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Eddie Dominguez, “Cholla,” woodcut, 2016, 22.5” x 30”. Francisco Souto, “What About Us II” (From Venezuelan Series), graphite and colored pencils on paper, 2017, 24” x 31”.

calendar icon07 Nov 2017    

MEDICI hosts annual fund-raiser Nov. 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Nov. 3-8 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser Nov. 9.

The exhibition previews the works available for the art sale and silent auction at the fund-raising event. Art by Nebraska-educated and supporting artists will be sold to purchase new equipment and improve facilities in the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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Peter and Inge Worth. Photos courtesy of University Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

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$1 Million-plus endowment from Worths will support arts at Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.—A newly established, permanent endowment on behalf of a late University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor and his family will mean increased access and opportunity for students seeking education in the arts at Nebraska, as well as key support for research and professional growth in the university’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

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Francisco Souto

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Souto named Director of School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.—Professor of Art Francisco Souto has been named the Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design. He begins his new appointment on Jan. 1, 2018.

“I am pleased that Francisco Souto has accepted our invitation to lead the School of Art, Art History & Design,” said Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Endowed Dean Chuck O’Connor. “This is an exciting time in the School’s history, and I know Francisco will provide bold, steady leadership.”

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David Emitt Adams, Signal Hill #3, Los Angeles, California.

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Photographer Adams to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture Oct. 26

Lincoln, Neb--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.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by Photographer David Emitt Adams on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 11. Adams’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Dana Fritz, “Green Ductwork, Eden Project,” from Terraria Gigantica: The World Under Glass.

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Fritz releases book with photographs that explore world’s largest enclosed landscapes

Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Art Dana Fritz’s photographs explore the world’s largest enclosed landscapes. A new book on the series, “Terraria Gigantica:  The World under Glass,” (University of New Mexico Press) has recently been published.

Fritz will present a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. followed by a book signing on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Sheldon Museum of Art.

Fritz began thinking about the project after visiting several Victorian glasshouse conservatories, such as the Kew Gardens in England.    

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Twenty-four Master of Fine Arts students from the School of Art, Art History & Design wlil open their studios on Oct. 20.

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Open Studios event is Oct. 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Oct. 20 from 5-7 p.m. in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

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A photo from the Mill Creek flood of 1915 in Erie, Pennsylvania. Emily Godbey

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Art historian Godbey and Photographer Coppelman to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lectures Oct. 19

Lincoln, Neb.--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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Eva Isaksen

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Printmaker Isaksen to present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture

Lincoln, Neb.--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.

Printmaker Eva Isaksen will present the next lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Isaksen’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Madeline Hinrichs, Untitled, oil on canvas with fabric, 2017.

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Nebraska National exhibition continues through Oct. 20 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the sixth annual Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition features the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

Nebraska National continues through Oct. 20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. There will be a reception on Friday, Oct. 6 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery with the awards announced at 6 p.m.

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See the work of Master of Fine Arts students in the School of Art, Art History & Design at Open Studios on Oct. 20.

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Open Studios event Oct. 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Oct. 20 from 5-7 p.m. in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

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