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

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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.

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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.

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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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UNL's Murray to present AIA Lecture Nov. 4

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies Sarah Murray will present the first lecture on archaeology for the 2015-2016 season for the Lincoln-Omaha Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA).

Murray’s lecture, titled “From Lithographs to Holograms:  The History of Images in Archaeological Research,” will be presented on Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Allison Woods, York High School, York, School Girl Crush, photograph, 2014. Tyler Klecan, Diller-Odell Secondary School, Odell, Flatiron, ink.

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Two exhibitions on display at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in November

Lincoln, Neb.—Two exhibitions will be on display in November at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 
On display in the west and center galleries will be “Nebraska’s Best:  High School Artists from Southeast Nebraska.” The exhibition runs Nov. 6-24. A First Friday reception will be held on Nov. 6 from 6-8 p.m. Three awards of merit will be announced at 7 p.m.
 
Thirty-four students from high schools throughout southeast Nebraska will have their work on display.
 

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Garth Johnson

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Johnson returns to UNL for Alumni Masters Week

Lincoln, Neb.--Garth Johnson returns to campus in November as part of the Alumni Masters Week, Nov. 4-6, sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

Johnson will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 11.

Johnson is curator of ceramics at the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe. He previously served as the Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, and spent seven years as a professor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California.

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Ryan LaBar with “Made in China,” wheel thrown porcelain, 52” x 47” x 30”.

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UNL Ceramics alum LaBar wins 1st place grant from Groot Foundation

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL Ceramics alum Ryan LaBar (MFA 2010) has received a 1st place grant from the Virginia A. Groot Foundation for his work.

“Ryan was a talented and energetic student who approached his work with a great deal of passion,” said Department of Art and Art History Chair Pete Pinnell. “He has developed his career with the same sense of passion. I’m delighted, but not surprised, to see him receiving this kind of recognition so early in his career.”

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Open Studios event in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building is Nov. 13.

calendar icon29 Oct 2015    

Graduate students in studio art to host Open Studios Nov. 13

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host an Open Studios event on Friday, Nov. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
 

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 Michael Hoff (third from left), Hixson-Lied professor of art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Turkish students who found a Medusa's head at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey. A slightly larger than life-sized head of Medusa recently discovered at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey.

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UNL teams uncover secrets of ancient city

Lincoln, Neb.--Antiochia ad Cragum, an ancient Roman city on Turkey’s southern coast, has yielded more of its secrets to an archaeology team led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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