Call for Entries: Black & White

Core New Art Space

Entry Deadline: Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Core New Art Space invites all artists of any mediums to express their ideas of Black and White. Entries must be submitted electronically by June 11th, 2020 and accompanied by a $35.00 fee (for up to 3 works).

Black & White seeks to show art that has cast away the color system and focuses on the visual power of black and white; reflecting the innovative and contemporary in painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture. CORE New Art Space invites all local and national artists across multiple and interdisciplinary mediums and forms to participate in this call for entry. 2D and 3D work is encouraged.

Juror Gary Reed is a Denver based photographer and mixed media artist. Originally a graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado majoring in editorial photography, Gary is currently the General Manager of Reed Art & Imaging. As an avid contributor to the community, Gary has served and is currently serving on several art related board of directors ranging from high school art programs to the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Art District on Santa Fe and the 40 West Arts District.

Core New Art Space
6851 W. Colfax Ave. (inside Pasternack’s Art Hub)
Lakewood, CO 80214
303.297.8428
Friday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
http://www.CoreArtSpace.com

 

Call for Entries: Art for Hope from Athena Project and Print Pointe

Submission deadline: Friday June 5, 2020

3 women artists will receive $100 each for selected works

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Women artists! Show us something good, uplifting and hopeful and you could earn $100. Athena Project and Print Pointe have partnered to sponsor Art for Hope, an opportunity for your work to be featured on postcards sent to the residents and employees of assisted living communities around the metro area. We know that these populations suffer isolation and vulnerability. Most folks have been confined to their rooms and have been unable to see family members for a very long time. Your work will offer hope and remind them that they are not alone.
  • Submissions must be received by midnight on June 5, 2020.
  • Artwork will be reviewed and selected by a panel of judges who are women leaders from art institutions and galleries across the Denver Metro area. 
  • Art may be designed in whatever medium and dimension the artist chooses (i.e. graphic design, or a photo of a sculpture, or a watercolor painting) and must be accompanied by a quote or a message of hope.
  • Print ready artwork must fit on a 6” x 9” postcard with bleed. We will add the logos of Print Pointe and Athena Project to the final postcard on the back side.
  • Print Pointe will offer a beautiful larger size print of the artists’ work on either acrylic or metal. (¼” acrylic or brushed aluminum composite, up to 20” x 16” with stand-off mounts)
  • Postcard deliveries will be made by the end of June.
  • Athena Project and Print Pointe will highlight the winning artists on social media and in an upcoming newsletter.
  • Artists who identify as women of color are encouraged to apply. 
About Athena Project: Athena Project empowers women through the arts and creates a world with gender equity where women's voices are amplified. Programs include our Plays In Progress Series showcasing the contributions of women playwrights from the earliest stages of new play development; Curating Art for Impact authentically connecting brand or mission to stakeholders in a thoughtful and engaging way; Artists’ Night Out connecting our community in an open mic type forum allowing artists to give and receive feedback on projects as well as hold space for conversations around the unique challenges of being an artist; Girls Create summer intensive week-long camps exploring various art forms, which culminates in final performances shared with friends, family, and the public. This program empowers girls to lead and effect change in themselves and others through creative learning.

About Print Pointe: Print Pointe is a local female owned and operated printing and marketing communications company. Print Pointe provides comprehensive printing, signage, mailing and marketing services while relentlessly meeting unparalleled turn-times in the industry. We find innovative & professional solutions that exceed our customers' expectations and help them thrive. Our goal is to support and connect our community through print.

 

Call for Entries: Superior Pop-Up Prairie Dogs

Proposals are due Monday, June 8, 2020 at 12pm

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The Town of Superior, Colorado and the Superior Cultural Arts and Public Spaces (CAPS) Advisory Committee are seeking artists interested in adorning cast fiberglass prairie dog sculptures with unique designs. Kicking-off Superior’s summer of creative placemaking, the sculptures will pop-up throughout Superior offering a fun and whimsical image of the native prairie dog. The Request for Proposals invites artists to submit basic design concepts to be juried by the CAPS Advisory Committee. Up to 12 artists will be selected and provided a four-foot-tall prairie dog with which to bring their design to reality.

 

Call for Artists: The Art of Being Alone

Museo de las Americas

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What have you created during quarantine?! Show off your work on our social media, website, etc. What have you been doing with your time? Please send a short paragraph and 1-2 images of your creations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We hope you are staying healthy and safe. Your artwork will be featured on the front page of Museo's website carousel.

 

Call for Entries: Georgetown Plein Air

Application Deadline: July 12, 2020

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The Georgetown Cultural Arts Program is pleased to present our third annual Plein Air event in vintage, picturesque Georgetown, Colorado. Just 45 minutes west of Denver along I-70 at 8,500 ft elevation, and part of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Landmark Historic District, a charming town of colorful Victorian buildings ringed by mountain views, Georgetown has long been a favorite of artists. Registration and exhibition will be held at Georgetown Heritage Center, recently restored 1874 schoolhouse, at 809 Taos Street. This year will include a Quick Draw event on Saturday. Join us for this painting event in the summer mountain air!

Eligibility

All fine arts mediums are acceptable, using plein air technique. All artwork must be created outdoors on stamped canvas or other medium on July 31st or August 1st within the defined area. Although not a juried entry process, only qualified plein air artists are eligible for the exhibition and prizes. Plein air artists must submit a resume including exhibits and shows and three (3) images of plein air paintings in jpg format, or a link to a website displaying their work in this genre.

Registration

Registration cost is $35 non-refundable, application must be received by July 12. Late registration fee is $45 and will be open until August 1st if space is available. Apply by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Art call for Muralists from Pasternack’s Art Hub and Next Gallery

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Pasternack’s Art Hub and Next Gallery has issued a call for artist proposals for one or more Wall Murals for various locations on the Pasternack’s Art building Located at 6851 W. Colfax in Lakewood. Sizes vary. Most Paintings should be done the over weekend of August 1st through the 3rd to Coincide with Colfax Art Fest. (Exceptions will be made to artists that make arrangements ahead of time)

The goal of the call is to enhance the buildings appearance and to provide public art that is of interest to residences and visitors.

Mural themes are open. The overall mural lengths and height will be determined by location, and by the artist's concept. The walls consist mostly of concrete and block construction.

To apply, please submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • artist statement (and website if you have one)
  • 3 to 5 jpeg images, no larger than 1MB each labeled with your name, title, medium, dimensions, and year completed
  • CV or resume
  • The email attachments you send should not exceed 7MB