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 >>