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Under The Sea At Jenny Valdez Inc

Las Vegas, NV - September 1st, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (September, 1, 2012) - Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery is pleased to present, "Under the Sea," Thursday, September 6, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, September 7, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Artists were asked to create pieces that explore the wonders of the ocean's depth. This show features works from: Lily Adamczyk Lynne Adamson Jan Harris Arduini Christina Bagain Carrie Bourdeau Justin Gloyd Laural De Haven Lisa Dittrich Barbara Gomez Sarah Hanson Erika Harm Myra Laws Theresa Lucero Beth McCall Jeffrey Oldham Peter Steele Maria Vandermolen "Under the Sea" will show alongside Theresa Lucero's, "Back to Skull." This exhibit features a variety of skull works from the popular Las Vegas artist. Jenny Valdez Inc. is a Las Vegas based art gallery focused on featuring an eclectic mix of vibrant modern art from a variety of talented artists. Right ...

Call For Art At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - May 10th, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV - (May 10, 2012) Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery is now excepting entries for their new show called, “Under the Sea”. We are looking for art that explores the wonders of the ocean’s depth to display at September’s Preview Thursday and First Friday. Entries are $5 each with a maximum of 2 entries per person. Works must be no bigger than 15” x 15”. Those works deemed offensive by Jenny Valdez Inc. or do not apply to the theme will not be accepted. Works must be dropped off by Saturday, September 1, 2012, and picked up by Saturday, September 8, 2012. The show is September 6, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and September 7, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located inside The Arts Factory at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard, suite 160. For more information, visit www.JennyValdez.com.

ArtisTea

Las Vegas, NV - April 17th, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV - Spring is in the air at Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery as artists celebrate the art of tea. ArtisTea features works from Barbara Gomez, Theresa Lucero, Lynne Adamson, Jana Lynch, Jaye, Nicholas Walsh, Charmaine Gurule, and Jenny Valdez. ArtisTea is May 3, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and May 4, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery is located at 107 E. Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas. For more information, check out www.JennyValdez.com

ArtisTea Garden Party At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - March 20th, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (March, 20, 2012) Spring is in the air at Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery as artists get ready to celebrate the art of tea on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ArtisTea Garden Party features tea cup and flower art plus delicious treats and freshly brewed tea by Ashanti McGee. Artists Barbara Gomez, Theresa Lucero, Lynne Adamson, Jana Lynch, Jaye, Nicholas Walsh, Charmaine Gurule, and Jenny Valdez are all set to participate. The tea works will also be on display at May's Preview Thursday and First Friday. Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery is located inside The Arts Factory, in the Las Vegas Arts District, at 107 E. Charleston Blvd., suite 160. For more information, check out www.JennyValdez.com.

Gallery Space Available

Las Vegas, NV - January 13th, 2012

Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery now has a small wall available for an artist to showcase their work. Right now the gallery features work by Barbara Gomez, Theresa Lucero, Nicholas Walsh, Jaye, Jana Lynch, and Jenny Valdez. If interested please send a short bio plus two pictures of your most recent work to alettertojenny@gmail.com. The gallery is located inside The Arts Factory in downtown Las Vegas. For more information, check out www.jennyvaldez.com.

Fresh Look Inside Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery

Las Vegas, NV - December 15th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (December 15, 2011) During January’s Cultural Weekend in Las Vegas, make sure you stop by Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery. As well as new two new artists, Jaye and Jana Lynch, the gallery will also feature a fresh look plus a new collection of paintings by local artist, Theresa Lucero. In VS: A Collection by Theresa Lucero, guests of the gallery will experience the adversarial world of angels and demons. Cultural Weekend begins Wednesday, January 4, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The gallery will also be open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Preview Thursday and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on First Friday. For more information, check out www.orecularts.com or www.jennyvaldez.com. Jenny Valdez Inc. is a Las Vegas based art gallery focused on featuring an eclectic mix of vibrant modern art from a variety of talented artists. Right now, the gallery showcases work from pottery artist Barba...

