Bryan Christiansen: Trophy Hunter exhibit opens at the Springs Preserve on October 14

Sculptures explore human hunter-gatherer instinct in urban landscapes
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Bryan Christiansen
Trophy Hunter
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Las Vegas - Nevada - US

Oct. 12, 2011 - PRLog -- WHAT:  In a world driven by 21st century consumerism, many possessions are intentionally disposable, often discarded by the culture machine. Challenging conventional notions about life, the rituals of the hunting tradition, home and the innocence of childhood, artist Bryan Christiansen transforms discarded household items that he finds into assemblages representative of the trophies, antler mounts and pelts prized by hunters. Stalking the "prey" for his sculptures takes Christiansen into forgotten city alleyways and parking lots in search of things once valued that are now overlooked. Explore his array of visually dynamic creations in this temporary art exhibition on display October 14, 2011 through January 22, 2012 in the Big Springs Gallery.

WHERE:  Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.
(Meadows Lane, between Alta Drive and U.S. 95)

WHEN:  October 14, 2011 through January 22, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily

COST:  Entry to this temporary art exhibition is free for Springs Preserve members and included with paid general admission. General admission is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for bzcrd students and seniors, $4.95 for children 5-17 and free for those 4 and under.

WHO:  Artist Bryan Christiansen and Springs Preserve Curator Aaron Micallef will be available for Interviews. High resolution images of the artwork are available upon request.

CONTACT:  Jim Johnson or Dawn Barraclough at 702-822-7737/7733.

OTHER:  Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is *the best place to explore the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and animal shows. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers and interactive museum exhibits, and the Springs Cafe operated by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit or call 702-822-7700. Follow us on-line via Facebook/Twitter/You Tube. Find us on Google Maps.

*Named Las Vegas' "Best Family Attraction" and "Best Art Gallery" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Best of Las Vegas 2011.
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