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Adamo Adamo

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Painting/Graphic Art

Tony Adamo has created a new musical genre: HipSpokenWord! Built on the wisdom of musical wizards like Gil-Scott Heron, Mark Murphy, Jack Kerouac and hip/hop master rappers, Tony speaks the Truth through his poetic musings.

Maria Arango

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Printmaker Author

Maria Arango Diener is a full-time artist living in Las Vegas, Nevada who works primarily in woodcut prints. Her work depicts the desert landscape and the enigmatic human figure, often in somewhat surrealistic style.

Nazanin Arastoo

Location: Washoe Valley, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist

Nazanin Arastoo is an artist and educator. She is a puppet maker, puppeteer, puppet script writer and stage designer. Her handmade unique puppets are made of found materials and have intricately drawn faces as well as multi-cultural themes and archetypal personalities.

Christine Binns

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Abstract Artist

To be completely candid, while recognizing the risk of not sounding "artsy" enough for some...I am not a tortured artist. I do not claim to reach into my darkest depths for inspiration, I simply reach into any one of the nearby containers of paint and choose a color.

Zoe Bray

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Realist Painter

Zoe Bray is an artist in the realist and naturalist tradition, drawing in charcoal and painting in oils, directly from life. Her main subject is people and places, and the question of identity is central to her work.

Carol Brown

Location: Carson City, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist

In 2008, Carol Brown participated in a three-week invitational graphic art workshop, “Back to Basics”, in Basel, Switzerland. She earned a Certificate in Printmaking from the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston Texas and a B.S.

Dean Burton

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Photography and Art Reproductions

A professional photographer, Dean Burton moved to Nevada from the Bay Area in 1998 to work at the University of Nevada, Reno. Now a Professor of Art/Photography at the Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Burton continues his teaching and exploring his medium for new exhibitions.

Diane Bush

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Photographer, Visual Artist
Specialization: Photography /Public Art

Las Vegas-based artist, Diane Olson-Bush has taught and created a breadth of commercial, documentary and fine art photography genres and techniques that span a 40-year career.

Stephanie Chin

Location: Fernley, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Portrait & Landscape Artist

Elementary School - various visual art awards - Created and hung mosaic mural in Quad for 8th grad graduation
High School - Fine Art Award
Bakersfield Community College, CA - art committee for purchase of permanent art on display at college

Bryce Chisholm

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Mixed media painter

Arthur Bryce Chisholm is an artist born in Reno. He graduated from Earl Wooster High School and attended Truckee Meadows Community College. He furthered his education at the University of Nevada, Reno, under the guidance of Michael Sarich; this is when his art really began to grow.

Lisa Fields Clark

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Folk Artist, Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: mosaics and mixed-media

After a 25-year career in graphic arts, Lisa Fields Clark shifted her focus toward fine arts, community outreach and arts facilitation. She holds a BS in Social Services/Business Management. Her primary focus in art is mixed media and mosaics, both contemporary and traditional.

Jason Clark

Location: Carson City, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Fluid abstractionist

Jason Robert Clark has been painting since the age of 10, working dilegently to become a professional artist. He is a member of the Arts 4 Nevada Association and was chosen to join the Raw Artists organization for Reno. Jason has exhibited his work in numerous art shows through Northern Nevada.

Jaimie Crush

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Singer, Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Artist

Artist/Art Educator/Gallery Director for The Isles Gallery

A lean, mean dreamy machine. Jaimie Crush loves art, and she runs all around Reno, pretending that she know how to make it. Printmaking, pen, charcoal, pencil, pastels, watercolor, weird mixed media. Whatever I can manage.

Amelia Currier

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: abstract artist and printmaker

Amelia Currier has been a painter and printmaker for 30 years. She received her BFA in Intaglio Printmaking at Wayne State University, attended the Instituto Allende, Mexico, and The Boston Museum School of Fine Arts.

Charme' Curtin

Location: Henderson, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Watercolor, Oils, Wood Blocks, and Acrylics

Charme' Curtin has been fortunate to be surrounded by artists all of her life. Her mother was a professional oil & watercolor artists and her father designed jewelry when both were not working as Real Estate Brokers.

Beverly deGero

Location: Jarbidge, Nevada
Category: Photographer, Visual Artist, Writer
Specialization: Clay Artist

Artist Profile: Beverly deGero

John Delisle

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: 2D and 3D artist

John Delisle graduated the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1993 earning a BA in art. He also earned my M Ed. from UNLV in 2000 in Secondary Art Education.

Kristy Dial

Location: Minden, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Gourd Artist

Kristy is a professional gourd artist and teacher with 20 years of experience.  Her award winning gourds have been shown in galleries throughout the western United States.  Currently, Kristy is 1st vice president of the American Gourd Society and is honored to share her knowledge and her love of

Judith Dierkes

Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: Fiber Arts, Visual Arts

Judith considers herself a fiber artist creating with paper, canvas and fabric. The work may be a painting, drawing, art quilt, sculpture or performance. Each piece is unique and informed by her life experiences. Her work is constantly evolving and changing.

DB Donovan

Location: Henderson, Nevada
Category: Designer, Musician, Visual Artist
Specialization: Illustrator/Designer/Cartoonist

DB Donovan is one of the top illustrator/designers in Nevada with nearly 30 years' experience in creating advertising and branding for entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, city governments, hotels, casinos, the vacation and theatre industries.

Denise Duarte

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist

Native Nevadan Denise R. Duarte is an award-winning public artist, a socially-engaged artist, and a community development consultant. Denise received her Master of Fine Arts in Community Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art.

Sheri Fisher

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Designer, Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Handcrafted Lampwork Glass Beads

As a child growing in up in Southern California, Sheri Fisher had the happy luck to go to Disneyland fairly often. She was immediately entranced with the glass blower, and could watch for as long as she could convince everyone else to watch with her.

Carol Foldvary-Anderson

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Visual Arts

Carol Foldvary-Anderson is a renowned award-winning mixed media artist, designer, published illustrator/author, and arts educator. She began her fine arts career in 1985 with her large ColorPlay series of Abstract Expressionist Acrylic Paintings.

Priscilla Fowler

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Contemporary fine art

Priscilla Fowler is a mixed media artist whose abstract 2D, bas-relief, and assemblage work strongly evokes natural forms. Fowler has shown in and near Las Vegas, Nevada, Denver, Colorado, and nationally, in solo, juried, and group shows.

Patty Fox

Location: Elko, Nevada
Category: Visual Artist
Specialization: painting

The beauty and richness of rural Nevada is the inspiration for Patty Fox's watercolor paintings. Depicting nature, animals and history are for her a natural response to the environment she lives in. She says, "I would like my work to be a diary of my life."

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