LTCC, Local Artist Hosts Public Recognition of Caldor Fire Anniversary at Haldan Gallery | South of Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Clif. – Lake Tahoe Community College and local artist Shelley Zentner are teaming up to host a one-year anniversary recognition of the Caldor Fire at the LTCC’s Haldan Art Gallery. The public is invited to attend on Wednesday, August 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the library building on the LTCC campus.

Staff from the LTCC Art Department will join Zentner, college senior management, City of South Lake Tahoe officials and local firefighters to mark the one-year anniversary of the Caldor Fire in the Grizzly Flats in nearby, ultimately resulting in over 221,000 acres burned and over 1,000 structures destroyed.

The event will also serve as the closing reception for Zentner’s solo art exhibition, titled “Call & Response: Visions of the Forest After Wildfire.”

The exhibition is made up of drawings and oil paintings made with the ashes recovered from the fire. Learn more about Zentner and this exhibition of work on her website at

The LTCC is located at One College Drive off Al Tahoe Boulevard in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. Parking on campus is free and ample. For directions and more information, visit or call (530) 541-4660.

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