EX-HAUST-ED: Completely Used Up by Joel Spencer

EX-HAUST-ED: Completely Used Up A look at our current conscious decision as mankind exhausts our planet’s resources. Quivx, based in the heart of city’s Arts District, hosts EX-HAUST-ED, a pop-up installation by Las Vegas artist Joel Spencer. Spencer is an abstract and conceptual artist who works with a variety of mediums. Incorporating interactive elements with…

Curating at Quivx

Laura Henkel will be curating art installations at the Quivx Building. The Quivx Building, formerly known at the S2 Building, has a long art-related history through pioneering Las Vegas Strip gallerist Jack Solomon. According to Henkel, Quivx building owners are delighted to sponsor exhibitions in their downstairs space, and hope that a permanent art-centric tenant…

Spiritual and Wearable Art

David Tupaz showed his designs at Fashion Week at the Manhattan Center, an ornate, venue whose majestic, hand-painted ceiling provides a firmament for artists and patrons. A stage for opera, and later, vaudeville, the venue has continued with a range of music groups, not to mention the fashion show where Tupaz let loose with a…

Compass of the Ephemeral

Honored to facilitate and support artist and Burning Man co-founder Will Roger Peterson with his upcoming book, Compass of the Ephemeral: Aerial Photography of Black Rock City through the Lens of Will Roger. Smallworks Press, a Las Vegas-based independent publishing company specializing in limited edition, exquisitely-printed books focusing on contemporary art and culture, has been…

All Art Is Erotic

Titillation is a pillar of Las Vegas culture and hardly elicits a raised eyebrow throughout the Valley, but the annual 12 Inches of Sin isn’t about attempting to incite basic desires. Well, not exclusively. With a doctorate in human sexuality and a PhD in erotology from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality,…

Many Facets

Some say art imitates life. In the case of James Stanford, it is difficult to separate his life from his art. He is a native of Las Vegas. He is a classically trained artist. He is a teacher of the arts. He is a patron of the arts. He is a Bodhisattva Zen practitioner. He…

Shimmering Zen

American artist James Stanford presents Shimmering Zen, an extraordinary new exhibition of Contemporary Buddhist art, featuring modern mandalas that premieres as part of Asian Art in London 2017 week, opening at 99 Kensington Church Street on Thursday 2 November through Saturday 11 November. Using historic Las Vegas neon signage and architectural elements from the 1950s and…

Las Vegas’ Most Beautiful

  Dr. Laura Henkel is honored to be named as Las Vegas’ most beautiful people in Las Vegas by L’Vegue Magazine. Per Henkel, “I am star struck by my fellow honorees, as well as the elegance of editor extraordinaire David Tupaz. Thank you, L’Vegue, for highlighting the beauty of our community.”   L’Vegue Welcome to our…

Captured Magic

The Las Vegas Sun shares the images from patrons of 12 Inches of Sin art festival. The festival activated 30,000 sqft of retail space at New Orleans Square to exhibit artists from all over the world for its sixth annual juried art exhibition. > Read More

This is Art

One of the largest public art exhibits in Nevada happens this weekend. But that’s not really what’s so unique about the show.  “12 Inches of Sin,” which will be housed in 72,000-square-feet of downtown’s New Orleans Square at Commerciial Center, 953 E. Sahara Avenue.  In addition, this year’s show features bands, DJ’s, lectures and how-to…