Calls for Art

We have many shows throughout the year in our Acorn Gallery. Check in monthly to see what is coming up.


Colorado's Best Juried Show

The Jury is in! Thanks to Jan Archuleta for making her way through the very tall grass to arrive at a decision.

1st Place: Charlie Casper, African Sunrise

2nd Place: Robyn Cochran Ragland, Casual Carolyn

Merit: Chuck Danford, Mule Deer

Merit: Robert Srader, Hummingbird

Merit: Barbara Williams, Medincinebow Valley

Opening reception is Friday, July 5, 5-9 pm. Show ends Fri, July 26 and art must be picked up that day between 2-4 pm or Sat July 27, 11 am-noon. Opening reception is Friday, July 5, 5-9 pm. Show ends Fri, July 26 and art must be picked up that day between 2-4 pm or Sat July 27, 11 am-noon.

Visions in Abstract, A Juried Art Show

Open to all Colorado artists with an open theme abstract Any 2-D or 3-D fine art media, including photography, digital, clay, glass, jewelry, etc. All work must be original by the artist (No prints from original work). You must pre-register. NO SUBSTITUTION OF ARTWORK AFTER REGISTRATION IS SUBMITTED. $15 each or up to 3 works for $35 ($10 each or up to 3 for $25 for LAC Members - Must be a current member). Checks payable to Lakewood Arts. (Fees are non-refundable). When applicable, works must be dry, framed, or have wrapped, painted edges with staples visible only on the back. Wall-hung work must be ready for hanging with screw-eyes and wire - no saw tooth or clip hangers. Entries with broken glass, chipped frames, wires that do not work, etc. will not be accepted. Works must be identified on the back (or bottom if 3-D) with the artist’s name, phone, and title of work. Have work ready prior to delivery. Titles and price of artwork cannot be changed. Works will be juried for acceptance into the show.

Prizes: 1st place: $100 2nd place: $ 75 Merit Awards: $ 25 each (Winners will be notified) Works need not be for sale. Artist will be notified in the event of a sale. A 20% COMMISSION WILL BE CHARGED ON EACH WORK SOLD. No insurance is provided. All work sold will be released to buyer at time of purchase.

In the Acorn Gallery at Lakewood Arts Center & Gallery,
July 28 – August 23, 2019

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 17 (postmarked or hand delivered) Artists must pre-register. Each artist may submit up to three (3) works. Be sure to include entry fees! Checks to Lakewood Arts. Deliver artwork: Saturday, July 27, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. To the LAC Art Center & Gallery, 6731 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214
Jurying: Saturday, July 27, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Pickup of unaccepted work directly after jurying, Saturday, July 27, 1:30 – 4:30 pm Pickup at close of show: Friday, August 23, 2:00 – 4:00 pm or Saturday August 24, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. No early pickup. For work not picked up on time there will be a charge of $15 per work per day. Work not picked up after four (4) days will be forfeited by the artist. LAC is not responsible for artwork not picked up on time.

Reception and awards presentation/First Friday: August 2, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Artist’s chouce art pick up

Art pick up is Sat, July 6, 10-11 am.

Please make sure you pick up or make arrangements.