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Jason Biggs, “Peel,” porcelain, hair, steel (base:  panties, steel), 9” x 15” x 10”, 2011. Seth Green, Ceremonial Jar, reduction-fired stoneware, glaze, white gold luster, 17” x 6” x 6”, 2016.

calendar icon03 Oct 2016    

Nebraska ceramics alumni featured in exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.—“Nebraska Ceramic Alumni Exhibition” will be on display in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery from Oct. 7-21.

 

A First Friday reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

 

The exhibition consists of artworks from 35 ceramics alumni of the former UNL Department of Art & Art History. It was organized to coincide with the American Craft Council Conference, “Presence Tense,” that will occur Oct. 13-15 at Kaneko in Omaha.

 

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Photograph by Ron Jude from the exhibition “Lago.”

calendar icon30 Sep 2016    

Photographer Ron Jude presents ‘Those Are Not Mountains You See’ Oct. 11

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Ron Jude will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series, titled “Those Are Not Mountains You See,” on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Sheldon Museum of Art’s auditorium on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Jude’s visit is sponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series.

 

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Patrick Kingshill (right) with Takeshi Yasuda in Jingdezhen, China. Photo courtesy of Patrick Kingshill.

calendar icon28 Sep 2016    

Ceramics graduate student assists porcelain artist Yasuda in China

Lincoln, Neb.--“There are lots of times when in ceramics you find somebody’s work that you admire, somebody you’re curious about. But the experience of being able to go and be with them is something, I think, is so rare. I cherish every moment I was able to spend time with Takeshi in that close proximity,” said Patrick Kingshill.

 

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Phillip Chen, “Gov. Johnson—Tip to Tail,” 2016, relief etching, 31” x 23”.

calendar icon23 Sep 2016    

Printmaker Chen presents a public lecture Sept. 29

Lincoln, Neb.--Printmaker Phillip Chen will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Nicole Pietrantoni, “Precipitous.” 14’ x 6’. Inkjet on Awagami Inbe Thick, folded and bound into 5 accordion books (each 22 pages) that expand to create a panoramic image.

calendar icon21 Sep 2016    

Visiting artist Pietrantoni comes to UNL Sept. 22

Lincoln, Neb.--Printmaker Nicole Pietrantoni will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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clockwise from upper left:  Amy, Ben, Madeline, Mady, Michael & Ricky.

calendar icon18 Sep 2016    

New CAST announced for Hixson-Lied College

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces its 2016-2017 CAST.

The six members of the CAST will share their stories with prospective students this year through online videos, social media and special appearances. They also serve as Hixson-Lied College Student Ambassadors.

This year’s cast includes:

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Francisco Souto, "Long Food Line (Detail)," 2016, graphite and acrylic on paper, 23" x 96". Francisco Souto

calendar icon12 Sep 2016    

Souto's 'A Memory in Peril' exhibition responds to his native Venezuela

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor of Art Francisco Souto opens a solo exhibition titled “A Memory in Peril” at the Kiechel Fine Art Gallery in Lincoln on Sept. 16.

The exhibition runs Sept. 16-Nov. 1 at the gallery, located at 1208 O St. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 16 from 6-9 p.m.

“A Memory in Peril” is a compilation of works in response to the current reality that is affecting Souto’s native land of Venezuela.

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(Left) From the book: Deborah Luster, Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish, 2011. Published by Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe. (Right) Coli-built and shaped Tulipiere by Shoko Teruyama.

calendar icon31 Aug 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series begins Sept. 15

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Deborah Luster and Ceramist Shoko Teruyama will give consecutive public lectures as the first speakers in the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Westbrook Music Building Rm. 119 on the University of Nebraska city campus.
 
The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series of the School of Art, Art History & Design brings notable artists, scholars and designers to campus each semester to enhance the education of students.
 

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Graphic Design students in the School of Art, Art History & Design transformed the walkways of Nebraska Innovation Campus to create the exhibition “Impetus.” A closing reception for the exhibition will be held on Sept. 14.

calendar icon31 Aug 2016    

UNL Graphic design exhibition "Impetus" to have closing reception Sept. 14

Lincoln, Neb.--A closing reception for the exhibition “Impetus” will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor link at Nebraska Innovation Campus. In addition, guided tours of Nebraska Innovation Studio (the Maker Space) will be available at 5 and 6 p.m.

“This is a terrific time to get out to Nebraska Innovation Campus and explore this fabulous new facility and discover tools to create with,” said Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Stacy Asher.

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 Adry Cota, “Do I Exist,” dry point etching over relief. Ashley Bales, “Marked,” silver gelatin print.

calendar icon28 Aug 2016    

Nebraska National Exhibition runs Sept. 2-23 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

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

Nebraska National opens Sept. 2 and continues through Sept. 23 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. There will be a closing reception on Friday, Sept. 23 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery with the awards announced at 6 p.m.

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