Mike Bond is the winner of the 2022 Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music and Art Festival poster and program cover art contest, according to a news release. His design, “Jazz Guitar,” was selected from 10 entries to highlight the 19th annual Carson City music and art festival. Honorable mention goes to 11-year-old Jasmine Sanchez for her entries, “Jazzy Uno” and “Jazzy Dos.” Bond is an artist who lives in Sparks. He is known for oil paintings of landscapes and western scenes. He will be demonstrating his work during the Open Studios Tour on Aug. 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nevada State Museum as part of the 17-day Jazz & Beyond Music and Art festival. Jazz & Beyond will feature several free concerts at many Carson City venues, opening with the Reno Jazz Orchestra on Friday, Aug. 5, outdoors at the Governor’s Mansion. A country-themed day at the Silver Saddle Ranch will be on Saturday, Aug. 13. The festival will close with the Mile High Jazz Band on Count Basie’s birthday, Aug. 21, at the Capital Amphitheater. The festival will include a three-day Open Studios Tour from Friday, Aug. 19 to Sunday, Aug. 21 with more than 20 artists demonstrating their work at nine locations. This year they include private studios, the Carson City Historical Society’s Carriage House, the Nevada State Museum, and on Friday only, the Historic Bliss Mansion. Each artist will have one or more works on display at the Nevada Artists Association Gallery, 449 W. King St., from July 30 to Sept. 9 as part of the NAA Summer Show. For information, contact Elinor Bugli at 775-883-4154 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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