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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“Ladies at the Fair” Explores Females’ Historical Experiences Through a Modern Lens

The Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition attracted two million people to Omaha in 1898, exactly 120 years ago. Its success depended on hundreds of women who were involved as organizers, employees, performers, reporters, and attendees. What if those women were Instagramming during the fair? "Ladies at the Fair: Women and the Omaha Expo of 1898" is…
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November/December 2018 Exhibition feat. Peter Fankhauser & Roberta Leaverton

Work from artists Peter Fankhauser and Roberta Leaverton will make up the November/December exhibition in the Michael Phipps Gallery, from November 2-December 31. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, November 2, from 4-6 p.m.  Artist Statements: Peter Fankhauser TV brought me up--music on television, film on television, television on the Internet. That appetite…
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September/October 2018 Exhibition feat. Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel

Work from artists Holly Kranker and Jeff Sedrel will make up the September/October exhibition in the Michael Phipps Gallery, from September 7-October 29. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, September 7, from 4-6 p.m.  Artist Statements: Holly Kranker My current work examines the efforts and desires to suspend moments in time through representation…
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“Making a Difference” Exhibition Highlights Local Change Agents

Omahans make a difference every day. "Making a Difference" is a collection of recent portraits done by Omaha artist Eddith Buis. Buis's illustrated portraits of individuals from various backgrounds, professions and walks of life to demonstrate the diversity of Omaha's change agents. These humble, black and white drawings reflect the nature of the service and activism of the…
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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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“Scales of Perception” July/August Exhibition feat. Joe Addison, Jamie Hardy & Nadia Shinkunas

"Scales of Perception" is a three-person show between artists Joe Addison (photography), Jamie Danielle Hardy (installation) and Nadia Shinkunas (paintings and sculpture). Each working in distinctly different media, the artists overlap in their investigations of how light and perspective alters what viewers see on the outside and, in turn, feel on the inside. Changes are…
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