Seeing Double

Holly Kranker joins Jeff Sedrel for the next exhibit at the Michael Phipps Gallery opening Sept. 7 and continuing until Oct. 29. Despite their disparate solos, the exhibit’s intent is “to create a dialogue within the community.” Kranker is a multidisciplinary artist. She uses an assortment of […]

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Vista Vision

Just as a consummate haiku is an allegorical testament to nature and a season, so also is an expert landscape painting. Seasonal analogy is usually as much a part of artwork sourced in nature as is application of color. The current exhibit, Nebraska Landscapes and the Big Sky,at Galley 1516 […]

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‘Hot Mess Formalism’

Artist and educator Sheila Pepe is widely known for her intricate, delicate, and often sizable, web-like installations and sculpture made from domestic and industrial materials. Her work tests perceived and persistent notions of class and gender, and questions the orthodox; the creation, presentation and often rote acceptance of patriarchal works […]

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Opposites Attract

Make sure your Second Friday activities art-wise this June 8th include the opening reception at Connect Gallery for featured artists Glenda Dietrich Moore and Evelyn Render-Katz. In the front window gallery, Moore presents Spirit Meditations. Her mostly-watercolor paintings span the range from contemplative abstracts to realistic, colorful impressions of landscapes and […]

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Merger and Acquisitions

Painter Stephen Dinsmore and poet/essayist Ted Kooser have collaborated for their unique exhibit: Pairings of Paintings and Poems,opening Friday, June 1st at Modern Arts Midtown. In both national and international collections, Dinsmore of Lincoln has exhibited his paintings in solo and group venues since 1985. His work can be found […]

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Sign Language

In 1972, NASA launched the Pioneer spacecraft, the first spacecraft that, if all went according to plan, would eventually leave our solar system. At the time, an enterprising student convinced NASA that a plaque explaining our species and our location in the cosmos be attached in case someone, or some thing, found […]

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‘En Plein Air’

The Missouri Valley Impressionist Society will exhibit its 7thAnnual Juried Art Show at Omaha’s Gallery 1516, opening May 11, from 7-9:30 p.m. This year’s juror is Omaha artist Stephen Cornelius Roberts. The Society was founded in 2011 comprised of active artists ranging from successful professionals to those just beginning their […]

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‘Beachcombers’

The Omaha Public Library’s Michael Phipps Gallery and the gallery’s new curator, Victoria Hoyt, present a two-person exhibit by artists Erin Blayney and Kimberly Glass. Both artists use a spontaneous and intuitive process, applying shape and line instinctually, resulting in mostly abstract, gestural works of colorful playfulness and expressive emotion. […]

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