Lincoln Artists’ Guild

The Lincoln Artists’ Guild (LAG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1920 to promote and encourage artists’ development at all levels. It is an organization open to all people with a common goal to advance the visual arts. The Lincoln Artists’ Guild supports members in four key ways:


LAG provides encouragement to all artists and craftsman at all levels.


LAG provides a variety of educational opportunities, workshops, lectures, and discussions throughout the year.


LAG provides a forum in which the community can appreciate the visual arts through exhibits and community outreach.


LAG provides opportunities to explore artistic expression with support from fellow artists.

Local businesses support the Lincoln Artists’ Guild by generously donating space for meetings and gallery and exhibition spaces. Thanks to this support, the Lincoln Artists’ Guild been able to grow and provide a forum for visual arts at a grassroots level for the community and surrounding areas.

Join the Guild

LAG membership provides a variety of benefits and opportunities for visual artists of all levels, including participation in LAG shows and educational programs, as well as membership in the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs, INC (ANAC). Join the Guild today to start taking advantage of all these opportunities and more!

Lincoln Artists’ Guild News

About the James Ray Award

James “Jim” Ray was a master of color in the arts. As a 61 year member of the Lincoln Artists’ Guild, James proved his ability to promote art and encourage others throughout the state of Nebraska. The Lincoln Artists’ Guild celebrates his life in the arts with this special award. The Lincoln Artists’ Guild was … Continue reading About the James Ray Award

Fall Show Award Winners

Best of Show “Bull” Joyce Jacobs James Ray Award “Argent” Kevin Slaby Merit Awards “Hidden Garden” Kathy Cartier “Look Below the Surface” Pam Apley “Up-and-Comer” Danielle Dewees Honorable Mentions “Turbo” Wanda Medina “Paint Shop” Keri Kriston