski to UNL November 18-20. She will give a free public lecture at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

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