‘Shaped by the Other’

We live amongst a network of boundaries. Some are literal barriers, some are agreed upon imaginary lines and some self-inflicted and internalized. No matter their manifestation, boundaries are the way we are contained. We enclose ourselves with limits, expectations, fears and, most significantly, our own consciousness. In the art exhibit […]

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‘Northern LIght’

Berlin photographer Jens Knigge recently made a trip to Iceland and Norway and brought back “souvenirs” that are rich, mysterious and serene. Northern Light: Platinum Prints by Jens Knigge, currently on view at Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, documents his journey through the winters of 2013–2016 with images of the aurora borealis […]

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Only Natural

The natural world is the focus of an upcoming exhibit at Sunderland Gallery with a feature on photography by Jim Scholz and Cortney Christensen. Scholz captures images from around the world and close to home; his portfolio featuring urban and rural landscapes with rich color and light. While his compositions […]

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‘Joteria’

Petshop Gallery in Benson is back with its first show of 2019. Opening February 1 is Joteria,a multimedia music/art/pop-up show guest-curated by Santi Mora-amaral and Walker Greene. Jotería refers to queer Latinx, Chicanx or Indigenous people and is a term reclaimed by those who do not fit heteronormative standards. The […]

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‘Inner Worlds’

For Modern Arts Midtown’s upcoming exhibit opening Jan. 4, viewers are asked to look within themselves and deeper into their surroundings to see what reveals itself. Inner Worldsfeatures Jennifer Homan, Martha Horvay, Laura Nothern and Merrill Peterson who inform us with their own insights into ways the ordinary and the magical cross […]

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For ‘Charity’s Sake’

In the next Artists’ Cooperative Gallery’s December show, local artists are altering and interpreting chairs using their favored medium, with the proceeds for the auctioned object going back into the Artists’ Coop for needed repairs. The CHAIR-itysilent auction fundraising event opens December 4, with a reception from 6 p.m. to […]

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Fine Fellowship

The goal of the Union for Contemporary Art’s Fellowship program is building relationships between artists and communities through creative expression. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to be active participants in the civic life of North Omaha while recognizing the potential of art and artists to spark social change. The […]

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‘AMALGAMATIONS’

As children we often see ourselves in superheroes and cartoon characters, and those identities don’t go away as we get older. But we do change and the complexities of our childhood avatars compound when given new context. Artist Bart Vargas explores this jumbling of expectations in his solo clay works […]

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