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WNC Faculty and Staff’s Art Taking Flight at Reno Airport

Posted: February 27, 2019

Taking Flight, which includes artwork from 11 WNC faculty and staff members, is now showing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Need something to do while waiting for a flight departure or arrival at Reno-Tahoe International Airport this spring?

Check out the Taking Flight art exhibit now showing at the airport? Carson City Arts has showcased work from 54 artists, including faculty and staff at Western Nevada College in what is being touted as the largest art exhibit ever at airport.

WNC faculty and staff members that contributed to the exhibit include Steven Saylor, Jayna Conkey, Hal Starratt, Colleen Reynolds, Connie Peng, Matthew Theilen, Michelle Legras Peltier, Marie Nygren, Thomas Drakulich, Janice Shedd and Rachel


Artists from the Carson City Arts & Culture Coalition and the Nevada Artists Association are also represented in the exhibit that will be shown at least through April.

WNC President Dr. Vincent Solis was among the speakers at a well-attended reception for the artists on Tuesday night. Marily Mora, president/CEO of Reno-Tahoe International Airport; Mark Salinas, coordinator for Carson City Arts & Culture; Carson City Mayor Robert Crowell and Nevada Assemblywoman Sarah Peters also spoke at the reception.