Nevada Artists Association announces Spirit of America Show winners

Best of Show: ‘The Voice of the Lord,’ mixed media by Candy Webb.

Best of Show: ‘The Voice of the Lord,’ mixed media by Candy Webb.

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Editor' note: This story has been corrected. The judged show will run until July 26.

The Nevada Artists Association announced the winners of its 2024 Spirit of America Show.

The judged show will run until July 26 and includes 114 submissions from 48 member and non-member artists from Northern Nevada.

An artist’s reception and awards presentation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday. Guests can see the show, meet the artists and enjoy refreshments.

The gallery is located at 449 W. King St., in Carson City on the campus of the Brewery Arts Center. The gallery is open Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

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The winners are:

Best of Show – “The Voice of the Lord,” mixed media by Candy Webb

Spirit of America – “Gabby, Wild Horse in Pinenuts,” photo by Kim Hunter Steed


First – “Haunting Twilight” by Mike Masters

Second – “Pott’s Ranch Under the Stars” by Rick Pott

Third – “Pretty Pollinator-Swallowtail” by Kim Hunter Steed

HM – “Her Majesty” by Mike Masters

HM – “Aspens” by Mike Masters

HM – “Blue Store” by John Copoulos


First - “Celestial Desert Rose” by Mariann Humphrey

Second - “Back Corner Blues” by Linda Townsend

Third – “Soar” by Michelle Bowler

HM – “Devine Desert Rose” by Mariann Humphrey


First – “Abandoned in the Middle of Nowhere” by Renae Rodriguez

Second – “The Greatest Generation” by Renae Rodríguez

Third – “Chipmunk” by Mark Tompkins

HM – “Poser at Ghost Ranch” by Renae Rodriguez

HM – “Home on the Range” by Lori Mogab

Dry Media

First – “Free” by Michelle Bowler

Second – “Paisley’s Dream” by Brenda Cunha

Third – “I’m Watching You” by Lorraine Foster

3D Art

First – “Spanish Singer” by Liza Obukhovskaya

Second – “One Tangled Gourd” by Robin Clark

Third – “Rough Elegance” by Cindy Angiel


First – “My Neighbor’s Cat” by Colleen Reynolds

Second – “Bird’s Eye Tahoe” by Mark Harris

Third – “Life Flight” by Colleen Reynolds

HM – “Storm Watch” by Reta Hanks

Textile and Fiber Arts

First – “Frog’s Heaven” by Liza Obukhovskaya

Second – “Through the Window” by Liza Obukhovskaya

Third - “Figment” by Alex Sprock


First – “Visiting Dad’s Office” by Walter Daniels

Second – “Spring Meadow” by Reta Hanks

Third – “Deep in Meditation” by Mike Bond

HM – “Harmony in Contrast: America’s Stoic Spirit” by Tabatha Theiss

Mixed Media

First - “In the Hands of Mother” by Karen Kreyeski

Second - “Hiking the TRT” by Laura Lawrence

Third – “Shout it to the Mountain” by Ronnie Eden

HM – “Kaleidoscope of Feathers” by Robin Clark

HM – “The Red Barn” by Robin Clark

Wet Media

First – “Weathered Heart” by Michelle Bowler

Second – “City Park” by Reta Hanks

Third – “Kaleidoscope” by Carol Taylor


First – “Pegasus” by Catherine King

Second – “Mardi Gras” by Kriss Bachofner

Third – “Symmetry” by Kriss Bachofner


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