Mary Hill “Cycled Musings”
The first four public art projects along the First Street Art Trail will be welcomed to Las Vegas in a formal dedication ceremony on Thursday, November 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Boulder Plaza. The public is invited.
The First Street Art Trail and its public art is a collaboration between city of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Arts Commission, and funded by the city and the Regional Transportation Commission.
From the press release:
“Cycled Musings” text art by artist Mary Hill on eight pairs of bright green Dero bike racks from Boulder to Bridger, and two blue bike racks at city hall.
“Vegas Jackpot Art Cache” by Las Vegas artists Suzanne Hackett-Morgan, Elizabeth Blau-Ogilvie, Lisa Fields Clark and city of Las Vegas Art & Design Team. To participate in this art cache and letter boxing project on First Street from Boulder to Clark (City Hall), bring your notebook and stamp pad and follow the clues (found online at www.lvartscommission.com/ and artslasvegas.org) to find the four “art cache” sites.
“Snowball in Vegas” 9-foot sculpture of a cat at the corner of Coolidge Avenue/First Street by artist Jesse Smigel of Las Vegas.
“Strata” in the “Windows on First” exhibit of City Hall by UNLV art students Audrey Barcio and Rebecca Pugh. “Strata” is made of hand-cut paper and acrylic paint and displayed in three east-facing First Street windows of City Hall. “Strata” is an interpretation of the effect of time and light on the Mojave Desert landscape and references geological formations through color, line and layers.
Jesse Smigel "Snowball in Vegas” I Photo: PaintThisDesert
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