Art in the Lobby


Art Sale: August 18, 2015, 5-7pm
In the Lobby at the Community Center
851 E William Street, Carson City, Nevada

Art in the Lobby
with the Jazz & Beyond Music Festival

As part of the citywide music festival, Jazz & Beyond, the Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] will host artists selling their art, 5-7pm, in the Carson City Community Center lobby, Tuesday, August 18 prior to the 7pm “Music of Motown” concert. The lobby will open at 5pm and the public is hutchison
cordially invited.

Local artists will have their artwork for sale in Art in the Lobby. William Hutchison will have the Dangerous Toys glass sculptures and his hand-blown glass ornaments. Susan Kotler will have her mixed media photographs. Carol Brown will have hand-made books, blank greeting cards, and small prints. Cyndy Brenneman will show her watercolor still-lifes. Paul Ford will have Nevada landscapes made with local soils, recycled materials, and acrylic. Claudia Knous will have her hand-dyed silk scarves. 

The concert features Lloyd (Otis Day and the Knights) Williams on a “Motown” musical journey. Berry Gordy, Jr. founded the Motown recording company in Detroit. The band, headlined by Lloyd Williams brings his authentic Motown Sound to the audience and takes listeners on a tour of the classics, from the early days in Detroit to the present. Tickets for the concert are available at the Carson City Visitors Bureau and online at

The Jazz & Beyond Festival is supported by the Mile High Jazz Band Association, the City of Carson City, and private donations. For additional information, see

The Capital City Arts Initiative is an artist-centered organization knouscommitted 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 planning and building for the area’s diverse adult and youth populations through art projects and exhibitions, live events, arts education programs, artist residencies, and its online projects.

CCAI is funded in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, City of Carson City, U.S. Bank Foundation, Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the John and Grace Nauman Foundation.

top image: William Hutchison, glass ornaments and Dangerous Toys
second image: Claudia Knous, hand-dyed silk scarves
bottom image: Susan Kotler, Raspberry Cottonwood, 33″x23″, mixed media photograph, 2014 

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