Grab your coat, run out the door, and get to the Nevada Museum of Art right away.
The Truckee River is one of the landscapes featured in the captivating art of Phillis Shafer. She reminds us of nature’s – indeed the river’s – beauty in this exhibition “I only went out for a walk …”.
“Tahoe-based painter Phyllis Shafer is one of this region’s most beloved artists, whose work explores the nuances and individual features of the landscape of the Lake Tahoe Basin and its environs …”
She says on her website, “My method is to paint directly from the natural environment. …” She has some thumbnails of her work on her website.
See her paintings live through May 11, 2014.
It is more than worth the trip to the Museum.