Category : Art
Posted in Art on 27. Sep, 2012
Hailing from Missoula, Montana sculptor Cait Finley will exhibit her work for the first time in Nevada. From Oct. 8-26 the gallery will host 80 Million Gallon Summer, 40 Million Gallon Winter. For the exhibit Finley has focused on the specific species that inhabit the Great Basin and Truckee River. Combining found objects with ceramic fauna and flora and presenting them like a natural science museum, the work is a physical merging of the relics of mankind along with delicacies of nature. The exhibition opening on Oct. 11 6-8PM will coincide with the opening of the third annual Stranger Show.
What do you get when you mix 21 local artists with 21 Hug High School students? The third annual Stranger Show. From Oct. 8-26, the Holland Project Gallery will feature over twenty “strange” collaborative pieces created by the students and their mentors. Each year we up the ante and this year is sure to have some amazing work. Come to the opening reception on Thur. Oct. 11 from 6-8PM to vote for your favorite art piece and try the ever awesome catering by Hug High School’s culinary class.
Posted in Art on 26. Sep, 2012
Time again for Holland’s annual Silkscreen Workshop. This is the bee’s knees of workshops, where Mikey Burke will teach you how to turn your drawings and designs into t-shirt/patch/tote-anything prints. Sat. Sept. 29 we’ll be making screens and coating them. Then on Sun. Sept. 30 it’s printing time! Both sessions are 12-3PM and the total cost is $25. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so get on it.
Sept. 10-28, the Holland Project Gallery hosts Modern Ciphers. Pairing Seattle glass artist Tyler Kimball with Reno collage artist Gordon Magnin, Modern Ciphers explores the alchemy of images and connectivity of symbols across medias. Featured in the gallery will be Kimball’s large glass shuttlecocks as well as multiple diptych collages by Magnin. Both artists take commonly placed imagery and symbols, altering or enlarging them to re-create their context, whether it’s personal or cultural. The opening reception is Tues. Sept. 11, 6-8PM.
In conjunction with the exhibit, on Wed. Sept. 12 Tyler Kimball will be doing glass work demonstrations for free at Burnt Knuckle Glass from 7-10PM. The studio is located at 1236 Glendale Ave. #104 Sparks, NV.
Posted in Art on 21. Aug, 2012
Sat. August 25 3-5PM the Holland Project will host the Trading Tortoise. The Trading Tortoise is a traveling art project created by Souther Salazar and Monica Choy. Their sculptural installation features a tortoise trading post where people are invited to bring an object, story or creation and exchange it for something else special Choy & Salazar have found or traded for along the way. The idea is to connect people in different places around America through a network of traded treasures. Come early, each stop is limited to 50 trades.
Posted in Art on 07. Aug, 2012
August 13-31 The Holland Project Gallery will feature Heavy Forever, a collaborative exhibition of new work by local artists, Nick Larsen and Omar Pierce. The show, comprised predominantly of photography, sculpture and video installation, is rooted in the idea of potential, both realized and not. The night of the opening reception will also mark the release of Banging a Dead Drum, a limited-edition book of Omar Pierce’s Instamatic photography (featuring writing by Nick Larsen).
The opening reception is Fri. August 17 6:30-9PM. A Q&A session with both of the artists, moderated by Jon Shown, will be held the night of the reception starting at 6:30PM.
Posted in Art on 07. Aug, 2012
Some very cool artists have experimented with pinhole photography and now you can too! In this two-part workshop, Alisha Funkhouser will teach you how to make your own pinhole camera out of household items (Part 1 on Wed. Aug. 15). The second part of the workshop on Sat. Aug. 18 will focus on shooting and processing the images. $10 covers both classes. RSVP email@example.com to save your spot.
Posted in Art on 31. Jul, 2012
Strychnine Divine is an exaltation of the pseudosciences and blurs the line between occult practices and antiquated scientific methods. As a part of Forage: A Roaming Gallery this show features the work of Oakland based artist Scott Greenwalt in conjunction with Kyle Akins, Alana Berglund, Jen Graham, Eunkang Koh, Dominique Palladino, Sophia Pierce and Jon Purtill.
July 16 – August 3, 2012 | Opening reception during Forage July 28 4PM
Saturday July 28 from 4-10pm, The Holland Project will be taking you on an art-blow-out bike tour of midtown and downtown Reno. Beginning at 4pm at the Holland Project Gallery on 140 Vesta St., Forage kicks off with a group exhibit featuring Oakland artist Scott Greenwalt as well as solar theremins and a sound-scape. From there the roaming gallery will hit up Midtown, the McKinley Art Center, The Discovery Museum and the Nevada Museum of Art. It will showcase outdoor installations, a non-Newtonian pool, science fair extraordinaire, a confetti volcano and music by Spitting Image and a brass & steel band. The final event of the afternoon will be the screening of silent film paired with an original score by local musicians at the Nevada Museum of Art, topped off with the launching of hot air balloons at a rooftop after party. Forage, blowing Reno’s socks off since 2010.
Posted in Art on 17. Jul, 2012
Spend an evening feeding your music making side by leaning how to build a solar theremin. On Tues. June 24 at 7PM Morgan Travis will teach you the basics of soldering and electrical construction. $5 covers materials and the workshop will run about 90 mins. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org to save a spot.