This untitled archival digital print by UNL graduate student Allen Morris won the Juror's Award in the photography exhibit, "Phostimum."

calendar icon09 Mar 2014    

"Phostimum" show opens First Friday

"Phostimum," a collection of photographs by UNL Department of Art and Art History student photographers will open at The Pilgrimer in Lincoln on First Friday, April 4, with an opening reception from 8-10 p.m.

UNL Fine Art Photo Club President Drew Davis, a junior in the Department of Art and Art History, came up with the name for the show, saying, "Phos is the Greek root of photo, meaning light. Plus 'timum' from optimum. Optimium light = Phostimum."

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The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014

calendar icon25 Feb 2014    

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking Ambassadors

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is currently seeking qualified applicants to serve as Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 school year.

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William Fox

calendar icon10 Feb 2014    

Visiting Artist William Fox to speak Feb. 18 at UNL

William L. Fox, a writer whose work is a sustained inquiry into how human cognition transforms land into landscape, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.

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Alexander Heilner, "Cape Coral, Florida," 20" x 30", archival pigment print. Alexander Heilner

calendar icon30 Jan 2014    

Visiting Artist Alexander Heilner to present a public lecture on Feb. 6

Alexander Heilner, a multi-disciplinary artist who works in photography, video, digital imaging, installation, lighting design and sculpture, will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.

His visit to the Department of Art and Art History is made possible with support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

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(left) Francisco Souto; (right) Souto's "Cityscape No. 2, Zacatecas, Mexico," 2012.

calendar icon29 Jan 2014    

Souto Featured in Drawing Magazine

Associate Professor of Art Francisco Souto is featured in the current Winter 2014 issue of Drawing Magazine in an article about his work titled “In Search of Lost Time, Pencil in Hand.”

Drawing Magazine is the premier, national, quarterly publication focused entirely on drawing. The magazine explores technique and materials, but also reviews contemporary artists such as Antony Gormley, Kiki Smith, Chuck Close, Amy Cutler and now Souto.

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James Eisentrager, "Arbee #3," polymer on canvas, 60" x 51", 1981

calendar icon29 Jan 2014    

Medici Event Was a Great Success

MEDICI, a friends group that supports the Department of Art and Art History at University of Nebraska–Lincoln held its annual fund-raiser event on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.

Since its inception 21 years ago, MEDICI has raised more than $200,000 for the department. Donated funds have been used to bring visiting scholars to the campus and to purchase kilns, presses, papermaking equipment, catalogs and other amenities that contribute to the first-rate educational offerings for UNL students.

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Hours for the sale are Feb. 7 from 5-9 p.m. and Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

calendar icon24 Jan 2014    

UNL Print Sale Feb. 7-8 at Constellation Studios

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History and Lincoln Print Group are holding a Print Sale on Feb. 7-8 at Constellation Studios, 2055 O St. in Lincoln.

Hours for the sale are Feb. 7 from 5-9 p.m. and Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Original etchings, woodcuts, lithographs and screen prints, as well as hand-printed t-shirts and Valentines, will be available for sale. There will also be a raffle of faculty and graduate work.

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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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