Aaron Nix teaches film theory, photography, video and other various digital media classes in the art department at Concordia University, Nebraska. In addition to teaching and mentoring students, Nix is also the advisor for the Art Club and Pickleball Club.
Nix earned a B.F.A. in Theatre-Film and New Media from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an M.F.A. in Film Production from Florida State University. Before becoming a full-time faculty member, he served as the video producer and multimedia developer for Concordia. He also works with regional and national clients as a freelance video and photo professional. Nix has had several films selected to screen at film festivals and has received awards for his short videos and advertisements.
Nix is passionate about film and its impact on culture. He loves nature, spending time outdoors and traveling with his wife, Emily, and his two boys, Shepherd and Wilder.
The art community within the Brommer Art Center is a community within the larger Concordia community. It’s an environment that breeds inspiration, contemplation and discussion.
Aaron Nix's Academic Programs
A degree in art education from Concordia University, Nebraska gives you a broad range of skills with studio- and design-based courses that provide models for both learning and leading in a classroom. Coupled with course work in art history, you will gain exposure to a variety of media, technology, and art methods, all of which prepare you to be an art educator in a classroom or any number of other settings.
The art therapy program at Concordia, the only one of its kind in Nebraska, will prepare you to serve in the health field through your art. A degree in art therapy provides you with a quality foundation for you to use your creative process to help people of all ages improve their health and emotional well-being. With your art therapy degree, you can work in schools, nursing homes, prisons, hospitals, recreation facilities, mental health hospitals and nonprofit agencies.
As a graphic design major at Concordia University, Nebraska, you will be equipped to analyze problems and create solutions using image-, type- and web-based strategies. Through a sequence of studio and design courses that introduce a range of materials and working procedures, you will learn how to organize the flow of communication from classroom to client and into society. Concordia’s graphic design program provides the educational framework, experiential training and professional preparedness necessary to compete in today’s market.
A degree in studio art from Concordia University, Nebraska is a degree in critical thinking, visual and spatial reasoning and creative problem solving. Through a sequence of studio and design courses, you will be introduced to a wide range of materials and procedures from basic two- and three-dimensional media to multi-disciplinary experimentation. Through historical and theoretical content, you can engage with art’s critical discourse. Here, you can make connections across disciplines and learn how to use visual language to express your ideas, make social commentary, effect change and celebrate beauty. A studio art degree from Concordia Nebraska will help you not only achieve personal fulfillment through creative expression, but also give you the framework to be a professional within the art field.
A degree in arts administration from Concordia University, Nebraska opens up a multitude of opportunities to combine business with art. Arts administrators are responsible for the business operations and management of cultural, performing, music and other arts venues.