about the exhibit
The West Nebraska Arts Center, with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, is pleased to present this collection of original artwork, note cards, and prints by members of the North Platte Valley Artist Guild. Visitors will discover a wide range of original and imaginative gifts in a variety of styles. Members of the guild created artwork in a variety of mediums, oils, ink, acrylics, acrylic gouache, watercolors, painted scarves, collage, photography, journals and in a variety of styles still life, portraits, landscape, mixed media, abstract. We welcome everyone to stop in, see what’s new, have some coffee and enjoy this eclectic exhibit.
This exhibit has some unique features:
Opening reception Thursday, November 1, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Always free and open to the public. During the opening reception we will be giving away artwork every fifteen minutes starting at 5:15 p.m. till 7 p.m.
Art Walk on Sunday, November 18th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Park your car in the parking lot located just North of the Arts Center, WNAC will have cards available for the Art Walk, hop on the Roadrunner and it will take you to the 12 different locations where you can meet artists and see their art on display, have your card punched at each location. And for the final stop, come to the Arts Center to view art, artist demos, and have your card punched. Enter your punched card at WNAC for a chance to win prizes from each of the 12 different locations, prizes include free art, a $200 tattoo, music and art classes. Winners will be announced Tuesday, November 27th. WNAC will be open 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 18th.
Doing good in your community. When you make a purchase at this exhibit, you are supporting: LOCAL artists, the West Nebraska Arts Center, the North Platte Valley Artist Guild, and the Artist Guild’s annual scholarship (given to a LOCAL art student). We all truly value your support!
Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., WNAC will be open Sunday, November 18th 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. for Art Walk, and Christmas Parade and WNAC will be closed November 21st & 22nd for the Thanksgiving holiday.
about the NPVAG
The North Platte Valley Artist Guild, founded in 1955, is an organization of individuals interested in creative visual expression. The guild offers education, encouragement and inspiration to members — from beginning artists to those formally trained and accomplished. NPVAG provides a welcome place to share knowledge, discuss the finer points of the art world’s business side, as well as many opportunities to showcase your work. General membership meetings are held the third Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at the West Nebraska Arts Center.
NPVAG is a community-minded group that offers an annual scholarship for prospective young artists
We wish to thank Platte Valley Companies, the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment for their continued support of West Nebraska Arts Center.
Special thanks to:
Vic Bentley, Jan Durnin, Vicki Schmitt, Mary Hunt, Jasmyn Gutierrez, Karen Mecklem and Cheryl Wilkinson for their assistance during installation. Thank you the WNAC Board and Questors for providing food for the opening reception.
And most importantly, our sincere thanks to each member of the North Platte Valley Artist Guild for making this exhibit possible.
The West Nebraska Arts Center is a cultural non-profit organization committed to education, awareness and excellence in the arts, serving the North Platte Valley Region. WNAC is located at 106 East 18th Street in Scottsbluff, NE. Visit the Arts Center’s website, www.thewnac.com or find us on Facebook to learn more. The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported this program through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.