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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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ArtStream Nomadic Gallery, the mobile pottery gallery, will be at the Department of Art and Art History March 7-8.

calendar icon29 Feb 2016    

ArtStream mobile ceramics gallery at UNL March 7-8

Lincoln, Neb.--ArtStream Nomadic Gallery, the mobile pottery gallery, will be at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History March 7-8. Three guest artists will be coming, including Ayumi Horie, Lorna Meaden and Lisa Orr.
 
Each artist will give an artist talk and demonstration during the visit.
 
Monday, March 7:  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. artist talk by Lisa Orr in Richards Hall Rm. 118; 2-5 p.m. Demos by all three artists in Richards Hall Rm. 118.
 

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David Linneweh, “Refurbished Landscape, Vermont,” oil on panel, 2008. Kristina Paabus, “On Track,” acrylic and pencil on paper, 2015.

calendar icon26 Feb 2016    

"The Residents" opens March 11 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--“The Residents:  Selections from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Art” will be on display at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall from March 11-25.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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Aaron Holz, "Hand for Horace Greeley", oil, resin and acrylic on panel, 9.5" x 11.5", 2013. Therman Statom, "Legno", cut sheet glass, 17" x 4.5" x 7.5", 2015.

calendar icon25 Feb 2016    

Annual MEDICI Exhibition runs Feb. 17-25

Lincoln, Neb.—The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Feb. 17-25 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser on Feb. 25.
 

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