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AB2486 – Reno

April 28 @ 7:00 pm PDT

Art Battle Reno –  April 28, 2023

Doors @ 7:00pm / Painting @ 8:00pm
The Generator Community Makerspace @ 2450 Oddie Blvd, Sparks, NV

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Join us for a Friday night full of live art!

Join us for a night of artistic excellence as skilled artists face off in three rounds of fast-paced competition. Be there as the paint flies and help choose the ultimate winner.

Then, peruse the artwork that will be available for auction and take home your own piece of the creative action. It’s a night of community, creation, and pure artistic adrenaline.

Don’t miss out on the excitement – we’ll see you there!

Be a part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online at artbattle.com/artists!

Art Battle Reno is 21+




Artists can apply to compete. Also, most events have a ‘Wildcard’ easel, where artists leave their names at the door and we draw at random to pick the Wildcard Artist. To be a potential wildcard artist, just buy a ticket and show up!

Confirmed Competitors


Instagram: @d.slingland

Dale's work is mostly oil paints on canvas or artist board, but he has also done pastels, pencil on paper, watercolor and photography. Dale has exhibited his work in the Reno area in places such as Artown’s Opening Jubilee, The Wildflower Gallery, and Sierra Arts Gallery, among others./sf

Laura Finocchiaro

Laura is a figurative oil painter based out of Sparks, NV. Prior to pursuing a career as a painter, she was a soldier in the US Army. While studying art in college, she was given the freedom and tools to find her own visual language and figure out what was important to her as an artist; using art as a tool for activism and helping people empathize with each other while facilitating important but often uncomfortable conversations. /sf


Instagram: goodartbad

Richard likes to break an image, or object down into parts, then reassemble those parts into a new version of itself. He can work in any medium he can get his hands on. After watching Art Battle, it made him want to give it a try!/sf

From the artist:

Please come and patiently watch Art frantically being made, should be fun.

Brenda Bush

Instagram: Bushfamilyasylum

Brenda not only uses alcohol inks, she sometimes makes her own. In addition, she also uses watercolor and acrylic. While she considers herself a beginner, she loves teaching what she knows to others. /sf

From the artist:

Looking forward to bringing my Alcohol Ink and making some art!

Ray Frost

Instagram: indoorcoyote

Ray is a non-binary artist in Reno, who specializes in screen printing, illustration, wood, textiles, and acrylic painting. Their work highlights issues such as self-harm, anxiety and gender identity, using Nevada's high-desert landscape as a background and its wildlife as characters. Ray is the author of the “How did this happen???” comic series, and a workshop instructor at the generator makerspace./sf

Turburam Sandagdorj

Instagram: sturo.art

Turburam is a Mongolian-American silhouette fine artist, born into a family of artists. He began my journey as a historical artist, learning and experimenting with paper with scissors cutting and creating different figures and ideas. He has been exhibited in over 40 worldwide locations./sf

From the artist:

My name is Turburam Sandagdorj aka STuro. I celebrate my Mongolian heritage as a nomad. I am Mongolian-American metal sculptor and “Tsagasun Baru” Professional Silhouette Fine Artist!
Excited to challenge myself for Art Battle at Generator in Reno. NV.
Let’s celebrate creation of ART!

elizabeth zysk-king

Instagram: elizykin

Elizabeth is a multimedia illustration working with 3-D objects as well as drawing and painting. She enjoys copying cartoons for practice and can draw a passable self portrait with out reference, no mirror or picture./sf

Alison Tomei

Alison is an intuitive painter working in a very expressive, layered style which builds color in color and shapes and line into form. She is also a facilitator of soul art, leading immersive creative experiences to assist others in finding there own artistic voice and navigating emotional landscapes through therapeutic creativity./sf

From the artist:

I am excited to participate in Art Battle! Such a cool idea! I love creating in the presence of other artists also creating. As an intuitive painter, it is always an interesting journey to paint in the presence of an audience! Looking forward to what will show up!

Jason Williams

Jason has been a cartoonist and illustrator for 30 years. He specializes in sketching, comics, cartoons, and background art. /sf

Anela deLaveaga

Instagram: ivedonenoresearch

Anela has an active interest in the dynamic synthesis of surrealism and realism. She loves creating detailed whimsical integrations of the stream of consciousness. She tries to integrate playfulness into most of what she does./sf

Piper Luckey

Instagram: Hazelnuthobbit

Piper's art is inspired from early Cartoon Network cartoons, 1950s UPA and Sonic the Hedgehog's early 2000s promotional art. They have a goal to be a character designer or storyboarder in the future and has been drawing since they were the young age of 3./sf

From the artist:

I’m excited to be here, alongside my friend Jason. Make sure to follow him and his amazing work! Other than that, be prepared for some serious cartooning!


April 28
7:00 pm PDT
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