WAM- Wine Art Music

Boomtown Casino and Eagle Distributing partners with Bossier Arts Council for WAM (Wine Art Music). This quarterly event features wine tasting, food pairings, and music.
Current Exhibition:
Diana Teeters
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8pm
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Boomtown Casino and Eagle Distributing of Shreveport partners with Bossier Arts Council for WAM: (Wine, Art, & Music) on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 from 5:30p.m – 8:00pm. This quarterly event features artwork by local artist Diana Teeters, wine tasting, food pairings, and live music performed by The Craig/Powers Duo.

The Artwork of Diana Teeters will hang at 1800 Prime Steakhouse from February 1st, 2017 until April 30th, 2017.

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Diana Teeters is a nature photographer and digital artist. Her camera is her primary tool and post-processing on a computer is how Diana lays her artistic style on each image where she strives to make images that delight and inspire. Diana has had multiple careers: computer programmer, ten years as a professional bowler where she won a national women’s professional to learn 3D Animation and Video Editing.
In 2001, Diana started TriLab Productions (the name derived from her three Labrador Retrievers) and created the first volume of motion graphics called Digital Hotcakes which was once displayed as a video background on an episode of American Idol. Today, TriLab Productions sells over 40 products online to video producers all over the world. These days, all sales are fulfilled by Amazon.
Diana longed for a new artistic outlet and a connection to kindred spirits. In the summer of 2011, Diana, husband Larry, and their three Labrador Retrievers loaded up in the camper truck and headed to Missoula, Montana where she attended Rocky Mountain School of Photography for three months. In February of 2014, she started a daily photo blog on Tumblr called, “A Bloom a Day”, where she has dedicated several hours every day to photograph and process images to share with the world. Diana is currently working on a new website where she will share her post processing techniques.
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“My heart teeters between a world of intricate detail and texture to one of delicate softness and enchantment. I lean toward the real world when I find it’s intricate detail utterly beautiful. 
But, more often than not, I find that a simple untouched photograph is not enough to express my artistic sensibility.”
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Food and wine pairings are a collaboration by Chef Monday and the award-winning culinary team at 1800 Prime Steakhouse and by Eagle Distributing. The event is $25 per person.
The Artwork of Diana Teeters will hang at 1800 Prime 
from February 1st, 2017 until April 30th, 2017 
For more information about Diana Teeters, how to become a BAC sponsor, or other Bossier Arts Council events, please call 318-741-8310.

Upcoming Exhibition:
John Wagoner
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 from 5:30pm – 8pm

Boomtown Casino and Eagle Distributing of Shreveport partner with Bossier Arts Council for WAM: (Wine, Art, & Music) on Wednesday, May 10th from 5:30p.m – 8:00pm. This quarterly event features artwork by local artist John Wagoner, wine tasting, food pairings, and live music performed by Winston Hall.

The Artwork of John Wagoner will hang at 1800 Prime Steakhouse from May 1st, 2017 until July 31st, 2017.

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John C. Wagoner is an Assistant Professor of Art at Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, LA.  He received his Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan and his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, IA. He has over six years of teaching experience at the college level in foundations (2-D design, 3-D design, and color theory), art history, painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, and managing an art gallery.
In 2014 he was awarded the “Excellence Award in Teaching” from the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). In 2015 he was named a 40 under 40 honoree, an annual award given by the Greater Shreveport and Bossier Chamber of Commerce. Before teaching, Wagoner was a professional mount maker at Sanders Museum Services for four years.  He has installed various artifacts and artworks in museums nationwide.

As an art instructor, he has taught at Kendall College of Art and Design, Lake Michigan Community College, Cornell College, and Louisiana State University in Shreveport.  He has occasionally taught Continuing Education art courses at Bossier Parish Community College and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He also serves as the Northwest Louisiana Roster Artist Representative on the Shreveport Common Board of Directors.

Wagoner loves to spread his advocacy of the arts in the community, whether through volunteering, being on committees, being a juror for various art exhibits, and teaching local art clubs about various art topics. He has exhibited his works online and nationwide in New York, Michigan, North Carolina, Iowa, Louisiana and overseas in Florence, Italy.  His full exhibition record and additional information can be viewed here or you can visit his Facebook.

Food and wine pairings are a collaboration by Chef Monday and the award-winning culinary team at 1800 Prime Steakhouse and by Eagle Distributing. The event is $25 per person.

For more information about John Wagoner, how to become a BAC sponsor, or other Bossier Arts Council events, please call 318-741-8310.


The dates for the upcoming WAM events are as follows:

  • Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 (John Wagoner)
  • Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 (TBA)
  • Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 (TBA)

 

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