September 2016 Exhibitions, Events and News
In Las Vegas
UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series begins Thursday, September 1. Hernan Bas will give an artist lecture at the Marjorie Barrick Museum Auditorium at 7 PM. September Lectures: Margaret Honda, September 8 Jenny Odell, September 15 Emily Mast, September 22 Jim Shaw, September 29 For a full fall series schedule click here.
Jennifer Henry, FÊTED at The Cube, September 8 - October 29.
KUSO Project at the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery August 22-September 30. KUSO Project presents the artwork of 12 young Taiwanese artists. Kuso is the term used in East Asia for the Internet culture that generally includes all types of camp and parody. This exhibition explores the cultural phenomenon of today's online world through the creative vitality of a young generation. The show include painting, photography, sculpture, digital work, video, installation, and an interactive installation. It is presented in association with the Cultural Ministry of Taiwan and Hungkuang University. Reception September 1, 5-7 PM.
Christopher A. Jones, Usus, Gloria ,at the Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery through September 9.
FIVE, Deborah Aschheim, Erin Cosgrove, Lucky DeBellevue, Ash Ferlito, David Gilbert at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, through September 10. See Dawn-Michelle Baude's review in the Las Vegas Weekly and Carol Cling's article in the Review-Journal.Read the Settlers + Nomads 5 for FIVE interview with Deborah Aschheim here.Read the 5 for FIVE interview with Ash Ferlito here.
FIVE Screenings: Erin Cosgrove's The March of History and In Defense of Ghosts, and Lucky DeBellevue's Sahara/March. Video screenings at 1 and 3 PM every Saturday through September 10 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum.
Edward Burtynsky: Oil, a traveling exhibition from the Nevada Musem of Art in Reno, on view at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, September 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017. Opening Reception September 23, 5-8 PM.
Lucy Raven, China Town, Saturday Film Screenings at the Marjorie Barrick Museum Auditorium. The animation is on loan from the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. September 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017, every Saturday at 1 and 3 PM.
Town and Country: From Degas to Picasso, at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, September 23, 2016 – February 20, 2017
Unsettled Terrain: New Work by Ellie Honl and Taryn McMahon at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery through September 24. Gallery Talk and Artist Reception, Thursday, September 8 at 4 PM.
Aesthetics Primary, a group show at at the Historic Fifth Street School Mayor’s Gallery, through September 29. Featuring Kim Johnson, Susanne Forestieri, Linda Alterwitz, Shelbi Schroeder, Gig Depio, David Ohlerking, Laura McEwan-Dase, James Stanford, Wendy Chambers, Felicia Mora, Nanda Sharifpour, Ali Fathollahi, Kathleen Nathan, Robert Beckmann, Salley Sawyer, Ghiasar Nejad Hanzali, Rossitza Todorova, Dave Rowe, Noelle Garcia,Maureen Halligan, and Yvette LaForce. Open by appointment only. Call 702-229-1012. Reception September 8, 5:30-7:30 PM.
In Transition: Female Figurines from the Michael C. and Mannetta Braunstein Collection. This exhibition focuses on the female figurine, specifically those forms depicting the transition from maidenhood to motherhood. At the Marjorie Barrick Museum.
Ed Fuentes (Paint this Desert) interview with Charlotte Dutoit, who curates the murals for the annual Life Is Beautiful Festival, scheduled for later this month. Read the interview about the LIB mural program in DOWNTOWN ZEN here.
Chad Scott, He Said, She Said, at the Winchester Cultural Center Gallery through October 21. Artist reception on October 19, 5:30-7:30 PM.
Call for Art
The College of Southern Nevada, Department of Fine Arts, Art & Art History Program is currently accepting exhibition proposals for its 2017 - 2018 Exhibition Season for the College’s Fine Arts Gallery and Artspace Gallery. Solo and group exhibitions of all media and genre will be considered. The deadline for proposals is September 15. Full prospectus here.
