Great Plains Art Show Shows Off Beauty of Nebraska Nature

IMG_0315Last weekend, the Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center presented its inaugural Great Plains Art Show featuring Nebraska artists and Nebraska-inspired art. Friday night was a reception for the artists, with the art show running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

IMG_1346Nine artists had their work on floor space display and three other artists on wall place display for the art show, along with the permanent display at the Hornady Art Gallery inside the Nature & Visitor Center. It was required that the art be nature-related with a Nebraska landscape emphasis.

“It is really special being here at the Crane Trust for its first art show,” Deb Rubik of Auburn said.

IMG_1179Along with paintings, photography and fused glass art, all types of media were represented at the show, including woodcarvings, gourd paintings and the metal sculptures and decorative iron works.

IMG_7381The Great Plains Art Show was part of the Wild About Nebraska Speaker Series events and presentations which are open to the public and held at the Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center near Wood River in south central Nebraska, I-80 Alda Exit 305. For more information about upcoming presentations and events, check the Wild About Nebraska Speaker Series schedule.

Read full article in The Grand Island Independent by Robert Pore here.

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