Art -- Nevada -- Reno
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists of flyers and brochures announcing exhibits at the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, undated-1989, and Art Department bulletins and newsletters, 1963-1990. Newsletters include: Art Forum, 1963-1967; Contact, 1967-1977; News from the Art Club, 1981-1983; and Preview, 1976-1990. Among the exhibit items is a description of the inaugural exhibition in the Church Fine Arts Building, with a foreword by J. Craig Sheppard, artist and Chair of the Department of Art.
The Department of Art's Gallery South, located in the Jot Travis Building, opened in the Fall of 2012. It is used to display student work. The Gallery South records consist of marketing material for exhibits.
Walter McNamara (1939- ) is an artist who specializes in found material sculpture and collage. His art has been exhibited across the United States, especially in Nevada. This collection consists of announcements for his exhibitions held from 1968 to 2009 in the form of flyers and posters, a Nevada Museum of Art show catalog (1994) as well as other information regarding awards and projects with which he has been involved.
The Nevada Art Gallery was an art museum in Reno, Nevada; incorporated in 1931, the museum is now known as the Sierra Nevada Museum of Art. Collection includes correspondence, financial statements, bylaws, newsletters, list of board members, membership and committee lists, annual reports, and staff reports.
The Public Occasions Board records consist of correspondence, minutes, and Performing Artist Series announcements and programs for internationally known musicians, dance companies, and dramatic performances. The collection includes programs, announcements, and flyers for various programs, the book for the 1968 Sculpture Invitational exhibit for the University’s Second Annual Arts Festival Week and the Survey of Cultural Activities in Reno-Sparks conducted by the Board in 1966.
The Sheppard Fine Art Gallery in the Church Fine Arts Complex became Sheppard Contemporary [gallery] in the spring of 2013. It is the site for exhibits by visiting professional artists. Sheppard Contemporary records consist of marketing material for exhibits by visiting professional artists.