Art of Fusion

Modern Arts Midtown (MAM) will show full-time sculptor Chris Cassimatis In September. The exhibit, opening at 36th and Dodge Street on Friday, Sept. 4, from 6—8 p.m. features table-top sized, rather than the larger scaled stone and metal works he has shown at MAM previously. Cassimatis remains within the classical sculpture lineage with carefully refined […]

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In Good Company

UNO’s Art Gallery will begin its 2015-16 exhibition season with a combination show with work from renowned, Surrealist artist Sandy Skoglund and members of the Nebraska Art Teacher Association. Opening Friday, August 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. the exhibit will feature four large photos of Skoglund’s elaborate 3-dimensional room installations. Skoglund’s images (shown: “A Breeze at Work” […]

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‘Vertical Disintegration’

Vertical Disintegration, a moving installation by Lakota-born, Omaha artist Sarah Rowe, closed last weekend with a ritual burning of visitors’ notes of prayers and wishes that were part of the month-long exhibit. Vertical Disintegration highlighted critical and current dilemmas in today’s society—the growing economic divide between the rich and struggling people, as well as the […]

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Two for the Show

Two young artists are highlighted in Connect Gallery’s shortened August show with a reception Aug. 7 from 5:30-9 p.m. Lila Ferber will show both sculptures and oil paintings in the exhibit.  Ferber uses nature as a jumping off place in her work, which is generally non-representational.  A current student for two years at Kansas City […]

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‘Subtle Surfaces’

Subtle elegance is on parade in August at Modern Arts Midtown with New Work by Graceann Warn along with a small group of others who deal with complex surface qualities and nuanced detail, a virtual symphony of quiet beauty for the viewer to enjoy. An encaustic artist, Warn is featured in her “Invisible World” of […]

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‘The Dark & Stormy’

Connect Gallery will feature artist Ann Burkholder in July with a reception July 17th, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Owner of the Burkholder Project in Lincoln’s Haymarket, she has been painting in oil—landscapes—for about 70 years.  Born in the Nebraska Sand Hills, Burkholder’s focus has been on the horizon between earth and sky for her whole career.  Field […]

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‘Pop Meets Street’

The group show, Pop Meets Street, promising a nod to looser, more flamboyant approaches in art, is Modern Arts Midtown show objective in July. Echoing the provocative and sometimes sharp commentary found in 60’s Pop and 80’s Street Graffiti, MAM’s stable of artists have been charged with bringing in work that reflects this theme with […]

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Local Color

Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln opens June 21st at Joslyn Art Museum.  Consisting of artists living and working in our region today, this exhibit promises to be a wide-ranging look at the vibrant and expansive works being created here in Nebraska. Subjects range from personal narratives to social issues […]

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Canine Caper

 The Dog Show is coming to RNG Gallery/ Dixie Quicks June 13-14 for a short two-day showing. Omaha “street art” collectors Laura Vranes and John McIntyre have dreamed up a new art concept to be launched in the Omaha area. Called Adopt Art Omaha, they’ve asked local artists to paint wooden dogs in any style […]

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