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Exhibition Melds Contemporary Art with Traditional Craft

Great Basin artists challenge the concept of Native American artwork.   STORY BY TERI VANCE PHOTOS BY CATHLEEN ALLISON   Melissa Melero-Moose draws upon her roots growing up as a Paiute on the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony for her work as a mixed-medium painter. But her work is not a relic of days past. “I would […]
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‘Tilting the Basin’ Exhibition Brings Nevada Artists Together

More than 30 artists demonstrate the breadth of the Silver State’s art scene in Las Vegas exhibition. BY MEGG MUELLER Thanks to the magic of seven colorful mountains, a partnership between northern and southern Nevada’s art communities has developed, resulting in another collaboration. This time, Reno’s Nevada Museum of Art (NMA) and The Art Museum at […]
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Through The Lens: Midtown Mural Tour

Through The Lens: Midtown Mural Tour RENO ART MURALS INSPIRE AND INVIGORATE AREA AND ARTISTS BY MEGG MUELLER   When we’re young, many of us play with a jack-in-the-box; with just a little persistence, we are continually delighted by the surprise that pops up. Reno’s Midtown Mural Tour is a bit like that; the payoff […]
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Art From the Earth

Pottery makers draw inspiration from Nevada’s environment, culture. BY JOHN SEELMEYER When she was a schoolgirl, Las Vegas pottery maker Donna Potter persisted in choosing a purple crayon to color mountains despite the urging of adults who tried to convince her that mountains are brown. A native Nevadan, Donna knew better. The ever-changing purple of […]
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Reno’s Grand Central

Reno’s Grand Central The Biggest Little City’s Amtrak station has sent passengers to and fro for nearly a century. Story and Photos By Greg McFarlane Train stations are buildings to revere and remark upon. An exceptional station reminds passengers that sometimes the destination can be as important as the journey. Unlike airports, the great railroad […]