Art events, workshops offered in May |

Art events, workshops offered in May

Nevada Appeal staff report

Landscape art show, featured artist reception

Stop in and enjoy the diverse artwork on display from Nevada Artists Association members with featured artist Walter Daniels from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays between May 4 and June 14 at the Art Gallery on the BAC Campus, 449 King St. in Carson City. With a current membership of 120-plus, boasting more than 30 new members in the past few months alone, this show promises to be one for the books.

Join in Walter Daniels’ featured artist reception from noon to 3 p.m. May 11.

For information, call 775-882-6411, e-mail or visit

Watercolor Wednesdays

Black Bear Diner in Carson City

4:15 to 5:45 p.m., $18

Private lessons/consultations: $65 per hour

Custom classes, price varies

Corporate and organizational team building

Paint Cherry Blossoms at the Pink House in Genoa

Watercolor Experience and Luncheon

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17

Class fee: $55, includes picnic lunch

The Pink House in Genoa, 193 Genoa Lane, Genoa

Artist Dana Childs guides you through the creation of a lovely cherry blossom branch. Along the way, you will experience to fluid nature of watercolor and learn about some of the foundational techniques that help you feel successful with this elusive medium. Enjoy the wonders of watercolor as Childs, aka d’Lauren, teaches you how to create impressionistic watercolor effects. Childs has been painting watercolors professionally for more than two decades. In addition to this class, she will offer an array of painting classes throughout the Tahoe and Northern Nevada region, all with a focus on technique and expressiveness. All levels are welcome, but this class is ideal for the beginner. To get a supply list, ask questions or register, go to

If you choose, bring an additional $8 for full supply rental and extra money for beverages.

The Art of Self Promotion

Social Media and Beyond for Artists

2 to 4:30 p.m. May 19

Nevada Fine Arts

Midtown Reno

Class fee: $75

d’Lauren Fine Arts owner and operator Dana Childs will host a presentation on how to solve the multitude of problems most artists run into regarding marketing themselves. It’s called “The Art of Self Promotion — Social Media and Beyond.” Childs, professional artist and presenter, will cover how to use Facebook, Instagram and other social media, amongst other strategies to help local artists strengthen their presence in the market. To get a supply list, ask questions or register go to Sign up now; the last workshop sold out weeks in advance.