Contemporary Art Center opens its new permanent home with "Taste." From Kristen Peterson's Las Vegas Weekly's article: “We’d been planning this show for a while, and the opportunity presented itself,” [CAC board president Melissa] Petersen says, standing in the space formerly held by the Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art. “The span of work is really a great representation of what’s going on here and a great representation of the artists who are working in Las Vegas.” "Taste" opens 6 p.m. Friday, January 15 at Contemporary Arts Center Las Vegas (900 Las Vegas Blvd S, Ste 140) Facebook INFO
ARTISTS FOR THE RECORD: Wendy Kveck I Justin Favela I Chris Bauder I Mikayla Whitmore I Linda Alterwitz I Adam Morey I David Ryan I Daniel Habegger I Shawn Hummel I Sean Russell I Brent Sommerhauser I Alisha Kerlin I Mark Brandvik I Sierra Slentz I Elizabeth Blau.
Works by UNLV MFA Fine Art candidates in the vast gallery of Sahara West Library spill out into an adjacent space. It is Brandon Lacow's wooden bed in a visual center of the main hall that anchors the paintings and photography to shape the exhibition into a spirited mood of visual experimentation. "Expanded: UNLV MFA Exhibition" at Sahara West Library (9600 W Sahara Ave) closes Sunday, January 10.
Above: Stephen Hendee created sculpture for the celebration of 30 years of public art programming in the City of Las Vegas.