Fall Art Affair
The Southern Nevada Museum
of Fine Art celebrates its first annual "Fall Art Affair" juried show. The exhibit features 36 works of art by Southwest
regional artists, juried by Elizabeth Herridge, independent curator, art advisor, museum consultant and former Managing Director
of the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Las Vegas. Opening night was attend by over 200 museum members and guests. Awards
along with $1,100 in prize money was distributed to the winners in each catagory.
The art selected was chosen from
nearly 100 entries in six categories; painting, watercolor, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and photography. Best of Show
went to Patrick Rogers for "Dennis".
Patrick Rogers for "Dennis"
2nd Prize Stephen Jackson for "Demolition Premonition"
1st Prize David Seidner for "Faces" in Mexican Lace Agate
2nd Prize Dr. Robert Cranley Jr. for "Frida"
1st Prize James Johnson for "Phil's Fish Market"
2nd Prize Elizabeth
Francis for "Summertime"
Painting - Oil / Acrylic
Prize Karen Wallo for "Purple Twilight"
2nd Prize Cindy Curtis for "Double Helix"
1st Prize Jackson Boelts for "Orange Shield II"
Christine Haskell for "Reeling with Rage"
John Denney for "Egon Schiele w/selfportrait & Gustave Klimt "
2nd Prize Betty Jo Johnson for
"Tuesday's Model "
Photography - Robert Oberman for “Devil’s
Mixed Media - Barbara Yoerg for “Ribbon of Life”
Painting: Oil/Acrylic - Erik Gecas for “Counterfeiting Eden”
- Myra Oberman for “The
exhibition is located in the Main Gallery adjacent of the Museum and open to the public from Noon to 5 pm, Wednesday through
Saturday, through December 30th 2009. The Museum is on the second level of the Neonopolis building, which has two levels
of underground parking, and is located between Las Vegas Blvd, and 4th St. at Ogden in downtown Las Vegas.