Con.cept Colorado Coming to North Denver Spring of 2017

  • Ice Cube is losing their space at the Dry Ice Factory, but they've found a new home at Con.cept Colorodo, along with a number of the crew from Core. Info at http://www.concept-colorado.com

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con.cept colorado is a new 11 acre art complex, comprised of art studios ranging in size from 350 to 2,000 square feet, larger gallery spaces of varying sizes, and other amenities such a a coffee house and food and drink venues. the artist community will also host many special public events, art workshops, etc.

con.cept is located just outside of denver, colorado. the site is situated 7 minutes north of the river north (RiNo) art district. interstate highways 76, 270 and 25 are very close and convenient, and a new light rail station will open close to the site in 2018, which will link the complex to downtown denver and other city segments.

phase one is scheduled to open in spring of 2017.

con.cept colorado is located at:
6601 colorado boulevard
commerce city, colorado 80022

 

Museum Of Contemporary Art Denver Announces Free Memberships For Colorado Artists

To register for an artist membership, or to learn more, visit: http://mcadenver.org/imanartist.php
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MCA Denver is pleased to announce the I’m an Artist membership, a new program providing free museum membership for working artists residing in Colorado. This new membership level is the first in a series of initiatives and programs aiming to enrich Denver’s future by ensuring that artists and creatives are integral to its growth and success.

“MCA Denver is committed to being custodians of Denver’s creative future, by ensuring that Denver’s prosperity integrates the crucial creative elements that lend character and diversity to the city, promote innovative thinking, and attract even more creative talent,” said Adam Lerner, Director and Chief Animator at MCA Denver. "Free admission for artists is the first step we are taking towards the goal of adding color and texture to Denver's current and future success.”

MCA Denver is excited to be the first museum in Colorado to secure funding (for three years) to underwrite 1000 memberships, to be used exclusively by working artists. Beginning on November 19, Colorado-based artists can register for memberships through MCA Denver’s website (mcadenver.org/imanartist.php).

“Colorado artists have always been a crucial part of our program, and this initiative takes our support one step further. It puts a little more wind in the sails of the many creative individuals who add vitality to the life of the city, regardless of their career stature.” said Lerner.

To celebrate the new I’m an Artist membership, MCA Denver will be hosting a launch party on November 19, 2015 from 7-9PM. The party will coincide with the reopening of the Open Shelf Library, featuring work from twenty-three artists. The party will feature live screen printing of the artist membership cards, a vintage pinball tournament hosted by Marc Hughes, tunes from DJ Mike Giant, and drink specials in the MCA Cafe + Bar. Admissions to the event is one cent and open to the public.

This program is one of a series of initiatives and new programs that the museum will roll out over the next three years, in an effort to enrich Denver’s future by ensuring that artists and creatives are integral to its growth and success.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany
Denver, CO 80202
303.298.7554
http://mcadenver.org

 

Call for Entries: Pirate's Outsider Show

Drop-off date: Tuesday June 27, 2017 from 6:00pm until 7:30pm

  • Cost: $10 per artwork
  • The first show at Pirate's new Lakewood location
  • All entries will be hung salon style
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Opening Reception: Friday, June 30th 6 to 10 pm
The show runs 3 weekends through Sunday, July 16th

Pirate: Contemporary Art
7130 W 16th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80214
303.458.6058
http://www.pirateartonline.org

 

Call for Entries: Conception Global Art Collective

Entry deadline: Monday July 10, 2017

No entry fee to submit

  • Exhibition is one evening only: Thursday July 27, 2017 from 5-10pm
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Conception Global Art Collective is accepting submissions for our upcoming (in-person only) Group Art Exhibit in Denver on Thursday July 27, 2017. The show runs from 5pm - 10pm and will be held at The Church Venue in Denver.

We are accepting submissions of 2D mixed media, photography, paintings and drawings as well as 3D submissions for sculpture work.

If interested, please select the link below and submit your work. We will be in touch within 48 hours if interested. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing your work!
Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal and ABC News, among other publications, and offer collectors and local art enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career or at the turning point of their career.

For more information on Conception:
  • https://conceptionarts.com
  • https://www.instagram.com/conceptionartshow
  • https://www.instagram.com/conceptionartists
  • https://www.facebook.com/ConceptionEvents  

Call for Entries: Denver County Fair 2017

All entries must be submitted online by Thursday, July 13, 2017


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Competition Timeline 2017:
  • Thursday, July 13 – Deadline for online entries
  • Wednesday, July 19, 3:00 – 7:00 pm – Competition Check-In, most categories, and ALL Art Pavilion entries
  • Thursday, July 20, 8:00 – 11:00 am – Competition Check-in, most categories and ALL Bread and items requiring refrigeration
  • Thursday, July 20, 3:00 – 7:00 pm – Competition Check-in and vet checks for ALL Animal entries
  • Sunday, July 23, 6:00 pm – Awards Ceremony for Blue Ribbon Winners
  • Sunday, July 23, 6:30 - 8:00 pm – Pick up your entries at the fairgrounds

Call for Entries: Fairplay's Wearable Art Fest

(aka Fairplay Bead & Fiber Show)

Deadline for entries is Tuesday August 1st, 2017

Festival runs August 12 & 13, 2017

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This year the Town of Fairplay is happy to announce the expansion of the Bead and Fiber Show. We have changed the name of the event to Fairplay’s Wearable Art Fest and we are accepting artists that create handmade “wearable art” from any medium. We will be offering a beer, wine and food garden again. We will also be offering classes and demos for the public under a tent on Front Street. We are looking for vendors/artists that might like to host a demo or a class. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have, Julie Bullock, 719-836-2622, ext. 109, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read more: Call for Entries: Fairplay's Wearable Art Fest

