Art

Art & Nature are a Natural Combination! 

For art classes for kids and adults, please visit the Programs page.


2022 Artist in Residence:
Myranda Bair
May 14-29

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Myranda Bair is an artist, educator, avid rock climber, natural space advocator, animal lover, and suburban farmer. Her work focuses on conservation and how community education can lead to a richer outdoor experience for all while simultaneously reflecting the importance of preserving natural areas. She received her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and her BFA from the University of Texas at Austin. Myranda has exhibited work across the country and participated in various residences, recent ones including The Sandhills Institute (2018), Red Rock Canyon NCA (2014), Wildlife Divide (2013), and The Vermont Studio Center (2012). She continues to partner with the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association and the Desert Tortoise Habitat. Currently, she is a faculty member for the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. Myranda has a wonderful husband named Craig, two daughters, Penelope and Sedona, a French Bulldog named Butters, and two adopted tortoises. She lives and works in Las Vegas, NV.

Open Studio Hours
Stop by the Lizard Lounge at the Nature Center to chat with Myranda or watch her work.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5/15   9am-3pm     5/18   1-1:30pm      
5/22   9am-1pm            
5/29   10am-3pm            


Creating Dimension: A Mixed Media Art Workshop ($20)
Sunday, May 22 from 1-2:30pm

Join Myranda Bair for a 90-minute workshop utilizing watercolor, collage materials, pencil, and ink to create original artworks inspired by the Wetlands Park landscape. Watercolor paper, paint, brushes, collage materials, adhesives, pencil, ink pens, scissors, and reference materials will be provided for this workshop. Myranda will offer guidance and share techniques to create dimension for 2D works. Guests are welcome to bring their own materials. Advance Registration Required. Ages 12+. Fee: $20. Register here.

Drop-in 5x7 Collage Creation (Free)
Sunday, May 29 from 11am-12pm

Myranda Bair will be working on an original artwork for the Wetlands Park on May 29th.  Visitors are welcome to stop by the Lizard Lounge to see the work in progress and create their own 5 x 7 art collage from 11-12pm. Materials available while supplies last. All ages welcome.



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In honor of National Trails Day, Clark County Wetlands Park is hosting an exhibit themed on all things hiking: wanderlust, conservation, companionship, and more! Juried by local artist Bobbie Ann Howell, the show will be on display at the Nature Center Information Kiosk from June 4 - July 9, 2022. There will be an opening reception on June 4 from 3-4pm.


Opportunities:

Stay tuned for upcoming calls!


Exhibit Archive:

2022 Volunteer & Staff Exhibit: More Than a Place (March 26 - April 30)
2022 MIGRATE Temporary Art Installation (March 5 - 31): click here for artist profiles and here for an interactive map with documentation of the artwork.
2021 PLAY Temporary Art Installation (June 8 - July 6): please click here to view artist profiles and interviews.

Clark County Wetlands Park
7050 Wetlands Park Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Maps
Phone: (702) 455-7522
Email: wetlands@clarkcountynv.gov

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