‘Between the Lines’

Between the Lines, the May exhibit at Modern Arts Midtown, highlights Lincoln artist Judith Burton and includes current works by artists John Andrews, Gary Day, Michael Tegland and Colin Smith. Opening May 1, 6-8 p.m., this show offers a continuing opportunity for viewing outstanding contemporary regional work. Burton’s aesthetic focuses on the formal issues of […]

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Window Painting

The paintings of Mary K. Murphy, the next solo exhibit at Gallery 72 in April, are windows into the world of her personal experience, but these windows are not transparent.  Instead, they are clouded with colored shapes that frequently coalesce into odd figures, such as the haunting face that stares out of “Sensation (Apple).”  In […]

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Roll Over Beethoven

Jun Kaneko has an international reputation as a ceramic sculptor who is also known for his work in many other media, including acrylic paint, glass, ink, oil stick and, for the last decade, opera. Local audiences who thrilled to his set and costume designs for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in 2006 and Mozart’s The Magic Flute […]

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Major Major

Evan Major is a painter and muralist whose works have appeared in various locations around town over the last few years, including the bar Eat the Worm, the restaurant Block 16, and the pop-up gallery Project Project.  In the case of the latter, Major followed up on his show of paintings in November 2014 with […]

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ARTSLAM+

Ten emerging artists will have the opportunity to help themselves while fundraising on behalf of the UNO Art and Art History Department. Friends of Art, a support group for the department, will host ARTSLAM+, Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-9 p.m. at Bancroft Street Market, 10th and Bancroft St. Participating artists include: Adam Dienst-Scott, Cangshu Gran, Kristin […]

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Paper Products

“Jim Bockelman & Company”, the April show at Modern Arts Midtown, 36th and Dodge, will feature this artist along with  Larry Bradshaw, Bryce Speed, Brian Gennard and Rick Johns.  Opening April 3rd, 6-8:00 p.m., the show continues until April 25th.  Bockelman’s work in this show is a continuation of works done on paper. Through staining […]

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Palette Pleasing

Artists J.K. Thorsen and Evelyn Render- Katz will be the featured artists April 1 to May 2  at Connect Gallery, 39th and Leavenworth. The opening with artists present is May 1, 4-7 p.m. Both women tend toward a lush, intense palette with an Abstract Expressionist tendency—veering toward “happy colors”—easy on the eye. Thorsen’s on-going themes […]

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Fabric of Our Lives

The Union for Contemporary Art opens the exhibition Secret Places, featuring work by Adele Hauser, with a reception on Friday, March 27, from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition at its Wanda D. Ewing Gallery, 2221 N. 24th Street, continues through April 11. The fabric collage paintings of Hauser, from Austin, Texas, are featured in this solo […]

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Shock of Hair

Renowned artist Catherine Ferguson, known for her explorations in diverse media and themes of myth, memory, and transformation, will feature new sculptures in an exhibition organized by the Moving Gallery. Catherine Ferguson: Hair opens at the Garden of the Zodiac on Thursday, March 26 from 7 – 9pm.   Humorous, sensuous and disquieting associations are […]

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Like Father, Unlike Son

An exhibition of works by well-known Nebraska artist Thomas Prinz and his son Christopher, opening at Gallery 72 on March 13, provides a litany of quiet moments in which to ponder the expressive potential of material and form.  Trained as an architect and occasionally employed as an adjunct instructor of visual literacy at UNL, the […]

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