A program participant of the Bike Bridge welds her bike in the welding course, hosted by The Crucible.A program participant of the Bike Bridge paints her bike in the Art-Bike course, hosted by The Crucible The Black Rock Arts Foundation is thrilled to announce the award of $10,000 granted from the National Endowment for the Arts for our newest project,…Keep reading >>
The Ghana ThinkTank is developing the First World. Ghana Thinktank is a worldwide network of think tanks creating strategies to resolve local problems in the “developed” world. The network is composed of people from all walks of life and levels of expertise and began with groups in Ghana, Cuba and El Salvador. It has since expanded to include Serbia, Mexico,…Keep reading >>
MARKET STREET BLOOMS: 20-Foot Flower Sculptures In Central Market, a photo by mcgrayjr on Flickr. I love this shot of Karen Cusolito’s Dandelion. I do not think I have seen this level of detail before. Thanks mcgrayjr
Bliss Dance was flying her colors for a few days last week. Thought you might like to see it. photo: Jeff Steinmetz
A few shots of the Fire of Spire Installation: Spire of Fire, by local Reno artists Steve Atkins and Eric Smith, is BRAF’s fourth installation at our public art venue in Reno, Nevada, and will be on display June 20 – Nov. 15, 2011, on the corner of Sierra Street and Island Avenue, on the bank of the Truckee River…Keep reading >>
One of our 2011 grant recipients, Mobule is going to be touring beginning in Paris, opening the FUTUR EN SEINE FESTIVAL, on June 19th. Then on to Barcelona, London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Mobule is a travelling video sculpture that passes on recorded ‘messages of love’ from one city’s citizens to those of the next. This…Keep reading >>
Detroit Dream Project, a photo by Laughing Squid on Flickr. Did you know that when Scott Beale from Laughing Squid went to Detroit a few months ago he stopped to take a few photos of the Detroit Dream Project. One of our Civic Arts Projects by David Best and Crew. Thanks Scott.
Market Street Blooms sculpture by Karen Cusolito, a photo by Timbuk2 Designs on Flickr.
Bliss Dance on Treasure Island, a photo by Michael Holden on Flickr.
Bliss Dance Treasure Island, a photo by davidyuweb on Flickr.
ArtInStorefronts_Launch_236, a photo by arts.commission on Flickr. The Composting Contraption was a hit at the Art in Storefront’s event on Friday that included the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s installations of Karen Cusolito’s Valiant Flowers and the Dandelion. More photos to come.
4782_MayorEarthDay_0008f, a photo by SF Environment on Flickr. San Francisco Environment’s Director Melanie Nutter (BRAF’s partner with Scrap Eden and the Compost Contraption) with event sponsor Jason McBriarty, (BRAF’s partner and sponsor, Director, Global Community Affairs Levi Strauss & Co., and the Levi Strauss Foundation, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s Executive Vice-President, Rae Richman and Executive Director,Tomas McCabe.