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 art student launches solo art show

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR University of Nebraska at Omaha art student Laura Simpson has launched a solo art show titled “Episode Twenty-Five” at the Harney Street...

Faculty Q&A with Jeremy Johnson of the Art Department

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Not only a pro assistant professor but a pro art advocate, Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha...

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Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester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.


Art department showcases creative talent

The Department of Art and Art History at UNO's Gallery, located in the Weber Fine Arts Building, hosted a number of exhibitions over the past academic year. The exhibits included African-American Masters from the Sheldon Museum of Art, UNL; Carved Board Clamp Resist Dyeing: Historical Perspective and Contemporary Application; Sequenced Fibers: Books on Fabric or Handmade Papers; and the UNO BFA Thesis and BA in Studio Arts Seniors' Exhibit.


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...

“Freakshow”: The provocative play is well produced, performed

By Phil Brown, Reporter The University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Theatrebegan the second full-scale production of the academic year last week with their preview of...

UNO art department staff show off their talent at faculty gallery show

January marks the beginning of the UNO faculty art exhibit.
In a show that only happens every two years, instructors show their latest projects and pieces they have been working on.
The exhibit features media from printmaking and ceramics to interactive digital games and jewelry, from 18 artists.