Arts

Essaying Is My Livelihood

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  Lisa’s Story I’m an essayist. I ask questions about my thoughts, beliefs, and experiences, and then go to work answering them by telling true and factual stories. For instance, I was curious about the different ways in which people experience landscape and why I’m so drawn to river landscapes.

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NCE 2015 Road Trip Review

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The Nebraska Cultural Endowment exists to serve you by providing reliability and sustainability for the arts and humanities programs supported by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Arts Council. Hundreds of organizations around the state benefit from their grants and programs.

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Being An Artist Is My Livelihood

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Cobalt Skies, 16×20, pastel, 2014 Jennifer’s Story I am often asked at what point during my life did I decide I was an artist.  In spite of the poor grammar, I usually respond with a quote from Will Rogers…”An artist is the only thing a man can say he is and nobody can prove he […]

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Committed To The Art Of Writing Is My Livelihood

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Paul’s Story I particularly like the title of this blog – Livelihoods – in how it reflects the artistic attitude and the artistic challenge. Pursuing one’s livelihood is an act of securing all the necessities of life. For many authors and artists, it is difficult to do that in a single career or a single […]

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Being Inspired Every Day Is My Livelihood

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  Portraits ©Laurie and Charles Laurie’s Story From a very young age, my mother made conscious efforts to expose my siblings and I to the arts.  Of course at the time, I may not have even truly understood the profound impact that art classes, theater attendance, museum shows, would have.

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Self-expression Is My Livelihood

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Ron’s Story Having always had a camera since my early teens I never considered it an artistic tool but rather just a box that recorded events. That dramatically changed when I enrolled in a 9 week introductory digital photography class at Doane College while pursuing my undergraduate degree. After the second class I was thoroughly […]

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Translating Beauty Is My Livelihood

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Over and Under, acrylic, paper and graphite on wood, 24”x 24” x 1.5”   Michelle’s Story I grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where art has been important part of my life from an early age. When I was a young child, my Mom saw my need for creative expression through art. She took me too […]

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Creativity Is My Livelihood

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2012 New Music, Omaha Symphony Adam’s Story I grew up in the sandhills of Nebraska, surrounded by dairy cows, prairie grass, cowboy bars and fuzzy antenna television.  Imagination and creativity were my playthings by necessity and were encouraged by parents who taught me to be expressive and bold.

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Missouri River Poem: Summer Shadows (detail)

Photography Is My Livelihood

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Missouri River Poem: Summer Shadows (detail) This is a re-blog of this post originally published on May 6, 2013 Pat’s Story An early definition of livelihood is “the quality or state of being lively.” When I am taking photographs in the hilly pastures of my family’s property in northeast Nebraska, I see the soft forms of the […]

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Art History Education Is My Livelihood

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Amy’s Story I couldn’t be more thrilled with the direction of my career at the moment! I came to the University of Nebraska at Omaha three years ago as the Renaissance/Baroque art historian. Recently, I received tenure and became the Acting Coordinator for Art & Art History. In March I will journey to Berlin for […]

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