About Us

Friends of Art (FOA) serves as an advisory/support group to the University of Nebraska at Omaha - College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media. Its function is to assist in the identification and development of programs to maintain, enhance, and expand the visual arts mission in education, in the community, and in the field of art.
Specific areas of concentration include collaborative community efforts, educational enhancements, resource development, program advocacy, public relations, and increased visibility for UNO’s visual arts program.

Friends of Art Board

Bob Carlson: President
Claudia Deeb:  Secretary
George Parkerson: Treasurer

Board Members
Luke Armstrong
Sarah Brogren-Haynes
Sandi Bruns
Carole DeBuse
Angie Fische
Nicole Hunter
Shari Hofschire
Richard Kauders
Gloria Nelson
John Rogers
Caroline Schmitz
Betty Segell
Howard Silberg
Jean Sitzman
Kristine Hansen-Cain

UNO Contacts
Dr. Adrian Duran, Unit Coordinator Art & Art History
Jack Zerbe, Director School of the Arts
Dr. Gail Baker, Dean College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media
Denise Brady, Gallery Coordinator Art & Art History
Susan kurtz, Staff Assistant Art & Art History

Honorary Members
Thomas Majeski
Lenore Pollak