First Friday at the LUX

Aug 2 2019 - 5:00pm

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About this event
LUX Center for the Arts is proud to present "Color and Light, Subjects and Objects" by Stephen Dinsmore and "Insectuary" by Elise Loomis. Join us for an opening reception on First Friday, August 2nd from 5-8pm. This First Friday will also feature an End-of-Summer Grillout in appreciation of our summer interns and teachers. Enjoy brats/burgers + refreshments and join us in thanking all of our interns and teachers for their help assisting our programs this summer! ••• MAIN GALLERY "Color and Light, Subjects and Objects" by Stephen Dinsmore July 5-August 31 Join us to celebrate a beautiful assortment of Stephen Dinsmore’s work for the summer months! Cool off and dive into these colorful impressionist paintings. ••• EAST GALLERY "Insectuary" by Elise Loomis August 2-30 Elise Loomis’ exhibition Insectuary showcases several found object and paper sculptures created during the past year of her residency at the Lux Center for the Arts. Using a variety of transparent, reflective, and colorful materials to create delicate shapes and forms, Loomis explores the underlying and often unnoticed spirituality of the Natural World and our human connection to it. This installation focuses specifically on some of the most delicate creatures, winged insects. Elise Loomis a multimedia collage and print artist from Denver, Colorado. She received her BFA from Concordia University. ••• WAKE GALLERY "Re-Imagined Nostalgia" by Lee Bokma August 2-September 28 ‘Re-imagined nostalgia’ is the term Lee Bokma uses to best describe his art, which blends pop culture and comic book influences from the twentieth century with a mix of both child-like wonder and middle-aged cynicism. Inspired by the works of Mark Schultz, Earl Norem, and Ernest Cline, Lee works in both traditional and digital illustration mediums to capture scenes of wild adventure, bold fantasy, and biting satire. ••• First Friday opening receptions are free and open to the public with refreshments provided!
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Lux Center for the Arts
2601 N 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
United States
Phone: 4024668692