Why Arts? paints a picture of hope for underserved – Community Engagement Center nonprofit...

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager Why Arts? Director Carolyn Anderson is not an artist. She doesn’t sing or perform theater. She can’t play an instrument...

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...

Jave Yoshimoto combines action and art

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Jave Yoshimoto, an art professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been nominated for the Omaha Entertainment & Arts award...

More to offer for Mavs off-campus

Will Patterson ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR 1. The Iowa State Fair While requiring a longer drive than some more local entertainment the Iowa State Fair has earned...

Art departments showcase talent of thesis students and seniors

Graduation is a month away, and the final exhibitions of the spring 2012 semester hosted opening receptions Sunday, Apr. 1, in two UNO art galleries. Students were excited and eager to display their work for family, friends and alumni in a gallery setting.


FIBER brings taste of international fiber arts to Omaha

By Andrew Aulner, Contributor The KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library is currently hosting the FIBER exhibit, a collection of fiber and textile artwork that runs the gamut from...

Theater professor Doug Paterson retires after 34 years at UNO

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR All the world’s a stage—and Dr. Doug Paterson, who is retiring in May, proves it. After 43 years of teaching higher education (34 at...

Students’ sign art speaks volumes

We are bombarded with images. Some are colorful and bright, intent on getting our attention to make us buy a product or think about a topic in a particular way. Then there are more practical images like the corner stop sign.