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AB2498 – Reno

May 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm PDT

Art Battle Reno –  May 26, 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

Amanda Foster

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Instagram: @thedragonduchess

Amanda is a Reno artist who mainly works with acrylic and gouache. She also draws and uses Procreate on her tablet. Her passion is making dragon art and also doing figures/portraits./sf

From the artist:

Thank you so much for this opportunity and support for artists in our community! I'm so excited!

Jillian Briare

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Instagram: @tacojill

Jillian is a 23 year old multidisciplinary artist from Las Vegas, Nevada and Reno area. In the spring of 2022, she received a BA in journalism with emphasis in visual communications, with two minors in Spanish (language, culture, and literature) and studio art from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has professional experience in book design and publishing, social media marketing and engagement, and independent art jobs. She has also completed graphic design work for Noticiero Móvil, an english/spanish language news outlet in northern Nevada./sf

From the artist:

I'm a born and raised Nevadan ready to represent my battle-born state and meet other artists and art lovers!

Cassandra Lees

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Instagram: cassandra.lees.art

A chemical engineer by day, Cassandra considers herself a bold impressionist in training. She paints landscapes and recently figure painting with acrylics. /sf

From the artist:

Hey! I used to paint in theaters in Philly but moved to Reno 3 years ago and am stoked to be getting into the art scene here 🙂

Lauren Hufft

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Instagram: @laurenhufftart

Lauren is a self-taught water color illustrator that just started painting during covid. She saw a TikTok on a painting technique and thought “I should try that”. Three years later it’s all lead up to her being here tonight./sf

From the artist:

Lauren is excited to be competing. She’s not sure what the hell she’s doing but hey… she’s here!

Michael unsinger

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Instagram: @unsinger_art

Michael's artwork is a personification of mental health and the human condition with characters that are allegories for different states of mind. The surreal scenes he paints describe his life everyday with a mental illness. However, painting brings him a peace of mind./sf

Emmalou Ras

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Instagram: fatalblackroses

Emmalou is a multi-dimensional artist. She makes a lot of repurposed items from portrait paintings to art installations, from theme rooms to murals. Some people describe her as a dark, gothic artist. She is looking forward to challenging herself as an artist at Art Battle./sf

Irvin Hernandez

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Instagram: Casadecorazon_art

Most of Irvin's works have depictions of death to represent and advocate for the Mexican community. They use straight lines in juxtaposition to harder, emphasized strokes. Their works are inspired by Mexican art, specifically those of Jose Guadalupe Posada. /sf

From the artist:

Hi y'all! I'm Irvin and im super excited to compete in the upcoming Art Battle! Come check out my art and the other artists as well! 🙂

Bernardo Mxkt

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Instagram: tokimox

Bernardo is a self-taught, Brazilian, abstract visual artist. He specializes in making Chromodepth art. He developed his personal style while traveling all corners from Brazil. He hopes to show people that random abstract art can be as beautiful, intense and mind blowing as the other traditional painting/art styles./sf

From the artist:

Don't think twice, just come!
Grab a drink,make some new friends.
And check some tropical DOIDERA!

Gilbert Leiker

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Instagram: Mothbot

Held captive by robots, Gilbert is regularly forced to draw and paint stories of space exploration and time travel for their entertainment. He also loves to do his own comic books. /sf

Morse cosmos

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Instagram: Morsecosmos

Cody's art is a stream of consciousness that tends to be built off emotion. He tends to pull out characters as he builds an abstract environment. In addition to painting, he enjoys music, collage, sculpting, clay drawing, mixed and multimedia. /sf


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Instagram: ihrtd

Keekaa paints based off of her emotions and every piece is a part of her soul. Her artistic skill set would be mainly acrylic paint but she also enjoys sketching with graphite or oil painting. A nail art tech, she can paint very small and detailed art./sf

From the artist:

Hi everyone! My name is Keekaa aka @IHRTD, and I just want to say that I’m very excited to be apart of this art battle, it’s my first one ever and I’m wishing everyone good luck 🧡✨


May 26, 2023
7:00 pm PDT
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