The Lost City Museum in Overton, NV., presents an exhibit by artist Janet Trobough during April. Displaying a variety of media, the show will feature artwork depicting western scenes and Native American themes in rustic earthy tones. Trobough is an expert at burning and etching gourds using turquoise, silver and malachite embellishments. Her decorative gourds have been shown in galleries throughout the Southwest.
She is also a member of the Virgin Valley Artists Association in Mesquite and frequently displays her artwork in the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.
Trobough spent many years in the beauty industry in Portland Oregon before moving to Seattle. The highlight of her career was being made Artistic Director in charge of education for a chain of salons in Oregon, she said. She later joined a European design team based in Seattle and
in 1998 fulfilled her dream when she became an artist full time. She moved to Overton and studied under artist Max Bunnell, where she fell in love with watercolor media.
The Nevada State Museum, Lost City, actively engages people in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. The museum is one of seven managed by the state Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department Tourism and Cultural Affairs and is open Thursday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $5, children and members enter free. The museum is at 721 South Moapa Valley Boulevard in Overton. Take Interstate 15 exit 93. Access is also available from Lake Mead Boulevard or the Valley of Fire Highway. Call (702) 397-2193 or visit the department’s website at www.TravelNevada.com for more information.