Art on the Street: See & Respond ~ Call for Artists

SEE the AOTS sculptures & get INSPIRED to RESPOND with your entry !


Art on the Street: See & Respond!
Meet the Artists Reception

October 14, 2016; 6:00—9:00 p.m.
Lafayette Public Library 

Join us for live music, art, a poetry reading and wonderful community appreciation!  Prizes will be awarded for See & Respond and winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.  
We will serve hearty appetizers & desserts.  Wine and beer will be available.

Top of the World by Harold Linke
Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2016 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street collection by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2016 Art on the Street sculptures. 
All art and photo entries due September 29
All poetry entries extended to September 27

General Information

  • Cash prizes available for 2-D Art, Photography and Poetry inspired by 2016 Art on the Street
  • Three age groups: adult, teen and youth
  • Limit of two entries per person in any combination of poetry and/or 2D art
  • $10 entry fee for each adult submission - Make checks payable to ARTS!Lafayette
  • No entry fee for teen and children entries
  • Entries must be suitable for all ages and to be on display in a public facility.
  • All entries must be submitted on official form delivered according to the directions on the entry form
  • Teachers wishing to submit batch entries must contact for special instructions.
2-D Additional Requirements:
  • All artwork shall be delivered to the Lafayette Public Library at the assigned time on September 29, with an official entry form
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in October 1 - November 30, 2016 
  • Selected art must be framed or wrapped canvas with a wire on the back in order to accommodate the hanging system
  • Youth work must be framed with a hanging wire on the back, or fit in 8"x10" or 11"x14" size frame.
Poetry Additional Requirements:
  • Poems may not exceed 2 pages
  • Poems should be in a standard 10pt or 12pt font
  • Two printed copies, one with no authors name, should be mailed by September 27, with the entry form to:
      Cultural Resources; City of Lafayette, 1290 South Public Road; Lafayette, CO 80026
  • Selected poetry will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in September and October. 


Contact Susan Booker for special instructions for submitting student work.