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Tahoe Activist Artists

Appreciation Party, Artists Talk and Silent Auction

Decmeber 21, 2017 - 6 to 8 pm

High Vibe Society Artisan Collective

989 Third St, South Lake Tahoe, CA

     Join the Tahoe Activist Artists on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at High Vibe Society Artisan Collective, 989 Third St, South Lake Tahoe, CA for an intimate evening of art, ideas and inspiration. Each artist will make a short presentation about their work in the exhibition and invite questions and discussion from our guests.

     The Tahoe Activist Artists current exhibition is entitled 'Rising from the Fire'. The exhibit is to benefit Wildfire Survivors and runs through December 27th 2017.

     The Tahoe Activist Artists will also select one artwork each for a silent auction, with bids starting at 50-75% of the retail price. Each bidder will automatically enter a free raffle for a small original artwork.

     Admission is free, and sparkly beverages will be served. Adults only please.

     The Tahoe Activist Artists are a community of Tahoe artists who formed in response to the social and political climate of our time to work toward a more compassionate world.

More information about this event is on the Tahoe Activist Artists Facebook Event Page.

Find out more about the Tahoe Activist Artists at TahoeActivistArtists.com.

Bill Powell - Make Tahoe quantum - Benko Art Gallery

Bill Powell

Make Tahoe "quantum" - An Art Show (within an art show)

Decmeber 16, 2017 through January 18, 2018

Opening Event: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 6 to 11 pm

Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

     Join Make Tahoe at Benko Art Gallery on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 6 pm as we present the art of Bill Powell.

     Make Tahoe "quantum," An Art Show (within an art show), is a monthly curated installment at Benko Art Gallery, presented by MakeTahoe.com.

Indians of the Future

"Living Legacy" Art Exhibit

Opening Event: December 16, 2017 - 6 to 11 pm

Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Indians of the Future - Living Legacy - Benko Art Gallery

Benko Art Gallery:

"Experience the 1st Augmented Reality art show in the history of South Lake Tahoe, California. Enjoy conceptual artwork by Kris P. and Keely Grider, their interests involve nature and technology and how to merge them naturally. The evening includes raffle prizes, live music, drinks, art and good company; making this an evening for all to enjoy. Everyone is welcome to experience the living legacy art exhibit by Indians of the future. There will be a contemporary pole dance performance by Featherpistol. Also, many other prints and originals will be on sale for X-Mas shoppers. Please spread the word, and Thank You for supporting local art!"

Find out more about Benko Art Gallery at http://www.benkoartgallery.com

Make Tahoe "quantum" - An Art Show (within an art show)

is about to get HUGE!

In conjunction with Benko Art Gallery's double event: Big Foot Art Show and The Great American Beard Brawl, you will get twice the quantum fun with art by Evan Jacobson and Redstickman.

Evan Jacobson

Make Tahoe "quantum" - An Art Show (within an art show)

November 25th through December 14th 2017

Opening Night Event: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6 to 10 pm

Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Evan Jacobson - Ceramics - Benko Art Gallery

     Evan Jacobson is a ceramic artist based in South Lake Tahoe. Born and raised in Truckee, California, Evan enjoyed the seasons like most of us here by skiing and hiking, but he also found happiness whenever he created with clay. Working in clay is Evan’s piece of the "sublime pie" - blending the colors, textures, and vitality of the Lake Tahoe Basin into something that endures. "I can look at that spinning wheel of mud and know I can turn it into something unique, something that can be cherished long after I am gone. It is this dynamic that inspires me to create."

     Evan Jacobson creates a wide variety of ceramics - from earthenware that echoes the Tahoe terrain to ornamental glazed raku that shimmers like Lake Tahoe itself. In Evan’s work, you will see how clay is a unifying art form, used in cultures the world over and across time dating back to prehistory. Evan Jacobson’s unique fusion of styles in ceramic honors the past and brings it to the present, reminding us that no matter when or where we are, we are all one.


Make Tahoe "quantum" - An Art Show (within an art show)

October 21 through December 14th 2017

Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Redstickman - Cassettes - Benko Art Gallery

     Redstickman is an interdisciplinary artist based in South Lake Tahoe and San Francisco. He utilizes recycled multi-media, ceramic sculpture, and photography to explore the past and present, evoking feelings of nostalgia, humor, and tragedy.

     Redstickman's works have been exhibited at 111 Minna Gallery (San Francisco, CA); SOMArts Gallery (San Francisco, CA); NIMBY (Oakland, CA); Azure (Oakland, CA); LTCC (South Lake Tahoe, CA); as well as private gallery collections in Warsaw, Poland and Berlin, Germany.

     Find out more about Benko Art Gallery at http://www.benkoartgallery.com.

Tahoe Activist Artists

Rising from the Fire

November 5 to December 27, 2017 - 10 am to 3 pm daily

High Vibe Society

989 Third Street, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Tahoe Activist Artists - Rising From the Fire - High Vibe Society

     Bring your entire tribe to High Vibe Society for Tahoe Activist Artists "Rising from the Fire". Proceeds from art sales will benefit The Latino Community Foundation who are directly assiting migrant workers who lost everything in the wildfires. Please consider supporting The Latino Community Foundation to help those who process your food yet cannot apply for federal assistance due to fear of deportation.

     The Tahoe Activist Artists brought the community together in a show of artistic force at Tahoe Mountain Lab this past September for their "We The People" event. Their momentum grew and they began plans for a new event at High Vibe Society. They named the event "Rising from the Fire" in remembrance of Guy Fawkes, who is said to be, "the last man to enter Parliament with honest intentions." Fawkes was a revolutionary who planned "The Gunpowder Plot" in 1605, hoping to blow up the House of Lords.

     The Tahoe Activist Artists had no way of knowing that less than a week after the show was named "Rising from the Fire", the entire California community would be coming together to do just that. And with that, the efforts have focused on raising funds for the wildfire victims.

     You can help with this effort by coming together in community on November 5th. This event is free and open to the public.

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