Art exhibitions on display in Las Vegas Valley, May 20-26

“Dragonfly and Poppies” is among the silk paintings from fashion designer Diane Ricks‘ exhibit “Offerings in Silk” at Boulder City Art Guild Gallery.”Dragonfly and Poppies” is among the silk paintings from fashion designer Diane Ricks‘ exhibit “Offerings in Silk” at Boulder City Art Guild Gallery.

Offerings in Silk’

Paintings on silk by Boulder City Art Guild member Diane Ricks. Boulder City Art Guild Gallery at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., Boulder City. bouldercityartguild

‘Celebrating Life!’

The opening reception and awards ceremony for the annual juried art exhibit “Celebrating Life!” will be at 6 p.m. Friday. The exhibit features artwork created by ages 50 and older. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.


Inspired by Gold Butte, Tule Springs Fossil Beds, and Basin and Range national monuments, artists created paintings, wall murals, photography, sound and sculpture works of art. The Studio at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

City Lights Arts Gallery

Watercolor, ink and mixed media paintings by Randy Sterns are on display in the exhibit “The Sweetest Riff.” 3 E. Army St., Henderson. citylightsartgallery

‘In Between’

Husband-and-wife artists Nanda Sharifpour and Ali Fathollahi exhibit new artwork in a variety of mediums, including video installation, projected image and sculptures. Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road, North Las Vegas. facebook/leftofcentergallery

Obsidian Fine Art

The collaborative show features photography and oil paintings by Steve Anthony, photography by Glenn Gove, and paintings by Mandy Joy, based on Gove’s photos. Obsidian Fine Art at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 240. facebook/obsididanfineart

‘Twisted Yarn’

Fiber sculptures represent memories from artist Ailene Pasco’s childhood in the Philippines. Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.

‘People Tell the Story’

Portraits in pencil, color pencil, ink and pastel by Donald Corpier Starr. West Charleston Library Gallery, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. donaldcorpierstarr

Juried show

Artwork in a variety of styles and mediums by Las Vegas Artists’ Guild members is on display in the annual members’ juried show “For the Love of Spring.” Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

‘Golden Anniversary’

The “50 Years of Preserving History: Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of the Clark County Museum” exhibit presents the museum’s history through a collection of photographs and objects. Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

‘Twisted Yarn’

Fiber sculptures represent memories from artist Ailene Pasco’s childhood in the Philippines. Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.


A wide range of printmaking techniques used by Nevada artists — including intaglio, mezzotint, woodcut and serigraph — are showcased in the exhibition “Rift: A Collection of Nevada Printmakers.” Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190.


The exhibition of ancient West Mexican ceramics explores the relationship between form and function. Braunstein Gallery at UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.

Eugene Rolfe

Photographs of the Republic of Korea taken by former U.S. Air Force officer Eugene Rolfe while stationed at the Osan Airforce Base are on display in the exhibit “Korea ‘76.” Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

Student exhibition

Stone sculptures created by students of Sharon Gainsburg Studio are on display in the exhibit “Rock Stars IV”. The Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas at Neonopolis Complex, 450 Fremont St., second floor.

Photography exhibit

Up-close photographs of whales feeding, diving and swimming, in the Sea of Cortez off the Baja California Peninsula, are on display in Michael Fishbach’s exhibit “The Great Whales.” Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.

Spring Show

Local artists explore subjects through watercolor paintings of landscapes, portraits, abstracts and still life in the Nevada Watercolor Society’s Spring Show. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

CSN Art Show

Artwork created by students in the CSN Fine Arts Department, Art and Art History courses are on display in the “2018 Juried Student Exhibition.” The show includes drawings, paintings, sculptures, printmaking, ceramics, jewelry and design. Fine Arts Gallery and Artspace Gallery at CSN’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas.

‘Finding Fremont’

Expedition maps, modern color photographs, an archaeological discovery of mountain howitzer carriage parts and the mountain howitzer believed to be explorer John Fremont’s lost cannon are among the objects on display in the exhibit “Finding Fremont: Pathfinder of the West.” Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve.

Carnevale Gallery

Mixed media pieces from photographer Art Wolfe’s “Human Canvas” project and limited edition fine art prints, are on display. Carnevale Gallery, located at Appian Way at Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. humancanvasproject


Prints and drawings by Portland, Oregon, artist Hayden Senter. Priscilla Fowler Fine Art at Art Square, 1025 S. First St. priscillafowler

‘World Heritage Collection’

Mario Basner’s photographic art collection, celebrating culture, diversity and humanity. Next to Cafe Leone at Tivoli Village, 400 S.Rampart Blvd. mariobasner

Modernist Cuisine

Chef, photographer, scientist and author Nathan Myhrvold’s collection of food photography. Modernist Cuisine Gallery in the Forum Shops at 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South. modernistcuisine

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