It’s our birthday and throughout the entire month of October, we will be sharing fun experiences and incentives for you to celebrate with us! Need a pass? Use RTCBIKE5 to get your Explorer pass for $5 (normally $15) through October 31, 2021.
To kick off the celebration, check out some of the artwork that DTLV has to offer with our Fall Art Route Guide. Along the route, you will have the opportunity to check out work from Agostino Lacurci, Keya Tama, Pretty Done, Snipt, Brett Rosepiler, and more DTLV artists. Landscape ni1, Found Again, and Pretty Funk Alley are new pieces brought to DTLV by way of September’s Life is Beautiful festival. While you’re riding around checking out the murals, keep an eye out for cassette pieces by local artist Dan Forty-Five that contain one-liners from songs and the artists who performed them. Can you find all 19?
Fall Art Route Guide
- Landscape ni1 by Agostino Lacurci, 7th Street, Downtown Las Vegas
Agostino Iacurci (1986) is an Italian-born, Berlin-based artist. Iacurci’s practice embraces a wide range of media, including painting, wall painting, sculpture, drawing, and installation. He creates immersive spaces to transform the perception of given environments. Instagram.
- Found Again by Keya Tama, Ogden between 7th & 8th, Downtown Las Vegas
Keya Tama Is a South African artist based in Los Angeles. He Has painted murals and shown in galleries around the world since the age of thirteen. His style can be described as ancient contemporary minimalism as his work aims to reunite old and new through contrasting yet unified iconography. Instagram.
- Pretty Funk Alley by Pretty Done, Entrances to alley from both Fremont and Ogden between 7th & 8th, Downtown Las Vegas
Pretty Done is a creative art brand that is based in abstract freestyle pop art. Hand-drawn characters, fonts, and design patterns are processed with creative color combinations, bold lines, and imaginary imagery. The artwork is based in positive energy, fun meaningful messages, and abstract youthfulness which represents a unique universal language of ideas.
- DTalley, Entrance to alley from Carson between 6th & 7th, Downtown Las Vegas
dT-Alley Community Coalition, Inc., is a Nevada Non-Profit Corporation (“The DCC”) dedicated to the beautification of the Downtown Las Vegas Alley located between Fremont/Carson and LVB/6th Street.
This community space incorporates art and interactivity for locals and visitors through the use of Murals, Sculptures, innovative landscaping, and multiple interactive “moments”. All of which provide a beautiful space in an otherwise under-utilized area.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat & Dennis Hopper Murals by SNIPT, shareDowntown, Downtown Las Vegas
Derek Douglas, known professionally as SNIPT, is a Las Vegas based artist who has become best known for creating mixed media Pop Art mashups. Having showcased his artwork across the United States since 2013, the body of work created by SNIPT has included mural installations for corporate clients, convention exhibits, interactive music festival installations, and inclusion in several gallery exhibits in both solo and group formats.
- MF DOOM Mural by Brett Rosepiler, Main & Colorado, Downtown Las Vegas
Brett Rosepiler is a Las Vegas native artist who has been tattooing since 2005. Brett paid homage to the late MF DOOM with this mural after his passing in October of 2020.
Share your bike share route photos on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #RTCBIKE5 and include @RTCSNV for a weekly chance to win an RTC Bike Share Jabba Bluetooth speaker. Everyone who posts a photo of their ride on their public social media channels using #RTCBIKE5 and @RTCSNV through October 31, 2021, will also be entered to win two tickets to the upcoming Vegas Golden Knights game on November 9th against the Seattle Kracken!