Current Artist Opportunities

AMP Utility Cabinet Painting Program 2021

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The city of Las Vegas invites artists to submit their qualifications to paint utility cabinets to beautify the urban environment, promote community participation and support local art. The city is dedicated to the appreciation and celebration of local artists. Selected artists will paint utility cabinets with original designs. Once professionally painted, these utility cabinets will contribute to the vibrant energy of the urban landscape.

ELIGIBILITY
All artists, eighteen years of age or older, who are able to qualify to work for the city of Las Vegas shall be considered, excluding current city of Las Vegas employees.

The city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs encourages diversity in its collection and programming. Artists whose work is well represented in the city’s programs are eligible to apply, but the artist selection panel will consider artistic diversity as one factor in the selection process.

BUDGET
Artists will receive a budget of $ 400 – $ 800 per cabinet based on size. Selected artists may be asked to paint between three to twelve cabinets.  Paint, supplies and anti-graffiti coating will be provided by the city of Las Vegas.

LOCATION
Utility cabinets located within the limits of the city of Las Vegas.

TO APPLY
Click the link to complete the AMP Utility Cabinet Painting Program Application. The city of Las Vegas Public Art team is looking for artists to start working as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed as received.

Artists are asked to submit the following documents and supporting materials electronically:

  • Letter of Interest: Provide a letter describing your interest in the project.
  • Resume or CVDetail your relevant professional experience in the art field.
  • Images of Past Projects: Provide up to five (5) images of past projects, include a description for each image.

SELECTION
Artists will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Artistic excellence through the quality of past work
  • Qualifications of the artist
  • Potential for the artwork to enrich and diversify the city of Las Vegas art collection
  • Probability of successful completion of the project

SCHEDULE
Request for Proposals Opens: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Request for Proposals Deadline: Rolling Acceptance
The city of Las Vegas Public Art team is looking for artists to start working as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed as received.

Artwork Installation: April – June 2021

Related project information for selected finalist; information is subject to change:
Artist(s) will be required to sign an Artistic Services Agreement.
Artist(s) will be required to register as a vendor in the city’s purchasing system.

 

We’re here to help

Please feel free to call or email if you have any questions

Mary Sabo

702 229-4614 or msabo@lasvegasnevada.gov

 

APPLICATION – City of Las Vegas AMP Utility Cabinet Painting Project Application