The digital artwork of Nebraska’s Michael Burton is featured in “Ground of the Sky” and “Dance Ground of the Sky,” two exhibitions open by way of Oct. 15 at Kiechel Nice Arts, 1208 O St.
The exhibitions function Burton’s digital paintings and non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. An NFT is, on the most elementary stage, a collectible digital asset which has worth as a type of cryptocurrency and as a type or artwork or tradition.
“Dance Ground of the Sky,” which is exhibiting on the third ground of the gallery, features a compilation of 10 animations and projected NFTs accessible for buy. The “Ground of the Sky” exhibition explores Burton’s work of Nebraska landscapes. In his works, the bottom of the Cornhusker State serves because the “Ground of the Sky.”
“The superb climate and delightful skies are vital, however the floor, the ‘Ground of the Sky’ is the place issues get fascinating,” Burton stated. “Every portray is digitally created primarily based on my observations throughout the state.”
To create the works, Burton used Professional Create on an iPad with brushes he made particularly for objects like grass, cornstalks, filth, bugs, previous clapboard and milkweed.
Burton is an assistant professor within the College of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Division of Textiles, Merchandising and Style Design. He’s additionally director of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
Study extra concerning the exhibitions at kiechelart.com or name 402-440-9553.