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Associate Professor of Art History Wendy J. Katz is the editor of the new book, "The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898-1899: Art, Anthropology and Popular Culture at the Fin De Siècle," published by the University of Nebraska Press.

calendar icon28 Feb 2018    

Katz to give gallery talk on women at Omaha’s 1898 Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition in Omaha

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Art History Wendy J. Katz is among four speakers who will discuss the ways that women participated in and were represented at Omaha’s World Fair in 1898.

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Left: Zora Murff. Photo by Jess T. Dugan. Right: John-David Richardson. Photo by Rana Young.

calendar icon28 Feb 2018    

Photo students win national Society for Photographic Education student awards

Lincoln, Neb.--Two School of Art, Art History & Design photography graduate students and one alumnus were among 10 students nationally who received Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Awards for Innovations in Imaging.

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Trevor Amery, “Cactus to Clouds_everest,” 2016, 7’ x 9.6” x 3’, sculpture, painting, sauna, lookout, social sculpture.

calendar icon26 Feb 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features sculptor Amery

Lincoln, Neb.--Sculptor Trevor Amery will present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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Danielle Young, Untitled from the series “Black: Genesis,” archival pigment print, 2017.

calendar icon09 Feb 2018    

Annual juried undergraduate exhibition opens Feb. 12

Lincoln, Neb.--The Annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, which features outstanding work from 50 undergraduate art students in the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs Feb. 12-16 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.

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Sarah McEneaney, “Studio Spring Summer 2017,” 2017. Acrylic and collage on wood, 48” x 36”.

calendar icon01 Feb 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features painter McEneaney

Lincoln, Neb.--Painter Sarah McEneaney will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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A still from Jenny Polak and Dread Scott’s 2004 video collaboration “Welcome to America,” which explores brutality against immigrants in U.S. detention after Sept. 11, 2001.

calendar icon23 Jan 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features Polak, Scott

Lincoln, Neb.--Jenny Polak and Dread Scott will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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Christy Aggens, “41.208528,-101.645003 (Rural Ogallala),” acrylic on panel, May 2017. Anthony Hawley, “The Book of Spells” (detail), medium format photo, silver gelatin prints, archival inkjet prints, Polaroid, 2016-2017.

calendar icon17 Jan 2018    

'Friends and Colleagues' exhibition on display at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--Lincoln, Neb.—“Friends and Colleagues:  Work from Emeriti, Lectures and Staff” is on display through Jan. 26 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

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Kris Graves, “Kris, in Stereo” (2016) from “The Testament Project,” an exploration and re-conception of the contemporary black experience in America. Doug Casebeer

calendar icon17 Jan 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features Casebeer, Graves

Lincoln, Neb.--Doug Casebeer, the associate director and artistic director of ceramics at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colorado, and Kris Graves, a photographer and publisher based in New York and London, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lectures.

Casebeer will present his lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 24 in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Graves will present his lecture on Thursday, Jan. 25 in Woods Art Building Rm. 11. Each lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Dawn Clements, “Three Tables in Rome” (detail), 2017, watercolor on paper, 85” x 248.5”.

calendar icon15 Jan 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series begins with Clements

Lincoln, Neb.--Ten artists will be presenting Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist lectures this spring in the School of Art, Art History & Design, including five artists during the month of January.

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.

Each lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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Nebraska's Philip Sapirstein is an NEH-Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publication. He will use the award to design an interactive virtual museum of the temple of Hera at Olympia, a monument critical to understanding early Greek architecture. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communications.

calendar icon10 Jan 2018    

Sapirstein receives prestigious NEH fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Assistant Professor of Art History Philip Sapirstein is among two University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty who earned fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, one of the most prestigious honors in the discipline.

Sapirstein, along with Melissa Homestad, professor of English and program faculty of women's and gender studies, were among the eight percent of applicants to receive NEH fellowships this year.

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