Call for Entries

Call for Entry: Second Annual Pressing Matters

Call for Entry: Second Annual Pressing Matters: in Celebration of Mo’Print

Art Students League of Denver Gallery

Juror: Bud Shark, Shark’s Ink

Artist submissions open until Saturday January 18, 2016

  • Visit for more information and to apply; open to regional artists
  • Artist Reception, Announcement of Awards & Monotype-a-thon: Saturday, March 12 from 5:30-8:00pm
  • In partnership with the Invisible Museum
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The Art Students League of Denver is pleased to announce its second annual juried exhibit Pressing Matters: in Celebration of Mo’Print. Pressing Matters is a regional juried exhibition of original Artist Prints celebrating Denver’s month of printmaking. The exhibition is open to Colorado artists at least 18 years of age. All forms of printmaking are eligible. Submitted prints can be partially, but not solely, digital or photo-mechanical. 2-D prints must be framed and ready to hang. Any 3-D work must include instructions for display.

Exhibit dates: February 26 – March 25, 2016
Bud Shark – Juror Bio:

Bud Shark was born in Devils Lake, North Dakota. He received a BS from University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MA from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. In 1976, he opened Shark's Lithography Ltd in Boulder, Colorado, and relocated the studio as Shark's Ink. to Lyons, Colorado in 1998.

Master printer/Director Bud Shark works side-by-side with invited artists during every aspect of the collaborative printmaking process. Techniques used in the studio include lithography; monotype -- using watercolor, oil pastels and other materials; metal leaf, chine collé, embossing, collage, innovations for cutting and printing woodblocks and other relief prints; and the engineering and construction of three-dimensional lithographs. The collaborations are technically and visually innovative.

Prints published by Shark's Ink. are included in numerous private and public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; The New York Public Library, NY: The Library of Congress, Washington, DC; The Art Institute of Chicago, IL; The Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA and many others.

Please visit for more information about the juror.

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


Call for Entry: Edge Community Print Show

Edge Community Print Show for Denver's 2016 Month of Printmaking

Drop-off dates and times: Sunday, February 28 from 12-5pm and Monday, February 29 from 10am-12pm and 5-7pm

  • Exhibition dates: March 4 - 27, 2016

Edge Gallery is hosting an open print exhibition as part of Mo'Print. This will feature artwork made from traditional and experimental printmaing processes. The entry fee is $10 per piece, unlimited number of entries.

Policies and Procedures
  • Presentable Work: All artwork must be framed, mounted, or in some way professionally presented and ready to hang or install. Work may be refused if unable to install or hang professionally.
  • Special Installation: Video or installation work will need to be installed by the artist. A limited number of pedestals are available.
  • Commission: All works sold during or through the show will have a 40% commission fee, which includes sales tax.
  • Abandoned Work: Any work left in the gallery 30 days after the show end date will be thrown away or become the property of Edge. Payment Accepted: Cash, credit, and checks made to "Edge Gallery"
Edge Gallery
3658 Navajo Street
Denver, CO 80211-3037
Fri: 5-10pm, Sat:12-8pm, Sun: 12-5pm


PlatteForum's ArtLab Program Application

pflogoPlatteForum’s ArtLab Program Application Now Open for High School Sophomores and Juniors

Application deadline: Friday December 11, 2015

PlatteForum’s innovative year-round program, ArtLab, is now seeking new interns to join the team.

Winner of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award, ArtLab is an innovative year-round out-of-school program for underserved high school youth that incorporates the creative arts with academic, personal and professional skill development. ArtLab youth are involved in the creation and presentation of major works, mentored by professional artists, participate in workshops directed by visiting artists, mentor younger at-risk children during Learning Lab workshops held at PlatteForum and participate in service-learning projects.

All projects throughout the year address current social issues affecting the students’ generation and create opportunities for youth to give voice to those issues. Each endeavor has clear goals and connections to the real world, with a goal to propel youth to become active members and catalysts for change in their communities.

PlatteForum’s ArtLab seeks youth who do not have access to learning through the arts and would benefit from structured immersion in the creative process. Applicants must currently be a high school Sophomore or Junior and do not need to have an arts background.
For more information about ArtLab or the application process, call 303.893.0791 or email Alex Jimenez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About PlatteForum

PlatteForum’s artist residencies offer time, space, and resources for professional artists to create new work and shape an experience where young people can learn through practice, expanding their sense of what is possible. During each residency, PlatteForum teams the artist with small groups of young people from neighborhoods throughout Denver to produce and exhibit a collaborative body of work. This award-winning nonprofit organization provides a nurturing space where creativity and artistic excellence are highly valued and where artists and youth work together to model the creative process, emphasizing the connections between their artistic passion, significant life experiences, and public issues. The overall experience transforms the lives of the youth, the artists and the community. For more information visit

