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Cedar Point Biological Station. Photo by Amanda Breitbach. The Department of Art and Art History is offering a class and residency opportunities this summer at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Nebraska.

calendar icon26 Feb 2015    

Art at Cedar Point offered this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History is again offering a class and residency opportunity for those interested in learning and working at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Nebraska, this summer.

Eco-Printing into Bookmaking (ARTP183, an ACE 7 course) will be taught by Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunch June 8-19.

The course is a creative and immersive two-week field school art experience.

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The Artstream Ceramic Library is at the Department of Art and Art History through March 18.

calendar icon26 Feb 2015    

Artstream Ceramic Library visits Department of Art and Art History

Lincoln, Neb.--The Artstream Ceramic Library is visiting the Department of Art and Art History through March 18. The library is located in Richards Hall Rm. 120.

The mission of this social-outreach project is to connect contemporary functional ceramics with ordinary people. Similar in structure to a literature-based library, the ceramic library loans out unique, handmade cups made by 13 nationally known potters for a period of seven days.

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A theater excavated at Aezanis. Dr. Kenneth Harl

calendar icon25 Feb 2015    

Tulane's Harl to present next AIA Lecture on March 9

Lincoln, Neb.--Kenneth Harl, professor of ancient history at Tulane University, will present a lecture titled “The Shrine of Zeus and Cybele at Aezanis:  The Hellenization and Romanization of Phrygian Cults” on Monday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Love Library Rm. 102.

His lecture is free and open to the public.

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Jennifer Ghormley, Flow (detail), woodblock prints on glassine, machine sewing, thread, 2014-15

calendar icon25 Feb 2015    

UNL Printmaking alums featured in March exhibition at Prescott Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.-- Prescott Gallery presents "Pattern Recognition," a group exhibition of printmaking, drawing and installation by alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln printmaking program.  Artists included in the exhibition are Susan Belau (MFA 1999), Dominique Ellis (BFA 2005), Jennifer Ghormley (MFA 2006), Sean P. Morrissey (MFA 2011) and Trudie Teijink (MFA 2010).
 

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Dan Howard, “A Look to Fashion,” 47” x 48”. Therman Statom, “Saturn,” 14.75” x 4” x 5”.

calendar icon12 Feb 2015    

MEDICI exhibition Feb. 19-26 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Feb. 19-26 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser on Feb. 26.
 

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UNL's Philip Sapirstein takes digital photos of the Temple of Hera in Olympia, Greece. Sapirstein is combining digital photography with computer software to generate realistic 3-D models of ancient Greek architecture.

calendar icon09 Feb 2015    

Sapirstein uses 3-D tech to further study of Greek Architecture

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL's Philip Sapirstein is using modern technologies to advance research into ancient Greek architecture.

As part of UNL's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, the assistant professor of art history has launched the "Digital Architecture Project." The project uses digital photography and computer software to generate detailed, 3-D models of Greek temples, beginning with the Temple of Hera, a sixth-century B.C. structure at Olympia, Greece.

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Alison Stewart

calendar icon03 Feb 2015    

Stewart contributes chapter to "Animals and Early Modern Identity" book

Lincoln, Neb.--Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Alison Stewart contributed a chapter titled “Man’s Best Friend? Dogs and Pigs in Early Modern Germany” in the recently released book, “Animals and Early Modern Identity,” edited by Pia F. Cuneo and published by Ashgate.

The book, including a mention of Stewart’s chapter, was recently reviewed in the Jan. 28 The Times Literary Supplement, London.

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Handcrafted art

calendar icon03 Feb 2015    

Lincoln Print Group to hold Print Sale Feb. 13-14

Lincoln, Neb.--The Lincoln Print Group will be having a Print Sale on Feb. 13-14 at Constellation Studios, 2055 O St., in Lincoln.

Hours for the sale are Feb. 13 from 5-9 p.m. and Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A variety of work made by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History faculty and students will be available for sale, including etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, screenprints, , woodcut printed t-shirts, handmade Valentines and artists’ books.

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An opening casting event will be held to select the new Arts & Architecture Cast on Feb. 20 and 27.

calendar icon29 Jan 2015    

Arts & Architecture look for new Cast Ambassadors at Open Casting Calls

Lincoln, Neb.— The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the College of Architecture are inviting all undergraduate students to audition for the 2015-2016 Arts & Architecture Cast on Feb. 20 and 27 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 17. The students who are selected will serve as brand ambassadors for the college. Cast ambassadors will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs through social media, printed materials and special appearances.  

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Santiago Cal, “Finally Free Miss T,” wood and watercolor, 2014. Photo by Cary Whittier. Margaret Bohls, “Double Vases on Tray,” porcelain and stoneware, 2014.

calendar icon14 Jan 2015    

Department of Art and Art History faculty, staff featured in next exhibition at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—Twenty-six faculty and staff members from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History will show their work in a variety of media in the “Faculty and Staff Exhibition,” opening Jan. 21 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 
The exhibition continues through Feb. 6 and will conclude with a First Friday closing reception on Feb. 6 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
 

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