Laura Kimpton Hanging with Celtic Forest in Reno

Testing the fire photo: Crimson Rose The Centaur Photo: Crimson Rose Doesn’t get any higher than this Celtic Forest: Book of the Raven waiting for its Opening Dedication this Friday Laura Kimpton, artist, hangin’ with the Book of the Raven Come out this Friday to celebrate: To see more photos, as they are posted:

Electricity: Save the date, July 23

Join us for the next in our series of Member events, Elemental Interactions: Electricity! Apologies for the postponement of our Member event scheduled for June, but it’s with good reason! We’re happy to announce that our next event in our Elemental Interactions series, ‘Electricity’, will be held at the most appropriate location: PG&E;’s Pacific Energy Center! We hope you’ll join…Keep reading >>

Installing Celtic Forest & The Book

Jeff Schomberg, artist and Crew boss – photo: Maria Partridge Tray..the Fire Marshall approving the pipes…that will bring the propane to the art so it will be ON FIRE! photo: Maria Partridge Installing the Book! photo: Maria Partridge Working on the Centaur – Photo: Crimson Rose Celtic Forest Installation Crew – photo: Crimson Rose These are a few photos from…Keep reading >>

Reporting In! Reno FUNdraiser!

photos: Mark Hammon photos: Lauren Randolph photos: p. herz photo: Colin Loretz – hoops on their way to the party It was fun…The Black Rock Arts Foundation-Reno FUNdraiser was held at Cathexes /Unexpected/Architecture…a re-modeled warehouse in Reno complete with an indoor basketball court…where there was lots of dancing and hula hooping thru out the evening. The party started out with…Keep reading >>

Reno’s Rockin’ It! Celtic Forest Opening and Free Workshop and Lecture!

Previously exhibited at Burning Man 2008, Celtic Forest, by artists Laura Kimpton, Jeff Schomberg Antonio Ruperto and Bob Hofmann, is unique in its materials (metal and fire), scale and artistic vision. Fire will glow weekly from the Book of the Raven and surrounding tree-like candelabras with fire dancing by Controlled Burn. Opening ReceptionFriday, June 26 5-10pmCorner of Sierra St. and…Keep reading >>

Free Workshop and Lecture with Laura Kimpton

photo: Jaz Fabry Laura Kimpton Photo: Toohip Tobesquare Personal BaggagewithLAURA KIMPTONThe Reflection Series Free Artist Workshop Assemblage, Image Transfer, and Encaustic WaxMcKinley Arts & Culture Center 925 Riverside Drive Reno, Nv 89503 Saturday June, 27th 200910-4to Pre-Register please call 775-334-6264,send email to sullivana @cityofreno.comRegistration at the Door on a Space Available Basis. Come make art with Laura Kimpton The Reflection…Keep reading >>

The Work Office – TWO

The Work Office (TWO)Naomi MillerBrooklyn, NY$5,500 Another of our 2009 grant recipients, The Work Office. (TWO) is a multidisciplinary art project posing as an administrative bureaucracy. Informed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the Great Depression in the 1930s, TWO is a gesture to “make work” for visual and performing artists, writers, and others by giving them simple, idea-based…Keep reading >>

Cardboardia Emerges

CardboardTown will be from 8 till 14 june here, under big sign, over stone fencem. Krapotkinskaja, Bersenevskaja riversidephotos: cardboardia photos: Kryakva Cardboardia is one of our 2009 Grants-to-Artists recipients. Yesterday was the starting day of their first summer 2009 build and it looks pretty fun. Stay tuned for more locations as the summer proceeds. Cardbordia ‘towns’ are temporary, collaboratively built…Keep reading >>

Escombros Vivos (Live Debris)

Escombros Vivos (Live Debris)Taylor Cass StevensonPortland, OR and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil$5,000 Another of our 2009 Grants-to-Artists recipients, Escombros Vivos is a traveling series of events and installations dedicated to sharing and establishing new reuse traditions in Portland, Oregon and Rio de Janeiro. In exchanging practices that promote experimentation with reused materials, the project ultimately aims to dissolve stigmas both…Keep reading >>

East Hollywood Utility Box Art Project

East Hollywood Utility Box Art ProjectKaren MackLos Angeles, CA$6,000 The Utility Box Art Project, is the next of our 2009 grant recipients and is a guided collaboration and mentorship program, pairing artists with youth to design and create murals on utility boxes. The team first conducts a neighborhood mapping process in which the artist and youth study neighborhood issues and…Keep reading >>

Detroit Dream Project – Progress Report

During clean up Doxie noticed Bud-e one of our resident poets secretly installed the name plate designed last summer during the Temple build. Thank you Bud-e! After the arson attempt last fall the pillar was cleaned up and spare pieces affixed, not to cover the damage, but illustrate how the the Detroit Dream Project is a Phoenix from the ashes…Keep reading >>