2400 Curtis St
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80205
Mon-Fri: Noon - 4:00 PM or by appointment



Call for Entries: Boulder Creative Collective Spring Pop-Up 2016

Open Call for Entries: Boulder Creative Collective Spring Pop-Up 2016

Submission deadline: January 30th, 2016

Application and Processing Fee: $25 via Paypal

The Boulder Creative Collective is accepting applications from Boulder County residents for its spring Pop-up, date and location TBD. This show is open to contemporary art of any medium, with an emphasis on work that challenges the margins of material, content, artistic process, and technology. We encourage artists to submit recent work- within 2 years or less. The BCC endeavors to present current and contemporary works by both emerging and established artists and will be juried by its core founders. We look forward to your submission.
  • Mediums Accepted Include (but are not limited to): Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Photography, Multimedia, Installation, Performance, Print, Ceramics, Wall Relief etc
  • Application Requirements: 5 high resolution images, Artist Statement and $25 fee sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
About The BCC: The Boulder Creative Collective was founded by Addrienne Amato, Lee Massey-Heekin and Kelly Cope Russack in the fall of 2013. The BCC was established to cultivate art and ideas through Pop-up events in non-traditional spaces. This platform encourages local artists to expand into an art scene that is currently gaining momentum. The goal is to connect artists and viewers in a unique cooperative environment.


Open Call For Entries: "NEXT Up"

Open Call For Entries: "NEXT Up"

at Next Gallery

Online Entry Submission Deadline: Monday December 27, 2015


25 of the best artists will be selected by our jurors to complement our traditional and contemporary space. Among the 25 selected artists our jurors will select a Best of Show Award with a monetary prize of $500 and an Honorable Mention with a monetary prize of $250.

Next Gallery
3759 Navajo St
Denver, CO 80211
Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Sat/Sun: Noon - 5:00 PM


Cherry Creek Arts Festival 2016 Call for Entries

Cherry Creek Arts Festival 2016 Call for Entries

Application is open from October 1 to December 1, 2015

  • Jury process is held in January and results will be released January 15, 2016
Cherry Creek Arts Festival announces 2016 Call for Entries: Professional visual artists and emerging artists are invited to apply for jury selection into the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (CCAF), July 2, 3, 4, 2016. Annual artist sales are over $3.1 million and $12,000 average sales per artist, and two hundred-thirty (250) visual artists will be selected during the 2016 artist jury process.

Visual artists are invited to find out first-hand the accolades as touted by fellow visual artists: historically very high art sales potential, consistently high national rankings and famous on-site artist layout, amenities and hospitality. Higher than average sales are attributed to the event's location in the heart of Denver's beautiful and affluent district of Cherry Creek North, an educated art-buying audience of 350,000 annually, a $900,000 multi-media marketing and public relations campaign and $30,000 offered in artist purchase awards at the event. CCAF employs a new jury panel every year, and this helps successful jury entry for persistent applicants. The visual artists' success is both the core value and measurement of success for the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

Prospectus and application are available at Application for jury is a three-step process: 1) create an online artist profile at 2) prepare and upload images, and 3) complete the online application.

The CCAF also announces the 2016 Emerging Artist Program. This is an extraordinary opportunity for artists with very little, if any, experience exhibiting and selling their work. Emerging Artists apply in the same manner as professional artists and submit their artwork through the category, “Emerging Artist.”

For more information about this year’s Cherry Creek Arts Festival visual arts application process, please visit, or call 303.355.2787.

ABOUT CHERRYARTS: Since 1991, the 501c3 non-profit mission of CherryArts has provided access to a broad array of arts experiences and to support education in Colorado.


On Edge 2016 Juried Exhibition

ON EDGE: annual juried exhibition of contemporary art

Edge Gallery

Juror: Dean Sobel, Director of the Clyfford Still Museum

Submission Deadline: Monday January 4, 2016

  • Exhibition Dates: February 5 - 28, 2016
  • Submissions are being accepted via
  • Juror's Choice Award $200

ON EDGE is an annual juried exhibition of contemporary work by Colorado artists. EDGE Gallery has exhibited groundbreaking contemporary art for 30 years and has been instrumental in presenting important experimental work in our region. All artists residing in Colorado are invited to submit their work.

This show is open to contemporary art of any medium, with an emphasis on work that challenges the margins of material, content, artistic process, and technology. The merits and definition of “contemporary” will be defined by the juror.

This year, Dean Sobel will jury our 2016 show. As the Director of the Clyfford Still Museum, Mr. Sobel spearheaded the efforts to create a permanent home for the Clyfford Still Estate, encompassing approximately 3,000 works of art by Still that were bequeathed to the City of Denver in 2004. From 2000–2005, Sobel was Director of the Aspen Art Museum, a non-collecting kunsthalle. During his tenure, Sobel led the institution through its accreditation process and developed museum goals and programs for its 25th-anniversary, including an ambitious presentation of site-specific installations presented around Aspen. Prior to this appointment, from 1995–2000, Sobel was Chief Curator at the Milwaukee Art Museum, where he held the joint position of Curator of Contemporary Art.

Mr. Sobel will select a piece or collection of artwork for its quality, content, and process. The Juror's Choice Award will be announced at the Opening Reception.

Edge Gallery
3658 Navajo Street
Denver, CO 80211-3037
Fri: 5-10pm, Sat:12-8pm, Sun: 12-5pm


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


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 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



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