Artists in Progress

There is much to be celebrated in the vibrant arts community of Omaha. Among the successful outcomes of the community is local organizations stepping up to meet the needs of our creative individuals. Lacking in the Omaha area is a university to provide a MFA program for visual artist to hone and refine their profession […]

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Photo Perceptions

The time-honored expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” suggests that we can communicate complex ideas through one single image. In the pre-digital world of photography, these images were believed to be factual and unaltered. Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography, organized by Toby Jurovics, chief curator at Joslyn Art Museum, explores and challenges […]

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‘Shimmer’

Water and light are fundamental to our existence. An attempt to capture such meaning in art runs the pedestrian risk of being cliché. Stepping outside the literal illustration, the current exhibit at the Michael Phipps Gallery, Shimmer, and “challenges the conventional physical appearance of these recognizable components of our earth’s atmosphere” according to its show […]

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Sign Language

Garden of the Zodiac presents Jeff Sedrel, New Paintings, with exhibition dates from November 14, 2019-January 14, 2020, with an opening reception on Thursday, November 14 from 7-9 pm. Primarily working in ink and brush Sedrel says “The paintings shown are simply what I have been working on in my studio over the last year […]

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‘Spirited Space’

The Lied Art Gallery at Creighton University presents Spirited Space: Figure and Form, photographs by Michael Flecky SJ. The show, which continues until November 24, features a gallery talk at the opening Friday, November 1. Recognized for his landscape, figure studies, studio and found objects this exhibit represents images of the Anasazi cliff dwellings, the […]

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‘History Within’

APMAArts presents Jeremy G Bells’ History Within, opening Thursday September 26. Jeremy G. Bell is best known for his take on portraits in mediums of charcoal, acrylic, sharpie, oil paint and encaustic wax over wood. On occasion, he employs the use glitter to highlight his images. Although visually complex, the portraits are typically nondescript. Images are […]

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