BFF Omaha (, along with the Benson BID and Benson Creative District, is unveiling new banners along Maple St. and within the heart of Benson. 32 banners will feature original work from 16 local artists, selected from a juried submission process over the winter. 90+ artists submitted 160 designs, making the decision a tough one. The 16 selected banner designs will make their debut in late spring and remain up until 2025.

The new Benson banners will feature art by: Anthony T. Pena, Bart Vargas, Bekah Jerde, Brooke Carpenter, C+C Mini Factory, Danielle Easdale, Eduardo Gardea, Jared Spence + Bill Sitzman, Jenna Johnson, Kaitlin Kratkyn, Kendra Limon, Lx, Maggie Costello, Nash Bellows, Reagan D. Pufall and Tim Guthrie.

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BFF Omaha is an Omaha-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that builds community through arts engagement. BFF is composed of 97% artists. They believe that everyone has the right to create, experience and cultivate the arts in our communities. For more information, ways to get involved and partnership opportunities go to