Penelope Smith worked for 20 years as a curator of prints and drawings at the Joslyn Art Museum, where she has originated print exhibitions on a wide variety of topics. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Nebraska and attended graduate school at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Smith is currently cataloguing and curating graphics for El Museo Latino in Omaha.

Nancy Friedemann

In the 16th century, Andalucian nuns brought lace and embroidery techniques to Colombia, where the imported vocabulary of Hispano-Moresque motifs was expanded by native flora and fauna, resulting in a distinctive art of mantillas and shawls with the delicacy and resilience of gossamer. This hand art has fostered continuity from generation to generation Read More