Larry Ferguson

August 6, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity Company was searching for someone to memorialize its home office of more than 65 years before they relocated, they called upon Omaha artist and photographer Larry Ferguson. “It’s what I do […]

Flying Over Hollywood

July 29, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Jim Fields is a self-taught auteur, a busy English teacher, and a Nebraska-nice filmmaker trying to finish his latest project whenever he can find time. The film, Life After Ex, is a romantic comedy about […]

Jenny Kruger

July 22, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Midwestern farmland can be described in many ways. Paisley, however, is not a descriptor that normally comes to mind. Artist Jenny Kruger, however, often sees paisley on the farm—at least in paint. Her art consists […]

Visual Dialogue

July 8, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Downtown, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

The work of multimedia artist Sarah Rowe is often described as having a “sense of playfulness and a hint of sarcasm,” and Rowe herself says that art sometimes speaks in a way that is provocative […]

Fibers Rooted in Nebraska

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Home, Publications

The world-renowned fiber artist Sheila Hicks never forgot that she started in Nebraska. “Why am I coming to Nebraska?” says the Hastings native. “I’m coming because I owe it to Nebraska. It gave me so […]

Chris Hochstetler

June 16, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Chris Hochstetler’s successes in life are many, though for the new executive director at KANEKO, success is elusive to define. With age and experience, he’s grown to see that satisfaction and accomplishment are more than […]

Yes She Is

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

No bone-honest Omaha scenester between the ages of 15 and 35 doesn’t want to be Kianna Alarid when they grow up. Alarid’s first band, Tilly and the Wall, indie-rocked the 00s with effusively youthful songs […]

BOTH

June 8, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Self-deprecating rappers impress at SXSW. Omaha artists tend to violate stereotypes by being sincere, humble, and approachable. We don’t coast and we don’t mistake braggadocio for talent. But if local artists should be bragged about, […]

Poetic Healing

June 1, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

The poet Longfellow famously wrote, “Into each life some rain must fall.” By that logic, Omaha poet Traci Schacht has survived a series of torrential downpours. At age 12, Schacht’s mentally ill mother left her […]

From Graffiti Artist to Multimedia Artist

May 20, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Some 20 or 25 years ago, Brian Tait would probably have been dismissed as a graffiti vandal and skateboard punk. Today, the established artist and family man is much harder to classify. “I’ve been called […]


 
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