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Art exhibitions on display this week in Las Vegas

Lisa Fields Clark

Contemporary, spring-themed mosaics by Lisa Fields Clark are on display in the exhibit “Fanfare.” Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. lvccld.org

‘Open Your Eyes’

A retrospective photography exhibit by Michael David Lasher will open with a cocktail reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Savidan Gallery at Faciliteq Showroom, 1310 S. Third St. savidangallery@gmail.com.

Mark Martin

Paintings, drawings and jewelry by artist Mark Martin are on display in the exhibit “Desert Transplant.” Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. lvccld.org

Jave Yoshimoto

Relief sculpture and works on paper by Jave Yoshimoto, assistant professor of arts and foundations coordinator at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, are on display in the exhibit “Modicum of Candor.” Fine Arts Gallery at the College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. csn.edu/artgallery

‘Microcosmic Intricacies’

Works by Charles Livingston and Robert Mirek explore intricate microstructures and their potential for expansion through drawings, installations and bas-relief sculptures in “Microcosmic Intricacies: Iterative Ruminations.” Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, 1300 S. Main St., No. 110. priscillafowler.com

Student exhibition

Stone sculptures created by students of Sharon Gainsburg Studio are on display in “Rock Stars V.” The Metropolitan Gallery of Las Vegas at the Neonopolis Complex, 450 Fremont St., second floor. mglv.org

Historical exhibit

Watercolor paintings by Naval artist Arthur Beaumont and artist Charles Bittinger depict the first post-war atomic test in 1946 in the historical exhibit “Operation Crossroads Bikini Atoll Collection.” Area 51 Theater at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road. nationalatomictestingmuseum.org

‘Beyond Emotions’

Through color, shape and form, Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital patients express concepts and emotions in collaborative works on display in “Multimedia Art Therapy: Beyond Emotions.” Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. lvccld.org

Mayuko Ono Gray

Graphite drawings by Mayuko Ono Gray, adjunct professor of art at the College of the Mainland in Texas, are on display in the exhibit “The Rose Is Always Redder Next Door.” Artspace Gallery at the CSN North Las Vegas campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. csn.edu/artgallery

‘Landscapes’

Las Vegas Artists Guild member William “Bill” Bon showcases his oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings in the exhibit “Landscapes.” LVAG Gallery at Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Road, Suite 2109, Henderson. lvartistsguild.org

NVWS show

Watercolor media paintings by members of the Nevada Watercolor Society are on display in its 2020 Signature Show. Lake Las Vegas Sports Club, 101 Via Vin Santo, Henderson. nevadawatercolorsociety.org

‘Awaiting the Flowers’

Functional vases created by members of Clay Arts Vegas. Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. lvccld.org

‘Margaret, Are You Grieving’

Writers and visual artists share works on grief in a new exhibition curated by Angela M. Brommel. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190. nevadahumanities.org

To submit gallery listings, email mrhynes@reviewjournal.com.

‘What a Wonderful World’

Donita Murphy and Patty Stroupe celebrate the beauty of creation in watercolor paintings of landscapes, florals, animals and more. Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. lvccld.org

‘Margaret, Are You Grieving’

Writers and visual artists share works on grief in a new exhibition curated by Angela M. Brommel. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190. nevadahumanities.org

Julie Townsend

Acrylic paintings and drawings of farm animals by Julie Townsend are on display in the exhibit “Life on the Funny Farm.” Boulder City Art Guild Gallery at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.,Boulder City. bouldercityartguild.com

Javiera Estrada

Abstract photography by multimedia artist Javiera Estrada is on display in “Dreams of Ink + Flowers.” The Studio at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. lvccld.org

‘Promised Land’

To celebrate her U.S. citizenship, Taiwan native Jenny Baham showcases landscape paintings of national parks and preserves from her ongoing project to paint every U.S. national park. Gallery at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. lvccld.org

‘Awaiting the Flowers’

Functional vases created by members of Clay Arts Vegas. Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. lvccld.org

