Reno's Holland Project Gallery is currently showing an outstanding exhibit of snowboard-related photographs. Built to Weather includes a selection of pictures by photographers involved with snowboarding, including Bud Fawcett, Ian Ruhter, Mike Basich, Jim Zellers with Richard Leversee, Mike Yoshida, Paul Laca, and Tim Peare.
The show concludes on Saturday, February 2, 2013, with the showing of the short film Open Space at the Nevada Museum of Art. The movie plays at 1 p.m. and admission is $5. After the film, movie maker Mike Basich will have a Q&A session. Curator Chris Carnel and photographer Ian Ruhter will speak about documenting the sport of snowboarding and techniques used to capture the images.
The Holland Project Gallery in Reno is at 140 Vesta Street. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (775) 742-1858.
The Holland Project is a non-profit, volunteer-driven music and arts organization in Reno. It produces over 60 events annually in the Reno area.
If you are ready for some personal, foot-on snowboarding, head on up to any of our nearby Lake Tahoe downhill ski resorts. For Reno area residents, the closest one is Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. Don't know how to snowboard and want to learn? There are plenty of places to take lessons.