Thursday, December 30, 2010


Charleston Heights Art Center
800 S. Brush St.
Las Vegas

Maria Michails

Maria Michails is an interdisciplinary artist whose art projects bridge the sciences, engineering and architecture. Her current research interests focus on the relationship between energy consumption and environmental problems specific to place. Her exhibit at Charleston Heights will focus on this topic as it relates to Las Vegas and surrounding areas.

She has exhibited widely in solo and group shows in North America and Europe. Recent notable awards include residency fellowships at Vermont Studio Center, Santa Fe Art Institute, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Sculpture Space. She has received grants from the Quebec Arts Council, Heritage Canada and Arizona State University. Michails has a BFA from Concordia University, Montreal, a MFA from Arizona State University and has taught art at Arizona State University and the University of Manitoba.

Through Feb. 17, 2011

Exhibit hours: Tuesday through Friday, 12:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday 11a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Sunday, Monday and holidays.
Call (702) 229-1012 for more information.

[Text from City of Las Vegas Galleries website.]

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