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North Tahoe Arts: June exhibits feature photography, basket exhibit

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; North Tahoe Arts announces the June Exhibits at the art center with an opening reception Friday, June 3, 5- 7 p.m. at North Tahoe Arts, 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

Professional and amateur photographers are exhibiting at North Tahoe Arts and the Boatworks Mall in June, in support of the Tahoe City Downtown Association Summer Solstice Festival and North Tahoe ARTS Solstice Photography Exhibit and Competition. This exhibit will be judged by a panel of professional photographers and prizes will be awarded in both categories. The professional award is a marketing exposure package offered by Tahoe Quarterly Magazine and includes the publishing of the work of the winning photographer featured in a future Tahoe Quarterly and#8220;Thru the Lensand#8221; section. The winning images will be included along with the artistand#8217;s contact information, a brief story, as well as an ongoing online directory listing connected to both Traveler Magazine and TQ digital and touch screens/mobile applications. The Amateur award is a photography instruction package from award-winning professional photographer Jim Kass of Baricolor in Tahoe City.

In the Corison Loft, is a Basket Exhibit from friend of NTA and previous Artisan Shop artist Cheri Degenhardt and Karen Anderson, a local gal now living in the southwest. Cheriand#8217;s baskets are for the most part traditional baskets using established designs in willow and other found natural items. Karenand#8217;s work is more free form. She incorporates jewels, beads, and Tahoe moss in her baskets.

Call 530-581-2787 for information. The exhibit will be available for viewing every day but Tuesday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., June 2-26.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com