Ever since she was a child, Beti Kristof knew she would be creative. Today, Kristof has made her dreams come true by becoming a celebrated artist and published author. She has also just accomplished another goal, finishing her screenplay.
>Along with a thriving local art scene, Las Vegas is the place to see famous artists and their works that transcend time and place.
Ambubuyog has always been painting and drawing, obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in fine art and interactive multimedia from Columbia College Chicago and attended the Art Institute Chicago.
Cat Traen: Artist, teacher, mentor and living her childhood dream
Lisa Dittrich creates diversity in her art from kitties to zombies
Artist Stacy Rink has been described as a sparkly, fluffy unicorn with a funky dark side. She’s mysterious, almost mythical, and her art is amazing and incredibly controversial more often than not.
Her present body of work should be seen and experienced. Its bold, unique, earthy, surreal versus treality style is something that many artists work their entire careers to achieve and never quite solidly hit the mark as well.
>Who would have known that the birth of a little girl on a cold Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn would have so much impact on Las Vegas just a few years later? Gina Quaranto was destined for great things: a major driving force of positive change in the Arts District and the curator of Blackbird Arts, Inc. also known as Blackbird Studios.
Nestled in the heart of downtown and walking distance to the burgeoning Arts District is a small, white building. A few years ago revelers used to go to that location to imbibe at The Art Bar, but after it disappeared, visionaries Thom Bumblauskas, Peter Jakubowski, John Gregg and Marc and Mary Rosenthal put their heads together to develop Clay Arts Vegas.
When asked about his work, O’Rourke said, “I am interested in the contrast of shape and line, texture and finish, in a combination that is aesthetically intriguing. Sculpting in metal is my way to convey an aesthetic that is otherwise difficult to express.”