Call for Entries

Call for Entries: Pirate 2nd Juried Art Show

Pirate 2nd Juried Art Show Call for Entries

Juror: Nora Burnett Abrams, curator of MCA Denver

Entry Deadline: Tuesday October 20, 2015

  • Exhibition dates are from November 13 – 29, 2015
  • All submissions must be made through CaFE at this link:

Pirate: Contemporary Art announces its second juried art show. Pirate has long been recognized for its consistent presentation of cutting-edge art. Founded over 35 years ago, this eclectic, alternative gallery space can always be relied on to present the most audacious contemporary artworks coming out of Denver.

Juror: Nora Burnett Abrams, curator of MCA Denver

Nora Abrams has experience working on exhibitions at major institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Grey Art Gallery at New York University. She has assisted with significant exhibitions such as Matisse Picasso at MOMA and Robert Rauschenberg: Combines at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has taught art history at New York University and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art. She has a master of arts from Columbia University and a bachelor of arts from Stanford University.

All accepted work must be delivered by hand by Sunday November 8 and picked up on November 29, 2015. Open to all media.

Pirate: Contemporary Art
3655 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Sat/Sun: Noon - 5:00 PM


Call for Entries: 4th Annual Denver Square Foot Art Show

Call for Entries: 4th Annual Denver Square Foot Art Show

Postmark or deliver entries by Saturday October 31st 

  • Charity art event to benefit those in need during the winter
  • Socks for Clifford (benefiting the Denver homeless) & Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue Artists will receive 50% of sale and remainder of profit split between the charities
  • Art work may be in any medium or in any style
  • Each piece of art must measure 12"X12" - framed or unframed the work must measure 12"X12"
  • 2D Work must be professionally presented with wire hanging devises on back
  • All work will be priced at $250 to encourage many holiday buyers and patrons looking for affordable, exciting work
  • Artists entering a work valued at more than $250 will get a receipt of actual value for tax purposes from charity
  • Awards will be given for the following categories: Creativity, Funniest, Best abstract, Best representational
  • Jury of 5 will consist of 3 professional artists and 2 non artists
  • Entry fee is $10 for each entry, $25 for 3 entries
Bell Studio Gallery
1573 S. Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80210


Call for Entries: 2015 Bibelot Show at Kanon

2015 Bibelot Show at Kanon

Juried by Dana Cain

Entries are due Monday, October 26 at midnight

Bibelot: from the French word meaning a small object of curiosity, beauty, or rarity

The 2015 Bibelot show will feature the beauty of small works. Pieces must be no larger than 14” wide, and we encourage multiple small pieces by the same artist. Artists may submit multiple pieces — $20 for three entries, $5 for each additional. Because this show is focusing on providing affordable artwork for the holiday season, all work submitted must be for sale.

Kanon Collective
766 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204


ASLD Call for Entry: delecTABLE 2015

Call for Entry: delecTABLE: The Fine Art of Dining

Third Biennial Juried Exhibit of Functional Ceramics

Art Students League of Denver

  • Juror: Peter Beasecker
  • Artist submissions open till midnight January 23, 2016
  • Exhibit dates: April 4 – May 13, 2016
  • Visit for more information and to apply - Open to national artists
Peter Beasecker - Double Oval Carrier, Mt. Alban Series | Stoneware

A juried exhibit dedicated to enhancing the presentation of functional ceramics, focusing on the fine art of dining, to include serving vessels, place settings, platters and dinner table décor. Proceeds from the sale of work, and associated fundraising events that will showcase the work, will benefit the Art Students League of Denver

Peter Beasecker – Juror Bio

Peter Beasecker was born in Toledo, Ohio and received a BS degree from Miami University and his MFA from Alfred University. He has been recognized for many years as a maker of quiet, elegant porcelain pots reflecting a studied and haptic sensibility. Beasecker’s recent work has concentrated on ‘carriers’, dark stoneware vessels holding numerous porcelain cups or bowls. He also continues his porcelain work making simple plates, bowls, and vases.

