Explore the Tahoe Art Trail to find local art at venues and businesses on the South Shore. Thank you for your support of local artists and businesses.
We hope you didn’t blink and miss Spring because Summer 2023 is already here! We know this is true because the Farmer’s Markets in South Lake Tahoe are about to get underway! Get your food while you get your art and artisan goods in the great outdoors. Live music at the Ski Run Farmers Market and Meyers Mountain Market too.
Stop in the Tahoe Art League Gallery to see the latest exhibit of member artists. Tahoe Art League Member exhibits include a large variety of media such as oil and acrylic paintings, photography, sculpture, fabric arts, jewelry, mixed media and more. You will often meet one of the exhibiting artists on duty whenever the gallery is open.
Join the Tahoe art community by becoming a member of the Tahoe Art League here. Membership and sales from the exhibits benefit the community through the Tahoe Art League's programs, including scholarships for local high school and college students, workshops, kids art classes, mural projects, community events, and the annual Artist Studio Tour. Thank you for your support!
More information about these exhibits and events can be found at talart.org.
Eva Salyer - I Heart Art
advisory note: contains strong art and language
If you are a human with emotions, I’d like to share with you Eva Salyer’s online art show, I Heart Art. Salyer is a working artist, dee jay, designer, and all-around force for positive creativity and growth. She burst onto the South Tahoe art scene by way of San Francisco, bringing her vivid colors, strong brushstrokes, and passion for honoring one’s inner spirit throughout life’s challenging, joyful, unpredictable, exciting, and difficult journey.
Eva Salyer is an emerging artist but not in the traditional use of the term. She has been creating since early childhood and selling her art since she was six. Salyer has emerged as an artist-inspirator to motivate positive action and healing through art.
I first met Eva Salyer several years ago when she was exhibiting and selling art to fundraise for the High Vibe Society Artisan Collective. Since then she has continued to fundraise and help local non-profits with her time, energy, and hands-on efforts.
Today, Eva Salyer is promoting her work and message, both in person and online at evasalyer.gallery. She is also focusing on her latest vision, Legion of Live Artists, a fiscally sponsored non-profit organization working towards grants for a living wage for visual artists who perform and demonstrate their art at live events.
- Sheilah Boothby
You can contact Eva Salyer and learn more about her work at evasalyer.gallery.
Click on our video playlist here or on the video above to watch Eva Salyer’s recent live art show, "I Heart Art". Please be advised: strong art evokes strong language and some appears in the video.
Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio is the working studio of Abstract Expressionist Scott Forrest. You can frequently find him painting live in the studio. The gallery is open to the public and is also open by appointment. Additional Artists exhibiting in the gallery are Rasjad Hopkins, Yvonne McGrath, and Kenneth J. Whitney.
For more information and to make an appointment for a gallery tour, go to scottforrestart.com.
Cherie Pinsky - Virginia City School House
Enjoy the Art of Cherie Pinsky on display at Keynote Records and Books. One of Pinsky’s favorite subjects is historic Bodie, CA. Now a ghost town and historic park, Pinsky brings us back in time as visitors to this once boomtown, walking among the wooden structures and stepping inside to explore the trappings of late 1800’s everyday life. Pinsky’s linoleum prints evoke the Arts and Crafts movement from the turn of the century and include images of some of South Lake Tahoe’s older cabins. Her more playful scenes will take you skiing and meeting friends at the top of Heavenly.
Keynote Used Records and Books has been a South Shore staple for over 30 years, bringing you an extensive collection of books and music, including popular favorites, collectibles, and rarities. Known for its wide selection of 78's, Keynote is the perfect backdrop for Pinsky's art, providing in-store play of original 78 rpms on an antique hand-cranked turntable.
See more of Cherie Pinsky's work at cheriepinsky.com.
example shown: Heavenly Day - Instructor Craig
Lake Tahoe Paint and Sip offers adult paint and sip fun during the evening sessions, featuring many of your favorite local artists as guides. Choose your evening to paint an iconic Tahoe themed image or another fun scene. You can book an open spot or set up a private party. Kids are welcome during afternoon open paint sessions and now added "The Amazing Animals of Lake Tahoe" sessions with Instructor Craig. All art supplies provided. Check the calendar for the current schedule and book early.
For more information and updates go to: laketahoepaintandsip.com.
The RTIA Show will be anchored in Reno-Sparks Convention Center's Hall 3, a 60,000 sq ft space located directly behind the main entry and Registration Lobby (preliminary floor plan will be released in the coming weeks). The show will again occupy the Registration Lobby, but this time for new special features rather than the Heart of Reno presentation. A colored carpet will direct attendees from the main entrance, through the Registration Lobby and into Hall 3, where it will continue to direct traffic through the show. The RTIA Show will still be made up of three components, the Galleries & Features, Sculpture Walk and Heart of Reno, which will now include Foundations, showcasing artists originally from Reno Tahoe who are now living and working elsewhere. Additional space will also be provided for selected independent artists seeking to join the fair from around the nation and the world. Taking place September 14-17, 2023, the new RTIA Show dates reflect the decision to secure the best available space at the center, avoid a direct clash with NYC's Armory Art Fair, and build a much grander "After Burn" 2023 sculpture market. Thank you for being a part of the RTIA Show story!
Exhibitor Application: https://www.rtiashow.com/exhibitor-application-page.
For more information about the RTIA Show go to: https://www.rtiashow.com.
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