Building ‘Community’

Following an experimental calendar, Kaneko will open its doors to the public with Community, a series of exhibitions starting October and closing November in conjunction with its annual fundraiser, Soirée Season. Selected artists come from Jun Kaneko’s creative inner circle, like the internationally-recognized glass artist Therman Statom, Mexico City-based studio assistant Juan Sanchez and area […]

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Prints of Darkness

As cultural institutions begin re-opening regionally in response to COVID-19, the Garden of the Zodiac Gallery has followed suit with a secure and calculated caveat of its own. “Secure” because The Old Market venue opened its new exhibit, Monte Kruse: Night Light recently without the advantage of a pubic reception in deference to the known […]

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‘UnNatural Histories’

Tennessee, watercolorist Melissa Wilkinson will present work from her UnNatural Histories series opening March 11 at the Gallery of Art and Design at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Campus. Borrowing from 19th century naturalist illustrators like John James Audubon, Jacques Barraband, and Elizabeth Gould, Wilkinson collages internet-sourced images, creating seductive and suggestive surrealist pastiches. While her […]

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Is It Real or Is It Fantasy?

Those familiar with Joslyn Art Museum know that photography is but a small part of its collection. A peruse around the museum at this moment reveals few photographs, with the notable exception of a mixed media Doug Aitken piece, titled “Hot Mess: Aperture Series,” and a set of Polaroids by Andy Warhol among its permanent […]

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‘Virginia Woolf Was Here’

Kalamazoo-based artist Adriane Little analyzes memory and lived experience in her solo-show Virginia Woolf Was Here. Currently at the Gallery of Art and Design at the Metropolitan Community College Elkhorn Valley Campus, the show runs until January 21, 2020. Presented works are divided into three distinct investigations that all focus on Virginia Woolf’s literary contributions, […]

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‘Origin of Rurality’

Origin of Rurality, the next exhibit at the Fred Simon Gallery, features black and white photography by Lisa Bang Hoffman and Terry Koopman. This exhibition focuses on the vast, multifaceted landscape that is rural Nebraska, along with the power of nature, and the resolve and determination of rural communities. Bang Hoffman’s images capture intimate subject […]

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Friendly Persuasion

The exhibit, All my Friends at Once opens at Split Gallery on December 13th. John Paul Gurnett, the curator and creative director of the show, writes, “The purpose of this show is to create a Queer gathering space at the SPLIT gallery,” and for LGBTQIA2S+ people to utilize the space for assembly. Among the artists […]

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Under the ‘Influence’

  “Influence season” has kicked off at KAENKO after the exhibit’s opening in September during the venue’s annual fundraiser. Influence, which continues until August of 2020,  is a celebration of the life and career of Jun Kaneko, the acclaimed Japanese ceramicist and founder of the KANEKO art center. His impact is examined through his own […]

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Clay Comparo

The Generator Space will present the show I borrow my comparisons from clay, being clay myself on November 8th. The two-person exhibition will feature work by ceramicist Sarah Hummel Jones and Lincoln-based painter Erik Daniel White. Curated by Hummel Jones, the show focuses on an aesthetic conversation between Daniel White’s highly sculptural paintings and her own […]

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