The Sahara West Library is hosting the Las Vegas Artists’ Guild’s Annual Spring Juried Show. The theme, ‘Positive Vibes, Peace, Love and Understanding through Art’ will be on display from March 18th thru May 22nd, 2021. “We felt that a collection of artworks that focused on the positive was much needed and quite timely” says LVAG President Jacie Urquidi-Maynard. Various mediums will be presented including oil and acrylic paintings, sculptures, glass, photography and more, all with a Positive Vibe. The Clark County Library District’s Sahara West Library is a premiere venue to showcase artwork. The museum style gallery is spacious enough to ensure social distancing while enjoying the exhibition.
This years Annual Spring Show has been juried by Ashanti McGee and Ginger Bruner. This exhibition judge is Pricilla Fowler from the Pricilla Fowler Fine Art Gallery. All are leaders in the Las Vegas arts.
The ‘Positive Vibes’ Awards Presentation & Open House will be held at the LVAG Gallery on April 17th from 1:00 PM to 4:00PM. Cash prizes and awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Best of Show winners. Six honorable mentions will also be awarded prize ribbons. This is a great opportunity to meet the artists while enjoying refreshments and artwork at the LVAG gallery. The LVAG Gallery is located at the Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Rd. Ste. 2109, Henderson, NV 89014, second floor next to Dillard’s. The ‘Positive Vibes’ Salon de Refuse will be on display at the LVAG gallery from April 13th through May 22nd, 2021.
The Las Vegas Artists’ Guild has been a driving force in the Las Vegas art community since 1996, and has hundreds of members. The new LVAG Gallery located at the Galleria at Sunset Suite 2109 is a stunning exhibition space for the members and features over 100 works of art. Known for having monthly meetings, workshops and various art shows the LVAG strives to offer education in the arts and opportunities for artists to fulfill artistic dreams. Events such as Saturday Night Live Art and Music, which is a public meet and greet with live music, art demonstrations and refreshments will soon be returning to the gallery.
The Las Vegas Artists’ Guild is a 501 (c) 3 Non-profit Arts Organization. The Roberto Rico Scholarship Fund and the Dale Karr Scholarship Fund are two of the ongoing programs that the LVAG implements to support worthy art projects that are in need. The board members are all volunteers who donate their time and energy to the guild. Las Vegas Artists’ Guild President, Jacie Urquidi-Maynard says “The LVAG guilds motto is ‘Artists Helping Artists’ and it’s my pleasure to work for such an amazing group of artists who want to grow artistically. Their passion for the Las Vegas Valley art scene is amazing!” Membership sign-ups are available for those who wish to join and support the guild at the gallery and online at LVArtistsGuild.org. Corporate sponsors are also welcome.
April 2021 Gallery Exhibition Call for Art – Online Inventory Submission
We are now accepting inventory forms from active members for the January exhibition running from April 13 – May 22, 2021!
Below are instructions on how to prepare your art, submit necessary forms and bring in your work to display in the LVAG gallery.
1. Ensure your artwork follows gallery standards
Download our updated Intake Rules and Guidelines and ensure your work is ready to hang following our gallery guidelines. Exhibition display fees are in the guidelines PDFs.
Make sure to set up Artwork ID Tags on each of your pieces.
Jewelry intake guidelines are available for download here.
2. Fill out and submit your inventory forms by April 5, 2021
Download and fill out the Inventory Form. See our Sample Inventory Form for an example of how the sheet should be filled out. Be sure to save your file before you send it. If you do not save your file first, the form will be blank and your inventory will not appear.
Submit completed forms to the LVAG Treasurer & Inventory Controller, Jane Worrell: firstname.lastname@example.org
All inventory forms must be submitted by April 5th, 2021. Inventory forms received after April 5th will not be accepted.
3. Pay to Stay
If you are paying to stay, you’ll need to fill out a new and current inventory form no later than April 5, 2021, and submit it to our LVAG Treasurer and Inventory Controller, Jane Worrell, at: email@example.com
You can easily make a payment by simply clicking the Pay to Stay link below.
4. CDC & Gallery Guidelines for Intake
Due to CDC guidelines and social distancing requirements, we are asking everyone to please be patient when you bring your artwork into the gallery. Understand that you may have to wait outside the gallery in order to drop off or pick up your artwork. However, you will not need an appointment, this will only apply should the gallery exceeds the capacity limits. We will do our best to accommodate all of our members. If you think you’re sick, stay home and seek medical attention. We will understand.
Please email your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Contact Us!
Intake Questions: Contact Intake Team at email@example.com
Jewelry Questions: Contact Priscilla Rogers, Jewelry Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please review intake rules and guidelines and have all paperwork completed prior to your arrival. All forms and guidelines can be found below under “Form Downloads.”
If you do not have ready to hang/exhibition piece (s) and completed paperwork, your entry may be rejected. It’s very important to have your paperwork & artwork ready!
PPE’s are required at the gallery. If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms, stay home, and seek medical attention. We will understand.
April Submission Deadline:
• Monday, April 5th, 2021
April Artwork Intake Date:
Sunday, April 11, 2021, Noon – 5:00 pm
You do not need an appointment. However, in the event the gallery reaches allowed capacity, you may be asked to wait in the mall until there is an opening.
Gallery Exhibition Dates:
April 13 – May 22, 2021
LVAG Gallery (in the Galleria at Sunset)
1300 W. Sunset Rd. Suite 2109
Henderson, NV 89014
Be Our Featured Artist
The LVAG Gallery exhibits a Featured Artist during each Gallery Exhibition. All current members are welcome to apply
Volunteer at the Gallery
The LVAG Gallery is 100% operated by volunteers. We need everyone’s participation to keep the Gallery open during regular mall hours. Trained volunteers may bring in and sell extra artwork while volunteering at the gallery with no gallery commission fees!