Stop by the Art Center and vote for your favorite artist.
Local award-winning watercolor artist, Eva S. Nichols, will be exhibiting her newest paintings in her exhibit “Detour to Tahoe” at the main gallery of North Tahoe Arts March 13th to April 29th, 2013. Nichols was born in Denmark.
An impressionist colorist, Eva creates vibrant watercolors that reflect her many life-changing travel experiences. In her art, she experiments with format and colors, using a variety of techniques to apply the paint to paper. You can always recognize her bold use of colors in her paintings.
As an academic community of artists, Sierra Nevada College continues its tradition of offering summer art workshops for the 29th year.
To foster an interdisciplinary approach to visual practice, a variety of summer workshops given by nationally known ceramists, glass artists, painters, sculptors, printmakers, digital artists, photographers, paper makers, jewelers, and more will be held at the college June 8 through August 2, 2013.
Kindred Art and Folk Institute located in Truckee is on a mission to provide a creative, meaningful and sustainable educational opportunities, inspiring lifelong learning for individuals and families.
Kindred is a catalyst for all ages to come together and discover all we are capable of. Kindred offers a wide variety of sessions for all ages using multiple mediums so students are able to experience many different avenues and create to new ones together.
Local art with heart will be on display at the North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City February 1 through March 11, 2013.
Meet the artists at the Opening Reception on Friday, February 8th from 5-7pm.
From painting, drawing and printmaking to life sized figurative papier mache sculpture, the Deeper Meaning art show is an eclectic mix of multi media 2 and 3D works by local artist Alison Lee and “used to be local” artist Sheri Howe.
The art work will be on display at Sierra College in Truckee from February 4 – March 24, 2013, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. read more →
His love of the West provides the inspiration for his light-filled, vibrant landscapes which convey the clear sense of strong color and deep contrasts he sees in his subjects. By painting outdoors in the Sierra Nevada mountains including his home at Lake Tahoe, and high deserts of New Mexico and Arizona, he has developed a deep appreciation for the color and beauty of the western landscape.
Meet Andy Skaff, plein air artist from West Shore.
Andy’s “New Colors” exhibit takes place at Wolfdale’s in Tahoe City through the end of January 2013. read more →
In honor of Truckee local CR Johnson shown here in his handmade jacket, Riverside Studios is holding the Lion Heart Show to raise money for the CR Johnson Healing Center on February 1, 2013 from 4pm to 8pm.
The event will include original artwork donated by local artists. Each piece will be priced at $100 with sales going to the center which is managed by the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation that provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries. Resources include: physical therapy, acupuncture, massage, personal training and more.
Its mission is simple.
Use the power of dance and music to cultivate life skills in our local youth and to inspire an enduring passion for the arts. By offering a wide variety of dance classes and workshops, InnerRhythms Dance Center believes dance and music will help awaken individual and community consciousness one beat at a time.
No pressure here. In fact, it sounds like fun. Now you can join weekly ceramics drop-in classes at T Pots Pottery in Truckee.
Let local artist, Teresa Wik, show you how to create decorative and functional lead-free pottery like this garlic keep that is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe.
It’s definitely worth a visit.
Inconspicuously located inside the Tahoe Community Center in Tahoe City is an impressive collection of local art. It’s the North Tahoe Art Center. read more →
Carole Sesko, contemporary artist from Truckee, is holding an open art studio and holiday sale Saturday and Sunday, Dec 15 and 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
You’ll find functional art, contemporary paintings, mixed media collage, whimsical boxes, sculptural boxes and art jewelry.
This year, give something meaningful from the heart, from a local artist.
“Acceptance of Transition” painted by North Lake Tahoe artist Cathy McClelland, is the image featured on the Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture collectible sticker #6.
Cathy’s depiction of a Tahoe bear standing in an aspen grove of cascading leaves is playfully symbolic of our shared acceptance of this magical season of change with our bears and wildlife. The painting speaks to the healing power of Bear, and the peace that comes from acceptance.
