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Larry Neel on Antarctica at Northwest Reno Library

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

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 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 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

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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