‘Re-Purpose’

Kaneko opens Re-Purpose beginning June 11, a large group exhibition focused on innovative ways to use materials left over from mass consumption of goods Re-Purposeis an interactive and visual arts experience that considers principles and practices related the waste incurred in any human activity on this planet. “What matters is not the physical finite limitations […]

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‘Of the Bird’

Nebraska native Carol Thompson has a new exhibition opening at the Fred Simon Gallery June 11, a collection of still-life paintings, called Of the Bird. The aesthetic of the paintings is minimal, yet focused with attention to details in each object, with a realistic stylized method of representing each bird and its relationship to the […]

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Imagine That!

In an increasingly polarized world, people seem attached to the rigidity of their ideas, values or beliefs. This suggests that something or someone attempting to change a tightly held notion might be traumatic. We get that, we like to know where we stand, keep it simple. That might work for politics and religion, but in […]

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Pluck

Pluck,the latest exhibition from Lincoln-based interdisciplinary artist Michael Elizabeth Johnson, opens May 3rd, 2019 at Petshop Gallery in Benson. The exhibition is a combination of many art forms–painting, performance and installation. The show focuses on a bird like character, and how it interacts with the world around it. Thematically, religion, sexuality and inhabiting one’s own […]

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Comfort Zone

Simple question: do you feel safe? Artist Glyneisha Johnson’s collage, photographyand renderings, currently on display at the Union for Contemporary Arts, lead one to believe that question has relevant answers for the person who asks and shares her concern about the environment they live in daily. In her exhibit, “the black interior,” Johnson has created […]

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