Library District Gallery Exhibits

Gallery Exhibits at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District are free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

Through February 1 – Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-3710
Contemporary Clay by Members of the Nevada Clay Guild
Works created by a variety of techniques and approaches. 

Through February 5 – Whitney Library, 5175 Tropicana Ave., 507-4010
Chinese Brush Painting by Gary Wu
Traditional Chinese brush paintings.

Through February 5 – Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave., 507-3760
Cathedral Gorge and Valley of Fire, a Photo Tour by Roger Klahn
Photographic exhibit of Nevada’s landscape of Cathedral Gorge and Valley of Fire.

Through February 9 Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Hwy., 507-4060
Chinese Brush Painting by Gary Wu
Traditional Chinese brush paintings.

Through February 12 – West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd., 507-3940
Important Conversations in Midwestern Brown by Darren Johnson
Oil paintings that merge realist figures and cartoon speech bubbles to depict quotidian talk. Funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Through February 22 – Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., 507-3900
Photography by Vicki Rosenberg
Large format photographs on canvas and a series of traditional photographic images.

Through March 5 – Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr., 507-3860
Figurative Works in Raku by Shari Bray
Figurative works created using the Raku firing process.

Through March 5 – Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr., 507-3860
Art is Fashion for the Soul by D. Keith Furon
Images infused with a refined sense of composition and aesthetic, and blended with a sensual and powerful spirit.

Through March 20 – Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., 507-3630
Las Vegas Ladies by Iris Bernikow
Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind sterling silver figures and pins created from fused glass.

Through March 22 – Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 507-3820
The Palette Knife Impressions of Merri Stevens
Paintings of tribal costumes and dances, town squares and beautiful landscapes in United States and Europe.

Through April 2 – Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., 507-3400
Recent Works by Laraine Kaizer
Oil on canvas, ranging from classical reproductions to abstract and surreal styles.

Through April 26 – West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd., 507-3980
Sublime Lines Rise from the Mojave Desert’s Las Vegas Valley by Craig Davis of YDACS
Images of local youth participating in skateboarding and breakdancing.

February 1 – April 10 – Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-6100
Reception: February 1, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Betsy Rhodes Elementary School Student Art Exhibit
Works by students that demonstrate individual interpretation and dedication to creating and learning about art.

February 3 – April 19 – Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-3710
Reception: February 3, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Threatened and Endangered Plants of Nevada by Dolores Nast
Acrylic paintings that bring the viewer into the piece to reflect on each individual plant. 

February 8 – May 1 – Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave., 507-3760
Reception: February 8, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Collage, My Interpretation by Fannie M. Ludaway
Collage pieces created from a combination of materials.

February 12 – April 6 – Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Hwy., 507-4060
Cathedral Gorge and Valley of Fire, a Photo Tour by Roger Klahn
Photographic exhibit of Nevada’s landscape of Cathedral Gorge and Valley of Fire.

February 15 – April 24 – West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd., 507-3940
Reception: February 15, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
10th Annual Visual Poetry Photographic Competition
Juried photographic competition where local teenagers showcase their creativity in the visual arts.

February 17 – April 16 – Whitney Library, 5175 Tropicana Ave., 507-4010
Art by Mary E. Doss
Paintings that fill the frame with delicate flowers and capture the movement of the grass.

February 24 – May 8 – Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., 507-3900
Reception: February 24, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Recent Works by Diana Peterson
Photographs in a variety of subject matter.

March 8 – May 3 – Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr., 507-3860
Important Conversations in Midwestern Brown by Darren Johnson
Recent series of oil paintings that merge realist figures and cartoon speech bubbles to depict quotidian talk. Funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

March 22 – June 5 – Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., 507-3630
Reception: March 22, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
These Artists are Students at UNLV  
An exhibition featuring the recent paintings by art students at UNLV.

March 24 – May 24 – Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 507-3820
Las Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year in Style: Year of the Rabbit by the Las Vegas News Bureau  
A collection of color images taken of the celebrations of the Chinese New Year in Las Vegas.

April 5 – June 19 – Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., 507-3400
Lonnie: Images by Heather Protz and Linda Alterwitz  
A photographic documentation of the home, art and mind of neurosurgeon and former Nevada Lieutenant Governor, Lonnie Hammargren.

April 9 – June 15 – Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Hwy., 507-4060
Reception: April 9, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
The Vintage Poster Concert Collection by Sharen Haugen  
An extensive collection of the original posters that promoted various classic rock concerts.

April 12 – June 7 – Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-6100
Architectural Retrospective by the Las Vegas News Bureau  
A photographic journey into Las Vegas’ mid-century modern resorts and marquees.

April 19 – July 10 – Whitney Library, 5175 Tropicana Ave., 507-4010
Abstract Works by Jesus Bravo  
Recent works of abstract paintings.

April 21 – July 12 – Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-3710
A Life in the Arts – A Retrospective by Gertrude Stern  
An exhibition featuring sculptures and paintings by the 95-year-old artist.

April 26 – July 31 – West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd., 507-3940
Recent Works by Laraine Kaizer
Oil on canvas ranging from classical reproductions to abstract and surreal approaches to the subject matter.  

April 28 – July 5 – West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd., 507-3980
Figurative Works in Raku by Shari Bray
Recent ceramic works in Raku featuring line drawing figures and hands into clay.

May 3 – August 7 – Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave., 507-3760
The Essence of Chinese Brush Painting by Anne Furno  
Chinese brush paintings along with descriptions of the process.

May 5 – June 28 – Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr., 507-3860
Collage, My Interpretation by Fannie Ludway  
Mixed media works through the use of collage. 

May 10 – July 17 – Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., 507-3900
Awards Reception: June 2, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
3rd Annual Over the Rainbow Art Competition
A juried exhibition of selected works from our community in celebration of GLBT Month. Entry forms available on the District’s web site at http://www.lvccld.org. Open to teenagers and adults. Entries accepted at Sunrise Library on May 5 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and May 6 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Judging takes place on May 7. Return of non-selected works on May 8 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

May 13 – September 25 – Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Dr., 507-6100
Near and Far by Clayton Rippey
An exhibition of acrylic and watercolor paintings featuring landscapes, flora and fauna.

May 26 – August 21 – Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 507-3820
Reception: May 26, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Feed Your Head by Caitlin Wolle  
Teen artist exhibits a collection of works in a variety of mediums.

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