• Exhibition Schedule

    May 14 - June 29 | Reception Friday, May 18, 6-8 p.m. | New dawn and predawn paintings by Hal Holoun

    May 14 - June 8 | Work by Romare Bearden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, William Gropper, Robert Henri, Reginald Marsh, John Sloan, and Andy Warhol

Hal Holoun exhibition

“I walked out to see the clouds forming in the east. When I saw the first flash of light, it was beyond words….I saw the act of creation; I confronted the source.” -Hal Holoun This experience by Hal Holoun has generated a new series of work that captures the dynamic interplay between light, sky and … Continue reading


Karen Kunc on the woodblock process

Karen Kunc was kind enough to let me come out to her studio last month. The UNL print professor talked about her new series of work, on display in “Layers and Lines” through May 4th. She gave a quick demonstration of the woodblock process (check it out below) and let me nose around her studio … Continue reading

Karen Kunc and Judith Cherry

Judith Cherry and Karen Kunc featured on NET Nebraska’s “Friday Live”

In a preview for Layers and Lines, William Stibor of NET Nebraska interviews artists Judith Cherry and Karen Kunc on his weekly show “Friday Live.” Listen to the podcast: Skip about a third of the way through hear their interview, or enjoy the entire podcast to also hear interviews with local musicians, film critics and … Continue reading


Layers and Lines exhibition photographs

Layers and Lines: Work by Judith Cherry, Karen Kunc and Diana Woods is on display through May 5. The show combines oil on canvas fabricscapes by Cherry, vibrant woodcuts from Kunc and metal assemblage works by Woods. Two additional shows will run in our side room gallery: NE 60/70  and Art for the Interior. NE … Continue reading

Keith and Paula

Lincoln exhibitions examine ‘the art of collaboration’

Two exhibitions in Lincoln, Neb., explore the influence of others on an artist’s work: the Sheldon Museum of Art’s Partners and Adversaries and the Lux Center for the Arts‘ Symbiosis. Symbiosis is tightly focused. Eighteen artists–nine married couples–contribute one work of art. Each artist’s work is staged to complement or directly contribute to his or … Continue reading

Benton, Young Abe Lincoln

“Three Rivers South: A Story of Young Abe Lincoln”

Our blog dedicated to artist Thomas Hart Benton has published a post in honor of President’s Day. Included are images of Benton’s illustrations for Three River’s South: A Story of Young Abe Lincoln. The book follows Lincoln through his adventurous youth, long before he was president of the United States. The book offers this intriguing … Continue reading

Dale Nichols, End of the Hunt

Smithsonian blog reviews “Dale Nichols: Transcending Regionalism”

ARTiculations, the Smithsonian’s art blog dedicated to giving an “impassioned view of what’s worth looking at,” recently reviewed the Dale Nichols show organized by the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art. The show is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art before moving to the Montgomery Museum of Art March 17. Dr. Henry … Continue reading

Judith Cherry, Yellow Drape

Judith Cherry, Karen Kunc and Diana Woods featured in upcoming “Layers and Lines”

New work by a trio of our artists, Judith Cherry, Karen Kunc and Diana Woods, will be on view March 23rd through May 4th. An opening reception for the show, Layers and Lines, will be held on Friday, March 23rd from 6 to 8 p.m. Each of the women bring decidedly unique methods to the … Continue reading


“Variations and Contrasts” book now available

The “Variations and Contrasts” book is now available! The book features images and details of all the work included in Steven DeLair’s 2012 show. DeLair’s first Nebraska showing since 2001, “Variations and Contrasts” represents the artist’s recent exploration of new themes, mediums and styles. View the book. Read more about the show. “Variations and Contrasts” … Continue reading

Rockwell Kent, Greenland (Spring)

Rockwell Kent & “Variations on Modernism”

Among the first generation of American Modernist painters, Rockwell Kent’s work was strongly marked by his background as an architect and his plein air training. Through his work, he sought to give a creative response to the natural world that so captivated his imagination. Greenland (Spring) reflects this desire: monumental renderings of sky, mountains, and … Continue reading