“Ancestral Gateway” at Dolittle Senior Center I Photo: paintthisdesert.com
To help local local artists maneuver through public art bureaucracy, the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs will offer "Working in the Public Sphere" on January 17, 2015, from As the flyer says: "If you’re an artist thinking about entering the field of public art, this workshop is for you. Making the transition from creating art for a gallery to art in a public place can be daunting. Public art commissions are competitive, and knowing how best to present your work will increase your odds of being selected." The workshop will be led by Mary Lucking from 10 a.m. to noon. RSVP details are on the pdf, or at LVArtsCommission.com
12.24 ADD: "We had a few calls already," said Dianne Cripe this morning. The Public Art Visual Arts Specialist for the city planned the workshop to host 50 participants, but will have room for more. Artists are encouraged to bring their work for a portfolio review by Lucking, which will be held after the seminar. Emails and phone messages will be checked over the long weekend.
Above: Stephen Hendee created sculpture for the celebration of 30 years of public art programming in the City of Las Vegas.