Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Reminder: every first Wednesday of the month, CCAI sponsors FWAC! [First Wednesdays Arts Coffee] at Westside Ink [710 N. Curry St just south of Washington Street in Carson City's historic downtown area] - 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All invited. Hope to see you there!

[image from a google image search for 'coffee cup']

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Radical Fashion Design Studio Update!

[As promised in an earlier post, below is an update on the first of four CCAI programs focusing on the intersection of art and fashion. Check the link to the press release for details and more pictures.]

Radical Fashion Design Studio
CCAI Downtown!
Saturdays, July 21, July 28
+ August 4 * 1 pm-5 pm

Hands-on DIY Fashion Workshop
Snacks + Materials Provided!

details | press release

[photo of Design Studio presenter Kodi Fujii in one of her creations.]

Tuesday, July 03, 2007


[From the UNR Sheppard Gallery:]
"If you were planning on going to the Sheppard in Sheppard opening reception on July 12, the you are in for a nice surprise. During the reception, around 6:30-ish, exhibition curator Bob Blesse and artist/former UNR faculty Jim McCormick* will give a walk-around conversation about the artworks in the show and offer stories of their friendship with the Craig Sheppard. You can ask questions, tell your own stories, or just listen and enjoy the dialogue!"

SHEPPARD IN SHEPPARD: An Exhibition of the Work of J. Craig Sheppard
From the Permanent Collection of the Department of Art
Opening Reception July 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
Church Fine Arts Building
Parking: Free on top floor after 5pm in adjacent parking lot.

* Jim McCormick was the founding president of CCAI, an inaugural CCAI "CAP" awardee, and continues to serve on "BrAG," CCAI's Brilliant Advisory Group.

See June 20 post for details.

[image from UNR Web site. Craig Sheppard,"Cowboy Portrait." Watercolor.]

Sunday, July 01, 2007

Radical Fashion I

Saturday, July 21 | Saturday July 28 + Saturday August 4 * 1-5pm
CCAI Downtown!

northeast corner of 3rd and Curry Streets

Radical Fashion Design Studio

Hands-on DIY Fashion Workshop
Snacks + Materials Provided!

Details upcoming!

[photograph: designer Milan delVecchio, {right}, modeling one of her creations. Milan, a Carson High School graduate, is one of the participating artists in CCAI's Radical Fashion project.]