Class of 1957
Hall of Honor 1986
Robert Hanna has made old Grand Island landmarks come back to life in his book Sketches of Nebraska published by The University of Nebraska Press in 1984. The book records in pen and ink Nebraska’s daily scenes and familiar buildings dating back to the 1940’s.
Hanna graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in architecture in l963 and has worked in architecture since 1968. He won the Nebraska Architects Honor Award and the Central States Regional Honor Award for excellence in architectural design. He is making sketching a full-time job and leads sketching and watercolor workshops throughout the Midwest.