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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Call for See & Respond artists and poets

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(Update 9/18/17 - The poetry deadline has been extended from September 15 to September 28)

Call for Artists and Poets!  The Lafayette Cultural Resources announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the 2017 See & Respond Art Show.  The poetry entry deadline is September 28, 2017; all artwork is also due on September 28.

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond to the 2017 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 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. Cash prizes will be awarded in three categories, and three age groups for this juried show: 2-D Art, Photography and Poetry.  More details are available at www.cityoflafayette.com/seeandrespond .

The See & Respond Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception, featuring the Art on the Street Sculptures and the works they inspired, will be held in Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.  Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.

Sixteen Art on the Street sculptures were installed along Public Road in March. Artists and Poets wishing to enter See & Respond may visit the sculptures in person or view them on the City of Lafayette website, www.cityoflafayette.com/aots. The Art on the Street sculpture walk provides the community with a full access interactive art experience year round.

More information on the See & Respond Art Show is available at www.cityoflafayette.com/seeandrespond . This program is not limited to local artists.  Artists are asked to respond to current Art on the Street Sculptures. This is the fifth year of the See & Respond Art Show.

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