Thursday, February 22, 2007

"How To Cross The Street" - Reception February 28 at WNCC

You're invited!

A public reception is scheduled next Wednesday, February 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the WNCC gallery for "How To Cross The Street," CCAI's CAP [CCAI Art in Public] exhibition.

Featured artists are Elaine Tin Nyo [New York], Jenna Montgomery [Seattle] and Erik Burke [Reno]. CAP writer Kris Vagner [Reno] will contribute an exhibtion essay.

Jenna Montgomery's work in the exhibition includes a collaborative project featuring artworks by twenty-two Carson High School art students.

The Main Gallery is located in the Bristlecone Building at Western Nevada Community College, 2201 W. College Parkway, Carson City.

Admission is free.

press release

[image by Elaine Tin Nyo of ballroom dancers, included in the exhibition]

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Carson City Symphony Concert

Sunday, February 25
Carson City Community Center
Carson City Symphony with Guitarist Ana Vidovic
Ana Vidovic will perform "Concierto de Aranjuez" by Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo.

Flute ensemble begins at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby
"Meet the soloist" preview begins at 3:15 p.m. in the Sierra Room
Concert begins at 4:00 p.m. in the theater

$12 General admission,
$10 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members
FREE - age 16 and under.
Tickets available at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 West King Street, Carson City online at, or at the door on the day of the performance.

FREE ticket to one adult accompanying each "Strings in the Schools" student -
reserve at 775-883-4154.

Concert information: 775-883-4154, or visit

[image from Carson City Symphony web site]

Saturday, February 17, 2007

UNR 1st Annual New Films and Filmmakers Series

The 1st Annual New Films and Filmmakers Series presents
Margo Pelletier and Lisa Thomas
presenting SILVIA (rough cut)

February 22, Thursday (Reception at 5:15 p.m., screening at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7 p.m.) / Nevada Museum of Art, Reno / Tickets available at the door: NMA member $4/ NMA nonmember $5

"As part of the 1st Annual New Films and Filmmakers Series sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno, Margo Pelletier and Lisa Thomas will show a rough cut of their new documentary, SILVIA, and present a panel discussion with community leaders in the fields of criminal justice, American history, journalism and others. SILVIA is an account of the life of Silvia Baraldini, an internationally renowned political prisoner. Baraldini was unexpectedly released from her prison sentence under a new Italian pardon law in Sept. 2006, making this event even more timely."

Monday, February 12, 2007


First of pictures from the CCAI CAP Awards electronic scrap book: to your right Carson City Library Community Relations Coordinator and CAP Award recipient Andi Moore sporting a "CAP" cap and a proclamation from Senator Harry Reid.

Below [left to right]: Coldwell Banker realtor and CCAI Board Member Joan Zadny presenting a check to CCAI Director Sharon Rosse to support CCAI's community programs.

Check back soon for more pictures!

[Photos from the February 9 awards luncheon at the Cracker Box by CCAI Associate Program Director Sara Gray]

Saturday, February 10, 2007

CCAI in the News!

A terrific article on the CAP awards and honorees rang in the February 9, 2007 edition of the Carson Times, the Reno Gazette & Journal's local arts and culture weekly.

Click here to read Deana Hoover's article.

And check back soon for pictures from the CAP Awards luncheon at the Cracker Box!

Great Basin Stories

[Now on view in Reno, three of Nevada's most preeminent artists, including CCAI CAP awardee Jim McCormick]

Stremmel Gallery
1400 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89502
Tel: 775.786-0558

New works by Ingrid Evans, Jim McCormick and Larry Williams

February 7-28, 2007

[Images courtesy of Stremmel Gallery. Clockwise:
Larry Williamson
Virginia City Dog Jar
ceramic, wood and bone
21" x 11" x 19"

Ingrid Evans
Site S-1
acrylic on handmade paper and canvas
26" x 24"

Jim McCormick
mixed media
20" x 32"]

Saturday, February 03, 2007

FWAC! + Nevada Neighbors Wednesday, February 7

Courtney Fink, executive director of the trail-blazing San Francisco sister artist organization Southern Exposure, will give a talk at the Carson City Libary on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Details on the press release.

Courtney will also be our special guest earlier in the day at FWAC! [First Wednesdays Arts Coffee!] Details on the CCAI calendar. Hope to see you there!

[photograph of Courtney Fink courtesy of Southern Exposure]