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William Cordova, "yawar mallku (meditations on the african and andean diaspora)," 2011-2016. Photo courtesy of William Cordova.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    

Artist Cordova to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Sept. 6

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by artist William Cordova on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Cordova’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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(left) Students playing a computational sorting game; (right) A student documents his campus observations at his observation site. Both photos are from a previous honors seminar on creative thinking. Courtesy photos.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

New course explores computational creativity

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Elizabeth Ingraham is teaching an online course this fall titled Computational Creativity that aims to help students develop both creative and computational thinking skills to help with problem solving in any discipline.

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Scott Campbell Cochran, Shop Wall, 2017, mixed media installation. Iren Tete, Vessel #2, 2017, porcelain.

calendar icon22 Aug 2017    

Second-year MFA students display work in exhibition at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—“Flux,” an exhibition featuring the work of 2nd year Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, is on display now through Sept. 15 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

The seven students participating in the exhibition are Scott Cochran, Kat Cox, Lindsey Day, Nicholas Sheldon, Iren Tete, Mallory Trecaso and Erik White, all of whom are in the second year of their graduate program.

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Kris Kuksi, “The Tagu (detail),” mixed media assemblage, 29” x 27” x 9”, 2016. Kris Kuksi, “Bank Tank,” mixed media assemblage, 22” x 11.5” x 9”, 2016.

calendar icon10 Aug 2017    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists Series begins Aug. 30 with sculptor Kuksi

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Opening the series is a lecture by Sculptor Kris Kuksi on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Kuksi’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon18 Jul 2017    By Steve Smith, University Communications

Fiske Guide tabs Nebraska as 'Best Buy' university

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been designated a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Nebraska is one of just 20 public colleges and universities to receive the designation, which is earned through academic quality and affordability. Eighteen private institutions were also named to this year's list.

The Fiske Guide, founded in 1982 by Edward Fiske, a former New York Times education editor, is a highly respected, comprehensive guide to more than 300 colleges and universities.

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150 people are needed to participate in a video project titled "Kiss the Sky," as part of Nebraska's 150th Celebration.

calendar icon20 Jun 2017    

Derr seeks participants for video project for Nebraska's 150th Celebration

Lincoln, Neb.--Have you ever wanted to kiss the sky? On July 21, Artist, Professor, and Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design Robert Ladislas Derr invites you to kiss the sky as he records with video and photography at the Cube in the West Haymarket. An official event of the Cube Art Project and The Nebraska 150 Celebration, Derr will film and photograph the corresponding number of kisses.

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Rana Young, “Untitled,” from “The Rug’s Topography,” archival pigment print, 22.5” x 30”, 2016.

calendar icon13 Jun 2017    

School of Art, Art History & Design presents Nebraska Touring exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design presents “Nebraska Touring,” a traveling exhibition of undergraduate and graduate works of art, art history research and design to the Warren Opera House in Friend in June, the Prairie Arts Center in North Platte in July and Studio K in Grand Island in August.

The schedule is as follows:
    • Warren Opera House, Friend, Nebraska, June 5-29. Closing reception June 29 from 5-8 p.m.

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Rebecca Fischer (fourth from left) and Anthony Hawley (fifth from left) with their workshop participants at the Hirare International Arts Festival.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Fischer, Hawley perform in Zimbabwe for arts festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Research Associate Professor of Violin Rebecca Fischer and her husband, Anthony Hawley, a Lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design, performed and participated in the Hirare International Arts Festival (HIFA) in Zimbabwe, Africa, in May.

Fischer and Hawley received a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment to fund their travel to HIFA.

“It made it possible for us to do it,” Fischer said.

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Craig Roper, Six Pack of Landscapes. Stephen J. Arnison, "Eclipse of the Ellipse."

calendar icon16 May 2017    

Alumni Exhibition on display this summer in Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will show their work this summer in the exhibition “Nebraska Alumni Artists 1979-1982” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opened May 22 and continues through Aug. 4 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can stop by Rm. 120 of Richards Hall Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for access to the gallery.

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Left to right:  Dean Chuck O'Connor, Aaron Sutherlen, Karen Kunc, Matthew Sontheimer, Philip Sapirstein, Michael Cotton, Michael Hoff, Margaret Bohls and Andrea Maack. Photo by Greg Nathan.

calendar icon10 May 2017    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on April 22.

These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment. The following awards were presented:

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