Art Works Gallery celebrates its fifth anniversary on August 8

THE ART MARKET IS HOT, FROM NEW York auction houses to the internet to Main Street galleries. Picasso’s “Les Femmes d’ Alger” sold for a record $179 million this spring. Etsy, an e-commerce website focused on local art, jewelry and vintage items, also went public this spring and now is worth $1.5 billion. Our local […]

Truckee Open Art Studios Tour, Trails & Vista and Fall Colors Open Studios Tour

ART TOURS TRUCKEE OPEN ART STUDIOS TOUR Nevada County Arts presents the first annual Truckee Open Art Studios Tour July 17-19 and 24-26. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. The tour allows visitors to experience art from its creative spark to finished product with about 30 Truckee-area artists, including nationally known painters, sculptors, multi-media artists and woodworkers. […]

Art by local artists: Art Works Gallery and Artists’ Studio in the Foothills

Art Works Gallery Five New Artists have joined Art Works Gallery, a co-op of more than 30 Nevada County artists in historic Grass Valley. Lisa Marie Kindley is a tapestry artist who paints directly on unstretched canvases, which are hung from a decorative rod. Lisa uses soft hues, layered textures and ornamental themes giving her […]

Art award winners at 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Here are the winning artists for the 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival art exhibit. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival partnered with Nevada County Arts for the fourth year in an effort to increase awareness of the intersection between arts and the environment. Local and regional artists submitted their environmental artwork for possible inclusion […]

Nevada County artists launch DANK Inaugural to showcase local contemporary art

Local artists are announcing a new collaborative effort highlighting the contemporary art scene in Nevada County. Featuring 2-D and sculpture by some of the best local talent and moving into a highly visible, temporary space, The DANK Inaugural begins a new chapter in the thriving Nevada County art scene. The list of participating artists include: […]