24 Jun 2021
Blessen’s 29 Pieces launches The American LOVE Project
Dallas, Texas--School of Art, Art History & Design alumna Karen Blessen’s 29 Pieces organization is launching The American LOVE Project.
Blessen (B.F.A. 1973) is the executive artistic director and founder of 29 Pieces, which was established in 2005 to develop and deliver arts programs to the Dallas-area community. It uses art to awaken, uplift and give voice to the creative human spirit to make genuine, positive social change.
21 Jun 2021
Pinnell receives Windgate Foundation grant for new electric kilns
Lincoln, Neb.--University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor of Art Peter Pinnell has received a $44,000 grant from the Windgate Foundation to replace electric kilns in the School of Art, Art History & Design’s ceramics program.
The grant will be used to replace eight of the school’s 14 electric kilns, along with kiln shelves and some additional spare parts.
26 May 2021
Fritz receives ORED grant
Lincoln, Neb.--Hixson-Lied Professor of Art Dana Fritz had one of three projects at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln awarded an Arts & Humanities Research Enhancement Fund grant for 2021-22 from the Office of Research and Economic Development for her project, “Field Guide to a Hybrid Landscape”book and exhibition.
14 May 2021
Anania named a Tyson Scholar in American Art
Lincoln, Neb.--Katie Anania, assistant professor of art history in the School of Art, Art History & Design, has been named a Tyson Scholar in American Art for the spring 2022 semester at the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.
29 Apr 2021
Two FPA students honored with Student Luminary Awards
Lincoln, Neb.--Two Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts students were among 10 honored with Student Luminary Awards to recognize their exceptional leadership and commitment to improving the campus and community.
Lizbeth Daniela Chavez, a senior art major from Grand Island, Nebraska, and Thao Duong, a senior dance and public relations major from Saigon, Vietnam, were honored.
26 Apr 2021
Undergraduate research awards presented
Lincoln, Neb.—Two School of Art, Art History & Design undergraduate students received awards from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Student Research Days.
Sofia Fernandez Echeverri, a senior art major (painting), and Alyssa Kobza, a senior art major (printmaking), each won $250 as one of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ award recipients for the Student Research Days in April.
23 Apr 2021
Capstone experience opens May 3
Lincoln, Neb.--The School of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will present the work of 40 undergraduate students in the upcoming Spring 2021 Capstone experience, which will have both online and in-person components.
22 Apr 2021
Clay Club sale returns May 8 at Lux Center
Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Clay Club will hold their spring sale on Saturday, May 8 at LUX Center for the Arts. The sale will feature work made by School of Art, Art History & Design graduate and undergraduate ceramics students.
Hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the LUX Center, which is located at 2601 N. 48thSt. in Lincoln. Admission is free.
19 Apr 2021
Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition is online
Lincoln, Neb.--For the past 23 years, the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has celebrated the talent and creative potential of high school juniors across the state in the categories of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and emerging media arts via the annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.
15 Apr 2021
Final Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture this spring features visual artist Lawrence
Lincoln, Neb.—Visual artist Annette Lawrencewill present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Her lecture, which is the final lecture in the spring series, is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the lecture at https://unl.zoom.us/j/98003655443.