About Us

Teach. Nurture. Support.

The Sierra Arts Foundation’s mission as a local arts agency since 1971 is to be the region’s premier arts organization with an emphasis on teaching, nurturing and supporting the arts in our community. Sierra Arts strives to provide education opportunities for artists of all ages, as well as development and training, financial support and promotional and marketing assistance. Sierra Arts creates and manages spaces and venues throughout our community for artists to perform and display their work.

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Special Thanks to Our Donors...

The Abraham and Sonia Rochlin Foundation

Art4Moore - Tides Foundation

The Arthur and May Orvis Foundation

Catamount Fund Ltd.

City of Reno Arts

City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission

Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Dermody Properties

Dolan Auto Group

E.L. Cord Foundation

Eldorado Reno

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Healing Healthcare Systems

Nugget Casino Resort

Hot August Nights Foundation

Leonette Foundation

Marshall R Matley Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

Nell J Redfield Foundation

Nevada Arts Council

Nevada Humanities

NV Energy

Paterson Paper Company

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

Reno Riverwalk Merchants Association

Renown Health

Robert Z Hawkins Foundation

Sierra Arts Foundation Members

Sierra Stars

Terry Lee Wells Foundation

Washoe County School District

Wild River Grille

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Our Staff

Annie Zucker

Executive Director


Tracey Oliver

Business & Community Events Associate


Tia Flores

Program Director


Eric Brooks

Gallery PR & Marketing Associate


Our Board Officers

Randy Pease

Chairman of the Board

John Bankhead

Vice President

Steve Smith


Susan Watson


Our Board Members

Alexis Hill

City of Reno Liaison

Chuck Shapiro

Membership Committee

David Bobzien

Reno City Council Liaison

David Vogt

Executive Committee

Davina Bernard

Sierra Stars President
& Gallery Committee

Duffy Bride

Historian & Grants Committee

Jenna Moffat

Gallery Committee

Linda Frye

Executive Committee

Michelle Fabiano

Membership Committee Chair

Mike Steedman

Grants Committee

Natasha Bourlin

Membership Committee

Nellie Davis

Gallery Committee

Rayna Brachmann

Grants Committee


Sierra Arts Foundation
17 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 329-2787

Gallery Hours:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Thursday
By Appointment on Friday & Saturday