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  • Tahoe Canvas is Moonshine Ink’s annual art competition, and for this year’s contest we did things a bit differently. Calling for submissions using social media and quoting Henri Matisse, we asked YOU to nominate your friends and neighbors because “creativity takes courage.” 

  • Ali Armstrong’s Scare Project uses a unique perspective to spread awareness on endangered and extinct species. Her collection is showing at Riverside Studios April 7 to May 5.

  • Jess Steinfelds comes from a family of textile artists and has creativity in her genes. Over a year ago she picked up a pair of knitting needles and the rest is history.

  • Ira Kessey, Tryggvi Larum, Larry Dion, and Ray Kinman to compete in International Snow Sculpture Championships in Colo.

  • Local artist Chelsea Jolly is keeping the art of handmade holiday cards alive.

  • Greg Wohlman, principcal of Sierra High, began painting when living in Las Vegas more then 10 years ago. He believes that all people should be able to own original artwork and enjoys creating paintings for homes and businesses.

  • Ali Bravo’s comical taxidermy creations have accompanied her on her yearly pilgrimage to Burning Man. Learn about her life like pals, Pedro and Jasper in this month’s Your Canvas column.

  • Sara Smith is a professional muralist and fine artist who has lived in Tahoe for 20 years. Lately, Smith has been working in a style that utilizes the warm sepia tones reminiscent of old photographs or lithography, while many times also incorporating reclaimed materials such as Lake Tahoe pier wood.

  • Veronica Lichter created The Rumpus series after being inspired by the imagery of Burning Man, an annual event taking place in Black Rock Desert, Nev.

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    For the last two months, Brian Coe has been traveling across the country in his Volkswagen van with a 1,000-foot-long scroll of paper, carrying out a project he dreamed up called Manuscript Across America.

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September 14, 2017