Call for Entries: PARADOX: Spark Gallery Juried Exhibition

Deadline for receiving applications on-line: Monday, July 17th 2017, by 5:00 pm

Juror: Lawrence Argent

  • Exhibition dates: August 17 – September 10, 2017
  • Spark Gallery presents "PARADOX", a juried show curated by Denver’s internationally known Public Sculptor, Lawrence Argent
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Paradox juror Lawrence Argent asks, "What is a paradox to you?"
  1. how an artist utilizes or manipulates materials by freely mixing combinations of media in a paradoxical way
  2. a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality, expresses a possible truth
  3. with the new political platform in place in our country have paradoxes arisen?
  4. an opinion or statement contrary to commonly accepted opinions

Next Gallery 2017: Call to Artists

Deadline: Tuesday August 1st, 2017

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NEXT Art Gallery in Denver is looking for new energetic and driven artists to join our membership. NEXT Gallery's vision is to create an environment for active artists to present and grow as artists in a fostering community. Each member gets a 3 week solo show each year as well as the opportunity to hang work in our small works gallery year round and all of our member shows. If you are interested in joining our strong group of dedicated artists within our co-op, please submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
  • your CV/Resume (Note: Your resume should include an art education or at least 2 to 3 years of showing your work in Denver or beyond)
  • Artist Statement
  • up to 5 images from a complete body of work
  • the email attachments you send should not exceed 7mb
Once we receive your information, a committee will review your submission and notify you about the status of your application. For more information about membership please visit our website http://nextartgallerydenver.com/call-for-entries/join-next

NEXT Gallery
6851 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80214
303.433.4933
Fri: 5-10pm; Sat/Sun 12-5pm
http://nextartgallerydenver.com

 

Arvada Center Artist Call for Entry

Accepting applications for the fall exhibition "Art and Conflict" and the 2017 "Fine Art Market"

Art and Conflict Entry Deadline: Monday, July 3

Fine Art Market Entry Deadline: Monday, July 31 by 9am

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for two upcoming gallery exhibitions: Art and Conflict and the 2017 Fine Art Market Show and Sale.

Art and Conflict will take place in the Arvada Center's Main Gallery from September 14 - November 12, 2017, in conjunction with an exhibition of posters from World War One, to commemorate the centenary of this conflict. The Arvada Center is seeking works from artists that address conflict and war, and the role art and/or the artist can play in commemorating or explaining past conflict, or expose and express issues surrounding current or future conflict. This juried exhibition is open to all Colorado artists ages 18+ in all media.

Eligibility and important restrictions to note

Any artist currently residing in Colorado and over the age of 18 is encouraged to apply. Artworks submitted must be available for sale, original, and created in the last 2 years. Framed works cannot exceed 6 ft. in any direction, and any wall work cannot weigh over 100 lbs. Sculpture cannot exceed 8 ft. in any direction. No work will be accepted that has been shown at the AC previously.
  • Deadline for Entries: Monday, July 3
  • Email Notification: July 14, 2017
  • Entry Fee: $25
2017 Fine Art Market Show and Sale

The Exhibition program's annual fundraiser provides a unique and convenient shopping experience for patrons from November 30 – December 17, 2017. The show and sale feature more than 100 acclaimed Colorado artists working in a variety of media. Participating artists are both invited and juried into the sale. The Arvada Center exhibition committee reviews all applications and aims to present a show and sale with a variety of unique, handmade items.
  • Deadline for Entries: Monday, July 31 by 9:00 a.m.
  • Application status notification: August 18
  • Entry Fee: $25
About the Arvada Center Galleries

Galleries at the Arvada Center host a dozen or more fine art exhibitions each year in three distinctive galleries with 10,000 square feet of space. The Arvada Center prides itself on keeping its gallery and museum exhibitions free and open to the public seven days a week, something that it has done since inception in 1976.

The Arvada Center Galleries are open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The galleries remain open until 7:30 p.m. on evenings with theatre performances. Free docent-led tours of the gallery exhibitions and history museum are available to groups of five or more. To schedule a tour call the Arvada Center's gallery/museum tour line at 720-898-7255.

Call for Entries: Gone to the Dogs 7 at Niza Knoll Gallery

Submisssion Deadline: July 7, 2017

  • Jurors: Niza Knoll, Amy Norton and Jessica Fowler
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For the seventh year, Niza Knoll Gallery is accepting submissions for the Gone to the Dogs Juried Exhibit featuring artwork depicting the dog. This popular exhibit attracts dog-lover artists of every ilk using everything from photography and sculpture to paintings and inventive mixed media to convey a love for their favorite breed or lovable mutt. Submissions must be made through http://callforentry.org.

Read more: Call for Entries: Gone to the Dogs 7 at Niza Knoll

ZIP 37 Gallery is seeking new members

  • ZIP 37 Gallery is interested in reviewing new artists to join the cooperative
  • Dues are $80 per month and paid quarterly
  • 80% of sales go directly to the artist
  • If you are interested in membership, please let us know by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with examples of your work and/or a link to your website
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Each artist receives one, three-week solo show in the front room and at least one group show annually, as well as permanent year-round space in the famous salon-style back room. Artists sit their own shows unless they make arrangements with other members.

Zip 37
3644 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
303.477.4525
Thu: 5-8pm; Fri: 6-10pm
Sat/Sun: Noon-5pm
http://zip37.com

 

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