Nevada Museum of Art Presents Internationally-Renowned Artist Leo Villareal ‘Animating Light’

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RENO, NV.- Nevada Museum of Art presents internationally-renowned artist Leo Villareal, who will lead participants through the nature of light and the unique experience of his dynamic, immersive light sculptures and installations. On view from March 5, 2011 through May 22, 2011. Leo Villareal is the most prominent light sculptor of his generation. In 1997, he abandoned his work with interactive television and began creating sculptures in which he combined strobe lights, neon, and most recently, LED bulbs activated by the artist’s own custom-made software. The magic of Villareal’s work lies in its sequencing. Thousands of tiny white LEDs may resemble a starry night as seen in a planetarium, while tubes of colored LEDs masked