Last week was an intense one that those of us who were on-site at the grain elevator from sunrise to sunset can likely still feel in our bones. The erraticness of fall weather fell upon Omaha, and not even the towering concrete grain elevator could shield us. But 13 giant windsails had to be hung, +
Nothing about this project is small – a matter of fact in doing business with a huge structure – and an opportunity to work with others who are challenged and energized by large tasks and the possibility of likewise large impact. As the project progresses towards realization, preparation for the 500-person dinner is also swinging +
This week, we roughly affixed a 24×36″ black and white piece of each design to the side of the grain elevator as an initial inquiry into how the images are negotiating the massive scale of the elevator. With a few site conditions to resolve – mainly the clearing of brush on the city right-of-way – +
Photo by Hlly McAdams, Community Arts Manager, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts On May 22, only 5 days after the deadline for entries, the Stored Potential jury convened in the back gallery at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. For 4 jurors, the task seemed simple: choose 14-images for print at 20′x80′ to temporarily re-clad +
The deadline for submissions is being extended to Monday, May 17 at 11:59pm CST to allow the entirety of the weekend to complete awesome pieces of design for the grain elevator. Thanks to the many who have already sent us your submissions.