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Riverside Studios and High Fives Foundation are proud to present the 8th Annual Lion Heart Art Show on Friday, February 8th from 4pm - 8pm.


The Lion Heart Art show is an art fundraiser for the CR Johnson Healing Center, and will feature local artists using 12”x12” panels of wood to create masterpieces in any medium.

As in previous years, artists will create beautiful pieces of art on 12"x12" wood panels that will be sold at the unveiling at Riverside Studios for $100.00. New this year, artists were provided with a limited amount of ski shaped panels, which will be sold for $200.00 each. Following the art show, panels will be hung on the wall of Riverside Studios for the remainder of February.

Event Info:
Date: Friday, February 8
Time: 4:00-8:00pm
Location: Riverside Studios (10076 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161)
Cost: Free to attend, $100/panel, $200/ski panel - proceeds to benefit the High Fives Foundation – CR Johnson Healing Center
Drinks and refreshments will be served!

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Join us on Friday October 6th from 5:00-8:00pm for First Friday with artist Hannah Viano

Hannah Viano is a paper cut artist who strives towards artwork and projects that mix art, natural, history and education in a way that helps to foster sense of place and an appreciation for our natural world.

In my artwork I cut pieces away from a sheet of black paper to reveal an image. Using a dance of positive and negative space I carve out the organic curves of water, mountains, sky, and try to capture the things that make a place and time unique. Working with simple tools allows me to keep the work in my own hands while creating modern, graphic images.

My projects strive to combine science, art, and natural history in ways that fosters appreciation for our environment, kindle curiosity and develop sense of place. Beyond my framed papercut art pieces, this comes to life in picture books, teaching residencies, and public art projects.

This exhibit features images from my recently released illustrated journal Weathering, that plays with themes of storm and sky in different landscape and encourages the idea that the written word can help us through times of tempest and also document the wonders of our every day.

- Hannah Viano

This First Friday, we will be celebrating the new release of Hannah's Weathering Journal. Hannah will be joining us to perform a paper cutting demonstration and sign books.

Come meet the artist, enjoy live music from Dan Copeland, as well as drinks and refreshments.