The 12th Annual Miniature Juried and Judged Exhibition

October 1 – November 5, 2019

Artists Co-op Gallery

627 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502

11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily






2019 Exhibits


Latimer Art Club Member Exhibit

July 1 – 31

Sparks Museum and Cultural Center

820 Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV 89431

Tues. – Fri. 11am – 4pm

Sat. 1 – 4 pm

“Sparks, Nevada and Beyond”
Latimer Art Club

Artown Event

July 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

First Saturday Lecture Series Speaker Eileen Fuller

Saturday, July 6  1-4PM

“The Latimer Art Club, Yesterday, Today and Beyond”

Latimer Art Club hosted Art Reception Event immediately to follow.

Please join us in promoting and supporting local artists.

Sparks Heritage Museum First Saturday Lecture Series Presents

“Sparks, Nevada and Beyond”

by Latimer Art Club.

We are pleased to host a special collaboration: “Sparks, Nevada and Beyond” with the Latimer Art Club and Sparks Heritage Museum Foundation. The Latimer Club was established with distinction in 1921. The continued passion of creating art of all mediums including oils, acrylic, collages, watercolor and more. These artist represent a lineage of prominent artists. This show will include an insightful conversation by Eileen Fuller about the Latimer Club’s extensive history. July 6th from 2:00 to 3:30, followed by a hosted reception by the artists participating. Free Event. All art benefits local artist and non-profit.



2018 Exhibits


The 11th Annual Miniature Juried and Judged Exhibition

October 1 – November 6, 2018

Artists Co-op Gallery

627 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502

11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily

Best of Show 

Luverne Lightfoot for her oil portrait entitled “Grizz 2”.



  1. Marguerite Crocus: Ocean View #48
  2. Lisa Jefferson: Light and Shadow #43
  3. Lisa Jefferson: Lakeside Colors #42 

Honorable Mention 

Barbara Maclean: Fishing the Truckee #8


Water Media

  1. Don Fotine: Calm Waters #92
  2. Kay Tietz: Pyramid Lake Afternoon #119
  3. Vicki Curwen: Ho River, Olympic Nat. Park #4

Honorable Mention

Vicki Curwen: Starrington Estuary, Sitka AK #3

Don Fotine: Sunrise Over Tahoe #89




  1. Carolyn Holt: White Roses #111
  2. Carolyn Holt: Hollyhocks #110
  3. Luverne Lightfoot: Miner’s Cabin #51


Graphite/Ink Drawing

  1. Bill Migan: Gone in One Cloud of Dust #73
  2. Rebecca Griffin Gross: Old Aspen Grove #53
  3. Eileen Fuller: Le Menu Du Jour at the Little Horseshoe

Honorable Mention

Erin Logan: Better Than Stained Glass #136



Mixed Media

  1. Sandra Y. Burke: Unveiling #127
  2. Terrye Kocher: Winter #94
  3. Sandra Y. Burke: Red Rover #129

Honorable Mention

Leslie K. Kuhn: Hope #33


We had 41 entrants (20 non-members) and 152 paintings, for what has been called the best “miniature” show to date!



Member Exhibit

July 1 – July 31 2018

Latimer Art Club Artown Exhibit 2018 

First United Methodist Church 

“God’s World” 

The poem “God’s World” was the inspiration for this exhibit. Artists are on duty during office hours in the church parlor, Tuesday and Thursday night concerts, Visual Arts Day, and other Saturdays when the historic churches sanctuary will be open for tours. All artwork is for sale. The church is celebrating 150 years with many special events.

Entry Day – Thursday, June 30, 10 am to 1 pm

Pickup Day – Monday, August, 1st 10 am to 12 pm


LAC Members can find information and Entry Form HERE




“Equinox: Spring Haiku”

March 6 – April 28, 2018

Sparks Museum and Cultural Center 

An exhibit of artwork by Latimer Art Club members



Reception: March 17, 2018, 3-5PM


Show info for members


Entry Form



2017 Exhibits 


The 10th Annual Miniature Juried and Judged Exhibition

October 1 – November 8, 2017



Artists Co-op Gallery

627 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502

11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily


Here are the winners of the 10th Annual Miniature Art Exhibition 2017

Congratulations to all!


