Painter Jim Richard will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Richards Hall room 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance students' education.
Richard lives and works in New Orleans, where he taught painting for many years at the University of New Orleans.
Richard’s paintings, drawings and collages can be found in the collections of Guggenheim Museum, The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Houston Museum of Fine Art. He has an extensive exhibition record that includes the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Drawing Center, Oliver Kamm Gallery and Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York.
His honors and awards include a Pollock-Krasner Foundation award and a Joan Mitchell Foundation award.
Richard received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont, Texas, and a master of fine arts degree from the University of Colorado.
For more information on Richard, see http://jimrichardart.com/.