Exhibition Project !

flier_olv_exhibitions_sidebyside_600From the Our Las Vegas Press Room:

“Our Las Vegas” Dual Exhibition Project

Our Las Vegas,” a public art project of the Las Vegas Arts Commission, presents an eponymous exhibition project featuring work by Las Vegas artists working in, and/or showing at Emergency Arts‘ galleries, studios and creative spaces. A building-wide reception | celebration will occur the evening of Friday, May 31 from 6 to 9 pm. Emergency Arts is located in Downtown Las Vegas at the corner of Fremont and 6th Streets.

A linked “Our Las Vegas” group exhibition in the Chamber Gallery at City Hall presents representative work from some of Emergency Arts spaces. A Thursday, May 30 public reception from 11 a.m. to 1 pm will honor the artists and City employees. Cake and lemonade will be served. City Hall is located at 495 South Main Street. The exhibition continues through July 18.

An essay by writer | journalist Geoff Carter on culture and creativity in Las Vegas is included on the Our Las Vegas website. Work from the shows will also soon be on the site.

Our Las Vegas is led by artists Jon Winet and Ginger Bruner. As posted on its website: “‘Our Las Vegas'” is a cultural animation public art project that celebrates the fierce and passionate connection that local and out-of-town artists, fiction writers, photographers, musicians, journalists, dancers, designers and other creatives make with “The Radiant City.”

The exhibition project is supported in part by a donation from DowntownProject.
Graphic generated by “Pulp-o-mizer.”

List of Participating Artists | Creative Spaces & Organizations

Geoff Carter | Project Essay: “In the City of Details”


Las Vegas Review Journal
June 5, 2013
“Artists define ‘Our Las Vegas'”
by Carol Cling
“Neon” Entertainment Section, page 5E

Las Vegas CityLife
May 31, 2013
“TONIGHT: Our Las Vegas celebration exhibit shows growing dynamic of public art”
By Janessa Kenway

May 30, 2013
“This Weekend: Neon Bazaar, Our Las Vegas and BHOF”
By Geoff Carter
(see paragraph 3)

May 29, 2013
“Our Las Vegas Exhibitions Downtown”
By “News Gnome”

Las Vegas Sun
May 15, 2013
“Joe Downtown: Experience ‘Our Las Vegas’ artists’ works at Emergency Arts exhibit”
By Joe Schoenmann

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