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Painter and Printmaker Tara Sabharwal will present a free public lecture on Nov. 5.

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Visiting Artist Tara Sabharwal to visit UNL Nov. 2-6

Lincoln, Neb.--The Under Pressure Print Club, with the assistance of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series, welcomes Tara Sabharwal to UNL Nov. 2-6.

Sabharwal will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. There will be a reception and demonstration in the Woods Art Building Rm. 303 following the public lecture.

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Danny Fingeroth

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Visiting Artist series welcomes writer Danny Fingeroth

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars series welcomes writer and editor Danny Fingeroth.

Fingeroth will present a free public lecture titled "Why Superheroes? Why Now? Or What Are the Avengers Avenging, Anyway?" on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

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Stella Ebner, "Chinese Restaurant," 2008, screenprint on Japanese paper, 25" x 36".

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Visiting Artist Stella Ebner to lecture Oct. 22

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series welcomes printmaker Stella Ebner to UNL on Oct. 21-23.

Ebner will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Ebner received her BFA from the University of Minnesota and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Exhibitions of her work include: the Bronx Museum of Arts, the International Print Center New York (New York City) and the Print Center (Philadelphia), Kala Art Institute (Berkeley), and SFMOMA Artists Gallery (San Francisco).

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are being accepted through Dec. 11.

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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 19th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theater, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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C..C. Beck, Captain Marvel, 1977, watercolor and ink on board,  Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Gift of Dan F. and Barbara J. Howard through the University of Nebraska Foundation, U-5169.2000. George Herriman, Krazy Kat, 1941, watercolor and ink on board, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Gift of Dan F. and Barbara J. Howard through the University of Nebraska Foundation, U-5140.2000.

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'Hey, Kids! Comics!" Exhibition on display through Oct. 23

Lincoln, Neb.--The exhibition “Hey, Kids! Comics!” opens Oct. 9 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall and continues through Oct. 23. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

“Hey, Kids! Comics!” is curated by Richard Graham and Bob Hall. Graham is teaching “A History of Comics,” and Hall, a current graduate student and well-known comic artist, is teaching Sequential Drawing.

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David Kramer presents a free public lecture on Oct. 1.

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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist David Kramer presents public lecture Oct. 1

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History welcomes Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist David Kramer. Kramer will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 218.

Kramer has exhibited throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. His videos were recently included in Stand Up! at Muse du Pompidou in Paris, and his recent solo show Kramerica! opened two weeks ago at Galerie Tanit in Munich. His videos and Sculptures have been exhibited at both the Whitney Museum and the Brooklyn Museum in New York City.

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Amy Smith (MFA 2000) is among the ceramic artists participating in the Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour Oct. 3-4.

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Ceramics alum is part of Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour Oct. 3-4

Lincoln, Neb.--Amy Smith (MFA 2000) is among the ceramic artists featured in the Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour, an annual event featuring 18 local and national clay artists with stops at four working studios.

Easily done in a day, pottery tourists can meet up with nationally recognized clay artists and their works at four stops located between Omaha and Herman, Nebraska. The tour runs Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Lauren Karle, Arroz con Leche with Adriana 2014,  Earthenware.

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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists in Ceramics to present lectures Sept. 22

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History's Clay Club, with support from the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series, presents three emerging artists in ceramics as guest artists: Bri Murphy, Jana Evans and Lauren Karle. The three artists will give consecutive lectures beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 in Richards Hall Rm. 218. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Phoebe Little, In Her Living Room, oil on canvas, 2014. Miller Aubrecht, Paper Planes, 2015.

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Nebraska National Exhibition opens Sept. 4 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History announces the fourth annual Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition will feature the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.
 
The exhibition opens Sept. 4 and continues through Sept. 25 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. There will be a First Friday opening reception on Sept. 4 from 5-7 p.m. with the awards announced at 6 p.m.
 

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The Design + Social Justice Symposium is Sept. 15-16. “We Shall Survive Without a Doubt” by Emory Douglas. Back cover of The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, Vol. VI, No. 30, Aug. 21, 1971, offset lithograph, © Emory Douglas.

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Design+Social Justice Symposium is Sept. 15-16

Lincoln, Neb.--The graphic design program in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History is hosting a symposium titled “Design + Social Justice” on Sept. 15-16. All events are free and open to the public.

The events and exhibitions of the symposium will highlight the visual communications, stories and portraits of revolutionary social movements and will examine how graphic design is a tool for organizing and inspiring people to act.

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