Professor’s photography on display

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.

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...

Art and science collide in KANEKO’s “light” exhibit

By Danielle Meadows Pieces from 12 artists shine inside KANEKO, a gallery space that’s known for being unconventional. The newest exhibit inside the 60,000-square-foot building contains...

Monarch migration a metaphor for native America in Bemis Center exhibit

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER In fluttering swarms of orange and black, millions of monarchs migrate from Canada to Mexico every year. These butterflies, with only a lifespan...

New featured artists at the Artists’ Cooperative Art Gallery

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."

Playhouse’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ loses magic of classic film

Adam Abou-Nasr Contributor A movie can sometimes capture a moment so perfectly that it transports an audience decades through time to the theater during its original...

Senior UNO theatre student is a rising star

Trent Ostrom CONTRIBUTOR Michael Judah, a senior studying theatre and political science, will soon begin rehearsing for his final performance with the University of Nebraska at...

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Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester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