Dual Focus

Multi-media artist and educator Peter Fankhauser joins photographer Roberta Leaverton, at the Michael Phipps Gallery, in a dual exhibit of their work beginning Friday, November 2nd. Contextualizing through Contentbrings together these two artists, whose passions both lie with the photographic arts, but with widely different results. “Bert” Leaverton […]

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First Name Basis

Not to be missed, Modern Arts Midtown brings together two very accomplished artists for a joint showing of recent works. Catherine Ferguson and John Himmelfarb, two names well known to Omaha art patrons, present a dual exhibit in John and Catherine, opening November 2nd. Ferguson’s work can be found in […]

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“Nebraska Regionalists’

Coming fast to a close is the enjoyable and illuminating Nebraska Regionalists exhibit at Gallery 1516, in the heart of Downtown. This edifying and comprehensive show is the latest joint venture of Gallery 1516 and the Museum of Nebraska Art labeled appropriately MONA2Omaha. It brings together a feast of artists responsible […]

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‘In Thicket’

Omaha Creative Institute (OCI) presents In Thicket, featuring the work of photographer and poet Sean D. Henry-Smith. The exhibit is described by OCI as “a miniature translation for the artist’s latest evolving body of work, With You in the Slow Hour, which relays to viewers the importance of stillness and intimacy in photography.” […]

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‘Parallel Worlds’

A common thread in the genre called science fiction is the “tear in the fabric of space” concept, providing a blank canvas for authors and artists to explore questions of existence, time, and reality, pretty much with no strings attached. Whether it be mind-altering quantum events or questioning the philosophies […]

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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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