‘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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Pluck

Pluck,the latest exhibition from Lincoln-based interdisciplinary artist Michael Elizabeth Johnson, opens May 3rd, 2019 at Petshop Gallery in Benson. The exhibition is a combination of many art forms–painting, performance and installation. The show focuses on a bird like character, and how it interacts with the world around it. Thematically, religion, sexuality and inhabiting one’s own […]

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‘Visual Chemistry’

Brent Witters headlines the next show at Modern Arts Midtown, opening this first Friday, May 3rd. Witters is a self-taught artist with a formal training in photography, and a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He specializes in sculptural assemblage and painting. The artist’s family background in antique dealing often comes through in his use of discarded […]

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‘Raw/Beauty’

Shaun Ilahi is an artist with messages he’d like to send, the focus of his upcoming exhibition Raw/Beautyat the Little Gallery in Benson, opening on May 3. A trans-global citizen, Ilahi hails from Pakistan and calls Omaha home. As an attorney for Habitat for Humanity, he is touched by and advocates for those in need. […]

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Comfort Zone

Simple question: do you feel safe? Artist Glyneisha Johnson’s collage, photographyand renderings, currently on display at the Union for Contemporary Arts, lead one to believe that question has relevant answers for the person who asks and shares her concern about the environment they live in daily. In her exhibit, “the black interior,” Johnson has created […]

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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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Street Theater

When Michael Dressel sets out into the crowded streets of Hollywood, he’s not scouting for talent — he’s on the lookout for those small, rich moments of visual theater in the drama of the every day. The results of his recent perambulations are on view in more than 60 black-and-white […]

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‘Punk & Junk”

Montreal artist Jean-François Leboeuf was first introduced to Omaha audiences in 2016, when he was paired with Kim Darling in a duo show at Darger HQ. There, he exhibited his impressive large-scale graphite drawings. They were meticulously rendered standing portraits of ordinary individuals elevated to the realm of heroically eccentric. […]

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‘Color Theory’

Take a winter break at the Connect Gallery, this second Friday of March, by adding a little color to your otherwise grey and snowy start to 2019. Plan on attending the opening reception of Color Theory, a solo exhibit featuring the work of Ilaamen Pelshaw. Pelshaw works mostly in acrylic […]

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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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