13 Oct 2021
Conceptual artist Dion to present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series lecture
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
Biennial Faculty and Staff Exhibition opens Oct. 1
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
Painter Valdivieso to present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series lecture
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
O’Connor returns to faculty after 10 years of success as dean
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
Smith, Fleming receive Layman awards
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
Murals painted in University Place neighborhood
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.
31 Aug 2021 By Kathe C. Andersen
Art alum featured for his visual effects work for the return of Luke Skywalker in ‘The Mandalorian’
Lincoln, Neb.--Husker alumnus Trent Claus (B.F.A. 2006) is featured on the recent episode of “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” to discuss his work on the Disney+ TV series “The Mandalorian,” bringing Luke Skywalker back to the Star Wars franchise.
The episode exploring the making of the Season 2 finale and telling the story of the cutting-edge technology used to bring Luke Skywalker back premiered on Aug. 25 exclusively on Disney+.
19 Aug 2021
Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series begins Sept. 1 with painter Ortiz
Lincoln, Neb.--Five artists will be presenting Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar lectures this fall in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design. The series begins with painter and muralist Ana Maria Ortiz (Ana Marietta) on Wednesday, Sept. 1.
The 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.
28 Jul 2021
Sheldon’s fall exhibition on waste organized by Anania
Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Art History Katie Anania has organized the exhibition “The Nature of Waste: Material Pathways, Discarded Worlds,” which opens Aug. 13 at Sheldon Museum of Art. The exhibition continues through Dec. 31.
Trash and waste produced by human beings now exceed the combined weight of all life forms on the planet. The exhibition takes an interdisciplinary approach to waste products, showing how artists have used and depicted castoffs, junk, detritus and ruins in the 20th and 21st centuries.
06 Jul 2021
Williams takes ‘Stay Wild’ community art project to Alliance
Lincoln, Neb.--School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Sandra Williams spent a week in Alliance, Nebraska, in June to collaborate on her community art project titled “Stay Wild” with the Carnegie Arts Center and the Alliance Recreation Center.