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Emma deVries

calendar icon07 May 2014    

UNL Art and Anthropology Senior Receives Smithsonian Internship

Emma deVries, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior dual major in art and anthropology from Lincoln, Neb., has received a Smithsonian Internship to work at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., this summer.

“I’m really excited,” deVries said. “This was the one I really wanted because I’ve been trying to get this internship for three years now.”

DeVries will begin on June 2 and continue until Aug. 21. The internship fits perfectly with her career goal to be an exhibition designer.

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T.J. Deaver

calendar icon30 Apr 2014    

"Penumbra" by Photographer TJ Deaver at Medici Gallery

"Penumbra," a series of self-portraits created by BFA Senior and Photographer T.J. Deaver that engages the personal and cultural struggles of identifying as a LGBQT youth in modern America, is on display this week at the Department of Art and Art History's MEDICI Gallery, located on the first floor of Richards Hall.

The exhibition will have a closing reception on Friday, May 2 from 5-7 p.m. The reception and admission to the gallery are free and open to the public.

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Ashley Ryba, "Disperse," earthenware, 2014. Karen Buettner, "Victorian Lady," silver gelatin print, 2014.

calendar icon29 Apr 2014    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 2 in UNL's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

The Capstone Exhibition runs May 2-9 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The exhibition presents the work of this semester's graduating studio art seniors.

The exhibition represents students' most recent work, which is a culmination of their coursework and exploration in studio art in the Department of Art and Art History. Thirty-one students will present their work in a variety of mediums.

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Prints that will be raffled during the UNL Fine Art Photo Club's Spring Sale include "The Search 4," an archival digital print by graduate student Allen Morris.

calendar icon29 Apr 2014    

UNL Clay Club and Fine Art Photo Clubs holding their spring sales May 2-3

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Clay Club and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Fine Art Photo Club will each be holding their spring sales May 2-3 in Richards Hall.

The UNL Clay Club will hold its Spring Sale and Raffle in Richards Hall Rm. 118. Hours for the sale are Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The sales will include works of art created by graduate students, undergraduate students, alumni, and faculty representing a broad range of aesthetics, techniques and concepts.

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Francisco Souto, "Poetics of recognition #1," graphite and ink on paper, 20" x 20", 2014

calendar icon10 Apr 2014    

Francisco Souto's "Poetics of Recognition" opens April 18 at Kiechel Fine Art

Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto presents an exhibition of new works titled "Poetics of Recognition" April 18-May 31 at Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 18 from 6-9 p.m.

"Poetics of Recognition" is an exhibition structured around a sensorial awareness.

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Fred Hagstrom

calendar icon10 Apr 2014    

Hagstrom receives SGC’s Teaching Excellence in Printmaking Award

UNL Department of Art and Art History Alumnus Fred Hagstrom (M.F.A. 1982) received the Teaching Excellence in Printmaking Award from Southern Graphics Council at their annual international conference in March.

He also recently named the 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award winner for his new piece titled “Passage.” This annual award, presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts and the Minnesota Book Awards, recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work.

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Allen Morris delivers a lecture on the resurgence of historic processes in contemporary photography at Xian Jiaotong University in China. Chadric Devin visits with students about his work.

calendar icon08 Apr 2014    

UNL Art Graduate students give public lecture on recent trip to China on April 23

Chadric Devin and Allen Morris will provide a public lecture to discuss their recent journey to Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China. Devin and Morris were invited by the American Exchange Center, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln entity. Morris and Devin will display photographs from their stay in China, and they will discuss their interactions with the students of Xi’an Jiaotong and the university Photo Club, along with their cultural experiences.

The lecture will be Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00 in the classroom area of Woods Art Building Room 13.

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(left) Normandy Alden, “Landscape Bowl,” porcelain, 7” x 15”, 2014, and  (right) T.J. Edwards, “5 Espresso,” 22.5” x 22.5” x 6”, gypsum cement and commercially produced porcelain, 2014. (left) Dustin Young, “Fragment,” graphite, 18” x 18”, 2013, (right) Crisha Yantis, “Subconscious.”

calendar icon07 Apr 2014    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the UNL Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Seven graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions April 7-25 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's city campus. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 7-11 and features the work of Aaron Sober and Crisha Yantis. A reception will be held on April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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One of Syron's magazine ads for Sea Tow International. Colleen Syron

calendar icon25 Mar 2014    

UNL'S Syron wins 3 Neptune Award for design work

UNL Assistant Professor of Practice Colleen Syron won three 2013 Neptune Awards from the Marine Marketers of America (MMA) for her design work for Sea Tow Services International.

Syron is the creative director and owner of Syron Design, which began branding Sea Tow Services International in 2008.

Seventeen independent judges from all sectors of the industry score the entries, which recognize the very best marketing work in the North American marine marketplace.

Her three awards included:

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Crisha Yantis, "A Different Point of View," is one of two pieces featured in the book "500 Figures in Clay Vol. 2" by Lark Ceramics. Crisha Yantis, "Level Playing Field."

calendar icon18 Mar 2014    

Graduate ceramist has works featured in '500 Figures in Clay'

Crisha Yantis, a third-year Master of Fine Arts in ceramics student from Olympia, Wash., has two pieces featured in the book “500 Figures in Clay Vol. 2” by Lark Ceramics.

The book series features the best contemporary work in fields such as ceramics, jewelry making, woodworking and more. The first entry in the series, “500 Teapots” was published in 2002, and since then, more than 35 books have followed. “500 Figures in Clay” was juried by ceramic artist Nan Smith. Each piece had to be based on and recognizable as the human form.

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