Carson City Jazz Festival Announces Art Contest Winner

Mike Bond shows off his winning art for the 2022 Jazz & Beyond – Carson City Music and Art Festival poster.

Mike Bond is the winner of the Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music and Art Festival 2022 poster and program cover competition, according to a press release.
Its design, “Jazz Guitar”, was selected from 10 entries to highlight the 19th Annual Carson City Music and Arts Festival. An honorable mention goes to 11-year-old Jasmine Sanchez for her entries, “Jazzy Uno” and “Jazzy Dos.”
Bond is an artist who lives in Sparks. He is known for his oil paintings of landscapes and western scenes. He will present his work on the Open Studios Tour on August 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nevada State Museum as part of the 17-day Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival.
Jazz & Beyond will offer several free concerts at numerous venues in Carson City, opening with the Reno Jazz Orchestra on Friday, August 5, outdoors at Governor’s Mansion. A country-themed day at Silver Saddle Ranch will be held on Saturday, August 13. The festival will end with the Mile High Jazz Band on Count Basie’s birthday, August 21, at the Capital Amphitheater.
The festival will include a three-day Open Studios Tour from Friday August 19 to Sunday August 21 with more than 20 artists demonstrating their work in nine locations. This year they include private studios, the Carson City Historical Society’s Carriage House, the Nevada State Museum and, on Fridays only, the Historic Bliss Mansion.
Each artist will have one or more works exhibited at the Nevada Artists Association Gallery, 449 W. King St., from July 30 through September 9 as part of the NAA Summer Show.
For more information contact Elinor Bugli at 775-883-4154 or [email protected]

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