Melinda Kozel

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Denise Brady at the UNO Art Gallery

Oct 1, 2016 2:19 PM Art

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Painting by Thomas Jewell Vitale

Oct 1, 2016 1:00 PM Art

Mysterium is Modern Art Midtown’s newest exhibit. The show focuses on abstraction and features six artists whose work and process gives a nod to unpredictability, texture and consciousness. more

Sep 15, 2016 4:15 PM Art

One adage in defense of art is “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but when the eye is prompting the art, what happens? The Nebraska Arts Council ventured to answer this question with its first exhibit featuring a curator rather than a... more

Aug 31, 2016 12:15 PM Arts

In early chemistry “Mysterium” was what alchemists called any of various unknown elements thought to make up existing forms of matter. While this term has since gone on to live more in the gaming world, this old definition seems perfect for... more

Aug 31, 2016 8:07 AM Arts

It’s no surprise to see that artist, instructor and writer Eddith Buis has amassed as many friends as she has.  As a 39-year veteran art teacher for Omaha Public Schools and Metropolitan Community College and a longtime artist, Buis has be... more

Aug 1, 2016 8:17 AM Arts

Sora Kimberlain’s sculptures are not only inspired by the human form, but their creation is attached to a very personal history.  Each piece of stone is carefully selected from the quarry of its origin and then studied to determine the for... more

Aug 1, 2016 8:09 AM Arts

The artists’ muse has always been stuff of legend -- mythical, beautiful, fashionable -- but the muse in Christopher Vaughn Couse’s life is the four-legged function of the chair. From an inspirational encounter during a college photo assig... more

Jun 27, 2016 11:11 AM Arts

The Artists Cooperative Gallery’s mission of supporting regional artists and connecting their community took a global approach this year with an artistic and cultural exchange program developed with Costa Rica. A desire to introduce the ar... more

Jun 1, 2016 11:32 AM Arts

Whether you’re intimidated, overwhelmed, out of the loop or just plain don’t know, Omaha’s growing visual art scenes can be challenging to navigate. We’re going to take you through an alphabetic journey to learn about the hidden gems, with ... more

May 4, 2016 2:42 PM Arts

Most street artists catch the bug for creating when they are influenced by something that opens their eyes. Benson fixture Alex Roskelley is no exception. Roskelley is next up in Petshop Gallery’s April exhibit, Skerone, which opens April 1... more

Apr 1, 2016 1:00 AM Arts

We often remember portraits based on their realism: the difficulty of drawing lips just right, the powerful gaze of an important ruler whose eyes follow you across the room. It’s a tradition that focused on the technical realness of the sub... more

Mar 2, 2016 7:53 AM Arts

Art is the communication of what a society thinks, experiences and feels. In our history we’ve had everything from religious figures to Campbell’s soup cans become iconography that explain our time and place. It’s no accident that our coll... more

Feb 28, 2016 6:21 PM Arts

The combining of the north and south galleries of the Petshop Gallery may unexpectedly underscore its two new exhibits opening February 5 in Benson. With a small bridge-way between the two spaces, one can literally move between Harrison Ma... more

Feb 1, 2016 7:59 AM Arts

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