Portrait of Sandy Veneziano

Sandy Veneziano

Professor Emerita
Area of Focus: Design

Before joining the faculty in fall 2008, Sandy Veneziano (Assistant Professor) was an art director and production designer in California. Her long list of credits includes "Dead Poet's Society", "Outrageous Fortune", "Home Alone II", , "Dallas", "Terms of Endearment", "Stripes", "My Favorite Martian", "Blood Done Sign My Name", and the television series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Gilmore Girls". She was honored with an Academy Award nomination for Art Direction for "Terms of Endearment". She recently completed work on the film, "Nebraska".

(Sandy's Television and Film Credits).

She is a graduate from NU (BFA 1973, MA 1975, MFA 1978). She has taught film design classes at UNL between Hollywood assignments and was honored for her professional success as a university Master in 1994. She received the 2003 Alumni Achievement in Theatre Arts and a UNL Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award in 2000. From 2006-2007, She was a visiting faculty member at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, teaching Production Design: Film and TV, Scene Design I & II and Principles of Design.

She is a member of the Art Directors Guild, IATSE #800 and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.