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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Lawrence McFarland

Date: Time: 5:30 pm
Richards Hall Room: 15
Directions: Richards Hall is located on the southeast corner of Stadium Drive and T Street. Public parking is available in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage which is located caddy-corner to Richards Hall and west of Memorial Stadium.
Additional Info: RH
Contact: School of Art, Art History & Design, (402) 472-5522,
Lawrence McFarland is professor emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin (UT), where he taught from 1985 until 2013.

McFarland received his B.F.A. in photography from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1973 and in 1976 he received his M.F.A. in art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, where he was awarded the Woods Fellowship. Upon his graduation from Nebraska, McFarland was selected as one of nine photographers to publish his work in “Kansas Album,” by James Enyeart and Terry Evans. Since that time he has received numerous awards and honors including three National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships over three decades, (1978-79, 1984-85, and 1990-91).

McFarland concentrates on landscape photography and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. He has work on several documentary projects including “Dine’tah – Hajiinei” which was focused on protecting the traditional homeland of the Navajo tribe.

McFarland is known for his creative activity, his teaching, and his service to the field of photography. Blue Sky Gallery, in Portland, Oregon, recently published a monograph of McFarland’s panoramic photographs of the American West.

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