Apply for Fred Simon Gallery


Nebraska Arts Council’s Fred Simon Gallery

Call for artists exhibition submissions open from June 16 – September 23, 2022.

Individual artists and curators are invited to apply for the 2023 – 2025 exhibition schedule at the Fred Simon Gallery.

The gallery is located in the NAC offices at the historic Burlington Building, overlooking the Gene Leahy Mall near Omaha’s Old Market. The Fred Simon Gallery features emerging to established artists, group and solo exhibitions, 2-D and 3-D works. The Nebraska Arts Council always looks forward to featuring the work of artists throughout the state of Nebraska.

Eligibility and exhibition details: 

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, have been a resident of Nebraska for two years prior to the application deadline and be a resident of Nebraska during the exhibition period.

The exhibition opportunity is at no cost to the artist. The opening reception includes food and beverages provided by NAC along with web-based promotional/marketing support. Sales are permitted and are to be made directly between the client and the artist. NAC does not take a commission on any sales. The artist assumes all responsibility for any costs incurred in the preparing of artwork for proper exhibition and must provide the transportation, insurance, printed promotional materials (if desired) and installation/removal of the exhibition.

Applicants should include in their submission work that is available to be exhibited or work that is similar to what is intended to be exhibited. Each submitted image should be labeled with the title, year created, size, medium, and if available, the price. Applicants should also include their CV/Resume and a brief artist statement that outlines the work they create, why they create it, and why it would be a good fit for the exhibition space.


Link to Submit Application.

Link to gallery floor plan with compass


For additional questions about this exhibition opportunity, please email