Sierra Arts Foundation presents UNR “Midway Exhibitions”

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SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – In continuing cooperation with the University of Nevada, Reno Art Department, Sierra Arts Foundation presents the 2013 Master of Fine Arts candidate Midway Exhibitions. Three MFA candidates will exhibit work developed in this terminal degree program. The exhibitions began on October 15 with sculptor and installation artist Rory Laven, […]

Got art? Sierra Arts issues call for artists

Sierra Arts Foundation’s biannual Biggest Little Art Show announces a call for artists for the 2013 exhibition titled “Icons of Nevada”. The call is for 40 artists to create artwork sized 2.25 inches by 3.25 inches, the size of a playing card, representing, re-imagining, and rediscovering icons of Nevada. The show will take place from […]

Folk art jubilee at Urban Roots Oct. 19

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URBAN ROOTS NEWS — On October 19th from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Urban Roots will be celebrating the fall harvest with a Folk Art Jubilee. Among many other family-friendly activities, this free event will include: apple bobbing, papermaking, home brewing, honey harvesting, a three-legged race, and workshops on kombucha, balms, jam, pumpkin pie, and […]

Nevada Arts Council awards fall Jackpot Grants to artists statewide

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Arts Council has awarded more than $9,000 through its Jackpot Grant category to 10 artists and one organization in support of arts projects scheduled between October and December. Among them were three Reno residents, four from Las Vegas and one each from West Wendover, Fernley, Virginia City and North Las […]

DeLappe exhibit now open at OXS Gallery in Carson City

Artist talk set for Nov. 14 CARSON CITY — Reno artist Joseph DeLappe’s work in electronic and new media video art is on display at the OXS Gallery, 716 N. Carson St. in Carson City. “Mixed Realities — The Work of Joseph DeLappe” includes sculpture, prints and drawings by the artist, who directs the digital […]

NAC to host 12 free workshops to help with grant applications

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CARSON CITY — The Nevada Arts Council is hosting a series of 12 free grant workshops to help artists, nonprofit organizations, educators and public institutions apply for the many grants available through NAC’s state programs. Gaining the Competitive Edge workshops are designed for both novice and experienced grant writers and focus on creating competitive grant […]

“Baking Alaska” documentary debuts at multiple film festivals

Kari Barber is a journalist and documentary filmmaker with a master’s of fine arts degree in filmmaking and electronic media from American University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. She joined The Reynolds School faculty in August 2013.

University of Nevada, Reno journalism professor Kari Barber’s film selected for screenings, won best short film; screening on campus Wednesday, Oct. 9 UNR NEWS — Reynolds School Assistant Professor Kari Barber has produced an award-winning documentary titled, “Baking Alaska.” It was recently selected for screenings at the LA Femme International Film Festival, the Santa Fe Independent […]

BRIC Art 4 exhibition at the BRIC in Carson City

Art at the BRIC in Carson City.

SUBMITTED NEWS — The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 4, with artwork by eight area artists at the City’s Business Resource Innovation Center [BRIC]. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Wednesday, October 9, from 5 – 7pm. The BRIC is located at 108 E Proctor Street, Carson City. The exhibition and reception are […]

Nutcracker Ballet will be here Dec. 13-15

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PIONEER CENTER NEWS RELEASE The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts will be alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents its 18th annual Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 13-15.  A.V.A. Ballet Theatre’s artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting rendition of the popular holiday […]

University alumnus brings architect William L. Pereira exhibit to Nevada Museum of Art

Pereira Exhibition at Nevada Museum of Art

UNR NEWS RELEASE – The Nevada Museum of Art is currently displaying their largest exhibition of 2013 which was originated by University of Nevada, Reno alumnus Colin Robertson. Robertson received his master’s degree in literature and environment from the English department at the University in 2002. After graduating, he worked as a lecturer in the […]