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Hannah Demma, “Openings,” intaglio and mixed media, 19.5” x 21.5” x 2” (framed), 2017. Kyle Cippera, “Jar 3,” soda-fired stoneware with slips and glazes, 9” x 7” x 7”, 2016.

calendar icon09 Feb 2017    

Annual undergraduate studio art competition opens Feb. 15

Lincoln, Nebraska—The 30th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, a juried exhibition of artwork by 40 current undergraduate students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, opens Feb. 15 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 

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Pete Pinnell, “Teapot,” porcelain with celadon glaze, 7” x 10” x 6”, 2017. Dana Fritz, “Redbud Redrock,” gelatin silver print, 27.5” x 15” (framed), 2016.

calendar icon30 Jan 2017    

Faculty Exhibition opens Jan. 18 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design will present the “School of Art, Art History & Design Faculty Exhibition” Jan. 18-Feb. 3 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. For the first time, the exhibition will include faculty research from all three areas of the School—Studio Art, Art History and Graphic Design.

A closing reception will be held on First Friday, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The event is free and open to the public.

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Hixson-Lied Endowment student grants information sessions will be held Feb. 3 and 7.

calendar icon27 Jan 2017    

Info Sessions to be held for Hixson-Lied Student Grants

Lincoln, Neb.--Did you know that undergraduate and graduate majors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have the opportunity to apply for funding support from grant programs available through the Hixson-Lied Endowment?

Two informational sessions have been scheduled for Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts students to learn more about applying for Hixson-Lied student grants.

Associate Dean Christopher Marks will give a short overview of the student grants available and then answer questions.

The two sessions are:

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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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