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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.


WHAT'S NEW?

MODIFICATIONS TO ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT IN 2015
The Nevada Arts Council proposes that the following modifications for the Artist Fellowship Program be incorporated in the FY16-17 Grants Guidelines. These changes respond to suggestions made by panelists, constituents and staff analysis, and to achieve a variety of goals, including the following:
  • To make the process of applying for NAC funding less cumbersome
  • To provide grantees greater assistance before and during the grant application process
  • To make grants administration more cost effective, allowing us to preserve funding for NAC grants and public program.

Theses modifications were discussed by the NAC Board at its October meeting. Constituents and grantees are asked to review and make comments by (suggest two week maximum.) All comments will be shared with the NAC Board for review prior to final approval at an upcoming board meeting. LEARN MORE


 

ON DISPLAY IN OXS GALLERY

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THEN AND NOW: Works by Elaine Jason & Maria Arango-Diener showcases two Governor’s Arts Awards Commission artists who exemplify the diversity of contemporary visual arts in Nevada. The abstract forms that connect Elaine Jason’s neon sculptures relate to the aesthetics of sculptural constructivism, and Maria Arango-Diener creates woodcut prints that illustrate how a variety of materials imprint her work. The exhibit runs November 10, 2014 — January 23, 2015.  The OXS Gallery is located at 716 N. Carson St., Carson City and is open Mon.–Fri., 8am – 5pm. 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.) 
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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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TECHNICAL & STAFF 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 & NAC STAFF 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.

Artist Services Coordinator     Fran Morrow     775.687.7106    
NTI - Associate & Installer Michelle Lassaline 775.687.7108


RESOURCES

   


View the NTI-Travelling Exhibition, Great Basin Exteriors: A Photographic Survey

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