All posts by Chris Lanier

Chris Lanier is an artist and critic who generally likes to mix things up – words and pictures, video and performance, design and art. He’s had work shown and published in the U.S., Mexico, England, Japan, France, Canada, and Serbia – and has written for The Believer, HiLobrow, Furtherfield, Rhizome, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Comics Journal. He is a Professor of Digital Art at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe (formerly Sierra Nevada College). More at chrislanierart.wordpress.com.

Rituals and icons

Ruby Barrientos reaches back across the ruptures of emigration and the Spanish conquest of the Maya

/ February 6, 2024

Contemporary Basque

When Spanish artist Liere Urbeltz led a community mural project in Reno, she found that the process of defining what Basque culture looks like in the present involved some push and pull

/ February 1, 2024

Fertile ground

Julia Schwadron Marianelli paints Tahoe landscapes looking down instead of up

/ December 7, 2023

‘It Started with Willows’

The Great Basin Native Artists’ latest exhibition helps ensure that Native art isn’t relegated to a historical footnote

/ October 23, 2023

New to Nevada: Kelly Chorpening

A move from urban London to wilderness-adjacent Reno brought her closer to nature—and to the trash strewn across it

/ October 17, 2023

New to Nevada: Turburam Sandagdorj

Originally from Mongolia, he's now based in Reno, a stone's throw from the inspiring Black Rock Desert. His latest piece will be at Burning Man.

/ August 18, 2023

No more Native sidekicks

In Theo Tso's comic books, Captain Paiute is always the hero

/ August 15, 2023

‘Learning to be Lost’

Rossitza Todorova's many lenses on the Nevada landscape

/ July 13, 2023

Boundary issues

Otis Boat's drawings get to the heart of our relationship with hand-held technology

/ June 13, 2023

Talking technique with Paloma Moon

The Douglas High senior from Minden is one of this year's Scholastic Art Awards winners

/ January 31, 2023