VS A Collection By Theresa Lucero

Las Vegas, NV - December 5th, 2011

Start off the New Year right by experiencing the adversarial world of angels and demons in VS: A Collection by Theresa Lucero. The paintings, created in acrylics on canvas, capture the imaginative and stylized imagery of these supernatural beings as they vie for your allegiance. With floral, astronomical, and ocean motifs, these images break from traditional depictions and blur the boundaries between good and evil. Nine celestial entities and nine demonic elementals battle it out in an explosion of color and form. This entire collection will hang in the Jenny Valdez Gallery for the month of January, but you'll get a super early sneak peak in a rare First Wednesday night reception. Refreshments will also be served. VS: A Collection by Theresa Lucero begins Wednesday, January 4, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, check out www.jennyvaldez.com or www.orecularts.com. Je...

Bite Is Back

Las Vegas, NV - November 10th, 2011

Bite is back for seconds as Community Counseling Center presents "Bite at the Museum," December 3, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. inside the new Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve. This event is a unique opportunity to explore the museum, indulge in gourmet bites by Master Chef: Season 2 contestant, Adrien Neito, enjoy a signature cocktail created for the event, and bid on original works of art as part of the event’s "Food for Thought" art show and auction. All proceeds support Community Counseling Center. They have provided affordable and compassionate mental health and addiction recovery services for over 20 years. Last year’s Bite raised about $18,000 for the center. To learn more about this event or to purchase tickets, please visit www.biteatthemuseum.com. For more information about Community Counseling Center, please go to www.cccofsn.org. For questions, contact tlucer...

Take A Walk On The Wild Side At LV City Hall

Las Vegas, NV - November 10th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (November 11, 2011) Help say goodbye to City Hall with a new exhibit focused on shoes. “A Walk on the Wild Side” features artwork from local artists as well as City of Las Vegas employees. This will be the last official exhibit in the current City Hall gallery space before online shoe and apparel shop, Zappos, moves in. We are also excited to announce that Jenny Valdez Inc. artist, Lisa Fields Clark, is exhibiting the mosaic piece “Lessons Learned” at the show. A reception for “A Walk on the Wild Side” is planned for November 17, 2011, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bridge Gallery located at 400 Stewart Avenue in Las Vegas. This exhibit runs until January 26, 2012. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visitors may reach the gallery through the second floor of the Las Vegas City Hall parking garage on the southeast corner of Stewart Av...

Presenting Claire Bear At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - October 10th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (October 10, 2011) Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery presents "Presenting Claire Bear", an art exhibition featuring the work of Karen Wheeler on November 3, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and November 4, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located at The Arts Factory, inside suite 160, in Las Vegas. The building is located at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard. Karen will showcase her newest work, "Claire Bear" which she began in January, 2011. She completed this piece in July, 2011, and she is very happy with the results. "Claire Bear" was a beloved pet who passed away. Her owners commissioned Wheeler to create her likeness in watercolor. The interesting part about this painting is that no one photographic reference exists. Karen had numerous photos of the dog to use, but in the favored photo of the dog on the couch her eyes were closed. Karen found another picture with...

Do Not Be Late For A Very Important Date

Las Vegas, NV - September 11th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (September 11, 2011) You're invited to celebrate your un-birthday at the "Musings on Alice" show inside Jenny Valdez Inc. Right now, the gallery is being transformed into a magical wonderland just for you! "Musings on Alice" will feature artistic interpretations of the popular Alice in Wonderland book and movies. Artists Barbara Gomez, Lisa Fields Clark, Theresa Lucero, Nicholas Walsh, Sarah Flake, Jana Lynch, Eric Pele, David Donovan, Charmaine Gurule, Jenny Valdez, Darla Smaka, and Vickie Combs are set to participate. Guests of the gallery will be treated to wonderland goodies plus, may catch a glimpse of some costumed characters. "Musings on Alice" opens October 7, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at First Friday, Las Vegas’ monthly art celebration. An artist’s reception is also planned for October 6, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Preview Thursday. For more information, check out www.jennyvaldez.com.

