In Las Vegas

 

UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Thursdays at the Marjorie Barrick Museum Auditorium at 7 PM.
October Lectures:
Mads Lynnerup, October 6
Jim Lee, October 13
Corin Hewitt, October 20
Mike Calway-Fagen, October 27
For a full fall series schedule click here.

 

Jim Lee, Canine Devotion (image courtesy the artist).

Jim Lee, Canine Devotion (Image Nicelle Beauchene Gallery)

 

Mikayla Whitmore, THIS TIME AROUND, September 20 – October 7 in the Marjorie Barrick Museum Lobby. The artist will host a special Visitor-Made on October 4, 5-8 p.m. in the Barrick’s Lobby. Visitors are invited to build miniture signs with the materials provided. For more info click here.

 

Mike Calway-Fagen, banana strings at the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery October 7 – November 30th. Artist reception October 27  5-7PM. Calway-Fagen’s artist lecture follows at the Marjorie Barrick Museum Auditorium at 7PM. 

 

One of the last two events of Diane Bush’s politically inspired art project DISHING IT OUT, October 7 at First Friday, downtown Las Vegas from 6-10. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Las Vegas Arts Academy Scholarship fund and Rock the Vote volunteers will be on hand to register voters.

 

Victoria Reynolds, Obama Sirloin Enso, 2016. (Image courtesy the artist and Diane Bush).

Victoria Reynolds, Obama Sirloin Enso, 2016. (Image courtesy the artist and Diane Bush)

 

College of Southern Nevada: Christopher Troutman, Drawing and Narrative, at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery October 7-November 19 and “PAGE BY PAGE: Artist Books and Drawings by Karen Baldner” in the CSN Artspace Gallery, also through November 19.

 

Chad Scott, He Said, She Said, at the Winchester Cultural Center Gallery through October 21. Artist reception on October 19, 5:30-7:30 PM.

 

SKULL, 4th Biennial Exhibition curated by Chris Bauder. Artists: Myranda Bair, Chris Bauder, JW Caldwell, Matthew Couper, Evan Dent, Gig Depio, Justin Favela, Pete Froslie, Ahren Hertel, Anne Hoff, Richard Jackson, Clint Jenkins, Scot Kolkman, Wendy Kveck, Sue Kay Lee, Cathryn Mallory, EdW Martinez, Mike McCollum, Orlando Montenegro-Cruz, Michael Ogilvie, Eric Pawloski, James Pink, Bryan Pranther, Austin Pratt, Fred Reid, JK Russ, Melissa Russell, Sean Russell, Michael Sarich, Tamara Scronce, Aaron Sheppard, Joseph Shores, Lance Smith, Rachel Sparrow, Joel Spencer, Robin Stark, Cathryn Sugg, Joey Tipton, Chris Tsouras, Mary Warner. At The Studio at West Sahara, October 21- December 9. Opening reception October 21 7-8:30 PM. 

 

Jennifer Henry, FÊTED at The Cube, through October 29, Artist Talk October 21 at 7PM.

 

Jennifer Henry, installation and performance at The Cube. (Photo courtesy Mikayla Whitmore)

Jennifer Henry, installation and performance at The Cube. (Photo courtesy Mikayla Whitmore)

 

Ed Fuentes, MFA Midway Exhibition, Bunko: The Lost Archives October 24  through November 4, Reception October 28, 6PM at Grant Hall Gallery, UNLV

 

Ed Fuentes, photograph of found original Bunko stencil, 2016 (courtesy Ed Fuentes)

Ed Fuentes, photograph of found original Bunko stencil, 2016 (courtesy Ed Fuentes)

 

Edward Burtynsky: Oil, a traveling exhibition from the Nevada Musem of Art in Reno, on view at the Marjorie Barrick Museum through January 14, 2017. Read the review in the Las Vegas Review Journal here. 

 

Lucy Raven, China Town, Saturday Film Screenings at the Marjorie Barrick Museum Auditorium. The animation is on loan from the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. Through January 14, 2017, every Saturday at 1 and 3 PM. 

