Previous Exhibition - Barada Hills

The Barada Hills of Nebraska: 26 Paintings & Poetry by John Frederick Lokke & Jan Chism Wright

The Barada Hills of Nebraska: 26 Paintings & Poetry by John Frederick Lokke & Jan Chism Wright

July 22-September 25 2016

John Lokke is an artist, naturalist and amateur herpetologist.  A native of Omaha, NE, he received his BFA from University of Nebraska in Omaha.  For the past 15 years, he has been working and teaching art in Wichita, KS at City Arts Gallery.  His art work has shown previously at Weber Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nebraska Omaha, Cass County Historical Museum, Plattsmouth, Nebraska, Lydia Bruun Public Library, Falls City, Nebraska; Morton James Public Library, Nebraska City, Nebraska, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Omaha History Center and Hardin Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Jan Wright moved to a farm north of Barada, Nebraska from Houston, Texas in 1997 and has been writing about the area ever since.  After earning a BBA degree from the University of Houston, she took courses in creative writing there and at Rice University, St. Thomas University and Peru State College.  Several of her works have been published in the Plains Song Review (2000, 2002) put out annually by the University of Nebraska Press and Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry (2007).  

The works on exhibit have recently been published in a book by the same name, The Barada Hills of Nebraska and will be available for sale at the gallery.

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