Horse Power: The Art of the Horse at the Curtis Center

Entry Deadline: Saturday, November 17, 2018


The only criteria is that each piece should capture the elements, essence and beauty of the horse. The horse culture plays an important role in the Greenwood Village community. While it is home to the Denver Technology Center and its many contemporary, high-rise buildings, Greenwood Village is dotted with horse ranches, barns and stables. To honor this culture, the Curtis Center for the Arts is hosting “Horse Power,” an exhibit celebrating the art of the horse. The purpose of the show is to express the beauty of these magnificent creatures in many different styles and mediums. Approximately 50 - 60 pieces will be accepted for the exhibit. Only original equine fine art produced by the entering individual will be accepted.

About the Juror

Cultural Arts Manager and Director of the Curtis Center for the Arts, Chris Stevens, will act as the juror for this exhibit. Chris is a graduate from the University of Missouri with degrees in Speech Communication and Art History. After spending 13 years in the banking industry, Chris made a career switch to the arts in 2011 to become Manager of the Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Columbia, Missouri. In addition, he and his wife, Jennifer Perlow, owned PS:Gallery in Columbia for ten years. He moved to Denver in 2013 so that his daughter could attend the Denver School of the Arts. Chris served two years as the Manager for the Art and Culture Program at Denver International Airport. He is now the Cultural Arts Manager for the City of Greenwood Village, where he has been since June of 2016. Chris has served on numerous art juries including the Cherry Creek Art Festival, Austin International Airport Public Art Panel, Cheyenne True West Art Show and the Missouri Arts Council Grant Review Panel.

Curtis Arts and Humanities Center
2349 East Orchard Road
Greenwood Village, CO 80210
Monday - Friday: 8:30- 4:30; Saturdays - 10am - 4pm


Pirate Contemporary Art Call For Entry: Dia de los Muertos Altars

Set Up Date: Tuesday, October 23, 6-9pm

Event Opening: Friday, November 2, 5-10pm

  • If you would like to set up an altar please send a submission with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Pirate Contemporary Art is a non-profit artist run gallery. Every year, for over 30 years, Pirate has hosted a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibition and event, free and open to the public. This year Pirate is partnering with 40 West Arts to expand the event and exhibitions across the entire arts district in Lakewood. This year’s exhibition for Pirate will take place from October 26 through November 11. The main event or opening is on Friday, November 2 from 5-10pm.

Día de los Muertos is a festive time to honor deceased relatives, satirize the living, and entice the spirits to visit with decorated altars and offerings. It is a festive occasion, a time to celebrate, much like a family reunion. Making an altar (or ofrenda as sometimes called in Spanish) for the occasion can be a way for you to honor the life of someone who was important to you or remember your ancestors. There are no rules about how an altar should be made or look. It can be as simple or elaborate as your creativity, time and materials allow.

Set up of altars is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 23 from 6-8pm. If you would like to set up an altar please send a submission with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is no fee to apply. Include your name, phone number, and email address (contact info) and if possible dimensions of the altar. When you arrive on Tuesday evening be sure to sign in with a Pirate member and you will be designated a space for exhibiting.

Take down of altars is scheduled for Sunday, November 11, 5-8pm. Pirate has no storage so if you cannot pick up your altar please designate a person that can.

Pirate: Contemporary Art
7130 W 16th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80214


Small Works 2018: Call for Entries

Core New Art Space

Entry Deadline: Thursday, October 18th

Small is dynamic! The Small Works show is honoring the concept of artwork in any media 12 inches or less in all dimensions. Painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography - all media are welcome.
  • Enter on CAFE
  • Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
  • Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
  • Entry Fee: $35.00 for up to 3 pieces
Juror: Victoria Eubanks

Victoria Eubanks serves on the board of directors at the Arts Student League of Denver as well as a faculty member. Her work has been exhibited nationally and hangs in corporate collections

CORE New Art Space
900 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Gallery Hours:
Fri: Noon-9 pm
Thu/Sat: Noon-6 pm
Sun: 1-4 pm


Call for Entries: Colorado Environmental Film Festival Photography Exhibition 

Call for Entries deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Environmental Photography Exhibition and Reception have become a much anticipated part of the annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival. Entries are received and judged each year, with the winners displayed at the American Mountaineering Center during the festival and throughout the spring. Each year, the selected images are seen by regional, national and international audiences of collectors, curators, writers, and others from the environmental community.

