Las Vegas Welcomes The Nomadic Project
"Welcome to Las Vegas" announces Rod Maly with a smile and handshake. Maly's gallery, Art Encounter
now represents Nevada in The Nomadic Project
. Nevada is the sixteenth
state to participate in the conceptual art project that is connecting
the country through art. Each week, a state is traveled by two the
artists, Kristin Abraham and Alfonso Llamas.
Abraham, painter, creates a canvas piece inspired by the land, the
people, and the emotions that are experienced in a particular state.
That painting is then placed at a gallery in it's bordering
state. Llamas is a musician, composing poetic melodies along the way.
His passionate lyrics illustrate a deeper dimension of the journey. Experiences from The Nomadic Project
are also journaled through writings and video.
"We have the largest collection of Contemporary Art in the state,"
explains gallery director of artist relationsTTf, Sharon Darcy. Art Encounter
has had a significant role in Las Vegas' art scene for over a decade,
serving the community with annual auctions and charity events. Art Encounter
looks forward to hosting the entire Nomadic Project
Exhibit when it
tours the country, beginning in 2007. Until then, the gallery
participates by displaying the 24 x 30" painting, titled Mea Culpa
, latin for "my fault," was inspired by The Nomadic Project
California. The painting illustrates the San Andreas Fault and the
fantastic cycle of water. Abraham's use of symbolism invites viewers
into the deep emotions of an artist, dealing with familiar life issues.
hangs at Art Encounter
in Las Vegas until the end of November 2006. "By pulling inspiration from California and bringing it to Nevada
The Nomadic Project
continues to unite the country through art,"shares Abraham.
The Nomadic Project
is quickly connecting the country through art. Make
sure that you don't miss out on this exciting journey by visiting
. Contact the artists directly at TheNomadicProject@gmail.com
and become part of art history, today. Or visit one of the participating galleries.
For more information on Art Encounter
and Nevada's participation, contact Sharon Darcy at 800-395-2996.