Category: Painting

Oil painting demystified 

According to Reno painter David McCamant, the medium is more user-friendly than its reputation suggests

/ March 10, 2020

Podcast: Art at the Nevada Governor’s Mansion

Artist Ronnie Rector & Carson City Art Dept's Mark Salinas discuss First Lady Kathy Sisolak's new exhibition series

/ March 4, 2020

Podcast: Ahren Hertel on oil painting

"When Ahren Hertel first started painting seriously, he had two main influences, comics like Calvin and Hobbes and Renaissance painting. He took it from there. Lately, he's been making portraits of friends and fellow artists, and masterfully abstract Nevada landscapes. Ahren dropped by the KWNK studio in Reno to talk about his trajectory as an… Read More

/ February 23, 2020

Matching picture: Austin Pratt’s world was a good place to question my own

A probing search for order in a universe that may or may not be benevolent

/ January 30, 2020

Desert dreams

Summer Orr's surreal watercolors are the first works in Holland Project's off-site gallery in the new Ferino Distillery

/ December 30, 2019

Northern California dreaming

Once landscape painter Phyllis Shafer first saw the West, there was no turning back

/ November 20, 2019

Route to the rurals

Ron Arthaud spent years learning to paint, then settled in a remote Nevada town and got to know the landscape

/ October 17, 2019

Georgia O’Keeffe: Beautiful flowers or provocative anatomy?

A traveling exhibition is willing to talk about something else already.

/ September 17, 2019

Fixer upper

A 1906 painting of a prominent Reno woman was restored. You can catch a glimpse at the Lilley Musuem.

/ June 21, 2019