Exploring Boundaries,an exhibit by Linda Alterwitz

Exploring Boundaries,an exhibit by Linda Alterwitz

Carson City, Nev. The Nevada Arts Council presents “Exploring Boundaries,” an exhibit by Linda Alterwitz, in its Carson City office from December 6, 2010 through January 28, 2011 as part of the Office eXhibition Series (OXS). Using both scientific and natural landscapes, Las Vegas multi-media artist Linda Alterwitz, explores the human connection to our natural environment.

Alterwitz’s photographs are multi-layered, similar to collages, combining images of nature and landscapes with less obvious medical references. Alterwitz digitally manipulates and layers together images to create large-scale primarily color photographs by using both high-tech digital cameras and low-tech toy cameras, creating works that invite the viewer in for closer examination.

Alterwitz earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Denver. She has exhibited her work in Las Vegas, Nevada and Ohio. Her work has been included in several group exhibitions including NYU, New York, NY; The Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, NY; The Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO; SilverEye for Photography, Pittsburg, PA; Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT; Julia Dean Photo Workshop Gallery, Venice, CA; and Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL. Alterwitz received a FY2011 Artist Fellowship Honorable Mention Award from the Nevada Arts Council.

The OXS gallery is located in Nevada Arts Council office at 716 N. Carson Street (intersection of Washington Street), Suite A, in Carson City and is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 775-687-6680 for details. The OXS gallery is managed by the Artist Services Program.

The Nevada Arts Council was founded in 1967 as a state agency charged with developing and promoting the arts in Nevada. Statewide programs include Artist Services, Arts Education, Community Arts Development, Folklife, and Grants. The Arts Council supports the work of Nevada artists, arts organizations and institutions and is funded by the Nevada State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and other public and private sources.

The Nevada Arts Council is a division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada’s citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, preservation and promotion of cultural resources, and education. The Department also includes the Division of Museums and History, State Historic Preservation Office, State Library and Archives, Comstock Historic District Commission, Literacy Coalition, and the Commission for Cultural Affairs. For more information, visit the department’s website at www.NevadaCulture.org.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2010
Contact: Fran Morrow 775-687-7106
Teresa Moiola 775-687-8323

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