Nebraska 4-H members’ artwork on display in UNL Loft Gallery

Nebraska 4-H members’ artwork on display in UNL Loft Gallery

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Loft Gallery is featuring 4-H’ers artwork selected from over 600 entries at the Nebraska State Fair.

The 4-H visual art projects included in the show were completed this year but demonstrate mastery developed over many years in the project. The works were selected based on creativity, originality, and attention to detail. The show features a variety of mediums and techniques.

Young people with artwork in the exhibition include:

  • Rylee Ward, 14
    Valentine, Cherry County 4-H
  • Hayden Minchow, 14
    Seward, Seward County 4-H
  • Taylor Honeyman, 14
    Omaha, Douglas County 4-H
  • Sofia Schoeneck, 15
    Cedar Bluffs, Saunders County 4-H
  • Isabelle Soden, 13
    Ceresco, Saunders County 4-H
  • Emily Greenquist, 15
    Hastings, Adams County 4-H
  • Faith Rasmussen, 18
    O’Neill, Holt County 4-H
  • Piper Dather, 17
    Bloomfield, Knox County 4-H
  • Mandy Sandoval, 17
    Wayneta, Chase County 4-H
  • Mya Zohner, 17
    Battle Creek, Madison County 4-H
  • Brooklyn Hightree, 14
    South Sioux City, Burt County 4-H
  • Caydence Schumacher, 15
    Clearwater, Antelope County 4-H

The exhibit is in the Loft Gallery through December 2023. The Loft Gallery is located on the third floor of the East Campus Union. It is open to the public from 6:45 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to midnight Saturdays, and 9 a.m. to midnight Sundays.

The purpose of the 4-H visual arts project is to help youth develop life skills like critical and creative thinking, confident communication, decision-making, problem-solving and goal setting. 4-H is America’s largest youth development organization–empowering nearly six million young people nationwide and 140,000 across Nebraska with the skills to lead for a lifetime. Learn more at