Lost City Museum exhibits works of four local artists

OVERTON, NEVADA – The mixed-media works of four local artists will be featured at the Lost City Museum this month.

The exhibit includes photography, pottery and watercolor art. The featured artists include:

Char and Kent Lang: This couple is well known for their artworks incorporating Southwest designs. Char is originally from Pennsylvania has been an art instructor for many years teaching primarily in watercolor and other media. Kent was born in Las Vegas and is offering hand-built original pottery incorporating a wide range of iconic southwestern motifs.

Charyn McDonnell: A photographer who lived in Oregon most of her life until moving to Mesquite a few years ago, McDonnell’s work has been featured in “Only in Nevada” and “Only in Utah” and two magazines in the Pacific Northwest. Charyn loves the desert and hopes her photography reflects that interest in the landscapes of the southwest.

Vanessa Temple: She moved to Nevada in 2010 and grew to enjoy the beautiful night skies, colorful mountains and wide open spaces of Nevada. A native of Massachusetts, Vanessa took classes under the direction of Char Lang and discovered a new passion, watercolor painting.

The Lost City Museum actively engages people in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. One of seven museums managed by the Nevada Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, it is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at 721 S. Moapa Valley Blvd., Overton. Admission is $5, children 17 and younger and members enter free. Take Interstate 15 north to exit 93. Access is also available from Lake Mead National Recreation Area or the Valley of Fire State Park. For more information, call the museum at (702) 397-2193 or visit Facebook.

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Photo caption: This painting of a Nevada desert landscape was done by Char Lang.