Peter Beasecker joined the faculty of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2009 as an Associate Professor. Prior to this appointment, Beasecker was a Professor of Art at the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, since 1992. He has exhibited extensively in national and international venues, and his work is included in the collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Mint Museum in North Carolina. He has been a visiting artist and workshop leader at over sixty institutions, including Anderson Ranch, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts. Beasecker maintains a studio in Cazenovia, New York.

Art Students League of Denver
200 Grant Street
Denver, Colorado 80203
Mon-Thu: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Icebreaker 7 Call For Entry

Ice Cube Gallery National Juried Exhibition: Icebreaker 7

Juror: Ivar Zeile of Plus Gallery

Entries due by Saturday October 31, 2015


The seventh annual juried exhibition Icebreaker is sponsored by Ice Cube Gallery, a contemporary artist-run galery located in the River North Arts District of Denver. The exhibit has an open theme and artists of every medium are encouraged to enter.

JUROR: Ivar Zeile is one of Denver's pre-eminent cultural citizens, leading and participating in many art events and projects that have contributed to highlighting Denver as a strong and vibrant arts community. Ziele has also committed his time to helping young and emerging artists become established and recognized regionally and nationally. Zeile opened Plus Gallery in 2001 and grew it into one of Denver's most reputable programs for contemporary art exhibitions and artist representation. In 2009 it was named "Art Space of the Year" by the Denver Post.

Ice Cube Gallery at the Dry Ice Factory
3300 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205
Fri: 12-9pm; Thu/Sat: 12-5pm


Outreach for Local Artists at Mountain High Appliance

Outreach for Local Artists at Mountain High Appliance

  • Our next theme is Abstract Art and display will run October through December 2015
  • Receiving: October 2nd 8am - 10am and 1pm - 3pm only
  • Pick up: January 4th – January 8th 2016 during regular business hours (Pieces left beyond 7 days will be donated to local charity for fundraising)


Mountain High Appliance is excited to support our community by opening the Louisville showroom as a gallery space for local artists of all mediums (2D and 3D) ages 15 years and up!

Mountain High Appliance is Colorado's premier appliance showroom with state of the art appliances displayed in 14 designer kitchens. This is a great opportunity to display your artwork in a high-traffic, professional setting to get the exposure your art deserves for FREE. Pieces can be listed for sale, and we do not take commission. We will accept cash and check sales only from buyers of your work(s).

• All art mediums will be considered but must be appropriate for a retail setting; no works depicting violence, nudity, or profanity will be accepted and we reserve the right to refuse any art at our discretion.
• Each artist may submit up to 5 pieces and they will be displayed for 30 days.
• Hanging items must be professionally framed with wire hanger.
• Artists are responsible for drop off and pick-up of all pieces to the Louisville showroom.

Please send JPG or PDF images of the work to be considered with dimensions to tasia (at ) mountainhighappliance (dot) com. Artists that are chosen for display will be contacted directly.

No phone calls please.

Tasia VanderVegt
Mountain High Appliance
1130 Pine Street
Louisvile, CO 80027
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Sync Gallery Call for Members

SYNC Gallery is accepting applications for membership


If you wish to apply for membership, please submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:%20">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• A letter of interest explaining how you found out about SYNC Gallery, and the strengths you would bring to the gallery as a collaborative member.
• 5-10 jpeg images, no larger than 1MB each labeled with your name, title, medium, dimensions, and year completed.
• CV or resume
• artist statement and website

Your email attachments should not exceed 7MB

Once your information is received, a committee will review your submission, and notify you about the status of your application.

Sync Gallery
931 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Thu: 1-4pm
First & Third Fridays: 6- 9pm
Sat 12-4pm


Call for Entries: 5th Annual Best of Santa Fe Arts District

5th Annual Best of Santa Fe Arts District: Call for Entries

Deadline is Friday October 9, 2015


The corridor of vibrant, eclectic galleries and shops on Santa Fe Drive just south of Downtown Denver have been a long standing go-to destination for locals and visitors alike. Known as The Art District on Santa Fe, the area hosts one of the country’s largest First Friday Art Walks and was Colorado’s first officially recognized art districts. It continues to grow and sustain businesses that attract emerging and established artists and other creative ventures. On Santa Fe Drive visitors can explore artistic expression in all forms, from photography, ceramics, theatre, music and dance, to prominent gallery exhibits.

