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17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States

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March 2017

Youth Art Month Reception

March 31 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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We will be hosting a reception with more than 100 pieces of youth artwork by students from Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Refreshments will be generously provided by Wild River Grille. Free and open to the public.

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April 2017

Artist Reception: Glynn Cartledge

April 20 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Glynn Cartledge, an artist who spent twenty-five years as a criminal defense lawyer, documents the otherness of the formerly incarcerated. Her series, Prisoners to Paper Dolls, denounces Draconian shackles of punishment that are placed upon ex-convicts. Glynn presents the formerly incarcerated as a paper doll to disturb and interpret the stylistic doll into a perplexing conundrum of human value in society. Refreshments courtesy of Wild River Grille.

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May 2017

Katy Ann Fox at Sierra Arts

May 18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Landscapes and portraiture in oil

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Katy Ann Fox: Still Movement

May 18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Katy Ann Fox - Artist creates plein air paintings with honest, intenional rawness that balences both the wild and calm of the nature that surrounds her. Born in Idaho, now residing in Jackson Hole. Sierra Arts Gallery is proud to bring her to Reno for our May Exhibition. Fox was awarded the People’s Choice Award at the Art Association Salon Show and was named as the Art Association’s 2015 Artist of the Year. Refreshments courtesy of Wild River Grille.

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July 2017

Michelle Myers: One Night Only

July 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Michelle Myers is an award-winning spoken word poet, community activist, and educator. As a founding member of @Yellow Rage, an Asian American female spoken word poetry group, Michelle has appeared on HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry, in the first live Def Poetry Jam show presented at the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, and in the Def Poetry Jam College Tour. As a solo performance artist, Michelle has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including…

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Artist Reception: Strange Cousins From The West

July 20 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Sierra Arts In July presents Heather Robinson, Tea & Canvas: The Art of Catherine E. Moore, Shane Izykowski- Artist, Maggie Hurley and Undersong - The Artwork of Joshua Coffy in a group exhibition. Guest curator Joshua Coffy. A group exhibition of contemporary emerging artists from San Francisco, CA. Refreshments courtesy of Wild River Grille. Free and open to the public.

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August 2017

Artist Reception: Desert Notes: Baker, Berner, Donnelly & Myers

August 17 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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In January of 2015, a group of artists spent ten days in the desert in residency at the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite, NV. This group, consisting of Jill R. Baker, Megan Berner, Nicole Donnelly, and Jennifer Myers used the time and space together to start new work and collaborate with each other, letting the work be influenced by the environment and the conversations taking place. Some individual pieces were completed during the residency but a lot of the…

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September 2017

Artist Reception: Rachel Stiff

September 21 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Rachel Stiff is a mixed media painter with an addiction to physical labor and an obsession with process. Growing up in a small ranching community in Central Montana, Rachel is strongly influenced by open spaces. Her large-scale paintings reflect the beauty found in growth and decay. She has recently relocated to the high desert, her work was included in Tilting the Basin at the Nevada Museum of Art. This is her first solo exhibition in Northern Nevada. Refreshments courtesy of…

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October 2017

Artist Reception: Anja Ulfeldt

October 19 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Artist Reception for Anja Ulfeldt. Anja Ulfeldt is a durational installation artist working primarily in sculpture and time based media. Time and presence are the consistent themes of her work, particularly the presence of the audience. She is captivated by the idea of “the moment” as a period of undefined duration, but also as an event of great importance. Imbued with a sense of mortality that is both an examination and a celebration of contemporary life, Ulfeldt’s work addresses psychological…

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November 2017

Artist Reception: Sarah Lillegard

November 16 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Sarah Lillegard is a mixed-media artist living and working in Reno, Nevada. Lillegard is currently the Gallery Coordinator and MFA Admissions Counselor at Sierra Nevada College MFA Program. Utilizing fibers, photo transfers and embroidery, her work focuses on belonging and how we derive a sense of self, specifically through the intersections of personal mythology and the Western narrative. Refreshments courtesy of Wild River Grille. Free and open to the public.

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December 2017

Artist Reception: Grants To Artists Check Presentation

December 21 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Arts, 17 S Virginia St, Ste 120
Reno,NV89501United States
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Join us for a night of celebration for the 2017 Grants to Artists check presentation. Refreshments courtesy of the Wild River Grille. Free and open to the public. (photo 2016 grant reciepient Nathaniel Benjamin)

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