11 Nov 2021 By Kathe C. Andersen
Lincoln, Neb.--Conceptual artist Mark Dion visited the School of Art, Art History & Design Oct. 25-28 as part of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Lecture Series.
Dion’s work examines the ways in which dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, knowledge and the natural world. He frequently collaborates with museums of natural history, aquariums, zoos and other institutions mandated to produce public knowledge on the topic of nature.
27 Oct 2021
Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Art History programs in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Nov. 5 from 5-7 p.m. in Woods Art Building and Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
20 Oct 2021
Lincoln, Neb.—Painter Brad Kahlhamer will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m CST via Zoom.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the Zoom lecture at:
Kahlhamer is an artist who lives and works in New York City. He was born in Tucson, Arizona, and earned his B.F.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Fond Du Lac.
14 Oct 2021
Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Director Francisco Souto’s newest exhibition, “Diaspora II,” opens Friday, Oct. 22 at the Kiechel Fine Art Gallery in Lincoln.
The exhibition runs Oct. 22 through Dec. 3 at the gallery, located at 1208 O St. An opening reception will be held Friday, Oct. 22 from 5-8 p.m. with an artist talk at 6:30 p.m.
13 Oct 2021
Lincoln, Neb.—Conceptual artist Mark Dion will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. His lecture is free and open to the public.
27 Sep 2021
Lincoln, Neb.--The Biennial Faculty and Staff Exhibition will be on display Oct. 1-Nov. 5 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
The exhibition features the work of faculty and staff in the School of Art, Art History & Design. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. A closing reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 5, also from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
27 Sep 2021
Lincoln, Neb.—Painter Odalis Valdivieso will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Her lecture is free and open to the public.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Valdivieso lives and works in Miami. She received a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Royal College of Art in London.
16 Sep 2021 By Julie Kundhi, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Lincoln, Neb.--Charles “Chuck” O’Connor has announced that he will step down Jan. 3, 2022 after serving for nearly a decade as dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. He plans to return to his full-time faculty role in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.
09 Sep 2021
Lincoln, Neb--Two professors in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts each received Layman Awards from the UNL Office of Research & Economic Development for their research projects.
Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Ash E. Smith and Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Jesse Fleming each received $10,000 Layman Awards. Layman Awards provide funding for projects that will enhance the grantee’s ability to obtain external funding to support prominent scholarly work.
02 Sep 2021 By Kathe C. Andersen
Lincoln, Neb.--Eight murals were created this week along north 48th Street in Lincoln as part of the LUX Center for the Arts’ Emerge LNK: Mural+Street Festival.
Emerge LNK is a mural project that seeks to bring joy to our community and uplift small businesses as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic together.