Biggest Little City

Call for Artists



Call for Entries: Gallery East, Gallery West, and Metro Gallery

2016-2017 Season

Deadline: March 1, 2016


The City of Reno is currently accepting proposals from artists and curators interested in exhibiting. Gallery locations include:

Exhibitions are seven weeks in duration. All media will be considered for display; however, the unique aspects of each venue are best suited for two-dimensional work although three-dimensional work may be considered if space allows.  All gallery space are programmed for the general public. The appropriateness and quality of proposals is determined by a review panel, whose recommendations are provided to the­­ Public Art Committee and Reno Arts and Culture Commission for final approval. Selected exhibitions will be promoted by postcard and online. Notification of results can be expected in April 2016.


To be eligible, artists and curators must submit:

  • Application Form
  • CD or Flash Drive with 5 to 10 digital images formatted as .jpeg
    • Name files using last name, underscore, and the number corresponding to image list

      Example: Smith_01.jpeg

    • Dimensions cannot exceed 1200 pixels wide or 800 pixels high; 72 DPI
  • Image list with title, medium, dimensions, and year of creation for each artwork
  • Artist Statement
  • Biography
  • Résumé (no more than 2 pages in length)
  • (Optional) Self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials

Submit materials and forms by mailing or deliver in person to address below:

ATTN: Gallery Submissions

McKinley Arts and Culture Center

925 Riverside Drive

Reno, NV 89503


**E-Mail is the preferred form of communication.



Artist Registry

Please submit this form to to join our artist registry. You can also mail the artist registry form to:

Attn: Artist Registry 
McKinley Arts and Culture Center
925 Riverside Drive
Reno, NV 89503

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