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. […]

Bug Out

October 5, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

Sexy moths flap their wings (and cleavage). Some dude dressed like a lightning bug flashes his butt. The audience swarms the stage at Midtown Art (formerly Midtown Art Supply)—with antennae, arms, and legs flailing—rocking to […]

Mary Zicafoose

October 4, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

The story of Mary Zicafoose—and her “Hope & Healing” tapestries—is one of unwavering focus, intensity, family tragedy, and a simple red scarf. The world-renowned weaver’s two tapestries, each measuring 12 feet long and more than […]

Visual Narrator

September 21, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

Kristin Zahra says she knew from a young age that she wanted to work in film. “Maybe, 12 to 13ish? I remember really loving Pixar animation film shorts,” she says. “So I had a desire […]

Main Street Studios

September 1, 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 Main Street Studios owner Tyler Curnes saw a need for a vibrant artists’ community in Elkhorn, not only […]

Eye Vibe

August 30, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Finance, Lifestyle

Twenty-six-year-old Omaha native Michael Garrett isn’t simply a photographer—he’s a visual communicator. “I’m a photographer, graphic designer, content creator, and  overall creative,” he says. The son of a hardworking single mother, the University of Nebraska-Omaha […]

Staircase to a Magical Mural

August 24, 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 […]

Pigeon Bros

August 23, 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 […]

Weird Is Good

July 14, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People

Since transplanting from Pennsylvania nearly a decade ago, Christopher Vaughn Couse has made the observation that Omaha is downright weird—but in a good way. From the hipster-laden streets of Benson to the apex of West […]

Mural Man

June 2, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Visual artist Mike Giron’s creative life spans studio practice, teaching, and working with A Midsummer’s Mural and South Omaha Mural Project teams. “In my studio work, I have no idea what’s going to happen—I just […]


 
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