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calendar icon10 May 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Headid wins first Franco Fund Scholarship

Lincoln, Neb--Jake Headid, who graduated in May with a studio art degree with an emphasis in graphic design from the School of Art, Art History & Design, won the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first Franco Fund Scholarship.

In recognition of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan Franco’s final year, the Character Council created this new $1,000 Franco Fund Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to outstanding students of integrity who have given their time to philanthropic organizations.

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An aerial photograph of the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey that shows one of the mosaics uncovered at the site.

calendar icon04 May 2017    

Fund-raiser set for May 8 for archaeological excavations in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.-- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting a special event to help raise funds for the archaeological excavation of Antiochia ad Cragum in Turkey.

The event is Monday, May 8 from 7-9 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Information on how to make a contribution to the excavation project through the University of Nebraska Foundation will be provided that evening.

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Mitch Hilzer, Teapot, Earthenware and glaze, 6” x 10” x 10”, 2017.

calendar icon27 Apr 2017    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 1

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2017 Spring Capstone Exhibition will be on display May 1-5 in the MEDICI Gallery, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and the surrounding hallway on the first floor of Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 30 graduating Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors in studio art from the School of Art, Art History and Design. Each student has written a statement to accompany their works, and those will be on view as well in three binders—one in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and two in the hallway.

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Neil Griess, "Dead End Garden," 2012-2014, acrylic on panel, 16 7/8" x 23 1/2". Neil Griess

calendar icon26 Apr 2017    

Nebraska art alum Griess accepted into prestigious MFA program

Lincoln, Neb.--Neil Griess (B.F.A. 2011) has been accepted into Stanford University’s Master of Fine Arts program. Only five graduate students are admitted into the program each year, and Griess received full tuition and a salary as a teaching assistant.

“I was at work, and I kind of missed the first call, but I had an idea of what the nature of the call was,” Griess said. “When I got the call, it was very exciting, and I knew that would be the option that I would go for.”

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Zora J. Murff, “Midway Delivery,” 2017. One of the photos available for sale at the photo sale April 28-29.

calendar icon19 Apr 2017    

Spring 2017 student art sales are April 28-29

Lincoln, Neb.— The School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale and Raffle and the Photo Club's Photo Sale on April 28-29 in Richards Hall.

Hours for the Clay Club sale are Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for the Photo Sale are Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the conference room in Rm. 121.

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Lawrence McFarland, Kansas-Nebraska Wheatfield, 1976. Lawrence McFarland

calendar icon10 Apr 2017    

Nebraska alumnus and photographer McFarland presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Alumnus Lawrence McFarland will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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David Lobdell, “Binary Mandala.”

calendar icon07 Apr 2017    

Sculptor Lobdell presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 13

Lincoln, Neb.--Sculptor David Lobdell will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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Louise Deroualle, “Flow, growth, existence,” 2017, 23” x 22” x 2.5”. Recent work by Bryon Hartley.

calendar icon29 Mar 2017    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions run April 3-21

Lincoln, Neb.—Eight graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 3-21 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 3-7 and features the work of Larry Buller, Rana Young and Michael Villarreal. A reception will be held April 7 from 5-7 p.m.

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A selection of Ellen Lupton cover designs. Ellen Lupton

calendar icon27 Mar 2017    

New York graphic designer Lupton presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist lecture April 6

Lincoln, Neb--New York City Graphic Designer Ellen Lupton will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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