Local artists recognized by BLM
Megan Berner and Deborah Finley will be honored by the Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca District and Friends of Black Rock High Rock at two reception events, Nov. 19 in Gerlach and Dec. 3 in Winnemucca.
Berner and Finley were selected for this year’s Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area Artists in Residence program.
Berner lives and works in Reno as in the photography, videography and mixed media areas.
Finley lives and works in Elko as a ceramics sculptor and art teacher.
A resident of Northern Nevada for more than 33 years, Rick Thomas is a UNR grad who is active in the local business community and a loyal Nevada Wolf Pack basketball fan.