Only 1,000 of the collectible stickers are available at shops listed here. read more →
North Tahoe Arts welcomes winter with its annual Holly Arts exhibit featuring original, winter themed art made by local artists.
A tradition, this exhibit is the place to find your commemorative 2012 Tahoe-made holiday art piece. Find gifts, holiday cards like this card made by Alison Lee, and lots of decorations at NTA through December 31, 2012 in Tahoe City.
What makes your heart sing; your passion burn?
The Truckee Public Arts Commission’s fall exhibit, Burning Hearts, at the TDRPD’s new Rec Center features original art depicting the passion that makes our community thrive.
Help keep art vital in North Lake Tahoe during North Tahoe Arts’ A Fine Evening with Fine Art on Sunday, October 21st at The Lodge at Lahontan Golf Club in Truckee from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
But act quick. Only 30 tickets will be sold for this exclusive event.
North Tahoe Arts presents two fall exhibits that captures the change of season and approaching Tahoe winter.
“Fall Cornucopia” is a photography exhibit and “Teapots and Teas” includes teapots, private teapot collections, and locally made teas. Both exhibits run until Monday, October 29.
North Tahoe Arts presents a collaborative exhibit “Nature’s Colors in Fiber and Glass” featuring sister artists Catherine and Linda Strand through October 2012 in the Main Gallery. Catherine’s fused glass and Linda’s fiber-based wall hangings are distinctive yet complementary media celebrating color and design with nature themes.
For example, a fused glass pumpkin by Catherine is paired with one of Linda’s wall hangings depicting a plentiful harvest from an urban farm.
North Tahoe Arts is showcasing a collection of mixed media sculptural artwork by five sculpture and mosaic artists whose body of work includes glass, ceramics, wood, canvas, found objects and paint swatches.
Meet the local artisans at the free Artist Reception on Friday September 14th, 5-7pm. Refreshments will be served. read more →
Tahoe arts and mountain culture will be overflowing the Truckee River during the Historic Downtown Truckee Arts and Crafts Festivals over Labor Day weekend, Sept 1 and 2, 2012.
Check out original work by artists from across the western United States showcasing their handcrafted creations including original photography, jewelry, sculptures, ceramics and much more. read more →
It is no secret that summer in Lake Tahoe brings a spectrum of remarkable experiences. Paired with this bountiful season is the third annual Incline Artists Studio Tour held August 3-6, 2012 with an opening reception on Friday, August 3rd.
This self-guided journey allows you to explore the creative dens of 15 accomplished local artists. While on this adventure, you will have the opportunity to view works in progress and purchase completed treasures at the source. read more →
Here’s an opportunity to have an amazing multi-day experience in July-August with Cathee vanRossem-St. Clair (the egg lady) who has adapted her famous workshops for children to 60+ adults. Sign up quickly because the workshop is limited to 15 people.
Jay Thelin’s love for wooden boats began in 1958 when he was hired as a boat rental agent and a pier manager in Kings Beach. In those days many of the rental boats were wooden Chris-Crafts, and one Gar Wood. Jay purchased the Gar Wood with his brother and stored it at Sierra Boat during his school years in San Francisco.
Located in Tahoe City, the Boatworks Marina Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will give visitors a special opportunity to meet with more than 45 artisans and craftspeople showcasing a wide variety of arts and crafts including photography, paintings, woodworks, jewelry and much more August 17-19 and August 24-26.
Some of our local artists will be at the festival such as Dirk Yuricich of Stateline, Nevada who will be showcasing a variety of photos that feature the Lake Tahoe area; and woodworker John Odenheimer and quilter Sue Odenheimer of Truckee.
Acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynsky presents his work in Oil, a photographic exploration of the effects of this critical fuel on our lives, at the Nevada Museum of Art on June 9, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. The exhibit will be on display through September 23, 2012.
