April 1 – April 27
Reception: Saturday, April 1 • 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Celebrating 10 great years of lifting up local creativity in and around Northeast Nebraska – the NAC’s Annual Juried competition is back! This year over 130 entries came in, and with only 25 slots available, competition was fierce. Judge, Russell Nordman of the University of Nebraska at Omaha has curated the exhibit, and will also award cash prizes to top work.
Thanks to our sponsors Norfolk Arts Center Ladies Guild, for believing in the arts in our community!
CASH PRIZES AWARDED BY JUDGE AT OPENING RECEPTION
$250 Best of show | $150 1st Place | $100 2nd Place
Join us for a special exhibition featuring faculty from the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media. The show will feature artwork from UNO faculty: Barb Simcoe, Jave Yoshimoto, Katie Temple, Jody Boyer, Joe Pankowski, Amy Haney, Bonnie O’Connell, David Helm, Colin Smith, Jeremy Johnson, Ashley McFeely, James Sewing, Russ Nordman, Howard Paine and Luke Severson.
Thanks to our sponsor J. Marlene Mueller for your support of the arts in Northeast Nebraska!
May 4 – June 29
Reception: Thursday, May 11 • 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Metalpoint, mark-making in silver, gold, copper, platinum and other metals on a prepared smooth surface, allows a diversity of artistic expression totally in keeping with today. In its lustrous restraint, metalpoint is the perfect counterpoint to the technicolored urgency of our world.
Jeannine Cook and Jeffrey Lewis are artists who have long used metalpoint, and especially silverpoint, as a vehicle to express the more reflective, quieter aspects of their art. Both also paint, but these shimmering monochromatic drawings allow an examination of their worlds in a different way. Both artists are aware of the shimmering, quiet and healing voice that metalpoint drawings can project. Each artist believes that in today’s tumultuous, violent and complex world, this medium can offer viewers reminders of order, beauty and centering calm.
Thanks to our sponsor for your support!
Karla Huse Visual Arts Endowment
Lonn Atwood was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Norfolk. Lonn has pursued many creative disciplines including: Architectural/Interior Design, Theater/ State Design, Painting, Sculpture and Floral Design. He is also a published Writer/Poet. In these days of grossly publicized destructive forces, it is more important than ever to be vessels of creativity, to take our inherited energy, expose it to inspiration and make something positive. Objects of hope to hold up in the face of doubt.