Twice a year, artists from the greater Omaha area will be selected through juried process to serve as Fellows. Once selected, the artists receive the following benefits in exchange for their commitment to “pay it forward” by serving at least 25 hours of community service in North Omaha.
Get to know our 2014 Fall Fellows: Mark Powers, Danny Sullivan, April Faith-Slaker, Luke Polipnick and Zedeka Poindexter...
With spring upon us, it is time to celebrate our Fall+Winter 14 Fellows as they complete their six-month Fellowship with The Union. Join us FRIDAY APRIL 24th, 6-9PM for an opening exhibition highlighting the work they’ve been doing in their studios followed by a series of in-depth performances and insights. All events are FREE and open to the public.
APRIL 24: F+W14 Fellows Exhibition opening
APRIL 29: From Data to Score: Contemporary Music and Political Discourse, a lecture and discussion by April Faith-Slaker
MAY 7: Place Settings, a dinner poetry performance by Zedeka Poindexter
MAY 8: Sounds+SCULPTURES, performances by Danny Sullivan and Luke Polipnick
We have a few workshops in March hosted in our Co-Op Studios. Join us for any or all of them!
4/16, 6PM: Advanced Screenprinting Methods
4/25, 3PM: Sculpting heads and hands with clay
4/30, 6PM: Film Processing [FULL]
5/14, 6PM: Screenprinting 101
5/30, 12PM: Lumen Prints
Workshops are FREE to Union Co-Op Members and $10 for the public. RSVP required.
Please help us give a HUGE WARM WELCOME to our newest member of our The Union Staff, Katie F-S!
Starting in May, Katie will be joining us full-time filling our new position as our Youth Engagement Coordinator. In this new role, Katie will be working to strengthen and expand our Youth Outreach in North Omaha growing opportunities for all ages to engage with local artists and the arts.
We are thrilled to be growing our team as we look towards 2016!