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Banner art Opportunity in Las Vegas | Calling artists to submit their work digitally for a banner art opportunity in downtown Las Vegas

Visit http://artsregistrylas.vegas/?entry=347 to view the full call and to apply.

CALL: The city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs is seeking an artist/artist team to provide banner art for the Aerial Gallery exhibit, Red, along First Street, part of the First Street Art Trail.

BUDGET: A $1000 honorarium will be offered to each selected artist/artist team per-block (8 blocks in total).

DEADLINE TO APPLY: August 14, 2016, 11:59pm PST.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists/artist teams, excluding city of Las Vegas employees . Must submit a suite of at least 10 images to qualify for review (see supporting documents below to find detailed application instructions and the required application form).

LOCATION: 31 Light poles along the First Street Art Trail, First Street from Bridger Avenue to Boulder Plaza, Las Vegas, NV, 89101.

THEME: The unifying theme of the exhibition will be the color red.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The city of Las Vegas is seeking an artist or multiple artists to provide high-res digital, 2-d copies of their original artwork for printing onto vinyl banners to be temporarily displayed outdoors for approximately one year, as part of an ongoing Juried Exhibition project on the First Street Art Trail. This project call is open to any art form that can be translated into a 2-d format (for example, quilters would be encouraged to submit images of quilts, or details from a quilt, as long as the images meet the technical specifications). This 8-block space hosts varying government, commercial and residential operations, including the city hall building, county jail, RTC downtown hub, Arts District, and more. Each block offers dynamic opportunities for display, as the artwork would be available to the public at all times during the exhibit. Artist(s) will be selected by block, allowing for up to eight artists’ work to be selected. Each light pole will have two banners hung on it, allowing for each artist to have 6-10 images on display per-block, depending on the block. Each printed vinyl banner will be 18 inches wide by 60 inches tall, with double sided printing.

Visit ArtsRegistryLas.Vegas to view this and other calls for the city.

For questions about this program, please contact Rebecca Holden, Visual Arts Specialist II – Public Art, City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, 702-229-5431 or RHolden@LasVegasNevada.gov

Posted by: Rebecca Holden

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