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Yvonne McGrath
Sound and Vision

Exhibit August 1-31, 2020

Make Tahoe Records
Pop-up Event
Saturdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22
10 am to 4 pm

Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio
2572 Hwy 50
South Lake Tahoe
Fundraiser for Tahoe Art League

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     Please join Make Tahoe Records at Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio for The Art and Music of Yvonne McGrath in the premiere of “Sound and Vision”, a series of introductions to the work of visual artists and the reciprocal connections of music and their art. In the spirit of reciprocity, a portion of the proceeds from sales of Yvonne McGrath’s work and vinyl from the Make Tahoe Records pop-up exhibit will be donated to the Tahoe Art League as part of the “Saturday Show of Support” series.

     Yvonne McGrath creates original paintings of “Fantasy Flowers” that come to life through their dance with the viewer. Like the artist herself, they are bold and timeless yet affirm the importance of nurturing one’s life in the moment. McGrath describes the creative process as "an emotional response” to the flower as it emerges. As a singer, McGrath’s performance on her album, Yvonne, In Private, echoes these enduring qualities through perennial favorites and originals, including songs arranged by her husband, Jim McGrath, reverberating a deep-rooted nature of reciprocity.

     Yvonne McGrath is a prominent and much sought-after South Shore exhibiting artist. Her work has been shown in as many as seven galleries concurrently, including Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio, Benko Art Gallery, City Art Gallery at South Lake Tahoe City Hall, Tahoe Art League Gallery, Roberta Mason Library at Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe El Dorado County Library, and LTCC Student Center Gallery. McGrath's online gallery is located at

     Yvonne McGrath is a member of the Tahoe Art League. The Tahoe Art League has been supporting local artists and the community at large since 1964. Nationally known for its annual Artist Studio Tour, TAL also provides scholarships for students, workshops and demonstrations for its members and the public, exhibit opportunities in a co-op style gallery, and a place for community events. The 14th Annual Artist Studio Tour has been postponed. Art sales from the tour help provide the scholarships for students. Now is the perfect opportunity to give back to this community benefit organization by making a tax-deductible donation. The Tahoe Art League Gallery is located at 3062 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA. More information about the scholarship, how to donate, and how to participate in the Artist Studio Tour can be found at

     Make Tahoe Records is the online and pop-up vinyl shop of Make Tahoe Records’ mission is to offer new music from alternative and independent artists via its exhibit of “Freshly Groomed Vinyl”. The “Saturday Show of Support” series began with a joint fundraiser with Keynote Used Records and Books to benefit KRLT FM and continues to benefit community organizations each week. Online ordering for shipping, pickup, and contactless delivery are available at

     Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio is a space that supports local non-profits and community organizations by presenting exhibits that bring awareness to causes that benefit the community at large. Past exhibits and fundraisers have included Black Ice Theatre Co., KRLT FM, Tahoe Art League, Tahoe Arts Alliance, and “Love is a National Treasure”, a fundraiser for the Lake Tahoe Pride Equality Scholarship offered at Lake Tahoe Community College. Scott Forrest Fine Art Studio is located at 2572 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA. More information can be found at or by calling (310) 213-3333.

Watch Yvonne McGrath and Scott Forrest on Lake Tahoe Television here.

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