Archive: People

Shirley Buettner c 1950s
Shirley Buettner

Shirley Buettner (1934-2008) described a love of her rural environment.

People: Shirley Buettner Categories: Education, Literature
Susanne Bloomfield
Susanne George Bloomfield

Born on a farm in Minden, Nebraska, I moved to Kearney at age 13 when…

Bob and Rusty on his ranch
Bob Kerby

Bob Kerby was born in Colorado June 22, 1929. He was 6 years old and…

People: Bob Kerby Categories: Art
Jack Karracker
Jack Karracker

Jack will be fondly remembered as an artist, educator and museum founder. He was one…

Categories: Art, Education
Larry Peterson

Drawing his inspiration from the prairie landscapes and seasons, Larry Peterson revealed to audiences the…

People: Larry Peterson Categories: Art, Education Tags: MONA, UNK Kearney
Jon Bokenkamp Executive Producer, Screen Writer for "The Blacklist"
Jon Bokenkamp

Kearney’s Jon Bokenkamp has always had the determination to get in to film. “When I’ve…

People: Jon Bokenkamp Categories: Theater
Diane Martelle Sciachitano Artist self portrait
Diane Martelle Sciachitano

Diane is one half of the Shockitanos music duo. She runs an Art School with…

People: Diane Martelle Sciachitano Categories: Art
Dwaine Spieker Award Winning Poet and Teacher
Dwaine Spieker

Who is Dwaine Spieker? One of University of Nebraska-Kearney’s most accomplished graduates! One of Nebraska’s…

People: Dwaine Spieker Categories: Education, Literature