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Allison Grant, “Storm,” 2011. From the “Unsoiled” series. Allison Grant

calendar icon27 Jan 2017    

Photographer Grant presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Feb. 2

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Allison Grant will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 2 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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Calligraphy by Jan Van De Velde, a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver, from Spieghel der schrijfkonste (Mirror of the Art of Writing), 1609. Susanne Meurer

calendar icon26 Jan 2017    

Meurer presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Jan. 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Susanne Meurer, Assistant Professor of Early Modern European Art at the University of Western Australia in Perth, will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Monday, Jan. 30 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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Nathan Murray, “Black and Brown.” Zora J. Murff, “Redacted.”

calendar icon23 Jan 2017    

Parallel Visions exhibit includes 2 from School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.—Two artists from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their work at Parallel Visions in February in an exhibition titled “Crosswise Arrangements.”
 
As February is African American History Month, Sculptor and alumnus Nathan Murray (B.F.A. 2009) and 2nd year graduate student in Photography Zora J. Murff present an exhibition Feb. 3-10 that takes a critical look at race relations in America today, while also acknowledging the necessity for empathy and communication.
 

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Dimitri Nakassis. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

calendar icon13 Jan 2017    

Dimitri Nakassis to present next AIA Lecture Jan. 30

Lincoln, Neb.—Dimitri Nakassis, Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado-Boulder and a MacArthur Fellow, will present a lecture titled “Digitizing Prehistory:  Aegean Script in the 21st Century” on Monday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Love Library Rm. 102.

Part of the Archaeological Institute of America Lincoln-Omaha Chapter’s lecture series, the lecture is free and open to the public.

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Aaron Morse, Mata Atlantica (#2), 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 46” x 59”. Image courtesy of the artist and ACME., Los Angeles. Aaron Morse

calendar icon10 Jan 2017    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists Series begins Jan. 19 with Painter Aaron Morse

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to campus each semester to enhance the education of students. Painter Aaron Morse will present the first lecture on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. His lecture is free and open to the public.

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A still life charcoal drawing of the objects she would bring if her house were on fire by Anna Binder that will be among the art exhibited by students in Prof. Sandra Williams studio foundation and drawing classes in an exhibition at the Lux Center. A self portrait by Emma Orwen.

calendar icon02 Jan 2017    By Kathe Andersen

Art students present 'Let There Be Light' at the Lux Center in January

Lincoln, Neb.— Eighteen students from University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Sandra Williams’ studio art foundation and drawing courses will be presenting their work in an exhibition titled “Let There Be Light” at the Lux Center for the Arts in January.

 

“The exhibition is about spreading our inner light, knowledge and positivity as artists to the world,” said Jamaica Wilson, a junior art major from Las Vegas, Nevada. “We just hope to spread happiness to everyone through our passions to create.”

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Rebecca DeNell, “Softscapes” series, mixmedia acrylics, 4’ x 4’, 2016. Ashley Bales, “Fresh air,” digital archival pigment print, 20” x 24”, 2016.

calendar icon09 Dec 2016    

UNL Capstone Exhibition on display Dec. 9-16

Lincoln, Neb.—The Capstone Exhibition will be on display Dec. 9-16 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

This exhibition features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for studio art degrees from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

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

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Alumni Award nominations are due Dec. 9. Last year's winners included (left to right) Phil Perry (Award of Merit), Jim Hanna (theatre), Marcia Goldenstein (art), Bob Woody (music) and Leta Powell Drake (Award of Merit) with Dean Charles O'Connor. Photo by Greg Nathan.

calendar icon30 Nov 2016    

Hixson-Lied College alumni award nominations are due Dec. 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is accepting nominations from alumni and friends for our Alumni Board awards to be given to outstanding alumni, students and supporters of the college.

All awards will be presented at the College Honors Day program on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

The nomination form and additional information is available at https://go.unl.edu/fpaalumawards. Nominations are due by Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. A list of previous recipients is also available at the website.

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The Clay Club Sale and Photo Sale are Dec. 9-10 in Richards Hall. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work.

calendar icon29 Nov 2016    

Student art sales are Dec. 9-10

Lincoln, Neb.— The School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Fall Sale and Raffle and the Photo Club's Photo Sale on Dec. 9-10 in Richards Hall.

 

Hours for both sales are Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 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 and the MEDICI Gallery.

 

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Applications are due Dec. 9 for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon25 Nov 2016    

Applications are due Dec. 9 for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 20th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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