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Visual Oasis: Works from Creative Growth
August 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 27, 2018
The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) presents its group show, Visual Oasis: Works from Creative Growth featuring pieces by 17 artists.
Visual Oasis: Works from Creative Growth includes mixed media 2-D and 3-D art by: Jo Beal, Susan Glikbarg, Cedric Johnson, John Martin, Paulino Martin, Donald Mitchell, Julie Swartout, Christine Szeto, Ed Walters, Marion Bolton, Kerry Daminanakes, Joseph Fagnani, Franna Lusson, Miguel Palacios, Tony Pedemonte, Ruth Stafford, and Merritt Wallace.
Creative Growth Art Center (CGAC) describes itself as “the oldest and largest nonprofit art center for adults with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. Since 1974, Creative Growth has played a significant role in increasing public interest in the artistic capabilities and achievements of people with disabilities, providing a professional studio environment for artistic development, gallery exhibitions and representation, and a social atmosphere among peers.” To learn more about CGAC visit www.creativegrowth.org
The Capital City Arts Initiative is an artist-centered organization committed to the encouragement and support of artists and the arts and culture of Carson City and the surrounding region. The Initiative is committed to community building for the area’s diverse adult and youth populations through art projects and exhibitions, live events, arts education programs, artist residencies, and online projects. CCAI is funded in part by the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, Carson City Cultural Commission, NV Energy Foundation, U.S. Bank Foundation, Nevada Humanities and National Endowment for the Humanities, and John and Grace Nauman Foundation. Visual Oasis: Works from Creative Growth is supported by lead donations from Carson Miller and from Nancy Raven.
For additional information, please visit CCAI’s website at www.arts-initiative.org.