Scholastic art competition opens for teens 

Applications are open for the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, “the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens.” Northern Nevada award winners’ artwork will be exhibited in UNR’s Church Fine Arts building and the Nevada Museum of Art. Winning artwork from Southern Nevada will be exhibited at the Spring Preserve’s Primrose Gallery.

Northern Nevada entries are due Dec. 9, and Southern Nevada entries are due Dec. 13.

Mayor’s Arts Awards announced in Elko

The Mayor’s Arts Awards were announced in Elko on Aug. 4 at a ceremony at Elko City Hall.

The “Arts Educator” award went to Karie Denham. Deb McFarlane won “Individual Artist.” The Celtic/ Americana/ folk band Southwind won for “Arts Organization” and the “Service to the Arts” award went to Warren Archer and Reach Air Med. Artist Gina Holmberg designed the awards.

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