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Catherine Meier with one of her works at her exhibition "Open Richness."

calendar icon06 Jun 2013    

Art alum Meier receives McKnight fellowship

Catherine Meier, of Duluth, Minn., who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History in 2005, has received the McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD).

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Abigail Rice stands beside her work being shown in exhibition.

calendar icon09 May 2013    

Art Alum's work influenced by travel to Japan

Abigail Rice, a senior from Lincoln, Neb., came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with the plan of majoring in engineering. After her first physics class, Rice discovered it wasn’t for her.

Rice is now part of the 2013 graduating class and received her bachelor of arts in studio art, with an emphasis on photography.

“I’ve always loved art, and I think it’s very important, not just to our culture, but I also think that’s how I think best and that’s through expressive media,” Rice said.

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Danielle Dewees sprays down a screen in the printmaking studio.

calendar icon08 May 2013    

Danielle Dewees designs her passion for 4-H

Danielle Dewees, a junior from Nelson, Neb., was involved with 4-H while growing up. When she visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a prospective school, she asked if there were any opportunities to work in the 4-H department.

Since then, Dewees has been able to use her major in studio art with an emphasis in graphic design to help develop manuals made for 4-H that will be distributed across the nation.

Dewees discovered her love of art through her family, who are also artists.

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Wendy Katz will be studying at the Museum of American Art among other Washington, D.C. locations

calendar icon07 May 2013    

Katz receives Smithsonian Senior Fellowship

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Art History Wendy Katz has received a 2013 Smithsonian Senior Fellowship. She will conduct research in Washington, D.C., from January to April 2014.

These fellowships are offered by the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for senior investigators to conduct research in association with staff members at the Smithsonian Museums.

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Abigail Lien, “Telephone Object #1,” oil on panel, 30” x 40”, 2013.

calendar icon24 Apr 2013    

BFA/BA capstone exhibition opens April 29

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History presents the work of this semester's graduating seniors in the "BA/BFA Capstone Exhibition" April 29-May 3 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Karen Kunc

calendar icon18 Apr 2013    

Kunc receives Fulbright Specialist Project Grant

Karen Kunc, Cather Professor of Art, has earned a Fulbright Specialist Project Grant to teach contemporary woodcut printmaking workshop at Dhaka University in Bangladesh.

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Clay Club

calendar icon18 Apr 2013    

Clay Club and Print Group hold spring sales

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club and the Lincoln Print Group will hold their annual Spring Sales and Raffles on April 26-27 in Richards Hall Rm. 118 and 121 respectively on the UNL city campus.

Hours for the sales are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 26 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.

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Anne Rimmington serves as a docent in the Sheldon Museum of Art

calendar icon15 Apr 2013    

Art historian excels with Hixson-Lied opportunities

Anne Rimmington, a junior from Wichita, Kan., was trying to decide between attending the University of Kansas and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The deciding factors were a Hixson-Lied College Freshman Scholarship and the opportunities in her area of study.

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More than 47 works were accepted for the fourth Heart & Hands National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students, now on display at UNL's Love Library through May 31.

calendar icon11 Apr 2013    

Heart & Hands national juried book art exhibition

Heart & Hands 2013: A Fourth National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students” is on display now through May 31 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Love Library on the city campus.

The exhibition will also be on display Oct. 11-Nov. 14, 2013, at UNO’s Criss Library.

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An untitled work (left) and James Siena

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

Visiting artist James Siena to present free lecture

New York-based artist James Siena will present a free public lecture on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Museum of Art's Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium, 12th and R streets, on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. His visit is sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History and made possible through a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

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