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FY15-16 Grant GuidelinesAREx Grant | Fellowship Grant | Fellowship Program | LXS | NTI  | OXS


The Artist Services Program encourages the work of Nevada's literary, performing and visual artists. With a focus on the needs and concerns of the individual artist, the program components serve artists through grant funding, programs supporting the work of artists, professional development opportunities and technical assistance.


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OXS - Office eXhibition Series: While I Am Still, features photographs by Las Vegas artist Linda Alterwitz, and is on display at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery through June 13. A recipient of a 2014 Artist Fellowship, Alterwitz combines science and technology with landscape photography to explore the themes of scientific life and the human spirit. OXS Gallery is located at 716 N. Carson St., Carson City and is open to public 8 am to 5 pm. Read more


FUNDING OPPORTUNTIES

ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANTS
Annual grants of $5,000 for artists living in Nevada – grants awarded in literary, performing and visual arts.
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ARTIST RESIDENCY EXPRESS GRANTS
The Artist Residency Express (AREx) Grant is designed for community and educational sponsors to host a short-term artist residency (one to three days) using an artist on one of the NAC artist rosters (Arts Learning, Folk Arts and Tumblewords.) AREx grants are offered on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the year while funds are available. 
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GOVERNOR'S ARTS AWARDS (GAA) VISUAL ARTS COMMISSION
Annual grant of $3.500 for a Nevada visual artist to create seven works of art that will be presented to the award recipients during the agency's annual GAA ceremony. (GAA Visual Arts Commission remains suspended due to NAC budget cuts.)

PROGRAMS & SERVICES
ARTIST FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Artist Fellowship Program was created in 1988 by the Nevada Arts Council to encourage the pursuit of artistic excellence by providing financial support to Nevada artists. 

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LEGISLATIVE EXHIBITION SERIES -  (LXS)
LXS spotlights Nevada painters, photographers, sculptors and craft artists during the biennial legislative sessions. A citizen’s committee selects the artists whose work is displayed in the gallery space on the first floor of the Legislative Building.
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NEVADA TOURING INITIATIVE (NTI) TRAVELING EXHIBITION PROGRAM
NTI delivers high quality visual arts exhibits to communities throughout the state. To help accomplish this goal, every NTI-Traveling Exhibition includes installation, insurance, publicity and educational materials. 
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OFFICE EXHIIBITION SERIES - (OXS)
OXS features exhibits by recipients of the agency's Artist Fellowship or NTI-Traveling Exhibits. OXS exhibitions are displayed throughout the year in the Carson City office.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE


EMAIL BLASTS
The Artist Services Coordinator periodically sends out opportunity and event listings via Email Blasts to Nevada literary, performing and visual artists. If interested in getting these announcements, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Let her know that you want to receive these announcements - indicate your artistic discipline.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
The Artist Services Program provides guidance, referrals and research to artists and organizations that work with individual artists on a variety of topics such as marketing, and presenting and exhibiting various art forms in public settings.


NAC STAFF ASSISTANCE

Artist Services Coordinator       Fran Morrow     775.687.7106    

Nevada Touring Initiative (NTI)    
Associate & Installer    

  Alana Berglund    775.687.7108

RESOURCES

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