Main Street Studios

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Sponsored Content

Tyler Curnes was on the fast track to a career in finance, poised to join his family’s financial company, Curnes Financial Group, after completing his financial degree program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Though he […]

Nadia Shinkunas

August 15, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

The shapes and forms in many of Nadia Shinkunas’ works have a geometric rigidity about them. To achieve their three-dimensional feel, the angles are sharp and defined. Her career path, on the other hand, is […]

Ugly Yellow and Violet Vividity

August 8, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

It all started with a knee injury. In 2006, things for the now-24-year-old Jenna Johnson came to a screeching halt when the soccer enthusiast was subjected to multiple surgeries to repair her ACL. While she […]

Alexandria 
Smith

July 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

After years of tenaciously applying, Brooklyn native Alexandria Smith got the news she’d been waiting for—the mixed-media visual artist had been accepted into the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts residency program. Her patience had finally […]

The Ham Ma’am

July 20, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

For Ella Weber, her career as a professional artist began where all the greats get their start—bathing in a tub filled with 40 gallons of sprinkles.  After working in a frozen yogurt shop, she was […]

Todd “Fox” Hansen

June 27, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Todd “Fox” Hansen looks like a guy you’d see hiking up a mountain, followed by his loyal dog pack, maybe carrying a whittled, wooden staff and helping out lost, less fortunate hikers. In reality, he […]

Where Pink Pigeons Fly

June 15, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Coming from a very artistic family, Gabi Quiroz’s parents always encouraged her creative endeavors. Her mother taught her to shade, her father used to draw, her grandmother quilts, and she has an aunt who draws […]

May/June 2018 About the Cover

May 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Last summer in the far northwest corner of Nebraska, an Omaha-based photographer (who goes by the handle @ONElapse on Instagram and Facebook) set out to capture a timelapse of sunset. This issue’s cover image was […]

Giving Shape to Standing Bear’s Enduring Voice

May 7, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

In creating the larger-than-life likeness of Chief Standing Bear for the Nebraska state capitol’s Centennial Mall, sculptor Benjamin Victor felt communion with the late Native American icon. Victor was “captivated” by the principled ways of […]

Nyame Brown

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

When Oakland, California, artist Nyame Brown arrived in Omaha for a four-month residency at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Nebraska’s biggest city wasn’t what he expected. No, he wasn’t under the impression we all […]