VIM ART PICKS

VIM ART PICKS for January and February include the next Pop-Up at Second Sunday brought to you by the I.S.I. Group, two exciting art exhibitions at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, the upcoming Creative Morning Las Vegas with Tamar Lucien, CEO and co-founder of MentalHappy, and the next Cocktails & Creatives from AIGA Las Vegas.

 

I.S.I. GROUP PRESENTS POP-UP AT SECOND SUNDAY, JAN. 14

I.S.I presents January Second Sunday at Downtown Container Park on January 14 from 1-5PM with local live artists and vendors. Hosted by Arture Cecena and live music by Sunrise Sunset and Cameron Dettman.

 

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1481699405281103

 


 

 

PRESERVATION SPECIAL PROGRAMMING: A PRESENTATION BY PETER FEND, JAN. 16

 Ocean Earth, Comparable Sites for Water-Cycle Restoration, drawing and maps on paper, 2017. Photo: Mikayla Whitmore.

Ocean Earth, Comparable Sites for Water-Cycle Restoration, drawing and maps on paper, 2017. Photo: Mikayla Whitmore.


Los Angeles curator Aurora Tang introduces a public presentation by Peter Fend of Ocean Earth. "Model Basin for a World in Danger" will be the closing event for "Preservation," on view at the Barrick Museum of Art through January 20, 2018. 

Ocean Earth is a development corporation invented for a group of artists, co-founded in 1980 by artist Peter Fend, a key figure working at the intersection of art and ecosystems.

Fend writes:

“Extreme instability, i.e., nonstop war, happens in and around the Middle East and North Africa, extending to far west China. Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Libya, Algeria, Sinai, Syria, Lake Chad, Somalia, Takla Makan, Aral Sea: all these places have one fact in common, not enough water. Something must be done."

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1442020659243455

 

 

CreativeMornings/Las Vegas January, Jan. 20

January's theme for Creative Mornings Las Vegas is "Anxiety" as they welcome Tamar Lucien, @CEO & Co-Founder of MentalHappy to speak at Sister House Collective.

Tamar Lucien is the CEO & Co-Founder of MentalHappy. MentalHappy was born out of Tamar’s struggle to overcome anxiety. Tamar was born and raised in South Florida and graduated from Florida State University. She currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada where through her work at MentalHappy continues to impact humans across US, Canada and United Kingdom. In her free time, she enjoys meditation, cooking and hiking.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/309435109576963

 

 

AIGA LAS VEGAS PRESENTS COCKTAILS & CREATIVES

AIGA Las Vegas presents Cocktails & Creatives at the No Regrets Bar, a classy and comfortable spot to enjoy tasty beverages and bites. Humor yourself as well with classic board games hidden around the bar. Easiest access to No Regrets Bar from the East is via Rafael Rivera Way. If you're coming from the West, drive to the back of Centra Point Business Park via W Sunset Road.

The Las Vegas Chapter of AIGA, the professional organization for design, is committed to providing education, support, and networking to professionals and students and serves as an advocate for the ethical practice of design.

Founded in 1999, AIGA Las Vegas supports designers and varied creative entities in the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding areas by organizing projects and events – lectures, mixers, community partnerships, social outreach, and competitions – to help inform current and future designers, as well as the broader public, about the value of design.

The Las Vegas chapter shares the mission of advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force. The membership of over 22,000 in 66 chapters believe designers serve a critical role as communicators, educators, and innovators. AIGA sets the national standard for the role of design in economic, social, political, cultural, and creative contexts. Founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design and is now known simply as “AIGA, the professional association for design.” www.aiga.org

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ART AND SCIENCE OF COLOR THEORY WITH JULIE OPPERMAN, FEB. 12

 Julie Oppermann, TH 1223, 2012. Acrylic on canvas. Gift of the artist. Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Collection

Julie Oppermann, TH 1223, 2012. Acrylic on canvas. Gift of the artist. Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Collection

The Marjorie Barrick Museum of of Art features a special look into the art and science of color theory with Julie Oppermann. Find out what it means to think about vision as an active process in the brain, not just the eye. 

Informed by Oppermann’s neuroscience background as well as her active international painting practice, this presentation will "touch on everyone from 19th-century French chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul to Op Art’s Bridget Riley as we travel through the history of color theory in Europe and its journey to the US."

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Jorge Lara