Gig Depio at Winchester Cultural Center in 2014 I Photo PtD.
The Great Eight of 2016: Las Vegas painter Gig Depio, sculptor Justin Favela, sculpture David Rowe, along with Reno-based painter Erik Burke, were each granted FY16 Artist Fellowships, announced the Nevada Art Council. Digital media artist Joseph DeLappe will be the first recipient of NAC’s Fellowship Project grant. Honorable mentions were awarded to Reno artists Dean Burton, Nate Clark, and Nick Larsen.
Add Jackpot: Also announced this week were FY16 Jackpot Grant 1st Quarter awardees. Southern Nevada recipients include Pierce Emata, Ed Fuentes, Wendy Kveck, Diane Olson-Baskin, David Sanchez Burr, and Diego Vega.
Above: Krystal Ramirez “I Want to See More Brown Bodies” from 2017 will be reassembled at UNLV’s Barrick Museum of Art in Spring 2018.