Help Alice Find A Key At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - September 8th, 2011

Local artist Theresa Lucero will be among more than a half a dozen artists displaying new works at October’s “Musings on Alice” show inside Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery. Lucero began her adventure into art as a child, winning her first art contest at the age of four. At 12, she moved to Las Vegas where she began taking adult education classes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After high school, she went back to UNLV and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film. She describes her art as surreal, painting in mostly oils, watercolor, acrylics, and using found objects. Lucero is a Signature Member of the Nevada Watercolor Society and has served as President, Vice President, and Membership Officer for the Vegas Artists Guild. For more information about Lucero, check out www.orecularts.com. The “Musings on Alice” show is October 6 – 7, 2011, i...

More Curious Creations Announced At Gallery

Las Vegas, NV - August 30th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (August 30, 2011) “The first Alice in Wonderland movie I remember seeing was the 1933 version. I was haunted by W.C. Fields as Humpty-Dumpty for years,” says mosaic artist Lisa Fields Clark about the upcoming “Musings on Alice” show inside Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery. Clark, a contributing artist to the October show, was born in Albany, Georgia, into a military family. Her mother was an artist and a crafts person while her father was an engineer and an inventor. She says begin an artist was not a choice. She has always been creative. Clark studied art early on in college and then was employed for 40 years, working in graphics and the social services. She received a degree in the social services and is now back in school studying art. Guests of the “Musings on Alice” show will get to see a variety of mosaic, Alice inspired pieces from Clark. She plans to showcase a White ...

First Friday At Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery

Las Vegas, NV - August 24th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV – (August 24, 2011) September’s First Friday and Preview Thursday at Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery will feature new works by mosaic artist Lisa Fields Clark, pottery by Barbara Gomez, paintings by Theresa Lucero, Nicholas Walsh, and Jenny Valdez, plus Sarah Flake’s Flaky Friends. Guests of the gallery will also see more “Alice in Wonderland” creations in anticipation of the October show. Speaking of Wonderland, the gallery is pleased to announce the addition of artist David Donovan to the “Musings on Alice” show. Donovan is one of the top illustrator/designers in Nevada. He has nearly 30-years experience in running an art agency, and creating advertising and branding for entrepreneurs, fortune 500 companies, city governments, hotels, and casinos. Donovan (whose “The Ascension of Dream” piece is featured above) is also the winner of many awards and contests, including the N...

Meet Musings Artist Jana Lynch

Las Vegas, NV - August 22nd, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV – (August 22, 2011) “I came out of the womb playing with crayons,” says artist Jana Lynch. Lynch will be among the more than half dozen artists participating in the upcoming “Musings on Alice” show inside Jenny Valdez Inc. Gallery. Born in Albuquerque, NM, Lynch was raised in Lubbock, TX. She moved to Las Vegas with her husband, Kevin, to be near her mother in 2005. “My mother owned a collectable store in Lubbock,” she says. “My fondest Alice memory is of her opening a shipment of Alice in Wonderland porcelain dolls by Faith Wick Silvestri. She was so excited. My mother actually gave me one for Christmas. I did a pen and ink drawing of her opening the shipment when I was 17.” Lynch has transformed her desire to create art into not only a hobby but a profession. She has worked as a Graphic Designer/A! rt Director for over 20 years. Lynch specializes i...

Local Artist Gets National Exposure

Las Vegas, NV - August 20th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (August 20, 2011) Art-o-mat® is now dispensing Lisa Fields Clark's mosaic art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC! Artists in Cellophane (A.I.C.), the sponsoring organization of Art-o-mat®, is based on the concept of taking art and "repackaging" it to make it part of our daily lives. The mission of A.I.C. is to encourage art consumption by combining the worlds of art and commerce in an innovative form. A.I.C. believes that art should be progressive, yet personal and approachable. What better way to do this, than with a heavy cold steel machine? Don't go around artless! Learn more about the Art-o-mat® Project at www.artomat.org. To see more of Lisa Fields Clark's work at Jenny Valdez Inc. in the Arts Factory, or online at www.lisafieldsclark.com. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located inside The Arts Factory at 107 E. Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas.

