Art on the Street: See & Respond! 

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


2019 See & Respond! Call for Artists 

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2019 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 2019 Art on the Street sculptures. 
All art, photo, and poetry entries are due September 18, 2019; 5 PM
Any type of entry may be dropped off at The Collective during normal business hours. 

General Information

  • Cash prizes available for 2-D Art, Photography, and Poetry inspired by 2019 Art on the Street
  • Three age groups: adult (18 and over); and youth: middle & high school; elementary school
  • Limit of two entries per person in any combination of poetry and/or 2-D art
  • $10 entry fee for each adult submission - Make checks payable to ARTS!Lafayette
  • No entry fee for youth entries
  • Entries must be suitable for all ages and to be on display in a public facility.
  • All entries must be submitted on the official form delivered according to the directions on the entry form
  • Teachers wishing to submit batch entries must contact Stacey Bernstein for special instructions.
2-D Additional Requirements:
  • All artwork shall be delivered to The Collective, 201 N. Public Road no later than September 18, 2019; 5 PM
  • Selected art will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond show in October 1 - November 2, 2019
  • 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 or delivered by September 18, 2019, with the entry form to: 201 N Public Road; Lafayette, CO 80026
  • Selected poetry will be on display in the library gallery during the See & Respond! show in October. 

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

Saturday, October 19, 2019; 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! entries and the winners of the 2019 Art on the Street Jean Mellblom Award and People’s Choice Award will be announced.  
We will serve hearty appetizers & desserts.  Wine and beer will be available.