Indian Hill

I’ve been working on my public art project with Justice For Our Neighbors-NE, New Nebraskans, for a couple years. I intended to get three murals completed this summer, but various things had kept interfering. In particular, I had one mural…

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Mary’s Story

On October 25, representatives form Benson Area Refugee Task Force, Justice For our Neighbors, Omaha Public Schools, South Sudan Community Association, Anti-Defamation League, and about 75 volunteers came to the alley between 60th and 61st street in Benson and painted…

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Sowing the Seeds of Justice

Next Thursday, October 23rd, I will be one of the co-hosts for enVISION, the gala for Justice For Our Neighbors. I’ve known them for a little over a year now. Casual conversations with the executive director, Emiliano Lerda, led to…

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Mary Aketo George

Whenever I get wrapped up in the process of a new project–particularly in the public artwork space–I am continuously overwhelmed with feelings of gratitude as well as awareness of my incredible luck to be able to to this job. My…

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The wheels keep turning…

Though we just finished installing the all that ever was, always is project at 14th & Emmet streets in Omaha, the summer projects at the studio aren’t finished yet. I’m working today on this linocut portrait of Ramona Silva Gonzales, a study for…

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