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  • Local artist Chelsea Jolly is keeping the art of handmade holiday cards alive.

  • Greg Wohlman, principcal of Sierra High, began painting when living in Las Vegas more then 10 years ago. He believes that all people should be able to own original artwork and enjoys creating paintings for homes and businesses.

  • Ali Bravo’s comical taxidermy creations have accompanied her on her yearly pilgrimage to Burning Man. Learn about her life like pals, Pedro and Jasper in this month’s Your Canvas column.

  • Sara Smith is a professional muralist and fine artist who has lived in Tahoe for 20 years. Lately, Smith has been working in a style that utilizes the warm sepia tones reminiscent of old photographs or lithography, while many times also incorporating reclaimed materials such as Lake Tahoe pier wood.

  • Veronica Lichter created The Rumpus series after being inspired by the imagery of Burning Man, an annual event taking place in Black Rock Desert, Nev.

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    For the last two months, Brian Coe has been traveling across the country in his Volkswagen van with a 1,000-foot-long scroll of paper, carrying out a project he dreamed up called Manuscript Across America.

  • Earl Christensen moved to Lake Tahoe in 2001 to be closer to the snow. He paints and draws using various mediums, including watercolor, acrylic, ink, digital, and spray paint. His subjects include portraits, fish, and wildlife.

  • Siena Lyra Lopez started painting and writing for fun, and to help bring awareness to endangered animals with the art project titled Helping the Wild. Now in sixth grade, Siena continues her passion for the environment and the humanities through creative writing

  • Ben Rodgers was born and raised in Tahoma on Tahoe's West Shore. After moving away for college, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Chico State, he relocated to the Bay Area to find work, but was eventually pulled back to the magical place where he grew up.

  • Moonshine Ink’s annual juried visual and written art competition brought in a record breaking 131 submissions. And without further adieu, we are proud to present the winner and runner-up in each category.


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March 8, 2018