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Art on the Street: See & Respond ~ Information

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Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2014 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 2014 Art on the Street sculptures.
The deadline is now closed.  Please join us for the reception at the Lafayette Public Library on Friday, September 5 at 6pm.

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Reception

  • Friday, September 5; 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • Lafayette Public Library
  • Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for teens, and children under 12 are free
  • Event includes, poetry reading, art show, presentation of awards
  • Ticket price includes appetizers, desserts and one beverage
  • Beer and wine available for purchase
  • Buy tickets online at http://aotsreception.eventbrite.com


General Information

  • Call Opens: June 15, 2014   
  • Deadline is now closed.   
  • Notification of Acceptance: August 26   
  • Artwork Due for Installation: September 2
  • Artists Reception: September 5; 6-9:00 pm   
  • Limit of two entries per person in any combination of poetry and/or 2D art
  • $15 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 and mailed or delivered with payment to : Cultural Resources City of Lafayette; 1290 South Public Road; Lafayette CO 80026

2-D Additional Requirements:

  • Please submit .jpg images sized to 640X480 pixels to
  • Title your image last name_first initial_title.jpg (Okeeffe_G_Pedernal.jpg)
  • Work accepted into the show should be delivered to Cultural Resources City of Lafayette; 1290 South Public Road; Lafayette CO 80026, by noon on September 2.    
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in September and October.
  • Selected art must be framed with a wire on the back in order to accommodate the hanging system
  • Maximum framed size 48” X 48” X 4”, 40 lbs.


Poetry Additional Requirements:

  • Poems may not exceed 2 pages
  • Poems should be in a standard12pt font
  • Submit your poem as a .PDF file
  • Title your poem with your last name_first initial_title.PDF (frost_r_stopping by the woods on a snowy evening.PDF)
  • Selected poetry will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in September and October.

Prize Information

 Prize Categories Poetry 2-D Art Photography  
Adult (19 & over) $150.00 $150.00  $150.00
Teen (13-18) $100.00 $100.00  $100.00
Children's $50.00 $50.00  $50.00
People's Choice $150.00 $150.00  $150.00

Deadline extended to Monday, August 25, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Please note that the dates have not been changed on the forms.


Adult See & Respond Entry Form

Teen See & Respond Entry Form
Children's See & Respond Entry Form

Learn more about the  2014 Art on the Street Artists.
View the 2014 on-line gallery 
Watch the 2014 artist interviews 


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