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.
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
NEVADA TOURING INITIATIVE (NTI) TRAVELING EXHIBITION PROGRAM
The Nevada Touring Initiative (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
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)
The Legislative Exhibition Series (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
OFFICE EXHIBITION SERIES (OXS)
The Office Exhibition Series (OXS) Gallery features artwork from the agency’s permanent collection or from the NTI-Traveling Exhibit. This series is located in the Nevada Arts Council Carson City office. Read more
NEVADA POET LAUREATE
The Nevada State Poet Laureate is a Governor appointed position. The Nevada Arts Council oversees the Poet Laureate selection process and submits qualified individuals to the Governor for final review and appointment. The role of the Poet Laureate is to propagate the art of poetry and encourage literacy and learning throughout the state. Read More
FY 23 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT – Visual Arts Fall of 2022
Grants of $5,000 for artists living in Nevada are awarded in odd calendar years to Visual Artists. In even calendar years these grants are awarded to Literary and Performing Artists.
Staff and Technical Assistance
- Artist Services Program, Stephen Reid, 775.687.7108 or email
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