In Las Vegas
North East – a group exhibition of Las Vegas-based artists Fawn Douglas, Justin Favela, Anthony Johnson, Ashanti McGee, Jerry Misko, Krystal Ramirez, Checko Salgao, Lance Smith, David Veliz, and Mikayla Whitmore at the Left of Center Gallery through July 2.
Intersections: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, a group exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, June 2 – July 28.
S + N artists D.K. Sole, Justin Favela, Maureen Halligan, Mikayla Whitmore and Brent Holmes participated in the performing and visual arts festival Small Space Fest, which opened at Emergency Arts on June 20. Read about the June 20th interactive performances and and installations in Kristen Peterson’s Las Vegas Weekly article here. Visual art will be on display through July 21.
Disconnected: the Creation of an American Phenomenon, at the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, June 24 – August 8. Opening June 24, 6-9PM. Lee Cannarozzo curates an exhibition of temporary installations based around artifacts from the Neon Museum.
Art + Science, curated by Linda Alterwitz at the Contemporary Arts Center July 8-29. Opening reception July 8, 6PM.
Jim White at Satellite Contemporary (in Emergency Arts) through July 7. Stick + Move, a three-person exhibition featuring Denver-based artists Kayla Haubenschild, Victoriana Rivera, and Scotty Zaletel, July -9-August 11. Opening reception July 9 6-9 PM.
Daniel Hernandez, Genesis, at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, June 10 – July 30.
Michael Heizer prints at MCQ Fine Arts, June 2 – August 13.
FIVE, Deborah Aschheim, Erin Cosgrove, Lucky DeBellevue, Ash Ferlito, David Gilbert at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, through September 10. See Dawn-Michelle Baude’s review in the Las Vegas Weekly and Carol Cling’s article in the Review-Journal.
FIVE Screenings: Erin Cosgrove’s The March of History and In Defense of Ghosts, and Lucky DeBellevue’s Sahara/March. Video screenings at 1 and 3 PM every Saturday through September 10 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum.
Aesthetics Primary, a group show at at the Historic Fifth Street School Mayor’s Gallery, through September 29. Featuring Kim Johnson, Susanne Forestieri, Linda Alterwitz, Shelbi Schroeder, Gig Depio, David Ohlerking, Laura McEwan-Dase, James Stanford, Wendy Chambers, Felicia Mora, Nanda Sharifpour, Ali Fathollahi, Kathleen Nathan, Robert Beckmann, Salley Sawyer, Ghiasar Nejad Hanzali, Rossitza Todorova, Dave Rowe, Noelle Garcia, Maureen Halligan, and Yvette LaForce. Open by appointment only. Call 702-229-1012.
In Transition: Female Figurines from the Michael C. and Mannetta Braunstein Collection. This exhibition focuses on the female figurine, specifically those forms depicting the transition from maidenhood to motherhood. At the Marjorie Barrick Museum.
Las Vegas News
The College of Southern Nevada, Department of Fine Arts, Art & Art History Program is currently accepting exhibition proposals for its 2017 – 2018 Exhibition Season for the College’s Fine Arts Gallery and Artspace Gallery. Solo and group exhibitions of all media and genre will be considered. The deadline for proposals is September 15. Full prospectus here.
“Biblical Tempresses in Neon: San Francisco-based Whitney Lynn Looks at Las Vegas in the Larger Context of Time,” Kristen Peterson writes about the current Neon Museum Artist-In-Residence for the Las Vegas Weekly here.
Dawn-Michelle Baude writes about Michael Heizer’s prints show at MCQ Fine Arts for the Las Vegas Weekly. Read the review here.
Read about the potential collaboration between Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monacan of Land Art Generator Initiative and Las Vegas via arts advocate Pam Stuckey of Renewable Envoy in Kristen Peterson’s “Public Art Generating Power? Maybe in Las Vegas” (Las Vegas Weekly) here.
MK Guth: Shout, Recount, Get Drunk at Cristin Tierney gallery in New York, June 21- July 1. Opening reception with the artist, Tuesday, June 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and performances will run daily from June 22nd through July 1st during regular gallery hours.
Do or DIE-O-RAMA, at Practice in Philadelphia, July 1-29, Opening Reception July 1 from 6-10 PM.
Justin Favela is taking part in the group exhibition Con Cariño: Artists Inspired by Lowriders, through October 10, at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, NM. From July 8-10, he will bring his distinctive style to the museum for a three-day residency, working with the local community to create a giant paper lowrider that will be added to the exhibition. Everybody welcome, no experience necessary.
Sharon Butler/Two Coats of Paint recently shared Kirsten Swenson’s catalogue essay was originally written for Permanent Maintenance, Peter Soriano’s wall drawing project, on view through August 21, 2016, at the Colby College Museum of Art. You can read it here.
Emotional Supply Chains, at the Zabludowicz Collection, London, through July 17. The group exhibition of seventeen artists includes David Raymond Conroy’s new video commission questioning the ethics of artist as tourist, created following time spent in Las Vegas as part of Zabludowicz Collection’s inaugural residency programme in November/December 2015. The exhibition also features the work of Daniel Keller, Eloise Hawser and Korakrit Arunanonchai who participated in the Las Vegas residency last winter. Curator Paul Luckraft, who directs the residency program, wrote about planning and producing Emotional Supply Chains for Elephant magazine, linked here.
Boston-based artist Thomas Willis shared his recent interview by Ileana Selejan about his ongoing project Retrofit Painting, the nightclub installation he created at Casablanc Boston this past March, and last summer’s P3 Studio artist residency he did at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Read “Dance Like You Mean It: Ileana Selejan in conversation with Thomas Willis” in & BIG RED AND SHINY here.
Featured image: detail of Angela Kallus painting (courtesy Lux Art Institute).
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