Unexpected visitor becomes more in UNO Theatre’s “Brilliant Traces”

By Danielle Meadows STAFF WRITER A knock on the door of a secluded cabin changes the lives of a lonely man and...

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.


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...

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...

Community Engagement Center celebrates diversity with art

By Tressa Eckerman, Contributor In addition to being a new and exciting addition to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Community Engagement Center also...

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Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester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