Items from an exhibition by artist Lawrence LaBianca in the Tahoe Gallery at Sierra Nevada University

Exhibitions

The galleries at Sierra Nevada University focus primarily on progressive emerging artists whose work ranges from traditional media to site-specific installations. This rich programming brings work that is both exciting and challenging to the college and local community.

Both our rotating exhibitions and monthly arts programming that is always free and open to the public. Sign up for our email list to get the most up to date information about our exhibitions and events.




Our Galleries:

Garage Door Gallery
Location: Holman Arts & Media Center (located across the street from main campus at 1008 Tahoe Blvd), 1st floor
Rotating exhibitions throughout the school year, featuring visiting artists in a variety of disciplines and artistic styles.

Tahoe Gallery
Location: Prim Library, 3rd floor
More rotating exhibitions throughout the school year, featuring visiting artists in a variety of disciplines and artistic styles.

Reference Gallery
Location: Prim Library, 3rd floor hallway
Periodic exhibitions, often featuring work by current SNU students.

Ron and Maureen Ashley Community Gallery
Location: Holman Arts & Media Center, 2nd floor
Community-focused pop-ups, and short term exhibitions by SNU students.

Streamline Mobile Gallery
Location: Somewhere…
A vintage Streamline trailer converted into an art space. Students and faculty have taken the gallery to a variety of locations including CCACA (California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art), Burning Man, Sagehen Creek Field Station, and other locations throughout the western landscape.


Recent Exhibitions

  • Image of a painting by Sierra Nevada University Fine Arts student Lucas Maddog Angier for his BFA exhibition Open your eyes.
    BFA Exhibition - Lucas "Maddog" Angier
    Online

    April 16 – April 16 2020
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  • Image of a print by Sierra Nevada University student James Cowen for his BFA show Metaphysically Wrinkly-Free
    BFA Exhibition - James Cowan
    Online

    April 9 – April 9 2020
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  • Grass Valley artist Serena Cole brings her work to SNU Tahoe
    "Keep It To Yourself"
    Garage Door Gallery

    February 27 – April 3 2020
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  • Artist Rodney Ewing brings his work to SNU Tahoe
    "Latitude and Longitude"
    Tahoe Gallery

    February 13 – March 20 2020
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  • SNU faculty and students taking in the work in the Reference Gallery at SNU Tahoe
    Midway Art Portfolio Review (MAPR) - 2020
    Prim Library

    March 5 – March 17 2020
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  • Exhibition work for Three Nevadans, an exhibition from the 2019 Nevada Basin to Range Exchange
    "Three Nevadans"
    Ron and Maureen Ashley Community Gallery

    February 6 – March 6 2020
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  • Artwork for an exhibition in the Garage Door Gallery
    "a series of ricochets"
    Garage Door Gallery

    January 3 – February 14 2020
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  • This program is funded in part by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a state agency, and from the state of Nevada.
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