Art on the Street: See & Respond ~ Call for Artists

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SEE the AOTS sculptures & get INSPIRED to RESPOND with your entry !


2018 See & Respond Call for Artists

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2018 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street collection by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. 
All art, photo and poetry entries due September 17
New drop off instructions:  Any type of entry may be dropped off at The Collective during normal business hours. 

General Information

  • Cash prizes available for 2-D Art, Photography and Poetry inspired by 2018 Art on the Street
  • Three age groups: adult, teen and youth
  • Limit of two entries per person in any combination of poetry and/or 2D art
  • $10 entry fee for each adult submission - Make checks payable to ARTS!Lafayette
  • No entry fee for teen and children entries
  • Entries must be suitable for all ages and to be on display in a public facility.
  • All entries must be submitted on official form delivered according to the directions on the entry form
  • Teachers wishing to submit batch entries must contact for special instructions.
2-D Additional Requirements:
  • All artwork shall be delivered to The Collective, 201 N. Public Road no later than September 17, 2018
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in October 1 - November 3, 2018
  • Selected art must be framed or wrapped canvas with a wire on the back in order to accommodate the hanging system
  • Youth work must be framed with a hanging wire on the back, or fit in 8"x10" or 11"x14" size frame.
Poetry Additional Requirements:
  • Poems may not exceed 2 pages
  • Poems should be in a standard 10pt or 12pt font
  • Two printed copies, one with no authors name, should be mailed or delivered by September 17, 2018, with the entry form to:
      201 N Public Road; Lafayette, CO 80026
  • Selected poetry will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in October. 


Contact Susan Booker for special instructions for submitting student work.


Art on the Street: See & Respond! Meet the Artists Reception 

October 13, 2018; 6:00—9:00 p.m.
Lafayette Public Library

Join us for live music, art, a poetry reading and wonderful community appreciation!  Prizes will be awarded for See & Respond and winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.  
We will serve hearty appetizers & desserts.  Wine will be available.