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…

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…

Nexus of Creativity

I had the pleasure to write a piece for BLVDS Magazine and its Arts and Culture issue featuring Las Vegas artist James Stanford. The art of James Stanford is the nexus of creativity and captures the fabulous glamour of vintage Vegas through a series of photomontages utilizing neon signage to create his art. The series…