Surrealist Storyteller

November 25, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

For Artist Joe Nicholson, life after college wasn’t the masterpiece he had imagined. Fancy-schmancy art degree? Got it. Dead-end corporate job? Yep, got that too. Plenty of dough to make ends meet? Check. Despite all […]

Skater Slant

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

With his hair pulled back into a ponytail, a cigarette behind his ear, and a tattoo of his own design edging from the sleeve of his T-shirt, The up-and-coming videographer is measuring his rapid success […]

Shanketta Newsom’s National Poetry Slam Debut

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

When Shanketta Newsom describes the National Poetry Slam, she speaks of intense bouts in front of a panel of judges and a lively crowd. In my mind, her passionate description conveys a scene akin to […]

In the Moment

November 15, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Amateur philosophers have long wondered if a tree falls in a forest with no one around to hear, does it still makes a sound? Cody Spicer might not be able to answer that age-old question, […]

Healing Arts

November 13, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Twice a month, Troy Muller visits the Douglas County Correctional Center to run an art class for incarcerated veterans. Tattoos are the theme of Muller’s first class in September. He lays out elaborate drawings of […]

A Fluid Life

November 10, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Entertainment, Lifestyle

Fluid. That’s how digital graphic designer and fine art painter Dana Oltman describes her aesthetic. As art director for Identity Marketing Group (she was previously at Rebel Interactive) she fulfills client project wishes. She says […]

Mike Hagel

November 9, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

When Mike Hagel landed at Chicago O’Hare Airport back in 1970, he didn’t know what to expect. “Get out and start life,” his mother Betty told her sons. So Mike, then 20 years old, walked out […]

Pigeon Bros

October 19, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People

It’s like watching two parts of the same brain. When Jack Blanket and Ryan Showers are together, it’s just the two of them, taking turns finishing each other’s sentences and stories. Their words flow back […]

Staircase to a Magical Mural

October 15, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Home

A house hunting expedition 30 years ago, spurred by the needs of their growing family, eventually led Maureen and Jim Waldron to tour a Spanish-style home of ivory stucco on South 56th Street between Farnam […]

Ardith Starostka

October 6, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of Omaha Magazine. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/omahamagazine_1017_2_125/60 Ardith Starostka is an internationally recognized, award-winning figurative artist who creates stunning portraits out of her private art studio. […]


 
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