From Aug. 1 through Sept. 30, Sporadica Designs (located inside Emergency Arts at 520 Fremont St.) will showcase its new exhibit “Painterly.” This exhibit presents works created with the painterly method, which is a very loose way of painting with no real expectation of the finished piece. You may start painting with your hands, then do some with a brush, use some pastels, pencils, etc.
Sin City Gallery (located inside The Arts Factory at 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 100) will feature works from San Francisco artist Nancy Peach. Peach’s mission is to bring the light and illuminate individuals who are living life with no restrictions and are truly expressions of this enormously vivid, engorged, saturated life. This show will run from Aug. 1 through Sept. 30.
Showing through Aug. 30, the Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art (located inside Soho Lofts at 900 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Suite 150) will present a group show entitled “Exchange,” featuring artists from outside Las Vegas. The works by the artists will invite the viewer to compare the works with one another as well as compare the works with other art throughout our city.
“As I See It: The Art of Peg Lozier” will premiere at the Clark County Library (located at 1401 E. Flamingo Road), showing through Sept. 3. “As I See It: The Art of Peg Lozier” will showcase watercolor, oils, acrylics and pencil on canvas, paper, metal or wood using bold color and a strong contrast of light and shadow.
First Friday — Native American Art and Indigenous Art, Sept. 6, 5 to 11 p.m., Downtown The Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art will present a solo show, “The Importance of Pretending,” by Biscuit Street Preacher, running from Sept. 19 through Nov. 1.”This body of work will remind us that we are not machine, but still very human. It is beautiful to be imperfect. It is beautiful to be soft or rough. It is beautiful to have emotion. It can be thrilling to use your own imagination,” Biscuit Street Preacher said of his work.
The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art will showcase the “International Contemporary Masters Exhibition – Vol. 6/7,” from Sept. 21 to Nov. 23, featuring artwork by artists whose work(s) appears in the book, “International Contemporary Masters (ICM) Vol. 6/7.”
Sin City Gallery will present the work of Krysztof Nemeth, a Kansas Citybased artist specializing in fetish, gothic, retro and low-brow “kulture” pin-up illustration. Working primarily in black and white, Nemeth creates drawings that are wildly voluptuous and rich in depth. His girlie art is as fun as it is sexy, depicting an inherent sense of humor and playfulness in its ribald sensuality. This show will run from Oct. 3-27. First Friday – Knowledge (also First Friday’s 11th Anniversary); Oct. 4, 5 to 11 p.m., Downtown.