Local Ceramic Artist and Sculptor Guy Gilmore met with Make Tahoe to talk about his latest show, "The American Dream", opening on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at the Lake Tahoe Community College Foyer Gallery. Lake Tahoe Community College is located at 1 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California. The Foyer Gallery is located directly inside the entrance to the Fine Arts Building. "The American Dream" will be on display through the entire fall quarter. Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public during normal business hours, which includes evenings and weekends when classes are in session.
All of the work you will see in "The American Dream" was made locally by artist Guy Gilmore, right here at the Lake Tahoe Community College Art Department, but the message displayed is of national concern. If widespread drug addiction is due to drug abuse, what would you call abuse of capitalism through unmitigated greed? "The American Dream" exposes the dark reality of this American nightmare, the Opioid Epidemic. Gilmore has created a visually powerful exhibit of ceramic, bronze, and mixed media work to get your attention. He shares his story and message in hopes of helping others avoid the trap.
Two more art exhibits opening concurrently on October 11, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm and open through the Fall quarter at Lake Tahoe Community College:
Reno ceramicist Joe Winter's "Pyrotechniques" in the Haldan Gallery
facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/343725452868425/
Student Winners Exhibition Artist Reception in the Main Building and Student Center
facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/271763030340268/
Dave Justice's solo exhibit "Home Is Where The Art Is" will be the newest installment at the City Art Gallery, located at City Hall, 1901 Airport Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Meet the artist, enjoy live Jazz and refreshments at the opening reception on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm. This exhibit includes approximately five years of work. Dave Justice is known for exploring various styles of art including acrylic portraits of iconic figures from local history and beyond, to his latest abstract expressionist works. The reception is hosted by the City of South Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Arts Alliance. Become a member of the Tahoe Arts Alliance and enjoy a free drink at The Flight Deck during the member mixer portion of the event. Artist reception and TAA member mixer are free and open to the public. Art by Dave Justice is available for sale. Check the facebook event page for details and updates.
Emanate Gallery is kicking off their weekly "Art Thrive Thursdays" on October 18, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm. Emanate Gallery is located at 2030 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA. "Art Thrive Thursdays" will include live music, appetizers and drinks, and new fall art! Get all the details here.
from the event announcement:
"Tahoe Timescape" is a public art project by experimental philosopher and artist Jonathon Keats that will photographically document the next thousand years of environmental change in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The project will deploy four Millennium Cameras around all four shores of Lake Tahoe, each one taking a thousand-year-long photographic exposure between 2018 and 3018. The exposures will not only show the view in front of the camera, but also record how it develops over time, revealing dynamics ranging from urban development to climate change. The exhibition will feature site documentation and project materials from "Tahoe Timescape" as well as work made by SNC students depicting their visions of Lake Tahoe in one thousand years.
The panel talk will take place in the Prim Library from 5 to 6 pm. Speakers include Jonathon Keats, Geoff Schladow, and Russell Dudley. Mia Hanak will be the moderator. The reception will take place in the Tahoe Gallery from 6 to 8 pm. Check the facebook event for further information and updates.
from the event announcement:
Raffle tickets are on sale now at Benko Art Gallery for our seasonal community fundraiser which will be held at Benko Art Gallery on October 20th from 2pm-10pm. The event will feature a live auction, dance shows, a solo art show by Thirdsman and live music by Gwenn. Prizes including and Arbor Skate deck, outerwear, gift certificates, and art will be donated by sponsors. All proceeds raised will go towards the B4BC 501c3 non-profit. Event T-shirts will be provided for those who donate which can be picked up starting next week. If any vendors would like to be involved or if you are a store who would like to help participate in the community event, please contact Max Brown with Spirit Riders Foundation at 530.523.3815.
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