The district is proud to announce the 5th Annual Best of Santa Fe Call for Entry Exhibit and Awards. This signature, juried event showcases the very best of artists who have exhibited in the Art District on Santa Fe Drive over the last year. The event serves as one of the most unique and notable attractions in Denver’s ever-growing art scene. Entrants will be judged by three prominent individuals who work in the arts in Colorado whose names will be announced at a later date. All entries must be made online through the CAFE website - and the work must have been exhibited in the Art District sometime between November 2014 and October 2015.

The accepted entries will exhibited from November 6 through November 24 at Habitat Gallery located at 828 Santa Fe Drive. Habitat Gallery was established in 2003 under the direction of fine artist Georgia Amar. During the exhibition on the night of November 20th from 7 to 9 pm there will be an Awards Gala honoring the “Best in Show” winners for this exhibit.


Call for Submissions: Currents New Media Festival 2016

Call for Submissions: Currents New Media Festival

Deadline for Submissions: Sunday November 15, 2015

Simulacra, by Karina Smigla-Bobinski - CURRENTS 2015

Submission Guidelines

CURRENTS’ curators look for the unique ways artists use technology as a tool for expression and communication, and ways that scientists, programmers and developers are integrating the arts and aesthetics into their explorations and projects.

The citywide Festival will be held in venues throughout Santa Fe: El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, the Center for Contemporary Arts, the digital dome facility at the Institute for American Indian Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, Peters Projects, Axle Contemporary, Warehouse 21 and the Santa Fe Railyard Plaza.

In addition to exhibitions CURRENTS 2016 offers panel discussions, workshops and multimedia performances. All exhibitions and most events are free to the public.

This years categories are:
  • New Media Installation
  • Outdoor Architectural Mapping and New Media Installations
  • Single Channel Video and Animation
  • Multimedia Performance
  • Fulldome
  • Experimental or Interactive Documentary
  • Web Art, Art Gaming, Mobile Device Apps
  • Oculus Rift
  • Robotics
  • 3D Printing
  • Interactive Installations for Children


Call for Entries: Black & White & Metal Exhibition at 40 West Arts

Call for Entries: Black & White & Metal Exhibition

Sponsored by 40 West Arts

Entry Deadline: Saturday October 17th, 2015

  • Exhibition Dates: December 1 – 31, 2015


Join us for the 40 West Black & White & Metal Exhibition! Sometimes a monochrome palette can say more than a full spectrum of color and create a striking contrast. We invite work that is composed of black, white and the shades in between. Entries open to all media

More info:

40 West Arts Gallery
1560 Teller St
Lakewood, CO 80214 Tue-Sat: 1-4pm


Call for Members: Core 2015

Call for Members: Core 2015 

Core New Art Space at 900 Santa Fe Drive in Denver's Historic Santa Fe Arts District is seeking new creative members. Photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media, ceramics and installation art is welcome. To apply for membership or for details visit our website at and start selling your artwork today!

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 Entry: Art of the State 2016 at the Arvada Center

Call for Entry: Art of the State 2016 at the Arvada Center

Deadline for Entries: October 12, 2015

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is proud to present Art of the State 2016, a juried exhibition of Colorado. As a follow-up to the 2013 award-winning exhibition, Art of the State 2016 will highlight the quality, depth and diversity of Colorado artists. All three of the Arvada Center’s galleries, over 10,000 sq. ft. will be dedicated to this exhibition. Art of the State 2016 will continue the Arvada Center’s long support of Colorado artists. This exhibition will be juried by Gwen Chanzit, (Modern Art Curator, Denver Art Museum), Michael Chavez, (Public Art Program Manager, Denver Arts & Venues) and Collin Parson, (Exhibition Manager and Curator, Arvada Center).
  • Email Notification: November 6, 2015
  • Entry Fee: $35 for up to three pieces
  • Questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • This juried exhibition is open to all Colorado artists 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.

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 - 5:00 PM



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