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Marlin Thompson, a Northern Paiute and member of the Yerington Paiute Tribe, grew up on the East Walker River, although his cultural knowledge and skills are not limited to the traditions of that region.
Carolyn Jean Thompson is a local artist who paints landscapes of the Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe and Nevada scenery. Her plein air paintings (painted on location) are usually oil, and in the studio she also paints in pastel and watercolor.
Julie Townsend is a long-time Nevada resident and award winning artist with a passion for western landscapes.
Since 1994, Markus Tracy has been a community artist and coordinator of community mural projects throughout the United States.
Steven Trinkle has a very eclectic and cosmopolitan career.
A full time University of Nevada student who has returned to update her skills, Victoria Vallis is always learning. Everything she explores and absorbs becomes her art.
Patricia Vazquez paints—and have since she's had use of reason. As the daughter of Mexican immigrants, she often chooses to paint subjects that deal with race, class, and gender. " And as a chicana lesbian, sexual orientation is a matter of course," she says.
Violeta Veltcheva was born in a small, pretty town in Central Bulgaria and raised with all the love in the universe by her parents who were hardworking schoolteachers.
Verismo Trio was founded in 2010 by nationally recognized active performers and recording artists Nicole Riner (flute), Scott Turpen (saxophones), and Theresa Bogard (piano).
Mark Vollmer is an award-winning outdoor photographer, writer and teacher who delights in sharing his love and knowledge of image-making via instructing & private tutoring, creating photographs & articles for publications, and designing & presenting slide shows.
www.PhotoBangBang.com is my themed photography environment in Downtown South, near the Las Vegas Arts District.
Pat Wallis lives in Reno Nevada. A fine art painter for 30 years, Pat has been painting in oil on canvas, board, and particularly copper. Oil painting on copper goes back to the 15th century although it is rarely used by contemporary artists.
Mercedes Warrick is a spiritual intuitive, teacher and author. She has written two healing systems. The Soul Inspired Tune Up® and Visionscapes®. Her art began to emerge through her in 2012 when she unexpectedly painted a piece at an afternoon workshop that she thought was quite good.
Watson is a California native who now spends her time between Paris, France and Reno, Nevada.
" Paris feeds my creative drive and the Sierra Mountains nurture and replenish my soul. Paris energizes while the mountains invite me to pay attention to my "inner sound."
Candida Webb grew up in the area with an appreciation for the mountains, desert and local urban areas. She is an oil painter, watercolorist, printmaker, muralist, creates hand painted and mosaic pieces of furniture, and learned how to do letterpress handmade books.
Originally a Virginia native, Laura Wetherington moved to Nevada with her family when she was ten years old. Laura's first book, "A Map Predetermined and Chance" (Fence Books 2011), was selected by C.S. Giscombe for the 2010 National Poetry Series.
Originally a Virginia native, Laura Wetherington moved to Nevada with her family when she was ten years old. Laura's first book, A Map Predetermined and Chance (Fence Books 2011), was selected by C.S. Giscombe for the 2010 National Poetry Series.
Mikayla Whitmore received her BFA in photography from UNLV in 2010. She has exhibited and curated at multiple venues in Clark County including the Winchester Art Gallery, Contemporary Arts Center and the Marjorie Barrick Museum.
Born and raised in Carson City, Mike Williams is a member of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.
When Suzanne Williams was a child, she wanted to be an artist, but her drawings always told stories. As an adult, she became a teacher. Williams learned to observe her students, assess their needs, and respect their individuality.
M. B. Wilmot is a Chamorro Iraq War Veteran visual artist currently residing in Las Vegas. Originally from Northern California, Wilmot is a self-taught artist who specializes in pencil sketch drawings and custom-designed murals.
Gretchen Winkler was born and raised in Reno, NV. She attended UNR and obtained her BA in English Literature with a minor in Art. She did some graduate level studies at UNR until economics forced her to choose a full time job versus education.
Potter Joe Winter is currently showing work in Nevada, Arizona, North Carolina, California and Oregon. He has work in numerous permanent collections including Daum Museum of Modern Art in Sedalia, MO; East Carolina University; and Rocky Mount Art Center, North Carolina.
I have always been an artist. All my life I’ve gotten these urges to draw what I imagine, these ideas as images that come upon me when I’m daydreaming about something else. A quick sketch may be all that happens for the moment, some compositions clamor for the jump to reality immediately.