Omaha – Students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) have spent this semester getting a crash course in how to plan an art installation. On Saturday, Dec. 7, these students will see their hard work pay off at [forty ten], a gallery showcase at Cali Commons, Omaha’s newest co-working and gallery space.
Eight students from UNO will open their show at Cali Commons, 518 N. 40th St, at 6 p.m. with a reception that runs until 9 p.m.
The pieces on display feature the common theme of desire but widely vary in style and approach. Entries include paintings, floor sculptures, digital prints and more.
The [forty ten] showcase is the capstone project for Bart Vargas’ “Professional Practices” course, during which students learned administrative components essential for cultivating and maintaining professional artistic practices.
The show, which runs through Dec. 30, is designed and managed entirely by the eight participating students.
The Cali Commons gallery is regularly open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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