I’m very proud of the art reviews I wrote for Reno News & Review. If you like reading about art like I do, read up.. comments always appreciated.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 12.10.09 )
Andrea D. Juillerat candy coats her nonverbal communication.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 09.17.09 )
Elaine Parks likes not knowing how her art will look when it’s finished.
Nebraska artist Tim Guthrie explores American perceptions of torture.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 05.28.09 )
A retrospective of artist Kelsie Harder’s works.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Arts & Culture - 04.23.09 )
Where do some of the big hotels and casinos buy their paintings? And do they have any artistic or educational value?
Local artist Chad Sorg spent a week living in a “fishbowl” on public display, ruminating on monks, exhibitionists and voyeurs. Here’s his first-hand account of the experience.
Is Dania Home & Office just a furniture store, or is it an art gallery?
It’s funny how rough and disjointed art like John Yoyogi Fortes’ could look friendly, but it does.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 02.21.08 )
Women get naked for a good cause.
He may look and sound like a natural-born hot dog man, but cartoons are Woody’s art.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 05.03.07 )
Not specifically erotic or macabre, B.O.D.Y. points to our fascination with the human vessel.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 03.15.07 )
The Shiva Vista Project is building a fire-breathing tower for Burning Man—an image of creation through destruction.
Get in gear
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Arts & Culture - 02.08.07 )
The Reno Bike Project is putting bike advocacy in action by trying to give new life to donated bike parts.
Neither a cowboy nor a poet, artist and TMCC curator Nolan Preece exhibits his photography in Elko during the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 10.26.06 )
Using mostly wood and bone, artist Walter McNamara is high-minded and lowbrow in his work, with winks and nods in every corner.
In full bloom
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 09.28.06 )
Mary Warner’s exhibit Bloom shows masterful rendering and humbling accuracy of a simple subject—flowers.
Eight local collectors share their prized obsessions in To Collect and Preserve at Shappard Art Gallery.
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 08.24.06 )
Hotshot Few Thousand is meant to be seen as an autonomous being without human dependence. As the robot’s fame grows, its creator, Chris Munz, would prefer to fully slide into anonymity.
Fit to print
( RN&R - Arts&Culture - Art of the State - 08.03.06 )
Printmakers’ Conspiracy honors some of the more mysterious aspects of printmaking.
If you think Russian icons look awkward and unrealistic, its makers were just doing their job.