The Winnemucca District, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), along with partner organization Friends of Black Rock-High Rock (FBRHR) announce a call to artists to share their thanks in celebrating one of Northern Nevada’s icons by applying for spring residencies at the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). This project is sponsored by the BLM in partnership with FBRHR. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021.
Selected artists will schedule residencies for two weeks in June-July of 2021. They will be required to create at least one piece of artwork inspired by the Black Rock Desert NCA that will be featured in an exhibition in the summer or fall of 2021. Artists will receive a $700 stipend from the Bureau of Land Management for developing their work and lodging for the duration of their residency. Lodging to be determined in consultation with selected artists. One work of art produced as part of the Artist-in-Residence (AiR) programs nationwide will be selected for wider distribution.