Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts


Artists-in-Residence Announced for January – June 2010

Since 1985 the Bemis Center for the Contemporary Arts has supported over five hundred artists with live/work studios and financial assistance. The spirit and programs of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts are based on the conviction that exceptional talent deserves to be supported. The artist-in-residence program received a record breaking three hundred and seventy eight applications from which the following twelve artists were selected for January through June 2010 residencies.

January – June 2010 Artists-in-Residence
April Behnke (Washington, D.C.) drawing, painting, installation
Michael Caines (Brooklyn, New York) painting
Echo Eggebrecht (Brooklyn, New York) painting
Andrew Demirjan (Palisades Park, New Jersey) video installation
Elizabeth Ferrill (Providence, Rhode Island) printmaking
Ben Kinsley (Granville, Ohio) multimedia, performance, installation
Henrijs Preiss (London, United Kingdom) painting
Nathan Ritterpusch (Brooklyn, New York) painting, drawing
Don Won Shin (South Korea) ceramics, installation
Lenore Thomas (Pittsburg, Pennsylvania) printmaking, painting, drawing
Christina West (Waukesha, Wisconsin) sculpture
Angela Zimmarelli (Northampton, Massachusetts) video, site-specific installation

The Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible through the support:
Blue Sushi and Sake Bombers
Cindy and Mogens Bay
Clark Creative Group
Gifford Foundation
Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts
KVNO Classical 90.7
National Endowment for the Arts
Nebraska Arts Council
Nimoy Foundation
Upstream Brewing Company

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