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Posted on: January 31, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Lafayette Community Art Show in 17th Year

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The 17th Annual Lafayette Community Art Show is looking for submissions from local artists, aged 18 and above for this juried exhibit. The show will hang in the Lafayette Public Library gallery space from March 30 – May 31. The reception and award ceremony for the show will be Saturday, March 30, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm at the Library. The public is welcome to attend.
The show will feature a wide range of media, highlighting Lafayette’s creative, diverse and eclectic artist community. Artworks will be accepted in five categories: Dry Media (pencil, ink, pastel, scratchboard, charcoal), Wet Media (oil, acrylic, gouache), Dimensional (sculpture, glass, fiber, ceramic/pottery, jewelry), Photography and Digital Art, and Mixed Media.
Artists must pre-register by Friday, March 29, 5:00pm. Work must be hand delivered to the Lafayette Public Library, Saturday, March 30 between 10:00 am and noon. More information and the registration form can be found at www.cityoflafayette.com/communityartshow.
The show will be juried by two local artists, Jocelyn Hunter and Colleen Tucker. Hunter and Tucker are owner/artists of pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio in Lafayette. Colleen has a degree in Art History and a minor in Fine Arts. Her paintings have won awards in Lafayette and Erie and she participated in Boulder Open Studios. Jocelyn is a self-taught jewelry artist. She has served as a juror, participant, and judge in several different art events and works to promote collaborations among artists, civic leaders, business owners and the community.
The winning artwork will win Best of Show and $100. Additional prizes will be awarded in each media category : $ 75 - 1st Place, $ 50 - 2nd Place, $ 25 - 3rd Place. Funding for this show is provided by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.
For more information, contact Susan Booker, Cultural Resources Coordinator; City of Lafayette;
susanb@cityoflafayette.com or at 303-665-5588 x 3353.

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