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Graduate Student Shalya Marsh recreates a dough bowl from the Zia Pueblo of the Southwest U.S., originally made in about 1890. Photo by Michael Reinmiller. Junior Madelaine Healey re-makes a horse sculpture from the Han Dynasty China. Photo courtesy of Margaret Bohls.

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'Making History' exhibition opens Dec. 1

Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Art Margaret Bohls’ special topics class “Making History” is giving ceramics students the chance to study the vast history of ceramics by recreating historical objects that will be displayed in an exhibition at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in December.

“Making History,” showcasing the work of the Making History ceramics class, will be on display from Dec. 1-5 in the gallery. A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

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UNL Winter Clay Club Sale is Dec. 12-13

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UNL Winter Clay Club Sale is Dec. 12-13

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club will hold its annual Winter Clay Club Sale on Dec. 12-13 in Richards Hall Rm. 118. Hours for the sale are Friday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featured in the sale will be the work from all eight ceramics graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History, as well as work from post baccalaureate students and advanced undergraduate students.

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Chase McClaren, "Mourning Aspens," November 2013,  Graphite on Yupo,  4.5' x 7.5’. Rachel Kocarnik's Design Lives Here, 8.5" x 5.5" saddle-stitch book.

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Capstone Exhibition runs Dec. 12-19

Lincoln, Neb.--The Capstone Exhibition opens Friday, Dec. 12 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The exhibition runs through Dec. 19.
 
A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
 
Gallery hours for the exhibition will be Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. There will be extended hours on Friday, Dec. 12 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conjunction with the Winter Clay Club Sale, held in Richards Hall Rm. 118 that weekend.
 

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Amanda Breitbach, "Refuge," gelatin silver photographs, 2014. Joyce Bingeman,"What Is, Simply Is," silk screen, 2014.

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UNL MFA students featured in new Lincoln gallery

Lincoln, Neb.-- The inaugural exhibiton for Lincoln's new Prescott Gallery is "Material Presence: Selections from the UNL MFA Program" and features a selection of artwork by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Fine Arts graduate students. The exhibition showcases a variety of material investigations from the hand-worked to the digital by artists chosen as representative of the areas of concentration in the UNL MFA program. Each work in the show draws attention to materiality through form, subject, process, and – quite literally – the material used.

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Cameron Scheele, Norris High School, Untitled, watercolor, 2014. Audrey Burt, Marian High School, “Introvert,” pencil on Bristol, 2014.

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'Nebraska's Best' Exhibition opens Nov. 7

“Nebraska’s Best:  High School Artists from Lincoln and Omaha” opens Nov. 7 and continues through Nov. 18 at the Department of Art and Art History’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s city campus.

A First Friday Reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. with the awards of merit being announced at 7 p.m.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public

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Dean Dass, “Blue Hole,” 2013, oil, unique work. 32” x 48”. Dean Dass

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Visiting Artist Dean Dass to lecture Nov. 5

Lincoln, Neb.—Visiting Artist Dean Dass, professor of printmaking from the University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Art, will present a free public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. A reception and demonstration will follow the lecture in Woods Art Building Rm. 303, hosted by the Under Pressure Print Club.

Dass will be visiting the UNL Department of Art and Art History Nov. 3-7.

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Betsy Schneider, from the "Sweet is the Swamp" project. Betsy Schneider

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Visiting Artist Betsy Schneider to lecture Oct. 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Betsy Schneider, a photo-based artist and educator, will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Schneider's artistic concerns range from trying to understand time, decay and the body, to exploring childhood, culture, and relationships and looking very closely at strange visceral things such as candy, placentas and the mouth. She uses a variety of photographic tools including APS, digital, medium format and view cameras and digital and computer generated video.

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Larry Buller, “Bullet Assortment,” low-fire slip, Terra Sigillata and slip transfer, each 6” to 9”. Allen Morris, “9 Mile #4,” archival pigment print, 24” x 18”, 2014.

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October exhibition features the work of Master of Fine Arts students

Lincoln, Neb.  During October, an exhibition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will feature the work of the Department of Art and Art History’s Master of Fine Arts students.
 
“UNL MFA Program” opens Friday, Oct. 10 and continues through Oct. 23 in the Eisentrager-Howard, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL city campus. Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
 

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Helen Hiebert, "Holding Space" installation. Helen Hiebert will present a free public lecture on Oct. 23 at 5 p.m.

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Visiting Artist Helen Hiebert to give public lecture Oct. 23

Lincoln, Neb.--Helen Hiebert will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14.

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Visitors meet graduate students and tour their studios at a previous Open Studios event.

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UNL Open Studios Event is Oct. 24

Lincoln, Neb.--On Friday, Oct. 24, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is hosting Open Studios. Graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History will open their working studios for the evening, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The open house will include graduate studios in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building. Work will include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography and ceramics. In addition to graduate work, selected undergraduate pieces will be on display in Richards Hall.

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