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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‘Shatterproof’

Make plans to attend the Hot Shops Gallery the afternoon of March 3rdfor the opening of Shatterproof. Billed as “an extraordinary Fine Art event,” the show features the work of veteran artists Les Bruning and John Miller. Sculptor Les Bruning, a founding member and partner in the Hot Shops Art […]

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Edifice Complex

Omaha-based sculptor Chris Cassimatis brings his latest works of cool elegance to the March 1 exhibition Edifice in Stone and Steelat Modern Arts Midtown, also featuring art by Larry Roots and Kenneth Adkins. As reflected in the exhibition’s title, Cassimatis’ work gives off a strongly architectural vibe, as if you […]

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‘Try Again’

Artist Joe Liebentritt’s newest solo exhibition opening March 1 at The Little Gallery brings his life to the canvas. Try Againcatalogs a ten year journey of different experiences that usurped the artist’s path and forced him to refocus himself. Looking at old sketchbooks for inspiration and narrowing in on new […]

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