‘Art of Seating’

Though Plato demanded we stand up straight as possible to establish our intellectual separation from the baser desires of appetite and reproduction, he no doubt said it, like all good philosophers, while sitting down. Much to the dismay of many a chiropractor, Americans spend on average about nine hours a day sitting?  No mystery then […]

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Transformer Man

The Joslyn Art Museum’s Riley CAP Gallery, dedicated exclusively to living, contemporary artists, is currently exhibiting the work of Jay Heikes. The Minneapolis-based Heikes is most recognized by his installations and sculptures that combine traditional materials – like paint, plaster, graphite and bronze – with non-traditional materials and found objects. His work is considered both […]

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‘A Burkholder Project’

“Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet un-captured by language.” – Aldo Leopold Downtown Lincoln, specifically the historic Haymarket District, is home to one of Nebraska’s oldest artist colonies, the Burkholder Project. Since the late-80’s, the […]

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‘Lucky Links’

A new exhibition by Susan Knight opens May 10th at Project Project. Lucky Links is the culmination of a multiphase project by Knight that included an outdoor installation last month at the Eureka Springs School of Art in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This Omaha leg of the show consists of a site-specific installation inside this eccentric Vinton Street […]

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Lasting Impression

In May, Connect Gallery will present a retrospective of Nebraska Sandhills native Anne Burkholder. Burkholder has been producing her impressionist landscape paintings for over 65 years. Her works has exhibited internationally and is in several public and private collections. Her work is particularly influenced by the Nebraska landscape, the Sandhills and the Platte River.  A […]

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‘Visual Chemistry’

Brent Witters headlines the next show at Modern Arts Midtown, opening this first Friday, May 3rd. Witters is a self-taught artist with a formal training in photography, and a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He specializes in sculptural assemblage and painting. The artist’s family background in antique dealing often comes through in his use of discarded […]

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‘Color Theory’

Take a winter break at the Connect Gallery, this second Friday of March, by adding a little color to your otherwise grey and snowy start to 2019. Plan on attending the opening reception of Color Theory, a solo exhibit featuring the work of Ilaamen Pelshaw. Pelshaw works mostly in acrylic […]

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‘Shatterproof’

Make plans to attend the Hot Shops Gallery the afternoon of March 3rdfor the opening of Shatterproof. Billed as “an extraordinary Fine Art event,” the show features the work of veteran artists Les Bruning and John Miller. Sculptor Les Bruning, a founding member and partner in the Hot Shops Art […]

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In Retrospect

The visual artwork of writer and artist Robert Klein Engler, who passed away suddenly last fall, will be on display at Connect Gallery in February. Engler was a painter and a published poet and writer. The exhibit, Retrospective Works by Robert Klein Engler,will feature approximately 20 of his works spanning […]

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‘Oh, the Humanity!’

The Kaneko’s Winter/Spring 2019 exhibition season opened in January withHuman Condition,another multi-media opus that will play on until May 4 at the south edge of the Old Market. Like its previous seasonal offerings that cast a wide net, the new season consists of an encompassing theme, group art exhibit, several […]

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