UNO Friends of Art ArtSlam19 on April 18
Nebraska artist Linda Stephen was chosen as one of nine emerging and regional artists selected to exhibit at ArtSlam19 in Omaha. The fundraising event, hosted by the University of Omaha Friends of Arts, will feature presentations by the selected artists, a raffle, and artwork for sale. Funds raised support UNO Art and Art History students and programs through providing scholarships, awards and grants.
Linda’s origami and Japanese paper artworks that will be featured include:
“Tea House” (or Sumpu Chaya) – inspired by the Japanese gardens at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha
“My Heart is by the Water” – a peaceful beach scene with quiet waves rolling onto the sand.
“Evening Row” – a newly engaged couple in a row boat at sunset on a river as they pass by a historic church.
Thursday, April 18th is ArtSlam19!!!!
Here is the list of the 9 participating artists for this year:
Each artist will give a 4-minute talk about their inspirations, techniques, and backgrounds on their works for you. Vote for the one you like with tickets! With your $20 admission, you will receive 5 Raffle/Voting tickets, after the artist talks, drop your tickets into containers for your favorite artist/artworks that will be on display.
Additional tickets are available: 5/$20 or $5 each.
Students: High School – $5.00 and College – $10.00
Artists with the most tickets win prizes.
Patrons will win from raffle tickets drawn for each presenting artist’s artwork.
YOU may purchase art made by ArtSlam19 artists as well, the artist receives the full amount of the sale.
*Proceeds from admissions and raffle tickets sales support scholarships for UNO Art and Art History students.
The night of the event:
5:30 – Doors open / Preview and Reception
6:30 – The 4-mintue Artists Talks Begin
7:30 – Voting/Raffle Begins
7:45 – Voting Ends / Count Tickets
8:00 – Artists and Raffle Winners Announced (Must be present to win)