Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts


Artists-in-Residence Announced for July - December 2011

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 four hundred and fifty one applications from which the following twelve artists were selected for July through December 2011 residencies.

July - December 2011 Artists-in-Residence

Sophie Barbasch (New York, NY) Photography
Jordan Baseman (Brighton, United Kingdom) Film
Natasha Bowdoin (Houston, TX) Installation/Painting / Drawing
Terrance Campagna (Grosse Pointe Park, MI) Mixed Media
Melissa Cooke (Madison, WI) Painting / Photography
Hendrikje Kuehne & Beat Klein (Basel, Switzerland) Installation / Sculpture
Yashua Klos (Brooklyn, NY) Printmaking / Collage
Gwenessa Lam (Vancouver, BC) Painting
Katherine Mann (Washington, DC) Painting
Elisabeth Higgins Oconner (Sacramento, CA) Sculpture / Drawing
Andrew Potter (West Lafayette, IN) Sculpture / Ceramics
Erin Riley (Philadelphia, PA) Fiber Arts / Tapestry

The Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible through the support:
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Cindy and Mogens Bay
Clark Creative Group
Gifford Foundation
Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts
Minorwhite Studios
National Endowment for the Arts
Nebraska Arts Council
Nimoy Foundation
Phillip and Terri Schrager Foundation
Upstream Brewing Company in Omaha's Old Market
The William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130