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The State of Nevada invites professional artists with previous experience in commissioned portraiture work to an open competition to paint the official portrait of Governor Brian Sandoval. The portrait will hang in the Nevada State Capitol. Pursuant to NRS 223.121 the portrait must be painted in oil colors and be appropriately framed. The painting and framing must be done in the same manner, style and size as the portraits of former Governors as displayed in the Capitol Building. The maximum compensation for the preparation of the portrait, which must include all supplies, the frame, hanging apparatus and travel expenses is $23,000.

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Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017 5 p.m. PDT


Below are samples of past governors’ portraits:

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