Chalk Art at Atlantis

Chalk Art (Cancelled)

New Date: Friday, July 9 - Sunday, July 11, 2021

 Presented by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Friday – Sunday, July 10 – 12, 2020 
Atlantis West Parking Lot

Watch in awe as chalk paintings come to life at the 5th Annual Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival. Using pavement for canvas, artists create spectacular masterpieces. Join us for three days of art, food, live entertainment, artisan crafters and more!

Now Accepting Artists!

Join the competition and take part in the fastest growing art event Reno has to offer. Applications accepted through July 1, 2020.
  • Team, Individual, and Student Divisions
    • Team – Up to 4 Artists
    • Student – 12 to 15 years old
    • Individual - Ages 16+
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winners in the following categories:
    • 1st Place Individual Division 
    • 1st Place Team Division
    • 1st Place Student Division
    • Best Use of Color
    • Best Use of 3D
    • Best Reproduction of a Master's Work
    • People's Choice (spectators will vote during the event to determine this winner)


  • New Awards to the 2020 Competition 
    • Atlantis' Choice
    • Honorable Mention
    • Best Reno-Tahoe themed piece


  • Complimentary hotel stay for the first 30 artists that register (non-local artists only)
  • Artist Welcome Packet includes
      • Complimentary snack and beverages
      • Lunch each day of the festival in the Artist Retreat Tent
      • 1 box of chalk (choice of Multicolor or white chalk)
      • 1 event t-shirt per artist

    Once your application is reviewed and accepted, you will receive complete rules and event schedule. For questions/inquiries, please contact


    2020 Entertainment


    Chalk Art Entertainment - Jeremy Cornwell

    Jeremy Cornwell

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Whesli


    Chalk Art Entertainment - Eddie Cotton

    Eddie Cotton

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Eric Anderson and Henry Undercover

    Eric Anderson and Henry Undercover

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Chalk Art Soars

    JP Soars

    Chalk Art Entertainment - David Gerald

    David Gerald

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Onoleigh Pommier

    Onoleigh Pommier

    2019 Chalk Art Festival Winners


    Maribeth McFaul
    Tiffany Manchip
    Linda Houry
    Chloe Payne

    Individual Division

    Maribeth McFaul

    "Live a Life You Are Proud Of"

    People's Choice

    Tiffany Manchip

    "Night Owl"

    Best Reproduction

    Linda Houry

    "Melchizedek and Abraham Reims Cathedral"

    Student Division

    Chloe Payne

    "Van Gogh"

    Diego and Gina Garcia
    Eric and Sherri Major
    Catherine Daum

    Team Division

    Diego and Gina Garcia


    Best Use of Color

    Eric and Sherri Major

    "Fruit by Alphonse Mucha"

    Best 3D

    Catherine Daum

    "Infinite Jest"