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about the exhibit      

The West Nebraska Arts Center, with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, is pleased to present Mel Flick: A Road Less Traveled, in our Bronson Gallery. This show represents a nice collection of photographs from Nebraska.

An opening reception will be held in our Bronson Gallery on Thursday, January 4th, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to everyone. 

Mel Flick
bio & artist statement

Mel Flick is a long-term resident of Scotts Bluff County. He graduated from Gering High School and began his post-graduate education Scottsbluff Junior College and completed his education at Kearney State College (now known as the University of Nebraska at Kearney). He earned a BA in Art and English. Following graduation from college, he worked at several schools before accepting a position in the Gering school system. After several years of teaching, he began a career that allowed him to travel throughout the Panhandle.

Photography is a hobby he greatly enjoys. Most of his photos displayed here were taken in Western Nebraska. Other photos reflect some surrounding areas as well as vehicles, planes, trains, and floral images.

He has two photos displayed in Washington D.C. in a senator’s office. Many of his photos have also been shown on local television. He continues to enjoy his hobby and will take photos in the future.

Visit the gallery Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays. Gallery admission is FREE and open to the public. 

special thanks

A special thanks to Vic Bentley, Vickie Schmitt, Hayley Allen, and Phil Thompson for their assistance in the gallery this month. 


Sponsor by


The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported this program through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.  Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

The West Nebraska Arts Center is a 501c3 cultural non-profit organization committed to education, awareness and excellence in the arts, serving the North Platte Valley Region.  WNAC is located at the corner of 1st Avenue and 18th Street in Scottsbluff, NE.  Visit the gallery free of charge Tuesday through Friday 9 to 5, Weekends from 1 to 5.  www.thewnac.com. or find us on Facebook.