ArtFest: Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition


Apr. 12, 2023, 5 - 7 p.m.


Main Gallery, Dandini Campus


Kris Vagner, will give a special presentation at 5:30 p.m. on her work and what she looks for in awarding prizes, followed by the awards ceremony. Refreshments will be served and the reception is free and open to the public.

Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition will be on display from April 12 to May 5.

Kris Vagner is an editor and publisher for the arts publication Double Scoop that covers art news in Nevada. After collecting an English degree in Arizona and studying art in Boston and Los Angeles, Kris settled in Tuscarora, Nevada, which has an impressive art scene for a town of 89 residence. A few years later, in 2004, she moved to Reno, began covering local arts for the Reno News & Review, and quickly realized that she wanted her writing to speak to art-world insiders and laypeople alike. Since then, she’s contributed to regional and national publications, arts organizations and news outlets. Kris’s reporting has earned Nevada Press Association awards for critical writing, entertainment writing, features writing, and sports writing.