Artist Services Program

Fellows: Laura Wetherington, George Perreault, Cameron Crain, Cindie Geddes & Steve Gehrke, Sierra Arts, Reno, NV

Fellows: Laura Wetherington, George Perreault, Cameron Crain, Cindie Geddes & Steve Gehrke, Sierra Arts, Reno, NV

 

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.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES


ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT
Grants of $5,000 for artists living in Nevada awarded in odd calendar years to Visual Artists and in even calendar years to Literary and Performing Artists. Read more

FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT
Annual grant of $7,000 to support individual artists from all disciplines who have received the maximum allowed number of NAC fellowships (two and more) and meet all Fellowship Program eligibility requirements. Read more


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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

OFFICE EXHIBITION 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. Read more


WHAT’S NEW



SPOTLIGHT

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Wintering Over
Mixed Media
by Andreana Donahue, Las Vegas

Nov. 20, 2017 — Jan. 12, 2018
Reception & Artist Talk:  Thurs., Jan. 11, 5-7:30 pm
(Artist talk at 6:15 pm)


STAFF & 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.

Email Blasts
The Artist Services Program 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 Fran Morrow letting her know you want to receive these announcements – indicate your artistic discipline.

  • Artist Services Director, Fran Morrow, 775.687.7106 or email
  • Artist Services Specialist/Art Installer, Stephen Reid, 775.687.7108 or email

RESOURCES