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MIDTOWN
CALL FOR ARTISTS

 Upcoming Opportunities to Get Involved

Help us spread the word! 
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DANCING IN THE STREETS, ART WALK

Participate in our largest event of the year, July 6, 2023. Display, perform or make your art in front of thousands at Dancing in the Streets, formerly known as the MidTown Art Walk! We are looking for ALL different types of local talent! We want artists, musicians, magicians, silk performers, dancers, puppeteers, painters you name it we have a spot for you to be a part of 2023 Dancing in the Streets! 

BENEFITS:

  • Exposure to over 15,000+ attendees*

  • Participate in 12th Annual Community Event (in collaboration with Artown)

  • Business/Artist Name displayed on renomidtown.com

  • Featured in Social media carousel with other artists


​*according to placer.co foot traffic data

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Be active participant on Thursday July 6, 2023 from 4-10pm

  • Submit design and art specifics

THE PROCESS:

  • $35 to apply

  • Application must be submitted by May 5, 2023

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JADE MURAL PROJECT

Actively seeking three muralists to be part of Jade’s Mural Collection. Three murals will be painted on the north side of Jade’s building (photo in link at the bottom). They will be on prints and branded as one of our house strains of cannabis

This is part of live mural painting event running each month starting July 6th at Dancing in the Streets, Art Walk.

 

LOCATION: Jade Cannabis MidTown (1085 S. Virginia St.)
 

CREATIVE DIRECTION:

 

You will be paired with a specific strain of cannabis, one that makes you feel creative. Your artworks will be the logo for that strain. What does cannabis inspire in you?


We welcome your unique style and voice to come through. This wall is your canvas. Nothing is off the table given it is appropriate to be put on the side of a building and has to be approved by the city.

EXPECTATIONS:
 

  • Part of the painting process will take place during live MidTown events (July 6, August 4 or September 7)

  • Provide a printable version of the mural to be used for cannabis strand branding

  • Signing of prints (# TBD)

  • Participate in meet the artist event (date TBD)

  • Carry general liability insurance

  • Supplies are included in the budget

  • Release rights to artwork


Please contact Jaime if you have any questions at jaime@pineapplepedicabs.com. 

#LOVEMIDTOWN

DESIGN COMPETITION

What makes MidTown the HeART of Reno? What do you LOVE about MidTown District Reno? MidTown Reno is seeking designs for new MidTown artwork! The winning artist's artwork will be displayed on various SWAG items and marketing materials used throughout the district (print and digital) in 2023. 

GUIDELINES:

  • 11" x 17"

  • Share your design as a PNG

  • Include "MidTown Artwork 2023 Submission" in the email subject line

  • Include your full name, phone number, and email address within the body of the email

  • Include links to your social media handle(s)

  • Short description of what inspired this work. 

  • Artwork must be submitted no later than May 1, 2023

  • Submit artwork to midtowndistrictreno@gmail.com 

EVALUATION: 

  • The MidTown District Board of Directors will evaluate all artwork submissions and select 8. MidTown District Reno reserves the right to reject any submissions in response to this request. 

  • The top 8 will then be open to the public to a community vote.  A winner will be notified and announced Monday, May 15, 2023 at the Dancing in the Streets. 

ARTIST CRITERIA: 

  • Local Artist

  • Creativity

  • Use of color

  • Connection to the MidTown District

  • Quality of work/design

PRIZE $$$

  • 3rd place = $100 

  • 2nd place = $250

  • 1st place = $500

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