Sofia Fernandez, “Black Fique,” graphite on paper, 12” x 16”.

calendar icon09 Jul 2020    

Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln presents the work of School of Art, Art History & Design students

Lincoln, Neb.--Kiechel Fine Art in Lincoln presents the exhibition “Now,” a show of work by students from the School of Art, Art History & Design. The exhibition is on display from July 10-Aug. 9 at the gallery, which is located at 1208 O St. in Lincoln.

From currently enrolled students in both the Master of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art programs to recent graduates, “Now” celebrates the talent of new and emerging artists.

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Jesse Fleming and Ash Smith have earned seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon09 Jul 2020    

2 Carson Center faculty receive ORED seed funding

Lincoln, Neb.--Two Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts faculty were among three University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty who have been selected for seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development's Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program.

The goal of the program is to foster excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity in the arts and humanities, and to increase recipients’ competitiveness for external funding or enhance the societal impact of their work.

The receipients are:

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Jordan Redd

calendar icon06 Jul 2020    

Korff School’s Redd places 2nd at World Music Competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Jordan Redd, a doctoral horn student in the Glenn Korff School of Music, won 2ndplace in his category at the 27thannual World Music Competition.

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Donna Harler-Smith, Karen Kunc, Pamela Starr and Alison Stewart have retired from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

calendar icon30 Jun 2020    

Four distinguished professors retire from Hixson-Lied College

Lincoln, Neb.--Four distinguished professors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts retired this spring after a combined 145 years of service to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln: Donna Harler-Smith, Karen Kunc, Pamela Starr and Alison Stewart.

Donna Harler-Smith
Harler-Smith is professor of voice in the Glenn Korff School of Music. She has taught at Nebraska since 1976. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Denison University and a master's degree from the College-Conservatory of Music-University of Cincinnati.

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Tyler White

calendar icon23 Jun 2020    

White’s orchestral composition awarded The American Prize

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music Professor of Composition and Conducting and Director of Orchestras Tyler White’s orchestra work “A Brand-New Summer” has been awarded The American Prize in Composition (orchestra division) for 2019-2020.

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Andrew Janak

calendar icon27 May 2020    

Jazz in June to support Nebraska artists through streaming concerts, videos

Lincoln, Neb.--For its 29th season, the Jazz in June concert series will present five evenings of online jazz to be streamed from the comfort and safety of one’s home.

This year’s series, presented by the Cooper Foundation, will feature Nebraska artists who have fewer opportunities to perform during the coronavirus pandemic.

The lineup includes:

• June 2: Mesonjixx — a soul jazz artist from Omaha

• June 9: Andrew Wray — a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music student drummer and composer who performs electronic jazz

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Terry Ratzlaff

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Ratzlaff earns Fling Fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.--Terry Ratzlaff, a graduate student in photography in the School of Art, Art History & Design, has received the prestigious Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for his third year of graduate studies.

“It’s very exciting to receive this fellowship because I see it as an investment in my research and a belief of my potential as both a student and artist,” Ratzlaff said. “I will certainly miss teaching next year, but being able to focus solely on my research is incredibly exciting and humbling.”

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EMA student Annie Wang inside her virtual room. Screenshot by Ryan Holland.

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson Center’s Open Studios event a virtual success

Lincoln, Neb.--Students from the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts shared their work from the spring semester StoryLab and Visual Expression Studio classes in a virtual Open Studios event on Mozilla Hubs inside a 3D virtual model of the Carson Center on May 1.

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The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards recognize outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching, research and creative activity, faculty service, outreach and engagement, outstanding lecturer, and staff service to the college.

calendar icon27 May 2020    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announced the 2020 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

• The College Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Hye-Won Hwang, assistant professor of practice in dance from the Glenn Korff School of Music. This award recognizes a professor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and a selfless dedication to students.

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Left: William Grange; Right: Grange's book "The Business of American Theatre" will be published in July.

calendar icon27 May 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Grange’s 12th book ‘The Business of American Theatre’ will publish in July

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Professor of Theatre William Grange’s 12th book, “The Business of American Theatre,” will be published in July by British publisher Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Publishing Group in the United Kingdom.

It covers a wide range of subjects, including traditions of investment, marketing, labor union contracts, advertising, leasing arrangements, ticket scalping, zoning ordinances, royalties, and numerous other financial transactions have influenced the art of American theatre for the past three centuries.

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