Indigenous Voices of the Great Basin | November 2019 – January 2020
Indigenous Voices of the Great Basin exhibited works in a range of mediums by members of the Great Basin Native Artists (GBNA), a nonprofit collective of contemporary Indigenous artists residing within or originally from the Great Basin areas of Nevada, California, Southern Oregon, Southern Idaho, and Utah. The show was curated by GBNA founder and mixed-media visual artist Melissa Melero-Moose.
Mutant Vehicles of Burning Man | August 2019 – October 2019
Curated by Michael Mikel, one of Burning Man’s founders, and his wife Dusty, the exhibit included unique banners of photos featuring Burning Man’s mutant vehicles, also known as art cars. Mikel created the first of such vehicles in 1991. A custom neon ‘Mini Man’ was also included in the exhibit, among other artifacts.
11th Annual Employee Art Show | May 2019 – July 2019
The 11th Annual Employee Art Show was a spectacular display of more than 100 pieces of art from more than 100 artists within the airport family including Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority employees, tenants, or members of their families. The exhibition included works ranging from paintings, photography, mixed-media, sculpture, and crafts. Sponsored by the National Art’s Programs Foundation, the annual show began in 2007.
Carson City Arts: Taking Flight | February 2019 – April 2019
This group exhibition of 54 artists represented the Carson City Arts & Culture Coalition, the Nevada Association, and the Western Nevada College art faculty. A variety of media were represented including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, and printmaking
Wolf Pack Around the World | November 2018 – January 2019
Wolf Pack Around the World showcased University of Nevada, Reno students’ studies abroad. It showed the impact studying abroad has on the individual and the community. Students reflected on the opportunity to learn what makes each location unique, experience cultural diversity, intern, volunteer, explore new places.
10th Annual Employee Art Show | May 2018 – July 2018
The 10th Annual Employee Art Show displayed over 100 works by more 100 artists that either work at the airport or immediate family members. Sponsored by the National Art’s Program Foundation, the annual Employee Art Show began in 2007 and features works ranging in painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture, and crafts.
Moments of Memory | February 2018 – April 2018
Moments of Memory showed artwork created by artists with Alzheimer’s from three Reno-Sparks memory care facilities. Classes for residents provide a safe and supportive environment for social interaction and self-expression. The Springtime determined the theme of this exhibit with artists focusing on the present. Media used to produce images of flowers, birds, nests, and bulbs were cosmetics, flowers, fruit, twigs, feathers, and leaves.
Great Basin Basketmakers | November 2017 – January 2018
In celebration of 30 years of fellowship, community involvement, and weaving in the West, the Great Basin Basketmakers Guild showcased over 250 baskets from 100 members throughout the States. Members of the guild create a wide variety of traditional and contemporary baskets made of natural and recycled materials. The Guild’s studies have expanded to include styles from Europe, Africa, South American, Canada, and Asia.
9th Annual Employee Art Show | May 2017 – July 2017
The 9th Annual Employee Art Show showcased a selection of 138 pieces of art created by more than 80 airport artists, retirees, and their immediate family. Media included paintings, works on paper, photography, sculpture, craft, and mixed-media artworks.
Squaw Valley: An Olympic History | February 2016 – April 2016
Squaw Valley: An Olympic History featured historical photography, memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Olympic Games held at Squaw Valley, USA. This was the first Olympics to be held in the western United States.