‘Material Existence’

Large-scale installations and smaller works showcase Japanese art and culture in the exhibition “Material Existence: Japanese Art From Jomon Period to Present.” Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. bellagio.com/bgfa

Banksy

“Stop Esso,” “Rose Trap” and “Heavy Weaponry” are among the more than 70 works by street artist Banksy on display in the interactive exhibition “Banksy: Genius or Vandal?” Located at Immersion Vegas on the first floor of the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. banksy.vegas

‘NVHead2Toe’

Collaborative drawings, paintings and collages created by artists in Las Vegas and Virginia City are featured in this exhibition as part of the Nevada Arts Council’s Basin to Range Exchange. Core Contemporary, 900 Karen Ave., Ste. D222. corecontemporary.com

Doug Waterfield

Artist Doug Waterfield, professor of art at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, showcases his watercolor depictions of vintage Las Vegas signs at the Neon Museum in the exhibit “Viva Las Vegas.” Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. dougwaterfield.com

‘Life is Colorful’

New acrylic paintings by Jorge A. Betancourt-Polanco, a children’s book author and illustrator — and graphic designer for Las Vegas Review-Journal publications — are on display in the exhibit “Life is Colorful.”West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. jbpolanco.com

‘Lost Vegas’

Director Tim Burton’s artwork has been integrated with signs from the Neon Museum’s main collection for the exhibition “Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ the Neon Museum presented by the Engelstad Foundation.” 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. neonmuseum.org

‘Be Kind to Bugs’

Michael Dodson captures Nevada’s desert landscape with a three-dimensional mural featuring more than 50 colors. The installation is located on the northern Strip-side Plaza staircase at the Fashion Show mall. 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. instagram.com/mdodson

Zully Mejia

Artist Zully Mejia showcases paintings of everday women she admires in the exhibit “Self PorTRAITS.” Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. lvccld.org

Fara Thomas

Works by contemporary abstract artist Fara Thomas are on display in the “Bubble Series” and “Elements of Earth” exhibits. Signature Galleries in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South. farathomasart.com

‘Seeing in Paint 2’

UNLV’s Student Union Art Gallery showcases works created by eight Beginning Painting students in the exhibit “Seeing in Paint 2: Selections from Fall Beginning Painting.” 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. unlv.edu/donnabeamgallery

George Ameal Wilson

Paintings by George Ameal Wilson are on display in the annual “African American Heritage Exhibition” at Las Vegas City Hall’s Chamber Gallery. 495 S. Main St. artslasvegas.org

‘Eclectic Nevada’

This bilingual exhibit shows the diversity of the state through interactive components (a typewriter, chalkboard and “Fur Real” wall panel) and a wide-range of photographs — including never-before-seen images of Hoover Dam constructions, railroads and Las Vegans. Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve. nvculture.org/nevadastatemuseumlasvegas

‘Obsidian & Neon’

New photographic portraits and narratives by Jeff Scheid and Erica Vital-Lazare feature African-American leaders in culture, politics, business and community outreach in “Obsidian & Neon: Celebrating Black Life and Identity in Las Vegas.” Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., next to the Springs Preserve. nvculture.org/nevadastatemuseumlasvegas

Young artists exhibit

Regional winning entries from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition are on display in the Big Springs Gallery at the Springs Preserve. Some of the works by Southern Nevada middle and high school students will be sent to the national competition. 333 S. Valley View Blvd. springspreserve.org

‘Aesthetics Primary II’

Works by Kristin Meuser, Linda Alterwitz, Robin Slonina and others are featured in the exhibition “Aesthetics Primary II.” Mayor’s Gallery at Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. artslasvegas.org

‘Heritage Collection’

Mario Basner’s photographic art collection, celebrating culture, diversity and humanity. Next to Cafe Leone at Tivoli Village, 400 S.Rampart Blvd. mariobasner.com

To submit gallery listings, email mrhynes@reviewjournal.com.

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