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Dona Nelson

calendar icon16 Jan 2014    

Lecture rescheduled due to weather

Dona Nelson's artist lecture has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 5th in Richards Hall 218.

Dona Nelson, a painter and professor of painting and drawing at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, February 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the UNL city campus.

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Christin Mamiya

calendar icon10 Jan 2014    

Christin Mamiya named interim director of Sheldon Museum of Art

Christin J. Mamiya, associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named interim director of the Sheldon Museum of Art. She will assume her new duties Feb. 2.

Mamiya replaces Jorge Daniel Veneciano, who resigned in December to become director of El Museo del Barrio in New York. Veneciano, who has directed Sheldon since 2008, will end his tenure at UNL on Feb. 1.

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Amy Smith and Simon Levin, Untitled, 19" in length, stoneware wood-fired to cone 10, porcelain fired to cone 11 in reduction, 2013 Amy Smith and Simon Levin, "Wadi," 9" in width, stoneware wood-fired to cone 10, porcelain fired to cone 10 in reduction, 2013

calendar icon02 Jan 2014    

'Emulsion' Opens Jan. 17 at UNL's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

"Emulsion," featuring works by Amy Smith and Simon Levin, will be on display Jan. 17-28 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A reception will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Chadric Devin, "Practice Jersey," Van Dyke brok print on Mulberry, 38 x 25", 2013 Chadric Devin, "Self Portrait," Van Dyke brown print on athletic tape, 82 x 24", 2013.

calendar icon09 Dec 2013    

UNL MFA Student wins National SPE Conference Scholarship

Chadric Devin, a second-year Master of Fine Arts student in photography from Cole Camp, Mo., has received a 2014 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Award to attend the national conference in Baltimore in March.

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Jennifer Evans, "It's All Good Packaging," digital art, 2013

calendar icon06 Dec 2013    

Capstone Exhibition begins Dec. 13 at UNL

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History presents the work of this semester's graduating seniors in the "Capstone Exhibition" Dec. 13-20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 20 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

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UNL Fine Art Holiday Sale

calendar icon04 Dec 2013    

Complete your Holiday Shopping with UNL Student Artwork

Two sales will take place in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History on Dec. 13-14 to give everyone the opportunity to complete their holiday shopping with quality work from ceramics and photography students.

The UNL Clay Club's Winter Sale and Raffle will take place on Friday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 118.

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Cedar Point Biological Station Students will have the opportunity to take an art class at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Neb., during the summer. They are also coordinating an artist in residence program.

calendar icon18 Nov 2013    

Department of Art and Art History launches Art at Cedar Point class and residency

The Department of Art and Art History has announced an opportunity for students to take an art class at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Neb., during the summer. They are also coordinating an artist in residence program at Cedar Point. Both will begin next summer.

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Visiting artist Jamie Burmeister will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

calendar icon15 Nov 2013    

Visiting Artist Nov. 21: Jamie Burmeister

Visiting artist Jamie Burmeister will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Burmeister’s “vermin.me” project has resulted in more than 520 installations of small ceramic figures, called vermin, in 22 states and 20 countries. 

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Adrian Armstrong and his piece "Mickey", one of his three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center's exhibition.

calendar icon12 Nov 2013    

UNL Art and Art History Senior has work accepted into national exhibition

Adrian Armstrong, a senior studio art major from Omaha, Neb., had three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center’s juried exhibition “Untitled 10.”

The exhibition opens Dec. 6, 2013, and continues through Jan. 11, 2014, at the gallery, located in Minneapolis, Minn. Jurors Heid E. Erdrich and Jennifer Phelps selected 25 artists out of more than 200 applicants for the exhibition this year.

“I was ecstatic,” Armstrong said. “I wasn’t expecting to get in, so when they told me I was in, I was just jumping for joy. It was crazy.”

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Photo "Diablo Dam, Sagit River, Washington" (1982, color print), by John Pfahl Dana Fritz

calendar icon08 Nov 2013    

Fritz, Gawel to discuss photos of John Pfahl

Art and photography historian Dana Fritz will join photography scholar Larry Gawel to give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Sheldon Museum of Art on the photographs of John Pfahl.

Pfahl, whose works are featured in the museum's "Points of View" exhibition, was a pioneer in the transformation of American landscape photography in the 1970s, and his body of work has influenced generations of artists.

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