Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts


O! Public Art

Going to the zoo? Hanging out in Dundee? Heading out to Lake Zorinsky? No matter where you are, you're sure to see a big, bold O! We teamed up with project sponsor Alegent Health, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, the O! Campaign and 24 regional artists to bring you 22 unique interpretations of the O! Can you spot them all?

Artist: Kenneth Adkins Title: Suffolk War Horse Site: Florence Mill
Artist: Littleton Alston Title: Omaha On My Mind Site: Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Artist: Leslie Bruning Title: Ephemeral Insite Site: Hefflinger Park
Artist: Jamie Burmeister Title: Omaha Song Site: Omaha Children’s Museum
Artist: Santiago Cal Title: eclipse Site: Regency Parkway & Pacific Street
Artist: Gary Day in Collaboration with Anna Monardo Title: Best Moments in Omaha Site: Old Market - 11th & Jackson
Artist: Eddie Dominguez Title: O! On Fire Site: Millard / UMB Bank
Artist: Wanda Ewing Title: Wild Underneath Site: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo
Artist: Bill and Reneé Hoover Title: The Standard of Living Site: Christie Heights Park
Artist: Leslie Iwai Title: sO!fa Site: Nebraska Humane Society
Artist: Susan Knight Title: Light and Lines Site: Gallagher Park
Artist: Matt Lowe Title: The Ascent Site: Levi Carter Park
Artist: Joey Lynch Title: They Were Sacred to Astarte Site: Dundee Business District
Artist: Debbie Masuoka Title: White Rabbit Site: City County Building / Courthouse
Artist: Yanna Ramaekers Title: Laden O Site: 24th & “L” Street
Artist: Larry Roots Title: Inspiration and Perseverance Site: Dreamland Plaza
Artist: Craig Roper Title: This Is Omaha Site: Aksarben Campus
Artist: Colin Smith Title: promO! Site: 10th & Capitol
Artist: Therman Statom Title: O! Site: Lake Zorinsky
Artist: Bart Vargas Title: O! Site: Traveling O!
Artist: Liz Vercruysse Title: O! my spiky O! Site: Girls and Boys Town
Artist: Mary Zicafoose Title: wO!ven Site: Memorial Park

For more information and images of each of the sculptures please visit the official web site at

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
12th and Leavenworth
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130
Fax:: 402.341.9791