Photographers from all regions and working in all styles and processes are encouraged to enter. The show seeks a variety of photographic images ranging in style and technique from avant-garde to traditional. This diversity symbolizes the different world communities that need to come together to overcome today’s daunting environmental challenges. The common theme of the exhibition is the images’ ability to inform, motivate or passionately move its viewer. This year there are two divisions: Adults (19 and older), and Youth (under 19).

  • A single winner in each division will win Best of Show and receive a cash award
  • Two Juror’s awards will be awarded as well (no monetary award)
Important dates:
  • Call for Entries deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Notification Date: Friday, November 20, 2018
  • Physical Delivery Date Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Opening Reception: February 22, 2019, 5:30-7:30pm with Keynote speaker (6:30-7:15pm)
  • Exhibition Open at American Mountaineering Center: February 22-April 26, 2019


Call for Entries: Emerging Vision: Biannual Student Show

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

Applicant submission deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018

  • Applicants must be current, undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at a post-secondary institution and not graduating before the end of the academic year 2018-2019
  • Juror: Hamidah Glasgow

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This show is your chance to demonstrate your talent and point of view. The work of photography students that are emerging into the art world is how we picture the future. The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is having an open themed call for entry for students. This call for entry is open to current undergraduate and graduate students in photography. All capture types, subject matter, and photographic processes are eligible to submit.
  • Applicant submission deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018
  • Application notifications sent: October 30, 2018
  • Exhibition dates: December 7, 2018 - January 12, 2019
  • Opening reception: Saturday, December 8, 2018 5-8pm
  • Exhibition juror: Hamidah Glasgow
  • Fees: $10 for 3 images / early bird discount $5 for 3 images (until September 28th); $3 each additional image
Juror: Hamidah Glasgow has been the Executive Director and Curator at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado since 2009. Hamidah holds a master’s degree in humanities with a specialization in visual and gender studies and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. Hamidah’s contribution to photography has included curatorial projects, national portfolio reviews (FotoFest, Photolucida, Medium, Center, Filter, etc.), contributions to publications and online magazines and the co-hosting of regional conferences. Hamidah is also a co-founder of the Strange Fire Collective. This collective is dedicated to photo-based work that engages with current social and political forces, highlighting the work of women, people of color, and queer and trans artists, writers, and curators.

Entry is open to regional, national, and international artists, members and non-members of CPAC. All lens-based media are eligible, including but not limited to images made by film or video camera, scanner, screen-capture, digital camera, and any means of mobile photography.

Applicants must be current, undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at a post-secondary institution and not graduating before the end of the academic year 2018-2019. A copy of your current student schedule or student ID must be uploaded into Café or your entry will be disqualified or can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204


Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program: Westwood Park Public Art Project

Application Deadline: Monday, October 8, 2018 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time Zone

The Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program, now in its 30th year, seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for Westwood Park. The park is located at 4951 W. Kentucky Ave in Denver’s Westwood neighborhood. The Westwood Park art selection panel has recommended a site-specific, unique work of art to be designed, fabricated and installed for the park. A requirement of this project is engaging the community in the creative process through hands-on workshops for youth and residents. The goal of the artwork is to celebrate the community of Westwood and help instill a sense of pride and ownership in the park through the creation of a timeless and permanent art installation of high artistic merit and quality.

Artist(s) should consider how the artwork will: enhance neighborhood culture; celebrate public space and promote unity and diversity. The specific locations for proposed artworks are to be determined once a short list of semifinalists are selected. This commission is open to artists or artist teams residing in the state of Colorado. The budget is approximately $55,000 USD, with a generous portion of the budget granted by The Trust for Public Land. All community engagement meetings and workshops will be held in the Westwood neighborhood.

