The Holiday Spirit


Local artist Diction Davies has promised to donate a percentage of the proceeds from his Etsy site to the Black Rock Arts Foundation until the end of 2008. So what is Etsy, you may ask? Etsy is a website that provides the public a way to buy and sell handmade items. So hooray for generosity of spirit, go check it…Keep reading >>

Meet our Grantees – White Noise Shower


So, let me lure you into the The Wayback Machine so I can introduce you to Jenne Giles‘s project, one of BRAF’s first grant recipients. “White Noise Shower”, was interactive sculpture dealing with media in our lives. The installation was a Mild Steel cage with mixed media (hair blow dryers, lights) and broken television sets. This piece was an igloo/shower…Keep reading >>

Last Chance to see the Reno Mangrove!


Last chance to see The Reno Mangrove! For the last three months, a once unused and uninteresting vacant lot in downtown Reno, NV, has been transformed into a grove of trees, all by different artists. The Reno community has embraced the space created by this ‘Mangrove’ and quickly adopted the location as a favored meeting spot for social events, music…Keep reading >>

newZonia “Life As Art”


newZonia is a innovative new online community angled at fostering creativity and collaboration. Join them for a delightful evening of art, film and lively entertainers on December 10, 2008. newZonia is donating a portion of the proceeds from this event to BRAF! Thank you newZonia! Artists Jenny Bird and Shrine will be there (bring shoes, handbags and small furniture if…Keep reading >>

ARTumnal Gathering 2008


Thanks to Chris and Amber Marie Bently for gifting the Bently Reserve for this fabulous event! photos courtesy of Matt Powers And some sets on flickr:

ARTumnal Gathering 2008


Wow, what an evening…the revelers were decked out to party at the Fabulous Bently Reserve. The silent auction raised funds for the Black Rock Arts Foundation to stay the course in funding and installing interactive art and a great time was had by all!!!! Here are some additional photos: More photos will be coming in the near future so…Keep reading >>