Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds were invited to See & Respond to the 2013 Lafayette Art on the Street by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2013 sculpture collection.
Cash prizes were awarded for poetry and 2-D work in multiple age categories: Adult (19 and older) $150; Teen (13 – 18) $100; Children (6 – 12) $50. Poetry and 2-D art were judged by a team of professional poets and artists. The Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award of $1000
This unique program is made possible through a generous $10,000 grant from Colorado Creative Industries, and additional funding from the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, Public Art Committee, and the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.