Radical Inclusion

April 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

For the uninitiated, zines are small, handmade magazines typically made from standard printer paper folded, cut, and stapled together. Variations of the form exist, and subjects are limited only by interest: journalism, politics, art, activism, […]

Alicia Sancho Scherich

March 29, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Art

Behind every good artist, there exists a muse. And for Alicia Sancho Scherich, her muse happens to be a former pen pal—Mother Teresa. Yes, that Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize winner and humanitarian extraordinaire.  The two connected […]

Art Therapy

March 26, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Growing up in Omaha, 33-year-old Nick Rivers didn’t have many friends. His introverted personality made it nearly impossible to branch out into the social circles that surrounded him in school. Instead, the Northwest High graduate […]

Reggie LeFlore’s Street Art

March 19, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

His portraits may share similarities to the vandalism-tarnished genre, but for LeFlore, his art form is all about transforming communities. “I love working with organizations and community leaders to create a series of work that’s […]

Fresh Paint

March 18, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

From a very young age, Omaha artist Stephen Kavanaugh had a raw talent for art, as well as a wise-beyond-his-years understanding of what it takes to be a professional artist.  “The first drawing I did […]

Trevor Amery

March 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts resident Trevor Amery is a well-traveled maker. The artist, whose Bemis stay began January 11 and runs through mid-March, has done residencies in Mexico, Hungary, and Finland. He’s completed projects […]

Christy Chan

February 22, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

This is the first in a series on artists in residency at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Christy Chan was at the tail end of her residency when we spoke; it started Sept. 20 and […]

Free Space

February 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Eli Rigatuso has a knack for uncovering beauty. He has been known to stop his car to investigate a particularly exceptional flower in somebody’s yard. He is a man who happily recounts being stopped in […]

Zed & Maynard

February 6, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Fashion

Clothing J.W. Anderson & Salvation Army Photography by Bill Sitzmann Styled by Nicholas Wasserberger Modeled by Charlie Gonzales This article was printed in the January/February 2018 edition of Encounter.

One Piece at a Time

January 7, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

As tattoos become increasingly normalized, it’s clear they’re no longer for burly bikers or hardened criminals alone. They’re popping up on soccer moms, young professionals, and people of all social classes. The stigma that once […]


 
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