Prominent Tattoo Artist Set To Participate In Musings Show

Las Vegas, NV - August 12th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - (August 12, 2011) “Just to be as expressive as I can,” says local tattoo artist Eric Pele when asked about his goals as an artist. Pele will join more than half a dozen artists in exhibiting their works at the upcoming “Musings on Alice” show at Jenny Valdez Inc. Art has always been a big part of Pele’s life. His first sign of success came while in junior high school. That’s when Pele won a Pepsi Challenge art contest. Today, his passion for art carries on in his work. Right now, he is a tattoo artist over at Huntington Ink inside the Palms Casino Resort. If his name sounds familiar, that’s because Pele was also on the A & E show “Inked” which also took place inside the Palms. Pele’s earliest memories of “Alice in Wonderland” are seeing the cartoon and being mesmerized by its art and colors. “Plus it was fun,” he says, “to watch it at 17 while on acid.” Perhap...

New Gallery Hours

Las Vegas, NV - August 8th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - Great news! Jenny Valdez Inc. will now be open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, Preview Thursday, and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on First Friday (Las Vegas' monthly art festival). Also, coming up in October is our "Musings on Alice" group show. Then, to celebrate Preview Thursday and First Friday in November, artist Karen Wheeler will showcase her latest works. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located at The Arts Factory, inside suite 160, in Las Vegas. The building is located at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard. Right now, pottery artist Barbara Gomez, mosaic artist Lisa Fields Clark, painters Nicholas Walsh and Theresa Lucero, and plushy maker Sarah Flake are showcasing their latest works. For more information, please check out www.JennyValdez.com.

Flaky Friends At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - August 2nd, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - First Friday at Jenny Valdez Inc. will not only feature new works from Barbara Gomez, Lisa Fields Clark, Nicholas Walsh, Theresa Lucero, and Jenny Valdez but guests of the gallery will also see the delightful, plush creations of local artist Sarah Flake. Flake is a 31 year old mother of two girls. She never thought she would become a toymaker until, back in 2007, when one of her daughters asked for a purple pony for Christmas. Flake scoured the stores but could not find the perfect match. So, she decided to create one! Since the purple pony, Flake has become a self-professed, plushy making addict. You can find everything from zombies to orangutans on her website, www.flaky-friends.com. But, if you need help picking out the perfect plushy to take home to your loved one, Flake will be at Jenny Valdez Inc. for Preview Thursday (August 4, 2011) and First Friday (Augus...

Jenny Valdez Inc. Open For First Friday

Las Vegas, NV - July 18th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - Despite the recent news that the street vendor portion of First Friday Las Vegas will be closed for the next two months, Jenny Valdez Inc. is proud to announce the gallery will be open. Guests of the gallery will see new artistic works from mosaic artist Lisa Fields Clark, painters Theresa Lucero and Nicholas Walsh, and pottery items from Barbara Gomez. Jenny Valdez will also have new Alice in Wonderland themed paintings on display as the gallery gets ready for October’s “Musings on Alice” show. Also, coming up in November, artist Karen Wheeler will display her latest works! The next First Friday is August 5, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. If you would like to get a jumpstart on all of the festivities, the gallery will also be open for The Arts Factory’s Preview Thursday set for August 4, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located inside The Arts Factory at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard, suite 160. For more information, check out www.jennyvaldez.com.

Venue Change Set For RAW

Las Vegas, NV - July 9th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - There is a venue change for RAW, Las Vegas’ newest art showcase. This event will now take place at Tommy Rockers instead of The Arts Factory. That’s according to an email by RAW’s City Director for Las Vegas, Amber Cajiao. RAW is an indie arts organization for artists by artists. They focus on spotlighting underground talent each month in an art showcase. This event, happening now in several U.S. cities, typically features 15 to 20 hand-selected artists in a variety of mediums including film, fashion, music, and the visual arts. Theresa Lucero, gallery artist over at Jenny Valdez Inc., plans to showcase her paintings at this event. RAW is July 28, 2011. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased on the night of the event. Cocktail attire is also requested. You must be 21 or older. For more information and times, check out www.RAWartists.org/lasvegas or to see pictures of Lucero’s work, visit www.orecularts.com. Tommy Rockers is located on Dean Martin.