Best of Show

Carolyn Holt #16 Steamboat Ditch (Pastel)


Oil/Acrylic Category

1.Barbara MacLean #31 White Barn

2.Tetyana Anderson #92 Hidden Creek

  1. Lisa Jefferson #98 Walk on the Beach

Honorable Mentions

Marguerite Crokus #10 Living on the Edge

Luverne Lightfoot #112 Stone Mother

Ronnie Rector #82 October Diamond Peak


Water Media

  1. Tracey Goff #78 Summer Morning Lake Tahoe
  2. Kay Tietz #11 Pyramid Lake
  3. Deborah Rife #51 Day on the Lake

Honorable Mentions

Karen Sullivan #26 At Home

Karen Sullivan #28 View On Virginia Street

Rebecca Griffin Gross #89 High Desert Spring

Tracey Goff #79 Among the Colors,Great Horned Owl

Tracey Goff #81 Spring Showers

Ronnie Rector #84 Washoe Valley Fall



  1. Luverne Lightfoot #109 Mt. Rose Flume Trail

2  Carolyn Holt  #15 Pyramid Lake

  1. Dorrie Rapp #69 Sun Lake Rock Trees

Honorable Mentions

Eileen Fuller #4 Tahoe Meadows Summer Glimmer



  1. Bill Migan #48 Season for Wishing
  2. Eileen Fuller #1 Pahrump Winter Stroll
  3. Erin Logan #71 Sagebrush Lizard


Mixed Media

  1. Don Fotine #127 Pondering Summer
  2. Ginny Ritchie #55 Venus Rising
  3. Terrye Kocher #86 Joshua Tree

Honorable Mention

Tracey Goff #80 Favorite Trail, Thomas Creek






Member Exhibit

July 1 – July 31 2017

Latimer Art Club Artown Exhibit 2017 

First United Methodist Church


Entry Day – Saturday, July 1st, 11 am to 1 pm

Pickup Day – Tuesday, August, 1st 11 am to 1 pm


LAC Members can find information and Entry Form HERE


Attention Latimer members!


There will be two entry dates for the Artown Show, 

“The Road Less Traveled”. 

Friday, June 30 from 11 to 1 and Saturday, July 1st from 11 to 1 

due to the Arlington Street Bridge being closed Saturday afternoon. 

All other information stays the same. 

Please call me or be prepared to volunteer to help us out on either of those days and also to help hang the show on Saturday. 

We need art sitters too. 

Please refer to the June newsletter for additional information.





The Sparks  Museum and Cultural Center has invited members of the Latimer Art Club to hold an exhibit in conjunction with their exhibit on the History of Water in the Truckee Meadows.


The Public is invited to view the exhibit January 10 – March 25th.

A reception will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017   4:00 – 7:00 pm


  2016 Exhibits


The 9th Annual Miniature Juried and Judged Exhibition

October 15 – December 10, 2016


Nevada Historical Society Museum, 1650 N. Virginia St, Reno, NV

10:00 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday – Saturday

$5.00 admission


Here are the winners of the 9th Annual Miniature Art Exhibition 2016

Congratulations to all!

