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Fall Show

On a rainy cool day, thirty-nine artists braved the elements and came to Gallery 92 in Fremont to enter our Omaha Artists, Inc. Fall Art Show. We had sixty-eight lovely entries. Our judge, Barb Simcoe who is an instructor in the UNO Art Department spent a great deal of time selecting the best of the best. So congratulations to the winners, and hope everyone will make it to the reception on Friday, October 5 from 5 - 7. 

See winning entries.

1st Place

Nancy Ralston

"Orange Beach"


2nd Place

Renee Hirsch

"In the Interior"


3rd Place

Deb Power

"Kevin's Gold"

4th Place

Tom Reardon

"Snag #14"

Honorable Mentions:

Danielle Easdale


Hand carved paper

Duane Pieper

"New Life"

Encaustic mixed media


Pat Lontor

"My Dog and I"



Patrick Brennon

"Riderless on the Storm"


Judge's Recognition:

Marilyn Beig


Mixed media

  Becky Kinloch "Plums" Watercolor
  Cheri Oelke "Interlude" Pastel
  Bruce Clawson "Paris, Bastille Day” Photography

Judge's Bio: Barbara Simcoe

Barbara’s formal art training was at the University of Illinois, Urbana and the University of North Texas, Denton, She is a Professor on the faculty of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska and has taught painting and drawing since 1998. Barbara has shown widely nationally and in European venues in many invitational and juried exhibitions. She has had numerous one-person exhibitions, awards and grants. In 2004 receiving a Fulbright Scholarship. Most recently she was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. Stylistically she works with realistic figuration inhabiting psychological and symbolic spaces. Her website may be found at

Upcoming Shows

Chillin' Winter Art Show

No theme.
Jewish Community Center, 333 South 132nd Street

Registration: Friday, February 1, 11 am – 1 pm
Reception: Sunday, February 10, 2 – 4 pm
Take down: Thursday, February 28, 11 am – 1 pm

Spring Art Show

Theme is "Childhood Summers".
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas Street

Registration: Tuesday, April 30, 1 am – 1 pm
Reception: Sunday, May 5, 2 – 4 pm
Take down: Tuesday, May 28, 11 am – 1 pm