Three Opportunities Are Available
The city of Las Vegas requests submissions from artists who are interested in applying for one or more of the following opportunities.
Qualified firms or individuals are invited to submit written proposals for an archway, pillar, free-standing sculpture, marker, sign, or structure for the West Las Vegas Arts Center (WLVAC), located at 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The proposed piece must speak to the WLVAC’s identity as a vibrant performing and visual arts center as well as address the poor visibility of the entry drive into the parking lot. The city offers $72,000 for materials, fabrication, installation, artist fees and any site work. Proposals are due at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 and should be submitted through ngemnv.com. For questions about this program, NGEM registration assistance, or more information, contact 702-229-6231 or 7-1-1 (TTY). Ward 5.
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Proposals for artistic bike rack designs also are being accepted through ngemnv.com. Interested firms or individuals are invited to submit written proposals for artistic bike rack designs, including required engineering services. The city has budgeted up to $30,000, broken down as follows: $10,000 per design plus a reimbursement of up to $5,000 for engineered drawings, all-inclusive, for up to two (2) designs. The deadline to apply is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. For questions about this program, NGEM registration assistance, or more information, contact 702-229-6231 or 7-1-1 (TTY). All Wards.
To promote community participation and support local art, the city requests submissions from artists who are interested in painting utility boxes to beautify the urban environment as part of the AMP project. The city offers $2,500 to paint up to four (4) utility boxes along Maryland Parkway between East Charleston Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. The deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Artists must be at least 18 years old to participate. City of Las Vegas employees are not eligible to apply. For more information and to apply, visitartsregistrylas.vegas/?entry=2055. For questions, contact Laura Aguiar Machado at 702-229-4631. Ward 3.