Published: Lille Allen and Susanna Newbury

Lillehammer Allen (BMI) and Susanna Newbury (Art) sat down to write about land art, mariscos, and Las Vegas for Nevada Humanities' Double Down blog. The essay, Double Down's first bilingual entry, looks at alums Justin Favela, '14 BA Art, and Mikayla Whitmore's, '10 BFA Art, tongue-in-cheek installation of a sculpture called Seven Magic Tires in East Las Vegas. Nevada Humanities is a statewide organization that connects and transforms communities by sharing and amplifying the stories, ideas, experiences, and traditions of the diverse people of Nevada. Founded in 1971, it maintains offices in Reno and Las Vegas, and supports the Program Gallery in downtown's Art Square. Their current exhibition, "Dry Wit: Artwoks from the Collection of the Marjorie Barrick Museum" runs through Sept. 25.

 

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