Welcome to Elko County Art Club (ECAC)!
Our vision is to foster, promote, and sponsor activities which would aim to increase exposure and benefit the livelihood of the Artist while expanding public interest in the arts and related activities.
Every artist is first an amateur.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the Love of Art
Elko County Art Club’s passion is in our name, ART. Art is diverse, with many unique forms of expression falling within the definition. We love all the uniques forms of art and hope that the feeling comes across to Artists and the community.
Gallery and Gift Shop
407 Railroad Street, Elko
The ECAC Gallery is a co-op, open Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm for the public. It is staffed by artists and volunteers who also have families, so there will be times that we are not open at our scheduled time…read more.
Featured Artist exhibitions, public receptions, and competitions supported by ECAC and the Gallery. View Artists and featured Artists on our website.
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”
Rotating Art Exhibit
The Rotating Art Program is a partnership between Elko County Art Club and community businesses…read more.
Visit the generous community businesses above to view original artwork by local artists
Student Art Show and Scholarship
An Exhibition of Artwork by Elko County High School Seniors held in the spring. Elko County Art Club offers scholarships annually to local high school seniors…read more.
Elko Art in the Park
Art in the Park is held annually the second weekend in July, in Elko’s beautiful main city park. This vendor event hosts retail vendors, the majority selling handcrafted items, food vendors, entertainment, children’s activities, artist demonstrations and an overall family friendly environment.
Click the button below to review Elko Art in the Park information and regulations, and/or to apply to be a vendor at the event.
Please do not pay until you are assigned a booth and invoiced – thank you.
Exhibition of Artwork by Elko County High School Seniors & Elko County Art Club Scholarship
The annual Exhibition of Artwork by Elko County High School Seniors offers those who plan on furthering their education after graduating from High School, the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to art classes and supplies. Elko County High School Seniors submit an application and artwork for exhibit and judging.
Scholarships are supported through the Rotating Art Exhibit, the Art in the Park Raffle and direct public support.
Art in the Park Vendors donate an item or items to the Raffle and the proceeds of raffle sales are added to the scholarship. When the community supports Art in the Park and the ECAC Raffle, the community is supporting the ECAC Scholarship.
In 1992, the Elko County Art Club Scholarship was created to honor recently passed Charlie Paul, the founder of Elko County Art Club. Today, the Scholarship continues honor the legacy of Charlie Paul and those members who have died yet have left an indelible mark on Elko County Art Club and arts in the Elko County community.
Rotating Art Exhibit
Elko County businesses and organizations participate in the Rotating Art Exhibit. Businesses or organizations provide sponsorship for the Scholarship and enjoy the benefit of exhibiting artwork by local artists on a rotating basis. Many of our participating businesses and organizations have been invested in the Rotating Art Exhibit over decades.
Please visit our Rotating Art Partners to view artwork and thank them for supporting our mission of bringing art, Artist and art education to our great community.