 

Lucy Raven, still, China Town, photographic animation, 51:30, 2009. (Image courtesy the artist, the Marjorie Barrick Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art)

Lucy Raven, still, China Town, photographic animation, 51:30, 2009. (Image courtesy the artist, the Marjorie Barrick Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art)

 

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. 

 

Town and Country: From Degas to Picasso, at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, through February 20, 2017.

 

Las Vegas News

 

Sharing recent press about the Art Museum at Symphony Park project: “Las Vegas art museum a step closer to reality” by Felicia Mello in the Las Vegas Review Journal here and also an interview on KNPR here. 

 

The Settlers + Nomads 5 for FIVE interview series will be published in an upcoming catalogue from the Marjorie Barrick Museum featuring the work of Deborah Aschheim, Erin Cosgrove, Lucky DeBellevue, Ash Ferlito and David Gilbert from the recent exhibition FIVE, with the the generous support of Las Vegas arts patron Patrick Duffy. The  interviews with each of the five artists were a collaboration with fellow Settlers D.K. Sole and Alisha Kerlin of the Marjorie Barrick Museum and were published in August and September on the S + N blog. Underwitten by Patrick Duffy “With hopes that the next show at the Barrick encourages the next catalog underwriter.” Thanks to Ed Fuentes (Paint This Desert) for his design work on the catalogue which will be available at the Marjorie Barrick Museum in Fall 2016. Read the most recently published interview with Lucky DeBellevue here

 

Ash Ferlito, video still, Breakfast in America. Image courtesy the artist and the Marjorie Barrick Museum.

Ash Ferlito, video still, Breakfast in America. (Image courtesy the artist and the Marjorie Barrick Museum)

 

Read about Justin Favela and Mikayla Whitmore’s recent downtown artist residencies at the Juhl and the Neon Museum in Jessie O’Brien’s article in DTLV.com. Here is the link

 

Image courtesy Mikayla Whitmore and the Marjorie Barrick Museum

(Image courtesy the artist, Mikayla Whitmore)

 

Tilting The Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada press: Read “The Art of the State” by Danielle Kelly in Desert Companion here. Listen to co-curators Michele Quinn and JoAnne Northrup’s KNPR interview here. Also JK Russ and Kristen Peterson’s contributions published last month on the S + N blog

 

Last month’s Life Is Beautiful Festival in downtown Las Vegas made visual arts news: See images of the new murals here in Keisha Raines’ BE STREET piece “Life Is Beautiful Festival Turns Downtown Las Vegas Into A Walkable Art Exhibition”As part of the Life is Beautiful festival in Downtown Las Vegas, Tiffany and Roy Zabludowicz  curated an exhibition at the world-renowned Plaza Hotel featuring neon works by American artists Nick Darmstaedter and Dan Attoe; and New York’s Opinionator recently covered the art at Life Is Beautiful, including Justin Favela’s Piñata Motel, as well as Seven Magic Mountains and a studio visit with Matthew Couper…

 

Justin Favela at Life Is Beautiful (image courtesy Jo Russ Arts Journal).

Justin Favela at Life Is Beautiful (Image courtesy Jo Russ Arts Journal)

 

Call for Applications

 

The Department of Art at the University of Nevada Las Vegas invites applications for two eight-week periods in its spring Artist in Residence Program. AIR schedule: January 16–March 12 (session 1) and March 13–May 13 (session 2). Review of applications will begin October 7, 2016. Complete applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration. For more information click here.

 

Surface Design Association member and non-member artists working in or inspired by fiber arts and/or textile media are invited to submit work for a juried issue of the Surface Design Journal entitled Crafting Community: SDA Inaugural International Exhibition in Print. Selected work will appear in print in the winter 2016 issue of the Surface Design Journal (publication date December 23, 2016). Deadline October 15. Link to call here. 

 

BOX 13 ArtSpace is an artist run, non-profit, innovative environment for the creation and advancement of experimental contemporary art in Houston. BOX 13 ArtSpace is currently accepting proposals for 2017 – 2018 for exhibitions in its two Downstairs Galleries and Window BOX Gallery. Artists and curators are invited to submit recent (or proposed) experimental works not previously shown in Houston. The submission deadline is October 30, 2016. Read the call here. 

