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Elko Mayor's Arts Awards - Call For Artists

Award to a Nevada Artist
to Create New Award Artwork

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Elko Arts and Culture Advisory Board

Deadline Date:

07/01/20 3:00 PM Receipt


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Award of $1,000 to a Nevada artist to create new artwork that will be duplicated and distributed. Eligible artists include painters, sculptors, photographers, drawers, welders, carvers, and quilters, among others. Original artwork created specifically for this award will have preference at selection. The winning artist will create five similar pieces to be awarded to winners of the Arts Award. Applicants must reside in Elko County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175761

Number of Grants:

One (1)

Estimated Size of Grant:

The chosen artist will contract with the City of Elko and receive $1,000 for their artwork.

Term of Contract:

All five awards must be completed by October 6, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible: Painters, sculptors, photographers, drawers, welders, carvers, and quilters, etc.

Artist must reside in Elko County, Nevada.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be received by 3:00 PM on July 1.

The selected artist will be notified on or after July 8.

Half the commission, or $500, will be paid to begin the project, the rest will be paid at the completion of the awards.

Applicants should submit digitally or with a hard copy a professional resume or bio, photos of work, and the idea and/or sketches of the vision of the award.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Shelley Petersen

Submit all entries to City Hall digitally or with a hard copy:
1751 College Ave.
Elko, NV 89801

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada: City of Elko

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