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Launch of New Local Artist Loft-Ribbon Cutting & Artist Reception

Published on: June 2016


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North Lake Tahoe, Calif, (June 3, 2016)

Incline Village Visitors Center is proud to launch the new Artist Loft featuring unique Tahoe art from local artists.  See Lake Tahoe from the disciplines of oil paintings, photography, and bronze sculpture.  Meet the creators at an artist’s reception & ribbon cutting on Friday June 3rd from 4-6 pm.


To say that Rob Retting is a versatile photographer is an understatement. You may catch him in the Lake Tahoe region shooting, luxury real estate, special events, sports, publicity, commercial advertising, or media assignments. At the age of ten, the self-taught Retting became enamored with photography, focusing on people and still life. Growing up in New York City, he developed a knack for urban-style photography. As fate would have it, in the 1980s Rob visited Lake Tahoe. He fell in love with the region and decided to make the area his new home. Rob’s current project, “The Art of Boats – Tahoe Woodies” is a captivating collection of Tahoe’s classic wooden boats from a design perspective.


Monika Johnson is an award winning plein air oil painter living in Incline Village, NV. Monika’s plein air landscapes, done in oil with a palette knife and using her signature bold color and texture, are generating true excitement among her many collectors.  Monika has exhibited with the Wilbur May Museum, Western Nevada College, North Tahoe Arts, Liberty Fine Art, Reno Little Theater and St. Mary’s Art Center. She is currently represented by James Harold Galleries in Tahoe City CA, Village Interiors and Cobalt Artist Studio in Incline Village NV. Her work recently graced the cover of the Tahoe Weekly.


Be it a bronze sculpture, commissioned statue or monument, prestigious trophy, or sterling jewelry collection, June Towill Brown’s research and respect for each of her subjects are reflected in her meticulous efforts to reproduce as accurately as possible the dignity and beauty of her ever-evolving works of art. As an accomplished and award-winning artist, June’s passion to continue to create new works of art is fueled by her life experiences and desire to share her visions through the sculpting medium. Well-known for her hallmark bronze sculptures and iconic “Series of Three”, Brown’s collections can be seen throughout North America and ranges from the mystical and magical to life-sized commissioned work.

For information visit GoTahoeNorth.com or call 800-Go-Tahoe, or stop by at 969 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village NV.

The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association is committed to promoting tourism and benefiting business through efforts that enhance the economic, environmental, recreational and cultural climate of the area.

For more information on the North Lake Tahoe Chamber, visit GoTahoeNorth.com or call 530-581-8764.


About North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a crowned jewel among the sierras. Formed approximately 2 million years ago, it is the largest alpine lake in North America and the 2nd deepest in the United States. North Lake Tahoe spans across two states and boasts two-dozen beaches, twelve ski resorts, hundreds of miles of biking trails, half a dozen communities, and a growing number of nationally recognized human powered events, races and festivals. North Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive from the Reno Tahoe International Airport, two hours from Sacramento International Airport and just over three hours from San Francisco International Airport. Visitor information centers are located at 100 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City and 969 Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village. For the latest deals, check out the Cool Deals tab on www.gotahoenorth.com