Keith Jacobshagen: Landscapes Solo Exhibition Talk at Kiechel Fine Art

If you missed Keith Jacobshagen’s solo exhibition Opening Reception at Kiechel Fine Art, view the talk that Keith gave at the gallery on April 14, 2017 here. 

Keith Jacobshagen: Landscapes Solo Exhibition

“I’m a Midwesterner who has stayed put to make sense of where I live. My interest in the land is crystallized in my paintings about it.” – Keith Jacobshagen

Recent acquisitions by John Sloan, Robert Henri, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and Romare Bearden

During the winter of 1892, John Sloan was working as an illustrator for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He began taking even classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. It was during this time that he met Robert Henri. Henri became a mentor to Sloan, and they remained lifelong friends. Above left: John Sloan, Robert … Continue reading

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

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

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

Smithsonian blog reviews “Dale Nichols: Transcending Regionalism”

Dale Nichols, End of the Hunt

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

Judith Cherry, Yellow Drape

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