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All posts by Kris Vagner

Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s editor in chief. In former lives she was a literature student in Arizona, an art student in Boston and Los Angeles, an artist, gallery owner, art teacher, and Arts Editor for the Reno News & Review. She’s been writing about Nevada art and culture since 2004.

An out-of-work wedding photographer revisits his fine-art career

Print sale/gift certificate giveaway aims to bolster local businesses

/ May 20, 2020

Federal art relief funds reach Nevada

Non-profits can apply starting June 1

/ May 19, 2020

Remembering Mimi Patrick

The Gold Hill ceramicist was beloved for her generosity, playful nature, and quick wit

/ May 4, 2020

Meet your local Burning Man grantees

After the main event was canceled, their funding was postponed until 2021. Here's a look at their past & future work.

/ May 1, 2020

Quarantine coloring pages

Stay-at-home order got you crawling up the walls? Nevada artists and art venues bring you some welcome distraction.

/ April 27, 2020

Remembering Jim McCormick on his birthday

A look at the late, beloved Reno art professor's geometric, topographic collages

/ April 24, 2020

Switching gears

Burning Man canceled. Reno events postponed. New opportunities in the works.

/ April 14, 2020

More financial relief for artists

Applications for emergency aid from a national coalition opened today

/ April 8, 2020

Stay home, Nevada

A Reno artist brought the state's new unofficial slogan to light

/ April 4, 2020