All posts by Matt Bieker

Matt Bieker is an award-winning photojournalist and native of Reno, Nevada. He received his degree in Journalism from the University of Nevada Reno in 2014, and currently covers arts & entertainment and community development in his hometown.

Meet Steve Nighthawk, Artown poster artist

The self-taught artist has been inspired by Northern Nevada's lakes and mountains for decades

/ July 1, 2024

Meet Cesar Piedra

The Reno multimedia artist is featured at the Holland Project's Tri-Lab summer block party

/ June 13, 2024

Freedom fighter

Sogand Tabatabaei’s new show 'Blood Blooms' seeks to distinguish the people of her native Iran from their oppressive government

/ April 20, 2024

Behind the new mile-long poem that runs along Truckee River

Years of obsessive research, and the best backstory of a font we've ever heard

/ October 19, 2023

A familiar sight

Greg Allen’s new show opens soon at the Holland Project

/ August 23, 2023

Art in a semi-ghost town

Esmeralda High Desert Institute advocates for the arts in Goldfield—and the rest of rural Nevada

/ June 22, 2023

Paradise found

A Bay Area makerspace now has a branch in Reno Public Market

/ April 24, 2023

Meet James Gayles, one of Reno’s newest watercolorists

The former Oaklander has the December show at Savage Mystic

/ December 6, 2022

‘Notes For Tomorrow’ reflects a new global reality

This collaboratively curated show, now at the Barrick, looks into the future using the past as touchstones

/ December 3, 2022

Fallen Fruit Collective comes to Reno

The L.A. duo's new sculpture installation at the NMA is also a community garden

/ September 26, 2022