North Tahoe Arts | ‘Wildlife in Wild Places’ and ‘Paint the Bear’ announced | SierraSun.com

North Tahoe Arts | ‘Wildlife in Wild Places’ and ‘Paint the Bear’ announced

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Courtesy Ted Guzziandamp;#8220;Mother and Childandamp;#8221; was photographed by Ted Guzzi spring of 2010 near Tahoe City. The BEAR League and North Tahoe Arts will offer and educational and fun bear activities Saturday, March 3, with an opening reception for Wildlife in Wild Places March 2.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – North Tahoe Arts welcomes a collaborative wildlife exhibit from local artists Larry Hunt, Fred Boyce, Nina Porcelli-Fenn, Janet Martin, Heidi Reeves, Alice Norton, Pat Edwards, Gretchen Davis, Mark Smith and Burton & Raschen.This is a wonderful collection of artwork encompassing many mediums and an example of nature’s bounty in the wildlife kingdom. The opening reception will be held Friday, March 2, 5-7 p.m. Light appetizers and wine for donation served.The BEAR League with North Tahoe Arts partners once again to presents the “Paint the Bear” event, Saturday, March 3, noon-2 p.m. North Tahoe Arts offers the opportunity to support the artists and organizations dedicated to protecting and educating the public about bears. The BEAR League will offer educational information about bears with subject-related art and crafts for sale. Learn how to live with, enjoy and respect these wondrous creatures. There will be a bear’s den for the kids to explore. The BEAR League will also present the “Paint the Bear” activity for North Tahoe Arts, kids Art Saturday, upstairs in the Corison Loft Gallery, Saturday, March 3, after the SnowFest! Parade around noon. Take the kids to paint their very own wooden bear to keep. The wooden bears were created and donated by Jim Driscoll’s woodworking shop class at Truckee High School. No charge. Everyone is welcome. North Tahoe Arts is located at 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City. Call 530-581-2787 or e-mail info@northtahoearts.com for information.- Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com