Arts

An Artist and a Business Man Are My Livelihoods

Arts, Culture, Uncategorized

Bob’s Story All through my life, whether I was painting, creating advertising, or facilitating leadership groups, I’ve always identified as an artist and always seeking to integrate my thoughts, feelings and ideas with others to demonstrate how the arts helps us to live life fully.  I will always believe that art is what holds society […]

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The LUX Is My Livelihood

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Photo Credit / The LUX Jo Ann’s Story My Livelihood is making art accessible to lots of different people. The question most frequently asked is what medium I work in. Because I think I’m funny, I tell people I’m the chief bureaucrat of LUX Center for the Arts.   I’ve worked for a variety of non-profit […]

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100th Blog Posting for the Nebraska Cultural Endowment

Arts, Humanities

This is the 100th Blog posting for the Nebraska Cultural Endowment since beginning the blog, “What’s Your Livelihood?” in November 2012. What does “livelihood” mean to Nebraskans? We created this blog to help answer that question. This is a place for our community to come together, embrace culture, and share how the arts and humanities have […]

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Somehow ,This Is My Livelihood

Arts, Uncategorized

More and more, I have been describing myself as an artist.  I had always linked that title with some external indication, like income, publication, or time spent in the studio.  Only recently have I come to realize how integral every aspect of my life is to the portion of it which is art.  Removing or […]

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The Art Of Editing Is My Livelihood

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The weight of my work is in creating videos in Advertising and Marketing – commercials, corporate videos, capital campaign videos etc. The wonderful thing about Clark Creative is that we also get involved with many local arts and nonprofit organizations, including The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The BLUEBARN Theater, KANEKO, Omaha Performing Arts, and […]

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Theatre Is My Livelihood

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I sometimes have trouble throwing things away.  I still have this ratty (but exceedingly comfortable) t-shirt that I picked up in high school.  The lettering on the front reads, “If you love me, tell me a story.”  I like the simplicity of it.  It sounds like the truth.

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Arts Advocacy Is My Livelihood

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Gretchen Peters serves on the Advisory Board of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. To learn more about what the NCE does: http://www.nebraskaculturalendowment.org/ There is something about hanging art on a wall in your house.  It reflects who you are, what you’re interested in, what you see as beautiful or provocative. It can hang there for a […]

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Celebrating Art Is My Livelihood

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Kara’s Story The art that our society as a whole creates, supports and preserves speaks for all time about who we are as a people right now at this time and in this place. I look at the art world from an art historian’s point of view and that obviously influences my opinion on the […]

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Painting Is My Livelihood

Arts, Education

Bud’s Story “Livelihood” is an alteration of the Middle English word, livelode, “course of life,” first recorded in the 15th century. And in that sense, painting is my “livelihood,” my course of life. “When all else fails, I always say, paint a flower,” I like to say. I’ve always loved art, artists, and their contributions […]

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Textile Art is My Livelihood

Arts, Culture

Robert’s Story I use dance as a metaphor in describing the process through which I create textile art. My goal is to produce dazzling effects of rhythm and movement by manipulating and modifying fibers and fabric to bring about new and dynamic forms of art. In doing so I create objects of fine art for […]

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