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CSArt Preview Show: Opening Reception

  • Omaha Creative Institute 1419 South 13th Street, Suite 103 Omaha, NE, 68108 United States (map)

Exhibition Dates:
February 23 - March 30, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, February 23, 2018; 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Regular Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

As part of a collaborative effort to promote an ethos of buying local, shares for both Omaha Creative Institute’s CSArt Program and Big Muddy Urban Farm’s CSA Program will be made available for sale during the 2018 CSArt Preview Show at OCI’s new space (1419 South 13th Street, Suite 103, Omaha, NE 68108). 

CSArt shares will go on sale online Monday, February 26th at 10:00am. This is your chance to buy before everyone else, and get a DISCOUNT! If you decide to purchase both a CSA and a CSArt share, OCI and Big Muddy will reduce the price. Package deal only!

The 2018 CSArt Preview Show will introduce potential shareholders to the work of 15 Omaha-area artists. 

*Collector Level* artists are: Brian Wetjen, Holly Kranker, Joe Pankowski, Sarah Kolar, and Katie B. Temple.

*Patron Level* artists are: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Bryan Miller, Howard Paine, Jadon Ulrich, Joey Lynch, Nadia Shinkunas, Sarah Hummel Jones, Sarah Parys, Siddig Babiker, and Torrey Smith. 

Learn more about the 2018 CSArtists here.

Community Supported Art (CSArt) and community supported agriculture (CSA) are models of production that connect artists and growers directly to collectors and consumers. 

There are two options for CSArt: 
--Patron Level // $350 for 10 editioned works of art (sale price $320)
--Collector Level // $1,000 for 5 original works of art (sale price $910)

This event marks the beginning of the CSA and CSArt seasons. Over the next few months, collectors and patrons who purchase CSArt shares will have multiple opportunities to meet participating artists and network with other member shareholders at a handful of special events before receiving their artwork at the final harvest or pick-up event in June. 

About Omaha Creative Institute: Omaha Creative Institute is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide artists with the training and opportunities they need to build an economically sustainable career in the arts. We do this by providing professional development, offering grants to individual artists, and connecting artists and patrons. 

About Big Muddy Urban Farm: Big Muddy Urban Farm is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to making sustainable agriculture accessible to all, by connecting and empowering community members of all ages to build an equitable and resilient community food system. They grow diverse fruits and vegetables on six urban lots in Omaha, NE and provide accessible education in sustainable agriculture through their Aspiring Farmer Residency, Summer Youth Garden program, and by hosting farm tours to a wide range of groups.

CSArt is sponsored by:

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Earlier Event: February 21
WAW: Work Samples
Later Event: March 7
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