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Enjoy a special art exhibit beginning November 7th that will run throughout the month. 'WHAT I SEE', a collection of Acrylic/oil and mixed media paintings by local artist and painter, Richard Layton. The collection features dramatic scenes of foliage and silhouetted objects of contemporary appeal.
The exhibit will begin with a special reception on November 7th starting at 5pm and run until 8pm. The reception is free to the public and will include special discounts for wine, food and artisan beers.
The main focus of the artwork is to inspire viewers. These are contemporary pieces that you can place at home, work and office. Most layouts are either some memory of a specific time or scenery imagined from the personal experiences of the artist.
“ I am motivated by remembering places I love and my fascination with how one tree or a simple branch can change a view into something breathtaking. I choose to do multi canvas works for the contemporary appeal. It forces one to look at the entire painting in sections and as a whole simultaneously.” Says artist Richard Layton.
ABOUT THE VENUE:
Java Jungle has long been known as a proud supporter of the local Reno art scene. The walls of the café are often adorned by new and unique art from local painters, photographers and mixed media artists.
“We’ve noticed that people really appreciate our unique and eclectic environment, and the art always help to create a new experience for our customers,” says Polley. “We have been promoting Thursday art nights for a few years now and the continued success of this event will make it easier for people to enjoy a great cup of coffee, or glass of wine while supporting a local artist. We pride ourselves on being a local shop that provides high quality food, drinks and customer service – it is what has kept us popular and thriving for over 20 years and what keeps us growing today.”
Java Jungle is one of downtown Reno's oldest independent coffee houses. Java Jungle, along with its sister store Jungle Vino, are long-standing Reno favorites amongst locals with their uniquely artistic atmospheres. From the mosaic-tiled floors to the walls adorned with works by students and professionals, artists and employees, both locations celebrate the culture that the Riverwalk corridor has become recognized for - a vibrant community where the wine is always flowing, the coffee is always brewing and inspiration is lurking in every corner.
Java Jungle provides the ultimate coffee house experience serving superior coffee and espresso drinks, and gourmet sandwiches in a friendly, inviting urban jungle. Java Jungle features weekly poetry, art, and music events and offers everything from corporate catering and intimate wine-tastings to early morning lattes and bagels. Free Wireless Internet (WiFi) is also available.
Address: Located at Java Jungle 246 West First St.
Contact Information: http://www.javajunglevino.com/ - (775) 329-4484
246 West First St. Reno, NV 89505