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  • A primarily self-taught artist, RENEE KOIJANE has been exploring the use of oils in her art on and off since the late ’90s. She gained some foundational skills through various classes at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State, and Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center. 

  • Girl in the Pines Jewelry is a small metalworking studio located in Truckee where artist PAIGE TENNANT creates one-of-a-kind jewelry that blends her love for the outdoors with bold southwestern style.

  • 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.

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November 9, 2017