“Deep Surface” Explores Consciousness in Main Library’s Michael Phipps Gallery

"Deep Surface" Rexo Droppers | Bob Mathews | Sophie Newell On display May 3 - June 30 Michael Phipps Gallery, W. Dale Clark Main Library The artists featured in "Deep Surface" draw from the ephemera of memory and inner consciousness to explore narrative through color, fabric and found objects. Bob Mathews depicts animal figures in…
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Final 2018 Exhibition: “Love Letters” by Peter Fankhauser & Bert Leaverton

Exhibition: "Love Letters" Artists: Peter Fankhauser & Bert Leaverton Dates on display: Nov. 2-Dec. 30 View photos from the opening reception of "Love Letters" on OPL's Flickr page. In "Love Letters," Bert Leaverton and Peter Fankhauser work to assess and codify the physical and psychological fallout of conflict and the footprint it leaves behind. Through a common…
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“Remember When We Shared Secrets” featuring Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel

"Remember When We Shared Secrets" is an exhibition with artists Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel. Both artists use familiarity, rhythm and comfort in their work to encourage a fall into rest and contemplation. A space where one can connect lived time and memory to something entirely outside of one’s own experience—for Kranker, into a new…
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May/June Exhibition feat. Erin Blayney, Kimberly Glass

"Beachcombers" is an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Erin Blayney and Kimberly Glass. Both artists use an intuitive process of seeking out form and color as they work, and the spectrum between figuration and abstraction is well-traversed between them. The shared spontaneity of these artists has led to a light-filled, energetic collection of people…
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About the “Variable Gain” exhibition

Each year, Omaha Creative Institute's Artist INC brings together 25 Omaha-area artists for eight weeks to share skills, evaluate work, and build communities of peers. To mark the completion of the most recent cycle, "Variable Gain" will look at chance as a point of departure to assess the generative qualities of experimentation, failure and self-reflection. Included…
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Folklore of Labor: Derek Courtney

Folklore of Labor Derek Courtney July 7-August 28 Embedded with autobiographical references, “Derek Courtney: Folklore of Labor” addresses the human and environmental costs of labor practices in the United States. Growing up in rural West Virginia, his heritage is wedded to the deterioration of communities and people through historically problematic factory practices. Courtney’s varied work…
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