University of Nebraska Omaha professor Christine Reed hosted a photography exhibit at the Healing Arts Center of Omaha in the Old Market, focused on the Pryor Mountain Range in Lovell, Wyo.
Walking into Canvas and Cabernet, a new addition to the Aksarben area, you might not be sure what you're getting yourself into.
On one side, the walls are covered in seemingly elementary paintings. The walls on the opposite side are lined with artistic masterpieces. There is a stage and about 20 painting stations. Keep walking and there are shelves with eclectic items for sale. Keep walking farther, and you'll run into the bar.
At this point, you aren't really sure if you're in a bar, gallery, gift shop or classroom.
The truth is that Canvas and Cabernet is all of these things. It is an exciting new venue that offers instructed painting "classes" to groups. But, this isn't your average painting class.
Chris Raschka had a monumental decision to make. He could either go to medical school, which would mean closing his sketch books for the next 10 years, or he could take a leap of faith into an art career.
On the corner of 11th and Howard streets, imagination takes over to present the Old Market Omaha with a new featured artist each month. However, two artists were featured last month: Judith Anthony Johnston and J.K. Thorsen, whose artwork both fit the concept of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery, "connecting local art and worldly wanderers."
The Bemis Center, located in downtown Omaha on 12th and Leavenworth streets, is a place for contemporary artists to share their work with the Omaha community. It's been home to hundreds of exhibits.