 

Elsewhere

 

Read Kirsten Swenson’s review of Robert Irwin at the Hirschhorn Museum in D.C. in Art In America here

 

Las Vegas-based artist Andreana Donahue was recently selected to participate in the Fall 2016 Wagon Station Encampment Residency at A-Z West in Joshua Tree this month. 

 

Andreana Donahue, Lone Star (Remembrance Quilt), installation view at 100 West in Corsicana, Texas, 2016 (Image courtesy Kyle Hobratschk)

Andreana Donahue, Lone Star (Remembrance Quilt), installation view at 100 West in Corsicana, Texas, 2016 (Image courtesy Kyle Hobratschk)

 

Erik Beehn:  Housesitting at Platform Gallery, Evanston, IL. October 1-November 18;  group exhibition SPUN, curated by Kevin Maginnis at STUART & CO. Gallery in Chicago on view through November 5, closing Reception: Saturday, November 5th, 7 – 9 PM; also through November 5th, Beehns’s curatorial project at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, A Well Trodden PathRead his interview with Samantha Nelson (Chicago Tribune/Wilmette Life) “Growing up in hotel inspired Erik Beehn’s artwork.”

 

Erik Beehn, Wallpaper detail, 2016 at Platform Gallery in Evanston, IL.

Erik Beehn, Wallpaper detail, 2016 at Platform Gallery in Evanston, IL. (Image courtesy the artist)

 

Justin Favela and Mikayla Whitmore, BIG LOAD is on view at the Southwestern Michigan’s Art Gallery in Dowagiac Michigan until October 6. Read the Marc Dombrosky and Shannon Eakins’ interview with Mikayla Whitmore on the Settlers + Nomads blog here.

 

Photograph by Mikayla Whitmore from BIG LOAD (Courtesy the artist).

Photograph by Mikayla Whitmore from BIG LOAD (Courtesy the artist)

 

Fay Ku: Group exhibition i found god in myself: the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, October 6-Jan 2, 2017, with opening reception on Thursday, October 6, 6-9PM and Raising Children for Strangers, solo exhibition at the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana through October 23.

 

Fay Ku, from her solo exhibition Raising Children for Strangers at the Snite Art Museum.

Fay Ku, from her solo exhibition Raising Children for Strangers at the Snite Art Museum. (Image courtesy the artist)

 

Andrew Scott Ross, Modern Life at Practice Gallery  in Philadelphia. October 7-30. Opening reception Friday October 7, 6-10 PM. 

 

Jeffrey Wright, Modern Life at Practice Gallery

Andrew Scott Ross, Modern Life at Practice Gallery in Philadelphia. (Image Practice Gallery)

 

Damien Gilley, Neverender, at One Grand Gallery in Portland, OR. October 7-29, Opening reception October 7, 7-9PM. 

 

Damien Gilley, from his exhibition Neverender at One Grand Gallery in Portland.

Damien Gilley, from his exhibition Neverender at One Grand Gallery in Portland. (Image Damien Gilley)

 

Aaron Sheppard with Carole Caroompas and Patrick Lee in the Western Project exhibition Tales of the Flesh 2: Born Adversaries, October 13-24. Opening reception October 13, 5-9 PM.

 

Aaron Sheppard, in Tales of the Flesh 2: Born Adversaries, Western Projects in Los Angeles (Image courtesy the artist)

Aaron Sheppard, in Tales of the Flesh 2: Born Adversaries, Western Projects in Los Angeles (Image courtesy the artist)

 

This Wicked Tongue, a group exhibition of works by Cathy Akers, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Andrea Bowers, Patricia D. Burns, Carolyn Castaño, Alice Lang, Candice Lin, Juliana Paciulli, Ali Prosch, Kaitlynn Redell, Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, Logan White, Jessica Wimbley, and Suné Woods. Curated by Cindy Rehm, it opens at the Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles on October 22 with a reception from 6-9 PM. On view through December 3. 

 

Patricia Burns, I Go Out to Come Back, in the group exhibition This Wicked Tongue at Charlie James Gallery in LA.

