North Tahoe Arts is in an historical building located on the shore of Lake Tahoe in Tahoe City. The Art Center contains two galleries with exhibits that change monthly. North Tahoe Arts members are encouraged to enter their artwork in the various themed exhibits held throughout the year.
glass quartet - Main Gallery: Sept 29 - Nov 2
Handmade Art Glass by four regional glass artists:
Dangerous Toys are a collaboration of William and Carole Hutchison. They are inspired by the sets of traditional wooden building blocks enjoyed by generations of children. More
Elementary school teaching was Toni’s life for 38 years unti she retired in 2010. People, the environment and life’s joys are major influences in Toni’s art. People, the environment and life’s joys are major influences in Toni’s art. She demonstrates her feelings for them through the language of fused glass. Vibrant colors, textures and chemical reactions are major features in her art. With an impressionistic style Toni depicts Tahoe’s varied landscapes, including wild life, plants and animals. More
" I experiment with color and light by combining pieces of glass in stacks on a table or leaning against a window. Oftentimes, the colors have already combined in a dream or meditation. I imagine where the object might be displayed and used as I conjure a design. More
"Glass provides endless opportunities to compose simple yet elegant designs. My focus is to create art in glass that reflects harmony with nature, and the occasional sly sense of humor. I enjoy the challenge of this highly complex medium, which requires substantial technical skill yet, at the same time, is capricious and fluid." More
A Glass Quartet exhibit is dedicated to the memory of Carole Hutchison — glass artist, teacher, wife and friend.
Lake Tahoe & The Sierras - corison loft:
Sept 29 - Nov 2
This spectacular show illustrates Howard Friedman's deep love of nature.His style of painting does not strive for realism but provides an artistic renditions of the subject matter.He paints exclusively in oil with a palette knife and applies many layers, stressing his love of color. In this manner, his paintings have a deep texture which gives the work a three-dimensional quality. More