Hybrid Art

Paul Anthony Smith is the next artist in the Riley Cap Gallery at the Joslyn Art Museum opening October 5. Smith’s mixed media art is inspired by the concept of a hybrid identity, particularly by those who have migrated across borders. With a focus on the African and Caribbean diasporas, the artist also brings this […]

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‘Unite Us One’

For his upcoming solo exhibit, Unite Us Oneat Petshop Gallery, interdisciplinary artist Barber extends his practice of articulating the testimonies of Black America to offer the viewer a more connected experience in his mixed media art. Barber’s imagery portrays identity in a fluid, abstract way so that the viewer projects their own perspective and avoids […]

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‘Sensory 3.0’

Returning for its third iteration in two UNO art galleries is Sensory: Please Touch the Art, currently on view until June 21. The very popular Sensory: Please Touch the Art 3.0encourages its viewers to engage with the work through touch, illuminating the realities of interacting with art for those who are blind or visually impaired. […]

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‘Divinity and Slaughter’

When photography was invented, the art world insisted that representationa art was dead. The ability to replicate reality would always be inferior to the camera, the status quo said. But instead, art defied our expectations. It found a way to show the impalpable in a way that brought even more reality to the surface.  The […]

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‘Go Midwest Young Man’

  The Maple Street Construct waits for Thomas Linder to take residence at the Standard Oil Building. A collection of columns, windows, building materials and 55 gallon barrels of resin sit patiently.  When Linder arrives, this collection will spring to life like the sculptural equivalent of an action painting taking form based on its architectural […]

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3 for the Show

The next exhibition opening Friday, May 3 at Omaha Public Library’s Michael Phipps Gallery brings together Rexo Droppers, Bob Mathews and Sphie Newell–three artists who combine materials in a way that illuminates their process and entices the viewer into their journey. Rexo Droppers treats her mixed media work like a drawing. She makes quick, bold […]

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Art Apart

Artist David Jenowe looks to chaos to create his work. His new show at B Side in Benson, Entropic Embrace, highlights a process that rearranges and modifies the medium at hand, from paint to collage, to become something at first unrecognizable but eventually significant.  For Jenowe, taking his art apart–desconstructing and reconstructing it–elicits an opportunity to […]

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‘The Black Interior’

Mulitmedia artist Glyneisha Johnson joins the Union for Contemporary Art from Kansas City to share The Black Interior, an illustration of the public and private expressions of black culture opening March 21. The exhibition looks at the way that private interior spaces make it possible for black identity to flourish […]

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‘Invisible Synonyms’

In her newest curatorial endeavor for Amplify Arts, Ella Weber collaborates with David Knox and Josh Johnson for Invisible Synonyms, opening March 8 in the Generator Space on Vinton Street. This exhibit investigates the way connections are made through familiar language and objects in literal and intangible ways and both […]

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‘Try Again’

Artist Joe Liebentritt’s newest solo exhibition opening March 1 at The Little Gallery brings his life to the canvas. Try Againcatalogs a ten year journey of different experiences that usurped the artist’s path and forced him to refocus himself. Looking at old sketchbooks for inspiration and narrowing in on new […]

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