Each year the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards (OEAA) recognize some of the most talented artists and entertainers from the Omaha area in the areas of visual arts, performing arts and live music.
On Sunday, Sept. 23, OEAA released the list of nominees for their 13th annual awards, which will be recognized on Sunday, Jan. 27. 2019. This year, a number of nominees featured strong UNO connections.
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Hugo Zamorano, UNO Alumnus, (2-Person Exhibition)
"PIHS TSOL" - Petshop Gallery (with Nadia Shinkunas)
Hugo Zamorano, UNO Alumnus, (Best Public Art)
"Little Bohemia Mural"
Mitzi Ritzman, Associate Professor; UNO Students; UNO Service Learning Academy, (Best Presentation in a Non-Traditional Format)
"Rad Women of Omaha" (with Blackburn Alternative Program and Kim Darling - Omaha Design Center)
Bart Vargas, UNO Alumnus, (Best 3D Artist)
Catie Zaleski, UNO Aluma, (Best Actor - Play)
"The Mountaintopp" - Omaha Community Playhouse
Scott Working, Visiting Professor - Writer's Workshop, (Best Actor - Play)
"Uncle Vanya" - Brigit Saint Brigit
Raydell Cordell III, UNO Alumnus (Best Supporting Actor - Play)
"Stupid F#%*ing Bird" - Omaha Community Playhouse
Cameron Logsdon, UNO Alumnus and Assistant Director of Forensics, (Best Comedian)
Greg Harries, UNO Alumnus, (Best Local Performance - Poet)
The Moving Company, UNO Dance Troupe, (Best Local Dance Production)
Doran Schmidt, Adjunct Faculty, (Outstanding Musical Direction)
"Spring Awakening" - UNO Theatre
Steven Williams, Professor (Outstanding Scenic Design)
"Venus in Fur" - Blue Barn Theatre
Virginia Kathryn, UNO Aluma, (Best Americana/Folk)
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