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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.

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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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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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