Developer purchases 747 jet that was Burning Man art piece
Real estate developer Fisher Brothers, in collaboration with AREA15, has purchased the Boeing 747 jumbo jet known as “Big Imagination” that artist Ken Feldman and team brought to Burning Man in 2016. The developer has plans to adapt and install the jet at AREA15.
Fred Boyce has died at age 100
KOLO reported on April 28 that Reno artist Fred Boyce died on April 16 at the age of 100. Boyce had moved to Nevada in 1973 and was a prominent landscape and wildlife painter. He told KOLO reporter Terry Russell in an interview, “If my art resonated spiritually with anybody, I did something right. I really did.”
Neon Museum announces 2022 residency
Applications are open for The Neon Museum’s 2022 National Artist Residency. Selected artists are expected to mount a solo show. They will receive a $2,500 stipend, a $4,000 materials budget, a $1,000 travel allowance, accommodations, studio space, access to the museum’s sign collection and archives, marketing assistance, and other support. Info and application here.
Cover image: “Big Imagination” on the playa. Photo by Melanie McClenahan for Fisher Brothers/AREA15.