Basket Memory Gallery Exhibition by Melissa Melero-Moose

Join us in the Tahoe Gallery for the receiption of Basket Memory by artist Melissa Melero-Moose 5pm followed by an artist talk at 5:30pm on the mezzinine of the Prim Libary. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. All are welcome! 

Melissa is a Northern Paiute, enrolled with the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe with ties to Fort Bidwell Paiute, California and southern Oregon. She lives with her family in Hungry Valley, near Reno, Nevada working as a professional artist, curator for the Great Basin Native Artists Gallery and community advisor for the Nevada Museum of Art.  

Her works are a part of the permanent collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC; Autry Museum, Los Angeles, CA; IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM; Lilley Museum, University of Nevada; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV and School for Advanced Research (IARC), Santa Fe, NM.

Melissa exhibits her work nationally and internationally and also curates travelling exhibitions for the Great Basin Native Artists. Her influences include imagery found in the Great Basin landscape, petroglyphs, beadwork, and basketry from the Indigenous tribes of Nevada and California.

Thursday, April 11 at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tahoe Galllery, Prim Libary 999 Tahoe Blvd