TAHOE/TRUCKEE — Soule Domain in Crystal Bay is hosting a reception for local artist Carole Sesko Wednesday, Feb. 16, 4:30-6 p.m. Enjoy a complementary appetizer and half price beverages while viewing Sesko's latest collection of acrylic paintings and mixed media collage, presented in a 1927 historic log cabin.Carole Sesko's art works will be on exhibit through May 2. A graduate of the University of California, Davis, and Simon's Rock College, Sesko paints with acrylics applied onto canvas, wood, paper, and metal. Her paintings have a luminous quality, created by layering metallic paints with washes of solid color. Incorporating found objects mixed with new materials, Sesko's artistic process is driven by her fascination with form, color, and texture.Soule Domain is located at 9983 Cove St., King's Beach (at Crystal Bay) and is open daily from 6 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, call 530-546-7529. Preview the featured artist at www.carolesesko.com
Celebrate the creativity of 38 regional artists at the gala opening reception of Weather! a Juried Art Exhibit, Friday, Feb. 11, 5-7 p.m. at the Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. More than 60 weather-related artworks are on display. Cast your vote for the People's Choice award. Enjoy appetizers, refreshments and music by Ed Platt and Antja Thompson. For more information call 530-582-7720 or visit www.tdrpd.org.
Cupid finally did something right and bought a gift from Riverside Studios. A Valentine’s event featuring local but internationally known Susie Alexander. There will be Valentine’s Day art designed with your little love bird in mind. Come this friday and let your love light shine, Feb. 11, 4-8 p.m. Festivities include a glass of wine. Grab your poison arrow and head down to Riverside Studios, 10060 Donner Pass Road, next to the Squeeze In, Truckee. For more info call 530-587-3789.