 Best of Show: “John Tyson” by Luverne Lightfoot

First Oil/acrylic:  “Sunlight on Wheeler Peak” by Mike Hess

Second:              “Desert Brush” by Barbara Maclean

Third:                  “Urban Compression” by Tricia Poulos-Leonard

Honorable Mention:  “Marlette Lake” by Carolyn Holt

”          ”                  “Autumn Cottonwoods” by Barbara Maclean


First Water media:   “The King’s Mantle” by Don Fotine

Second:                   “The Repairs” by Ronnie Rector

Third:                       “Glyph” by Kathleen Hoff

Honorable Mention:  “Nature’s Splendor” by Kathryn Dudley

”         ”                  “Virginia City Stories II” by Leslie Kuhn

”         ”                  “Curry Depot” by Ronnie Rector

First Pastel:       “Truckee River” by Carolyn Holt

Second:             “Don’t Fence Me In” by Luverne Lightfoot

Third:                 “Eagle Ridge View” by Jennifer Eubanks

Honorable mention:  “View from the Trail” by Kathryn Dudley

First Graphite/Ink: “Not So Merry Go Round” by Bill Migan

Second:                “Tahoe Meadows” by Carolyn Holt

Third:                    “Just Passin’ Through” by Erin Logan

no honorable mentions


First Mixed Media:  “You Can Try and Fence Me In, but…” by Simone Marie

Second:                 “Something’s Missing” by Lady Jill Mueller

Third:                      “Canyon Glow” by Irene Taylor

Honorable mention:  “Let’s Travel Nevada” by Jennifer Ferrari

Best Historical:    “I’m All Alone, Where’s Mom” by Bill Migan,

Best Theme:        “Are You in Or Are You Out?” by Bill Migan






  Member Exhibit

July 1 – July 31 2016

First United Methodist Church during ARTOWN 2016 


Entry Day – Thursday, June 30th 10 am to 1 pm

Pickup Day – Monday, August 1st 10 am to 12 noon






Member Exhibit   

March 23 – May 28, 2016


Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

814 Victorian Avenue

Sparks, NV 89431

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The Museum does not charge to see the Latimer exhibit upstairs,

but does charge a $5.00 admission fee to go through the Museum

Reception: Friday, April 8, 2016    4:00 – 7:00pm


Pick up Day: Tuesday, May 31, 2016   12:00 – 2:00pm






2015 Exhibits


Congratulations to Larry Jacox for “Best of Show” with his watercolor “Autumn Light”



Winners of the 8th Annual “Miniature” Art Exhibit 2015


 Juror / Judge  –  David Lobenberg


Best of Show

Larry Jacox   “Autumn Light” watercolor


Best “The Silver State – The Beauty Within” Theme Award

Carolyn Holt   “Ballardini Ranch Regional Park” pastel


Best Historical Theme Award

  1. Lee Netzel   “Tranquil Desert Night” oil




Category 1 – Oils/Acrylic


First Place  –  Carolyn Holt   “Bartley Ranch Regal Park”

Second Place  –  Jo Myers   “Pyramid Lake Tufa Rocks”

Third Place  –  Pam Brekas   “Flash Flood”


Honorable Mentions

Emma Auriemma-McKay   “Country Road”

Barbara Maclean   “Dark Waters”

Barbara Maclean   “Desert Peace”

Rebecca Gross   “Atop the Aspen Trail”




Category 2 – Water Media


First Place  –  Leslie K. Kuhn   “Bird’s Eye View”

Second Place  –  Lady Jill Mueller   “Deep Shadows in the Dunes”

Third Place  –  Mary Zuver   “Mother Nature”


Honorable Mentions

Don Fotine   “Soaking Up the Season”

Sharon Peters   “Humbolt Range”

Kay Genasci   “My Tahoe – One”

Karen Sullivan   “Reno Skyline”

Janice Powell   “Canyon Light”




Category 3 – Pastel


First Place  –  Carolyn Holt   “Hidden Valley Regional Park”

Second Place  –  Nancy Bargman   “Nevada Ranch Hand”

Third Place  –  L. Lee Netzel   “Nevada Native”


Honorable Mentions

Rebecca Gross   “Path to Mahogany Creek”

Dorrie Rapp   “Stormy Sunset, Sierra Nevada”




Category 4 – Graphite/Ink drawing


First Place  –  Carolyn McLeod   “The Fort”

Second Place  –  Bill Migan   “The Beauty of Home”

Third Place  –  Nancy Bargman   “John Deere”


Honorable Mentions

Pam Brekas   “Below the Surface”

Nancy Bargman   “Silver Beauty”

Rebecca Gross   “Not Quite Forgotten”

Bill Migan   “One Last Ride”

Bill Migan   “Now Boarding on Track No. 1”




Category 5 – Mixed Media/Other


First Place  –  Val Castor   “Trying for the Big One”

Second Place  –  A. Perry   “Beautiful Courage”

Third Place  –  Pam Brekas   “From the Air”


Honorable Mentions

Nancy Bargman   “Sarah Winnemucca”

Mary Zuver   “Truckee River”



Thank you and congratulations to one and all!


Eileen Fuller, Show Chairperson











2015 Exhibits


Latimer Art Club Member Exhibit

Reno Little Theater

April 6 – May 18




Artown Exhibit

United Methodist Church 

July 1 – 30




8th Annual Miniature Exhibit

Nevada Historical Society

Oct 9 – Dec 12