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

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

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds were invited to See & Respond to the 2015 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 2015 Art on the Street sculptures. The call is now closed. 


  • Friday, June 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
  • Tickets available at the door

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General Information

  • 2-D Art and Photography 
    • Child and Teen work extended -  Due June 3, 2015; 3pm - 8pm at the Lafayette Public Library           
    • Adult work Due June 3, 2015; 3pm - 8pm at the Lafayette Public Library              
  • Artists Reception: June 5; 6-9:00 pm   
  • 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

2-D Additional Requirements:

  • All artwork shall be delivered to the Lafayette Public Library at the assigned time, with an official entry form       
  • Selected works will be hung for the reception on June 5.  Works not selected will be available for pick up on June 8, 3-7pm.               
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in June and July.
  • 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 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.
Teachers: Contact susanb@cityoflafayette for special instructions for submitting student work.

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
Honorable Mention will also be awarded a cash prize in each category.

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