Created and Sold by Bart Vargas

Bart Vargas

The Traveling O!

Item details

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.

Context & Credits

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Bart Vargas

Meet the Creator

Bart Vargas is from Bellevue, Nebraska. He received his BFA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and his MFA at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, and his work can be found in many collections throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. His works have also been featured in many publications including Sculpture magazine, New American Paintings, and HGTV Magazine.