Call for Entries: Currents New Media Art Festival In Santa Fe

10th Annual Exhibition: June 7-23, 2019

Deadline for Submissions: Monday November 5, 2018

  • CURRENTS is an international NEW MEDIA ART festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico showcasing a variety of work that pushes the boundaries of art and technology
  • To view submission guidelines and to submit an application visit:
  • Selected artists will be considered for full lodging, travel, and shipping support
Accepting submissions in the following categories:

• Interactive Environments
• CURRENTS Entrance Design
• Installations (Interactive and Non-Interactive)
• Outdoor Installations and Projections
• Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Environments
• Robotics
• Multimedia Performance
• Digitally Generated Objects (i.e. 3D Printing)
• Interactive Installations for Children
• Single Channel Video and Animation
• Experimental Documentary

CURRENTS serves as a platform for artistic experimentation. It promotes exploration into all forms of new media art, providing the public with an opportunity to experience an outstanding selection of innovative work. CURRENTS is committed to making this extraordinary form, at the intersection of art and technology, available to everyone. More about our festival:


Call for Entries: Holy Moly: Religious and/or Political Commentary in Contemporary Art

Deadline: Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Niza Knoll Gallery is bringing back the popular and thought provoking juried exhibit “Holy Moly: Religious and/or Political Commentary in Contemporary Art”. Regional artists are invited to submit work that addresses the following: What is religion, what is politics? Is it real, fantasy, calming, confusing, fake, corrupt? What do you think? How does it make you feel? How do you interpret the current political situation? How do religion and politics intersect?

Deadline for submissions is Tuesday October 16, 2018 and all submissions must be made through the CaFE website where the full prospectus can be found (visit for link) This is a regional call for entry for Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Utah artists. While work can be submitted digitally, accepted artists must be able to deliver their work to the gallery in person (or representative) on a specific day as well as pick up their work when the exhibit closes. The exhibition of accepted work opens October 27, 2018 and runs through – January 5, 2019. Artist can submit up to 3 pieces for for $35 and submissions will be juried by Artist and Gallery Owner Greg Moon of Taos, New Mexico. This is a wonderful opportunity to have art showcased in Denver’s popular Art District on Santa Fe during the holiday season!

Other important dates are as follows:
  • Submittal Deadline: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  • Acceptance email by: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Accepted art drop off: Thursday, October 25 from 1-4 pm
  • Exhibit dates: October 28, 2018 –January 5, 2019
  • Artists reception during the Art of Brunch ArtWalk Sunday, October 28, 12-3
  • First Friday ArtWalk Friday, November 2, 5-9 pm
  • Art of Brunch ArtWalk Sunday November 25, 11 am - 3pm
  • Last day of exhibit: Saturday, January 5, 2019 1-4 pm
  • Art pickup of unsold art: Saturday, January 5, 2019 4-6 pm
Greg Moon received his BFA from the University of Texas in Austin and has been showing professionally since 1989 in galleries and museum shows; at this point he has participated in over 120 exhibitions and has amassed 18 one-man shows. His work is split between several diverse bodies of work that reflect his varied aesthetic tastes and interests. At present, his artwork includes more traditional media such as watercolor, gouache, and oil painting. He also produces work in the realms of assemblage and mixed media. His namesake gallery located on Gallery Row in the central historical district of Taos, prides itself in continuing the fine art traditions of Taos. They specialize in contemporary works ranging from oils to assemblage with genres of work that include realism, outsider art, and pop-surrealism.

In 2009, Niza Knoll Gallery opened in the Art District on Santa Fe and is entering its ninth year at 915 Santa Fe drive. The gallery specializes in intriguing conceptual exhibits, hosts first and third Friday events, monthly salons, private concerts and guest speakers. Past exhibits have included unusual artist pairings, outsider art, collaborative work, thought provoking thematic exhibits of artists using non-traditional media. Through a partnership with Kingman Winery the space serves a tasting room for their fine Colorado wines and is proud to offer their wine for sale during art walks and other special events. Open Wed-Thurs, 1-5 pm, Friday, 1-5 pm, First & Third Friday, 4-8 pm, Sat, 1-4 pm or by appointment. Visit for more information.


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