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Eclipse , 2008

by Santiago Cal


Mediums: Fiberglass, Paint

Location: West; 2808 N 108th Street near Godfather's Pizza

Owner: Unknown

Series: O! Public Art Project

Light and Lines , 2007

by Susan Knight


Mediums: Metal, Fiberglass

Location: Downtown; Located outside the Omaha Chamber of Commerce 1301 Harney Street

Owner: Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Additional Information: For this rail-inspired O!, Susan Knight used toy train tracks to create a dramatic pattern and distinctive texture across the entire surface. Whether people arrived in Omaha to work on the railroads or to labor in other occupations, newcomers created links that formed communities across the city. These links are symboliz3ed by the joined tracks. The train tracks also represent Omaha's long history as a hub for train travel and the headquarters for Union Pacific, one of America's most well-known railroads.

O! , 2007

by Bart Vargas


Mediums: Fiberglass

Location: University of Nebraska at Omaha; University of Nebraska at Omaha Weber Fine Arts Building at the campus,60th & Dodge Streets

Owner: Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Series: O! Public Art Project

Additional Information: This complex design represents both Omaha’s unity and diversity as well as the city’s vibrant energy, potential and future. The painted surface’s design includes twenty-two randomly placed O!s, one for each sculpture involved in the O! Public Art Project. Five skin tone colors symbolize the diversity of both the American and indigenous Omaha population.

Omaha On My Mind , 2007

by Littleton Alston


Mediums: Metal, Fiberglass, Paint

Location: Downtown; Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Plaza, corner of 13th & Farnam Street

Owner: Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Series: O! Public Art Project

Additional Information: Donated by Mayor Mike Fahey. This sculpture depicts the artist’s self-portrait and is constructed from mild steel, resulting in an impressive work. Alston envisioned the winds of change blowing through a net, which creates the portrait and animates the space surrounding the entire sculpture. He uses the O! symbol as a pure shape and a continuum, with the painted clouds referencing limitless possibilities.

Omaha Song , 2007

by Jamie Burmeister


Mediums: Fiberglass

Location: Downtown; Omaha Children’s Museum at 20th & St. Mary’s Avenue

Owner: Omaha Children's Museum

Series: O! Public Art Project

Additional Information: Donated by Carol Gendler. Jamie Burmeister transformed this O! into an interactive sound sculpture by attaching tuned chimes and bars into an engaging visual arrangement. The chimes play by being struck by doorbell solenoids, which are controlled by a micro-controller, or small programmable computer. When the viewer sits on the chair within the O!, pieces of these songs about Omaha play "Omaha" (Fritze Al Carlson); "I Want to Grow with Growing Omaha"(Albert Adair); Omaha Blues(Big Joe Williams);"Omaha" (Counting Crows); "Omaha Stylee"(311);and "Omaha Flash" (Johnny Otis).

PromO! , 2008

by Colin Smith


Mediums: Fiberglass, Paint

Location: West; Outside of 1st National Bank 3821 N 167th Ct.

Owner: First National Bank

St. Joseph, Teacher of the Young Jesus

by Unknown


Mediums: Fiberglass

Location: Creighton University; Creighton University 2500 California Ave. near McGloin Hall

Owner: Creighton University

Suffolk War Horse , 2007

by Kenneth Adkins


Mediums: Fiberglass

Location: Downtown; The Florence Mill, I-680 & 30th Street

Owner: Linda Meigs

Series: O! Public Art Project

Additional Information: Kenneth Adkins reflects upon his upbringing on a nearby farm, as well as Omaha’s proud agricultural and western heritage, and the war in Iraq by creating a mixed-media sculpture inspired by the Suffolk horse, a heavy draft horse typically employed in farming. In addition to being used for work, sport, consumer products and military operations, the horse also serves as a prominent figure in religion, mythology and art. “Suffolk War Horse” ties together all these meanings and provides a metaphor for the price of war.

This is Omaha , 2007

by Craig Roper


Mediums: Fiberglass

Location: Mid-Town; Shoppes at Ak-Sar-Ben, 72nd & Pacific near Bed, Bath & Beyond

Owner: Jay Noddle

Series: O! Public Art Project

Additional Information: Roper incorporated historical, contemporary and visual information to engage interest and express Omaha’s vibrant qualities. The artist also incorporated photos of Omaha sights, neighborhoods, and points of interest as well as words, historical facts and doodling to round out the piece.

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