Meet Rocky, he’s an American Black Bear who lives in Tahoe. He’s just one of our beloved locals depicted in the juried art exhibit Ursus Among Us on display at the Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City where visitors can learn about these gentle giants and the history of our black bears.
The Gatekeeper’s Museum is open every day except Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everyone needs a day off.
She’s known as the local expert for painting flowers.
It’s easy to see why in her attention to detail that captures nature’s perfection. Just look at those petals!
Here’s your chance to learn from the best, Jan Foss.
Explore the backstreets of the North Lake Tahoe – Truckee art world July 12-15, 2012 during the 19th annual Tahoe ARTour.
This self-directed studio tour offers numerous opportunities to meet 28 local artists in their work environment, to learn about a variety of art mediums, and to buy directly from the artists.
Meet the artists at the Opening Reception at North Tahoe Arts on Friday, July 6th from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring music by Darin Talbot and food by Hacienda. read more →
The Fine Arts and Crafts on the Shore at Kings Beach is one of Lake Tahoe’s must-attend events, showcasing an outstanding array of creations that capture the imagination and inspire the heart like this stunning quilt made by Karen Colbert of Incline Village.
Set among the towering pine trees along the shores of Lake Tahoe at Kings Beach State Park, this free outdoor festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Village at Squaw Valley will celebrate the holiday weekend in artistic style during the 4th of July Arts and Crafts Festival. This free event will take place Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and provides the opportunity to meet with more than 50 artists featuring a wide variety of artwork ranging from photography, oil paintings, ceramic vessels, jewelry and much more.
See new works of art that depict Tahoe’s classic sunny days, wildflowers, and lake activities at North Tahoe Arts “Art & Solstice” summer inspired exhibit open through June 25, 2012.
An opening reception takes place on Friday, June 8th from 5-7pm. Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome.
Watercolor Wednesdays with Jan Foss in Incline Village start June 13th and continue until the end of August. The watercolor workshops will run from 10 am to 4 pm with students learning to paint a different subject, using different watercolor techniques, each week.
Wolfdale’s is hosting an artist reception for Carole Sesko and her collection of Tahoe themed abstract paintings and mixed media collage on Wednesday, May 30th, from 4:30 to 6:00pm. Complimentary appetizers and a no host happy hour bar will be available during the reception.
A fixture on the local art scene for more than two decades, Sesko is constantly introducing us to new creative expressions from her little nook in Truckee.
Local artist, Jan Foss, won an Honorable Mention for her abstract waterfall “Sierra Cascade” in the Watercolor Association of Sacramento Horizons members show in April at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Jan has the painting on display now in her gallery/studio Watercolors By Jan Foss at 120 Country Club Drive, #21, Incline Village, NV.
Dragonfly Restaurant will host the Arts for The Schools’ 7th Annual Student Art Show slated for May 10. The art exhibit kicks off with an opening reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to view and buy the artistic masterpieces crafted by kids throughout the region. Dragonfly is offering attendees 50% off on all signature dishes, appetizers and sushi for this night in collaboration with local appreciation month starting Sunday, April 29 through the end of May.
It’s never to early to encourage a child’s appreciation of art. The most effective way to do so is to surround them with works that speak to them. Just as important, you want to set a tone in the bedroom or the playroom that you can not only live with, but relish.
A Child’s World Exhibit runs at North Tahoe Arts in Tahoe City through April 30. An opening reception is Friday, April 13; from 5-7 pm which is appropriate for kids!
One person’s trash is an artist’s next masterpiece.
Recycling gets center stage at Truckee art galleries. Not that using recycled materials is a new concept for artists. For years, artists have been using reclaimed wood and all kinds of discarded scraps in their creations.
Local artist and watercolor instructor Jan Foss will be offering a Spring Flower Painting Class on Mondays, April 23rd, 30th & May 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Not what you initially think when you hear “Tiffany”, but guns and glass are an important part of this iconic family’s legacy celebrated at the Nevada Museum of Art through May 20, 2012.
