Faith in Art

Envisioning Spirituality, a new exhibit that opens today, Dec. 5, at Hot Shops Art Center, is truly a “group effort” curated by artist Dorothy Tuma. Organized in conjunction with Project Interfaith, the exhibit features more than 30 area artists devoted to “exploring religious and spiritual identities through multi-media.” Though Envisioning Spirituality is a visual response […]

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Women at Work

The new exhibit at Council Bluffs’ RNG Gallery by Wanda Ewing (Little Deaths) and Rebecca Herskovitz (when everything goes silent) is a powerful statement from two strong and accomplished artists. Running from Nov. 9th to a Dec. 7th closing, this show is a must-see for anyone wishing to experience a fresh investigation of woman-thought, hopefully […]

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Building Zone

Tom Prinz’s new exhibit, Constructs, at Gallery 72 consists of a mixture of large black and white digital prints, elegant colored collage assemblages with carefully harmonized strips of printed and layered paper, and one painting, done with a plaster knife, which echoes the layered and subtle style seen in all of the other works).  There […]

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Heavy Metal

Omaha sculptor Ron Parks came to art in a rather circuitous manner.  Growing up on a farm in Pierce County, Nebraska in the 1940s, he would have been like most rural kids–handy with tools and able to problem-solve with recalcitrant machinery.  After high school, he joined the Navy, and spent those years after training as […]

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