Artists to showcase work at LTCC

Three are exhibits will launch at Lake Tahoe Community College on Sept. 28

Free artist receptions will occur simultaneously from 5-7pm. This will provide an opportunity for people to meet the artists whose work will be on display.

In the Haldan Art Gallery located in the library building will be Frances Melhop’s “Comstock Portrait Project, 2013-2017.” Melhop will deliver an artist’s talk about her photographs at 5:30pm. Since moving to Nevada, Melhop has worked with people from frontier mining towns like Silver City, Gold Hill and Virginia City, capturing these small time capsules of the old American Wild West.

In the main building on campus, award-winning artwork by LTCC’s students in the 2017 Student Winners Exhibition will be on display. The artwork featured in this exhibit took home awards at the annual Student Art Exhibition last spring.

In the LTCC Foyer Gallery located in the Fine Arts Building will be a collection of photographs in the exhibit, “Jessica Heath: Left Behind.” Heath is a photographer based in South Lake Tahoe whose work showcases a strong sense of composition, focusing on abstract shapes, close-ups, textures, lines, and shadows

All of these exhibits will remain open through Dec. 1. The Haldan Art Gallery hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am-5:30pm and Fridays from 11am-2:30pm. The Foyer Gallery and Student Gallery can be accessed Monday through Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturdays, 8am-4pm.

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