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Posted on: May 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Call for Artists - Displaying Local Art in Fernley

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The City of Fernley Arts & Culture Task Force is pleased to offer an opportunity to local artists in the State of Nevada to display artwork in City Hall, Fernley Library and Lyon County Human Services Building. This Call will establish a list of local artists to potentially display artwork temporarily at City Hall, the Fernley Library, and Lyon County Human Services Building throughout the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Art mediums include but are not limited to paintings, printings, textile, and photography. Artist's art pieces may be on display for a minimum of 30 days up to 120 days. Artwork will be rotated through three public facilities: City Hall, Fernley Library, and Lyon County Human Services. 

Artwork must be two-dimensional (no three-dimensional work) and must be ready to hang and tagged.


The following artists are invited to participate:

  • artists who live in the State of Nevada
  • community groups, youth and student artists who work with a professional artist on the project. Youth between the ages of 12-19 years of age.

Estimated Completion Timeline

  • May 5, 2021:                           Call for Artists Opens
  • June 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm:      Deadline to submit Online Art Submission Form
  • June 14-18, 2021:                   Review of submissions
  • June 21-30, 2019:                   Selected artists will be notified.


To apply, submit an Online Art Submission Form. Artists are required to upload artwork(s) in JPG files in the Online Art Submission Form. Please submit by 4:00 pm June 11, 2021 to be considered. For any questions please call the City Manager's Office at 775-784-9858 or email

Thank you!

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