Art Glass of the Tiffany Era is a unique presentation that will unite three distinct exhibitions that celebrate art of the Tiffany era. The Tiffany family design legacy is presented in this unique mix of exhibitions featuring Louis Comfort Tiffany’s stained glass of the Art Nouveau era and a rare collection of Tiffany & Co.’s decorative firearms. Charles Lewis Tiffany established Tiffany & Co. in 1837; while his son Louis Comfort Tiffany later founded Tiffany Studios, renowned for exquisite decorative objects. read more →
Local artist Montana Albitre was selected by Artown and a committee comprised of local arts representatives to create the signature look for the 17th annual Artown festival, held July 1-31 in Reno, Nevada.
Each year Artown solicits local artists to submit their work for consideration and this year continued to prove the popularity of the honor with a record number of artists participating in the process – 19 in total.
North Tahoe Arts will host a wonderful collection of wildlife artwork encompassing many mediums. The wildlife exhibit opens March 2nd from 5-7pm with light appetizers and wine for donation served.
She explores the wildness, movement and beauty of horses in the landscape.
Following the 2010 Horse HeART exhibit to benefit wild horses, the Let ‘Em Run Foundation hosted a ‘foal excursion’ to see mustangs with their new foals in the Nevada desert.
Eve Werner, Truckee artist and landscape architect, captured this moment in her painting “Highland Band” shown here.
It’s a “Printmaking Extravaganza” at North Tahoe Arts throughout February 2012.
Local artists Sue Gross, Cathy McClelland, Janet Martin, Candace Nicol and Larry Hunt will exhibit a genre of printmaking techniques from woodcuts, collagraph assemblage, screen prints, silk screening, metal etching, monotype, relief and intaglio to name a few.
The art of local Reno artist, Mark Hammon, is now displayed at the North Tahoe Event Center and will remain in the Center until March, 2012. Mark’s photography is the culmination of his love and appreciation of nature and the world around us, his visual acuity, and a strong interest in technology.
Celebrating 81 years, the Nevada Museum of Art has an ambitious series of special exhibitions and events carefully chosen to reflect the Museum’s mission and to connect with the community and visitors it serves.
It kicks off with three unique exhibitions to celebrate Aart of the Tiffany Era opening February 11, 2012.
Truckee artist and designer, Sara Zimmerman, is celebrating her newest artworks entitled “Healing” at Riverside Studios through February.
Sara’s “Healing” series reflects her path of trying to find emotional, spiritual and physical healing through art, many alternative healing modalities, and mindfulness.
The Tahoe Weekly magazine is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2012 with an exhibit of 30 years of Weekly covers at North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City from Jan. 5 to Feb. 27.
The exhibit will feature 30 years of covers, with one cover picked from every year of publication from its inception in 1982. Covers feature winter and summer recreation, local faces, local events and a great look at Tahoe and Truckee for the past 30 years.
Celebrate the beauty of Lake Tahoe with local art at North Tahoe Arts throughout January when resident artists exhibit a special selection of their work in the Main Gallery.
The opening reception will take place Friday, January 13th from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited for appetizers, warm apple cider, wine and of course, art.
Art work from three local artists will deck the halls at Vista Gallery on Saturday, December 3rd from 4-6pm during its Holiday Art Show.
Meet stained glass artist Michael Phenicie, Tom Beebe fine art wood craftsman, and photographer Wolfgang Kohz.
So much so that she created, 36 Views of Lake Tahoe from 36 Mountain Peaks, an illustrated book of the numerous hikes Norma has taken at Lake Tahoe over the years.
Meet Norma Carder, watercolorist and author, at her book signing at North Tahoe Arts in Tahoe City, November 26, from 2pm to 4pm. It’s free too.keep looking »