‘A Burkholder Project’

“Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet un-captured by language.” – Aldo Leopold Downtown Lincoln, specifically the historic Haymarket District, is home to one of Nebraska’s oldest artist colonies, the Burkholder Project. Since the late-80’s, the […]

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Imagine That!

In an increasingly polarized world, people seem attached to the rigidity of their ideas, values or beliefs. This suggests that something or someone attempting to change a tightly held notion might be traumatic. We get that, we like to know where we stand, keep it simple. That might work for politics and religion, but in […]

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‘Lucky Links’

A new exhibition by Susan Knight opens May 10th at Project Project. Lucky Links is the culmination of a multiphase project by Knight that included an outdoor installation last month at the Eureka Springs School of Art in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This Omaha leg of the show consists of a site-specific installation inside this eccentric Vinton Street […]

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‘Power Colors’

Curators Amanda Smith and Angela Zonunpari say their new exhibit, Power Colors, addresses this question by examining the embodiment of individual histories, personality, perception and cultural forces. Power Colors opens at Amplify Art’s Generator Space in South Omaha on May 10 from 6-8 p.m., featuring works from artists Marsha Mack, Nicole Maloof, Amy Jarding and […]

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Lasting Impression

In May, Connect Gallery will present a retrospective of Nebraska Sandhills native Anne Burkholder. Burkholder has been producing her impressionist landscape paintings for over 65 years. Her works has exhibited internationally and is in several public and private collections. Her work is particularly influenced by the Nebraska landscape, the Sandhills and the Platte River.  A […]

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Pride & Prejudice

There have been various times in the arts of America when inclusivity has had recognizable momentum. During the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and ‘30s, creative giants in literature, music and the arts described and celebrated African American culture. Feminist, Black and Latino art movements sprouted in the fertile ground of the Civil Rights era […]

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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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‘New Wave’

Young artists will be showing new multidisciplinary works at the Kent Bellows Studio, in their exhibition New Wave, which opened on April 26 and continues until May 17. New Waveshowcases individual work from 76 teens, from 30 different high schools, who were in the program for the 2019 spring semester.  The artists will display mixed […]

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