Two opportunities included: 

City of Lafayette announces two calls for artists.

Poets & Spoken Word Performers - see the Michael Adams Poetry Prize

Sculptors - see the Art on the Street Call for Artists

Michael Adams

MAPP Call for Poets

The call for entries to the 2017 Michael Adams Poetry Prize is now open.  This year’s competition will be open to all English and Spanish poets as well and English and Spanish Spoken Word poets.  All entries are due November 3, 2017.  Named in honor of the late poet Michael Adams, the Michael Adams Poetry Prize (MAPP) aims to cultivate and inspire poetry while celebrating Lafayette’s commitment to community arts. Up to $1600 in prize money will be awarded at the public Michael Adams Poetry Prize & Reading on November 18. 
MAPP is open to all Colorado adult and high school poets. The theme of this year’s competition is, “Social Justice” and/ or “The Natural World.”   Prizes will be awarded in English Written Word, Spanish Written Word, English Spoken Word, and Spanish Spoken Word.  
More information here.

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Sculptors: Art on the Street 2018

Art on the Street 2018 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2018 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. Artists' submissions are due December 1, 2017.  This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to showcase their work in this creative, diverse and eclectic community. Submit work at

Art on the Street is the largest sculpture on loan program in Boulder County. 20 works will be selected; artists will each receive a $750 honorarium for a one installation, with additional $100 for artists who live more than 250 miles away.  Sculpture must be available for one year, with installation the first week of April 2017. All sculptures are for sale in this year long, outdoor art display. Artworks on are eligible for the $1000 Jean Mellblom People's Choice Award or the $250 People’s Choice Award. More information about the program can be found at

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