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CANCELED – Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Kristian Bjørnard

5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Richards Hall Room: 15
Directions: Southeast corner of Stadium Drive and T Street
Additional Info: RH
School of Art, Art History & Design, (402) 472-5522,
The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture by Kristian Bjornard, originally scheduled for March 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, has been cancelled.

The remaining lectures in the series are as follows:

• March 30: Sabine Ladstätter, art history. Ladstätter is currently director of the Ephesus excavations in Turkey. She is involved with economic and landscape archaeology, as well as with the documentation and preservation of archaeological cultural heritage.

• April 8: Brad Kahlhamer, painting. Kahlhamer lives and works in New York City. He is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City and Andréhn-Schiptjenko in Stockholm.

Kristian Bjørnard is a professor of graphic design at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He lives in Baltimore, MD, with his wife and two children in an old stone house they’re trying to make energy efficient. He’s made biodiesel, helped his wife run a vegetable farm, and is now converting his family’s small yard into an orchard. When he isn’t sequestering carbon and free(ing) culture, Bjørnard designs identities; algorithmic tools; and books, magazines, and digital publications for a variety of clients. Whatever the output, he sees every project as an opportunity to create signs signaling sustainability. Bjørnard holds an MFA in graphic design from MICA and a BA in studio art from Kalamazoo College.

The Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to the University of Nebraska; enhancing the education of our students and enriching the culture of the state by providing a way for the public to interact with luminaries in the fields of art, art history and design. All lectures in this series are free and open to the public.

Additional Public Info:
Public parking is available in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage, which is located caddy-corner to Richards Hall and west of Memorial Stadium. Please check our website for updates:

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