SIERRA ARTS NEWS — The Sierra Arts Foundation introduces Miss Annie’s Art Class for ages 6 and up in its gallery at 17 South Virginia Street, #120 in downtown Reno. The class will take place on the first Saturday of every month from 1-4pm and instruction will center around the current exhibition in the gallery. Instructor Annie McKissick will take children through many different projects using many different materials in a fun and exciting environment.
The first class on Saturday, June 1, will include the Twinkie as an art medium based on the work of artist Nancy Peppin in her show “The Steampunk Machines of Cmdr. T.T. Kidd: Steam Twink”. Ms. Peppin will also make an appearance to share her experiences and insights on using Twinkies for art.
The class is free for Sierra Arts Foundation members and $5 per child for non-members. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Membership and Operations Associate Jennifer Guerra at 775-329-2787
More about Annie McKissick: Annie McKissick is 2011 graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Art History and a minor in Studio Art. Annie has had a wide range of experience in several aspects of the Arts Industry, including teaching, curation, and gallery work both in Reno and Los Angeles. Her teaching experience has focused primarily on children and young adults. Annie has been involved in art since childhood and has won awards in both sculpture and painting.