Patricia Burns, I Go Out to Come Back, in the group exhibition This Wicked Tongue at Charlie James Gallery in LA. (Image courtesy the artist)

 

Chris Coy’s solo exhibition A Little Death is on view at  Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles through October 22. 

Chris Coy, from "A Little Death" solo show at Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles

Chris Coy, from “A Little Death,” his solo exhibition at Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles. (Image courtesy the artist and Anat Ebgi)

 

David Bowie Tribute Wall, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, through October 15th 2016. Curated by Los Angeles artist, Kristin Calabrese. 

 

Rebekah Bogard is exhibiting in Vitality and Verve at the Long Beach Museum of Art through October 16. 

 

Sharon Louden, Solo Exhibition
: New works on paper and paintings
 at Morgan Lehman GalleryNew York, NY. Through October 22, 2016

 

Tilting The Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada. Exhibiting artists: Chris Bauder, Megan Berner, Rebekah Bogard, Mark Brandvik, Galen Brown, Erik Burke, JW Caldwell, Nate Clark, Tim Conder, Matthew Couper, Joseph DeLappe, Gig Depio, Russell Dudley, Jeffrey Erickson, Justin Favela, Jen Graham, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, Ahren Hertel, Brent Holmes, Katty Hoover, Shawn Hummel, Eunkang Koh, Wendy Kveck, Nick Larson, Katie Lewis, Sarah Lillegard, Omar Pierce, Krystal Ramirez, JK Russ, David Ryan, David Sanchez Burr, Sean Slattery, Brent Sommerhauser, Rachel Stiff. Through October 23, traveling to Las Vegas in 2017. David Sanchez Burr on the Art of Maintenance and Decay at NMA on October 28 from 12-1PM. 

 

Sean Slattery, Shell Lake, from Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada at NMA (image courtesy the artist and NMA).

Sean Slattery, Shell Lake, from Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada at NMA (Image courtesy the artist and NMA).

 

Justin Favela, Con Cariño: Artists Inspired by Lowriders, through October 10, at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, NM and Mi Casa es Mi Casa at the OXS Gallery in the Nevada Arts Council building in Carson City, through October 23. Read the  S + N posts about Favela’s artist residency at Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico here. 

 

Risky Behavior a group exhibition by Tiger Strikes Asteroid and Field Projects, featuring the work of Carl Baratta, Loren Britton, Vanessa Chow, Alexis Granwell, Erin Harmon, David Humphrey, Julian Kreimer, Sheila Pepe, Brian Porray, Jonathan Ryan, Laurel Shear, and Christopher Ulivo. Through October 29 at Field Projects in New York. 

 

Lucky DeBellevue, Assignment, a solo exhibition at Kai Matsumiya, New York, through October 3o. 

 

Lucky DeBellevue, solo exhibition Assignment at Kai Matsumiya gallery in New York. (image courtesy the artist and Kai Matsumiya gallery)

Lucky DeBellevue, solo exhibition Assignment at Kai Matsumiya gallery in New York. (image courtesy the artist and Kai Matsumiya gallery)

 

Kyla Hansen, Rib Mountain, solo exhibition at Five Car Garage in Los Angeles through November 2

 

Kyla Hansen installation view at Five Car Garage (Image Five Car Garage)

Kyla Hansen installation view at Five Car Garage (Image Five Car Garage)

 

Marnie Weber, Chapel of the Moon, solo exhibition at Gavlak, though November 5 in Los Angeles. 

 

Marnie Weber, installation view, Chapel of the Moon, at GAVLAK in Los Angles.

Marnie Weber, installation view, Chapel of the Moon, at GAVLAK, Los Angeles. (Image Gavlak)

 

Erin Stellmon, group exhibition Paper Work at Crafted in Baltimore through November 12. 

 

Erin Stellmon, Neighborhood, digital prints on paper and gouache, 2016.

Erin Stellmon, Neighborhood, digital prints on paper and gouache, 2016. (Image courtesy the artist)

 

Title image: Chris Coy, detail from painting in his solo exhibition “A Little Death” at  Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles through October 22. 

 

Posted by Wendy Kveck.

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