Encouraging Artists Is My Livelihood

Amanda’s Story
What is part discoverer, part advocate, part storyteller? My livelihood as an art curator. 

My childhood experiences in museums and living history farms made the past come alive. As an undergraduate art student, I was given the opportunity to curate an exhibition at the Great Plains Art Museum. I found my calling in the process.

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Remembering William “Bill” Stibor: A Great Talent and Tireless Ambassador for the Arts and Humanities

This feature was submitted by the Humanities Nebraska.

Bill’s Story
William “Bill” Stibor passed away unexpectedly in 2013. He was 49, just shy of his Aug.1 birthday. As NET Radio music director and on-air host and producer of the Morning Concert and Friday Live radio shows, he was a familiar voice on Nebraska’s NPRWilliam Stibor 4-2009 station since 1989. He was also a longtime force in the arts and music communities statewide.

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Food Art Is My Livelihood

Matthew’s Story
I began my creative journey at a young age. Growing up in a musical family, it wasn’t long before I developed a love of art in the form of theatre, music and visual art. We often took food platefamily vacations centered on museums, art galleries and concert halls. Eight years ago, my life changed forever when I discovered a passion for cooking. Creating beautiful and delicious food became a new artistic outlet.

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Simply Creating the Art Is My Livelihood…

Pam’s Story
Creating art is such freedom for me…
because I know that I am expressing
whatever message is in my heart to share…
I can see glimpses of the art piece in my mind…
and I can feel its creation in my spirit…
my being begins to follow …
my hands move determining how
and what to create…
they begin to move over the materials
I have decided to use together
and as I touch each piece of fabric…
paper… wood… metal… photograph…

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