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

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

October 20, 2017; 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 will be available.

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


The Call for Artists and Poets has closed

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds 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. 
All art and photo entries due October 8
All poetry entries due October 8
New drop off instructions:  Any type of entry may be dropped off at The Collective during normal business hours.  Final drop off time at Lafayette Public Library 1 - 4, Sunday, October 8.

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 28, with an official entry form
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in October 4 - November 3, 2017 
  • 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 15, 2017, with the entry form to:
       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.