The Nevada Artists Association has announced the winners of it’s judged Nevada Day Art Exhibition. The independent judges for this art show chose “80 Acres,” an oil by Sally Cohen of Reno, as “Best of Show.” The NAA show committee chose “The Wranglers,” a mixed media painting by Glyness Miller of Carson City, for “The Spirit of Nevada” award.
This is the 66th year that the NAA has presented the Nevada Day Show, in all those years, and more, Pat Holub of Carson City, has been involved as an officer of the Board and active member.
She is also one of the founders of the NAA. To honor her the NAA has added The Pat Holub Award for the first time this year. The award will be part of all future Nevada Day Show exhibitions. Holub will chose an art piece for this event annually. For her pick in this years exhibition the Pat Holub Award was given to “In the Notch”, a Pastel by Ruthann Wagner of Carson City.
The first place winners in the eight media categories for this show are: 3 Dimensional art, “Coral Reef”, a glass sculpture by Donna Jensen of Carson City; Photography, “100 Years a Nevadan”, Fred Howland of Carson City; Pastel, “Muk”, Peggy Holsclaw of Carson City; Paintings: “Baby Girl” an oil by Susan Schmid of Gardnerville; “Seasoned Veteran”, an acrylic by Darcy Tate of Wells; “Dat So La Lee Baskets”, a watercolor by Ruthann Wagner of Carson City. Dry Media, “In the Bitter Cold” pencil, Glyness Miller of Carson City; Digital, “The Magic Trees” a computer rendering by Catherine King of Verdi.
The public is invited to a reception and awards ceremony at the NAA Gallery on Nov. 12, 1-4pm.
The NAA gallery is located at Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center complex. The exhibition opened Oct. 23 and will run through Jan. 6, 2017. The Gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and all art is for sale. Go to www.nevadaartists.org for more.