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Artist talk by Bryan Christiansen

By ThisIsReno

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The Nevada Arts Council will host a free artist talk by Bryan Christiansen, creator of the “Kiddo” exhibit followed by a gallery reception on Thursday, October 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the OXS gallery located in the Nevada Arts Council office at 716 N. Carson Street (intersection of Washington Street), Suite A, in Carson City.

For details call 775-687-6680

Christiansen’s works are re-creations and deconstructions composed from found couches, armchairs, tables, mattresses and bed frames. Hunting the surrounding area for abandoned furniture, he reconstructs his finds into animals or deconstructs to create various “trophies” including “antler mounts” and stretched furniture “pelts.” 

Nevada Arts Council artist receptions are privately funded and no state or public funds are used to host receptions. 

The OXS gallery is located in Nevada Arts Council office at 716 N. Carson Street (intersection of Washington Street), Suite A, in Carson City and is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 775-687-6680 for details. The OXS gallery is managed by the Artist Services Program.

The Nevada Arts Council is a division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, preservation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the Division of Museums and History, State Historic Preservation Office, State Library and Archives, Comstock Historic District Commission, Literacy Coalition, and the Commission for Cultural Affairs. For more information, visit the department’s website at www.NevadaCulture.org