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Your art, poetry, short essays, or photos. Submit to editors@moonshineink.com.

Urban Sketching

Ruth Jaeger sketches anywhere she can: Cafés, restaurants, meetings, the doctor’s office, airports — all places where she is surrounded by people and potential unwitting models.

Weddings Captured in Live Painting

Talia Koval is hired to live paint at people’s weddings. She transforms the magic of life’s sweetest moments into vibrant paintings — live and on location. Here are some examples of her work.

The Artist Athlete

Casey Curtis received his master’s in Poetry Writing from San Francisco State University in 2009. Here we feature a smattering of his work.

Eaddy Art

Greg Eaddy uses his skills as a graphic designer to create concert posters.

RYNo Art

Ryan Bahlman (RYNo) began designing art for Volcom clothing in the early 1990s. His talent was quickly recognized and shortly after he was invited to start designing snowboard graphics for Lib Technologies in 2000.

Tahoe Canvas | 2017 Written Winner

KAREN TERREY is a writer, editor, and writing coach, offering marketing and business writing, copy editing, publishing guidance, and creative writing workshops in Truckee through her business Tangled Roots Writing for clients of all ages.

Tahoe Canvas | 2017 Photography Winner

DAVEY HIBLER is a 23-year-old Reno/Tahoe photographer and wedding film maker who has been taking photos and making videos for the past four years.

Tahoe Canvas | 2017 Visual Winner

A primarily self-taught artist, RENEE KOIJANE has been exploring the use of oils in her art on and off since the late ’90s. She gained some foundational skills through various classes at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State, and Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center. 

Tahoe Canvas | 2017 Functional Art Winner

Girl in the Pines Jewelry is a small metalworking studio located in Truckee where artist PAIGE TENNANT creates one-of-a-kind jewelry that blends her love for the outdoors with bold southwestern style.

Tahoe Canvas | Moonshine Ink’s 2017 Art Competition

Tahoe Canvas is Moonshine Ink’s annual art competition, and for this year’s contest we did things a bit differently. Calling for submissions using social media and quoting Henri Matisse, we asked YOU to nominate your friends and neighbors because “creativity takes courage.” 

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