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City of Reno Call for Artists

Aces 150 Jersey Call for Artists: Grey image with black text describing call below, Aces logo with blue lettering on a green baseball diamond, jersey design contest in white lettering on a red banner

 

Aces Reno 150 Jersey Logo Proposal

DEADLINE:  July 1, 2017

ELIGIBILITY:  The project is OPEN to artists and graphic designers in the regional area encompassing Nevada and Northern California; selection will be based on design, context, style, and experience.

THEME: Reno 150

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Reno was officially established on May 9, 1868 and in honor of the year-long celebration of Reno’s 150th birthday, the Reno Aces is looking for an artist to design the player’s jerseys. The design should reflect the nature of the Reno Aces, and Reno’s rich history, incorporating a Reno 150 theme with encouragement for creativity and storytelling. The proposal should include a professional design sketch using the provided jersey template and an attached written project approach to explain the design. Artists should consider aesthetically pleasing uses of line, color, and form. Proposal professionalism will be taken into consideration when selecting design.  

AWARD:  Artists will be awarded $200 for Jersey Design; selection will be based on design, style, and experience.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:  

  1. Current Resume detailing professional artistic accomplishments and references from previous art projects including awards if applicable.  

  2. Digital images of relevant art work (min. 3, max. 10).  Digital images should be 72 DPI, at 1000 pixels on the longest side.

  3. Image list - image number, title, media, size, date location, description of work, including awards if applicable.

  4. Project approach:  this narrative should articulate the design concept, estimated dates of execution, and (if applicable) choice of materials including manufacturer specifications.  Limited to one page, typed, including artist’s name, phone and return address.  

  5. Visual representation of project proposal using the provided design template.   

Aces Reno 150 Blank Jersey Template


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