Bemis looking for art lovers to fund new talent

By Derek Munyon ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR If you’re an artist or an art lover in Omaha, you most likely have heard of and appreciate the...

Exhibit focuses on feminism through artwork

Art can be provocative. It can be powerful. It can be beautiful. The "Les Femmes Folles: Voice" exhibit, co-curated by Sally Deskins and Megan Loudon Sanders and currently on display at The New Blk (black) at 1213 Jones St., embodies all of these things.


UNO public art class embraces uncomfortable world

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER The smell of sawdust lingers in the air inside UNO’s Ceramics and Sculpture Lab as students shape plywood into cringe-worthy words. David Helm...

Playhouse’s “Stupid F*ing Bird” is a sad f*ing comedy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LId9UkUmQQ By Adam Abou-Nasr CONTRIBUTOR Days after World Mental Health Day, the comedy “Stupid F*king Bird” opened at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Almost ironically, all seven characters...

Family-friendly fun: UNO Theatre’s “Human Centipede” a handful

***All stories published in this week’s Gateway are satirical and should be treated as such. None of the stories printed are factual and do...

Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe to perform at Holland Center

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Omaha Performing Arts will present Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe in a double-bill concert on March 10 at the Holland...

Contemporary paintings reflections of modern and classical art

Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester exhibition. The exhibit, which features contemporary paintings, began Aug. 26 and will end Sept. 28.

Farstad and Fisher are both assistant professors of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a feminist painter, Farstad portrays influences of popular culture and psychoanalysis of girlhood drama in her work. In contrast, Fisher's figurative painting and use of rich color resembles the late Renaissance era.


Graduating senior art projects: On display in Criss Library and UNO Art Gallery

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Thesis projects by graduating seniors in the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Studio Arts programs at the University of Nebraska...