Clark To Participate In ARTrageous Vegas

Las Vegas, NV - July 7th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - Jenny Valdez Inc. is pleased to announce that mosaic artist, Lisa Fields Clark, will participate as an exhibiting artist in ARTrageous Vegas! at the Cosmopolitan. ARTrageous Vegas! is an art extravaganza benefiting The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada. There will be a fashion show, body painting, burlesque, performance art, and a silent auction. This event is Saturday, July 23, 2011; from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. The Cosmopolitan is located at 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South. For more details, visit www.thecenterlv.com or to see pictures of Clark's work, check out www.lisafieldsclark.com.

Theresa Lucero Set To Participate In RAW

Las Vegas, NV - June 28th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - Jenny Valdez Inc.’s newest artist, Theresa Lucero, will showcase her works at RAW, a new event coming to The Arts Factory next month. RAW is an indie arts organization for artists by artists. They focus on spotlighting underground talent each month in an art showcase. This event, happening now in several U.S. cities, typically features 15 to 20 hand-selected artists in a variety of mediums including film, fashion, music, and the visual arts. Lucero plans to showcase her paintings at this event. RAW begins July 28, 2011, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased on the night of the event. Cocktail attire is also requested. You must be 21 or older. For more information, check out www.RAWartists.org or www.orecularts.com. The Arts Factory is located at 107 East Charleston Boulevard.

White Rabbit Mural At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - June 15th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - In anticipation of the upcoming Musings on Alice show, Jenny Valdez Inc. now features a new mural to commemorate the exhibition. The White Rabbit mural, located on the outside wall of Jenny Valdez Inc. was created by Las Vegas mosaic artist Lisa Fields Clark. Musings on Alice will feature interpretations of the popular Alice in Wonderland book and movies. Las Vegas favorites Barbara Gomez and Lisa Fields Clark are set to participate, as well as Oregon artist Brenda Bowling, Arizona artist Charmaine Gurule, and Jenny Valdez. The Musings on Alice show opens October 7, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at First Friday, Las Vegas’ monthly art celebration. An artist’s reception is also planned for October 6, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Preview Thursday. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located inside The Arts Factory at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard in Las Vegas. For more information, check out www.jennyvaldez.com or send an email to alettertojenny@gmail.com.

Artist Theresa Lucero At Jenny Valdez Inc.

Las Vegas, NV - June 15th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - Jenny Valdez Inc. is pleased to welcome artist Theresa Lucero to the Las Vegas art gallery. Lucero began her adventure into art as a child, winning her first art contest at the age of four. At 12, she moved to Las Vegas where she began taking adult education classes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After high school, she went back to UNLV and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film. She describes her art as surreal, painting in mostly oils, watercolor, acrylics, and found objects. Lucero is a Signature Member of the Nevada Watercolor Society and has served as President, Vice President, and Membership Officer for the Vegas Artists Guild. For more information, check out www.orecularts.com. Jenny Valdez Inc. is located at The Arts Factory, inside suite 160, in Las Vegas. The building is located at 107 E. Charleston Boulevard.

Jenny Valdez Inc. In BLVDS Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV - June 9th, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV - The June/July issue of BLVDS Las Vegas includes an article about Jenny Valdez Inc. plus photos of several paintings. The article, “An Accidental Painter,” written by BLVDS Managing Editor Kim Schaefer tells the story about how Valdez became a painter. You can pick up a copy at a number of locations including The Arts Factory and Dick Blick or check it out online at blvdslv.com. Also, Jenny Valdez Inc. is looking for artists to share space at the gallery’s Arts Factory location. If you are interested, please send an email plus two pictures of your recent work to alettertojenny@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.jennyvaldez.com.