Valentines Day Farewell

Multimedia artist Tim Guthrie will share a moving Valentine’s Day tribute to his late wife, Beth, when his new solo exhibit, ‘Vale’,  opens Feb. 14 at the Fred Simon Gallery. Best known for his new media exhibits (Nuclear Dichotomies, Extraordinary Rendition, The Museum of Alternative History), Guthrie has returned to pencil and paper to create […]

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Photo Perceptions

The time-honored expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” suggests that we can communicate complex ideas through one single image. In the pre-digital world of photography, these images were believed to be factual and unaltered. Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography, organized by Toby Jurovics, chief curator at Joslyn Art Museum, explores and challenges […]

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‘Origins’

Modern Arts Midtown will host a second opening for their current group exhibit, Origins, on Feb. 7. The exhibit features artwork from six of this gallery’s varied roster. Each of the artists creates works that are not immediately evident as to their unique medium or their creative inspirations and outcomes. Look for mysterious mosaics of […]

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‘Work in Progress’

It’s still the sad state of affairs that no universities in Omaha offer an MFA program, usually considered an essential qualification for professional visual artists. Amplify Arts has stepped into that breach with its Work in Progress program, and the art from its first cohort of “students”—Travis Apel, Elizabeth Boutin, Anne Dovali, Holly Kranker and […]

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In Concert for Birdland

One of the most popular destinations in Omaha’s Old Market is the Old Market Passageway.  Once a simple urban alley, for several decades now it has been home to a variety of shops, restaurants and offices. The cozy space draws many local visitors and tourists, an occasional dog and, sporadically, a misdirected bird finds sanctuary. […]

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Tied and True

If unusual weave and tapestry is your thing, join textile artist Mary Zicafoose at the Lied Art Gallery opening reception of her Ikat exhibit January 24, from 4 – 7 p.m., with a gallery talk at 4:30. Zicafoose’s solo will feature the ikat technique in a display of tapestries illustrating a new series of ikat-inspired […]

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Going Solo

Artist Thalia Rodgers has come a long way in a short time to her solo show of new mixed media paintings and drawings at the Union for Contemporary Art, opening Jan. 18. Originally a graphic arts major at UNL, Rodgers only began to explore painting in her sophomore year. Since then, she has received a […]

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‘Virginia Woolf Was Here’

Kalamazoo-based artist Adriane Little analyzes memory and lived experience in her solo-show Virginia Woolf Was Here. Currently at the Gallery of Art and Design at the Metropolitan Community College Elkhorn Valley Campus, the show runs until January 21, 2020. Presented works are divided into three distinct investigations that all focus on Virginia Woolf’s literary contributions, […]

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Two for the Show

A two-person exhibit, Rachel Cunningham and Emma Westbrook contains work by both Cunningham and Westbrook in the form of acrylic painted clouds and mixed media creations, including prints and drawings. Cunningham’s inspiration comes from the constant movement and evolution of the sky through its color, texture and filtered light. Using the combination of three or […]

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