‘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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Wounded Warriors

The Fred Simon Gallery opens its 2019 season with Effects of PTSD, a solo exhibit by Elizabeth Boutin. The artist, a military spouse and Red Cross volunteer working with wounded combat veterans, will exhibit a group of painting inspired by her close involvement with the wounded and her own experiences with depression and PTSD. […]

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‘On Hire’

Artist INC, a professional development program from creative venue Amplify Arts, brings together over twenty emerging artists from Omaha to share skills, evaluate work and build and strengthen the peer community. This year’s eight-week program culminates in a group exhibition, On Hire, to be shown starting in January, at the […]

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Economy of Scale

In the liner notes on the back of a 1955 Ahmad Jamal Trio album, the famous music producer John Hammond is quoted as saying: “Ahmad is vastly talented. He has a fabulous technique, which he doesn’t use very often.” Miles Davis is another musician well-known for his stylistic economy; the pauses and […]

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Amplify Arts

Amplify Arts, formerly known as the Omaha Creative Institute, invites you to their 2018 Grant Recipient Exhibition on Friday December 14th. Over the last decade, OCI has supported and promoted the Omaha arts scene by providing financial and resource assistance to artists, exhibiting work and giving back to the community […]

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