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

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

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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: https://currentsnewmedia.org/guidelines-2019
  • Selected artists will be considered for full lodging, travel, and shipping support
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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: https://currentsnewmedia.org

 

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

Deadline: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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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 www.callforentry.org where the full prospectus can be found (visit www.nizaknollgallery.com 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 http://www.nizaknollgallery.com for more information.

 

Denver Architecture Foundation Doors Open Denver 2018 Photo Contest

Submit by Monday, October 1, 2018

Juried by Samantha Johnston

  • Find more information on juror Samantha Johnston, eligibility, entry guidelines, liability & agreement and use rights on our website and submit your photos via CaFÉ, Call for Entry
  • Free to enter
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Distorted View by Sandy Rich, Grand Prize, Doors Open Denver 2016 Mike’s Camera Photo Contest

We are excited to partner with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC) to bring you the Doors Open Denver 2018 Photography Competition, Y/OUR DENVER. This is your opportunity to find and photograph your favorite areas of Denver and enter your images into a juried competition. This call is looking for all forms of architectural imagery: black & white and color, exterior, interior and detail images are welcome from photographers of all skill levels. Thirty images will be showcased on the DAF and CPAC websites for this online exhibition. Check out the complete call, find uploading tips here and submit your photos by October 1 via CaFÉ, Call for Entry.

Details:
  • Applicant Submission Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018
  • Notice of Acceptance: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Online Exhibition Dates: October 26 - December 31, 2018
  • Exhibition Juror: Samantha Johnston
  • Fees: Free
  • Upload Limit: 3 images
Awards:
  • Best in Show
  • 30-minute portfolio review with Samantha Johnston
  • CPAC individual membership
  • DAF family membership
  • Copy of Guide to Denver Architecture
  • DAF T-shirt
  • One prize will be awarded in each of the following categories: Exterior, Interior & Detail
  • CPAC individual membership
  • DAF family membership
  • Copy of Guide to Denver Architecture
  • DAF T-shirt

Call for Entries: Inclusivity by 40 West Gallery

Submission Deadline: Saturday September 15, 2018

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40 West Gallery requests submission for its upcoming exhibit, Inclusivity. Inclusivity is the practice of not excluding individuals or groups on the grounds of gender, race, class, religion, sexuality, disability or other. What does this mean for you as a person and artist? How are issues of inclusivity playing out in your home, work, city, country or society? We invite all mediums and styles for this exhibition.

40 West Gallery
1450 Teller Street
Lakewood, CO 80214
http://40westarts.org

 

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