Art

 

Arts Council has a Virtual Gallery

By The Publisher | March 16, 2020 |

Churchill Arts Council Adds Permanent Collection to Website by Michon Mackedon —  Did you know that you can virtually view the permanent collection of art objects housed in the Oats Park Art Center? It’s like scrolling through an art appreciation course online.  And, it’s free. In 2018, Valerie Serpa, Director of the Churchill Arts Council,…

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#WhyYouMatter Exhibition & Reception

By Editor | January 26, 2020 |

by Jaime Shafer — On Tuesday, January 14th, the Churchill County Library hosted the first of two exhibitions for the #WhyYouMatter project. While attending the 2019 National Art Education Association conference in Boston, I was introduced to the #WhyYouMatter project. Immediately, I began thinking about how I could bring this to our town. The original campaign…

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Found in Fallon: The Sage Brush Sisters Christmas Boutique

By The Publisher | December 4, 2019 |

by Kathleen Williams-Miller I absolutely love the holidays! Fallon’s Maine Street is so festive with lights covering all the trees and the magnificent giant Christmas tree gracing the main entrance. Christmas cheer is in the air! The weekend that truly kicks off the season for me is right around the corner. On Dec. 6 the…

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Larry Neel on Antarctica at Northwest Reno Library

By Editor | May 14, 2019 |

Staff report — Local photographer Larry Neel has his “Antarctica!” exhibit hung and ready for a May 18th reception at the Northwest Reno Library north of McQueen High School on Robb Drive.  The reception will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 pm. The exhibit will be up until June 26, 2019.        …

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WNC Artist Reception Friday the 29th

By Editor | March 25, 2019 |

Submitted by Marie Nygren — WNC Fallon Gallery Sidne Teske, pastel artist, will be exhibiting her landscapes in the WNC Fallon Gallery during the month of March.  Her show, “Chimneys and Tailings”, features mining from the past in the town of Tuscarora, Nevada. Sidne has lived in the artist community there since the 70’s and…

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Library Holds Reception for Local Artist Denise Johnson

By The Publisher | March 22, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman — Churchill County Library hosted a reception for local artist, Denise Johnson on Tuesday, March 19th. Using a unique layering process, Johnson combines items like cheesecloth, hot and cold waxes, vintage laces, teabags, along with a variety of paints and pigments to create her one-of-a-kind pieces. The former owner of Art Seeds…

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Cigar Box Guitars Made Right Here in Fallon

By The Publisher | March 22, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman — Local retired Navy serviceman and Nevada corrections officer, Charlie Pope, recently took up the unusual craft of making cigar box guitars. As a lifelong musician, he has always been able to work on his own instruments, but had never tried his hand at making one –until now. In 2017, Pope’s sister…

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Local Artist Linda Jeffers-Spencer Show at Library

By The Publisher | January 29, 2019 |

Thank you to Julie Guerrero for providing background information for this article — The Churchill County Library staff recently held an Artist Reception for local artist Linda Jeffers-Spencer whose sea glass art and pen and ink drawings are currently on exhibit there. Linda Jeffers-Spencer acquired an early interest in art through her grandmother, Thelma Calhoun,…

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