Surface Design Association member and non-member artists working in or inspired by fiber arts and/or textile media are invited to submit work for a juried issue of the Surface Design Journal entitled Crafting Community: SDA Inaugural International Exhibition in Print. Selected work will appear in print in the winter 2016 issue of the Surface Design Journal (publication date December 23, 2016). Deadline October 15. Link to call here.
Contemporary Arts Center, call for work from Las Vegas artists, Juried Exhibition, deadline September 23. More information here.
BOX 13 ArtSpace is an artist run, non-profit, innovative environment for the creation and advancement of experimental contemporary art in Houston. BOX 13 ArtSpace is currently accepting proposals for 2017 – 2018 for exhibitions in its two Downstairs Galleries and Window BOX Gallery. Artists and curators are invited to submit recent (or proposed) experimental works not previously shown in Houston. The submission deadline is Sunday, September 25th, 2016. Read the call here.
Sola Agustsson writes about Mapping Fictions, last month's group exhibition curated by Andreana Donahue and Tim Ortiz at the Good Luck Gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Read it in Artslant here.
Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Videos and Screenprints at Practice Gallery in Philadelphia. September 2- October 2. Opening reception September 2 6-10 PM.
Chris Coy at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles, September 9- October 14. Opening Reception and Artist preview is Friday, September 9th from 7-9PM. The gallery will also be open later for Saturday, September 10th openings in Culver City as well.
David Bowie Tribute Wall, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 3rd - October 15th 2016. Organized by Los Angeles artist, Kristin Calabrese.
Sharon Louden, Solo Exhibition: New works on paper and paintings at Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY. Opening reception: Thursday, September 8, 6-8PM. September 8 - October 22, 2016
Kyla Hansen, Rib Mountain at Five Car Garage in Los Angeles. September 10-November 2
Lucky DeBellevue at Kai Matsumiya, New York, NY. Opens September 18.
The Surreal Works of Jon Rappleye in Hi-Fructose. Read the article here.
Charles Gute at Manifesta 11, What We Do for Money, Zurich, through September 18
Erin Stellmon, group exhibition Paper Work at Crafted, September 24-November 12, Baltimore. Opening reception September 24 6-9 PM.
Erik Beehn, group exhibition SPUN, curated by Kevin Maginnis at STUART & CO. Gallery in Chicago. September 24 - November 5, Opening Reception: Saturday, September 24th, 7 - 9 PM. Extended EXPO CHGO Hours: Sunday, September 25th, 5 - 7 PM. Closing Reception: Saturday, November 5th, 7 - 9 PM.
Rebekah Bogard is exhibiting in Vitality and Verve at the Long Beach Museum of Art through October 16.
Tilting The Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada. Exhibiting artists: Chris Bauder, Megan Berner, Rebekah Bogard, Mark Brandvik, Galen Brown, Erik Burke, JW Caldwell, Nate Clark, Tim Conder, Matthew Couper, Joseph DeLappe, Gig Depio, Russell Dudley, Jeffrey Erickson, Justin Favela, Jen Graham, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, Ahren Hertel, Brent Holmes, Katty Hoover, Shawn Hummel, Eunkang Koh, Wendy Kveck, Nick Larson, Katie Lewis, Sarah Lillegard, Omar Pierce, Krystal Ramirez, JK Russ, David Ryan, David Sanchez Burr, Sean Slattery, Brent Sommerhauser, Rachel Stiff. August 5-October 23. For more information about the exhibition click here. Read an interview with the curators JoAnne Northrup and Michele Quinn - "Tilting the Basin: Nevada States of Mind" in Juxtapoz here.
Justin Favela, Con Cariño: Artists Inspired by Lowriders, through October 10, at theNew Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, NM and Mi Casa es Mi Casa at the OXS Gallery in the Nevada Arts Council building in Carson City, through October 23. Read the S + N posts about Favela's artist residency at Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico here.
Posted by Wendy Kveck.