Eye Love Fruita Art Show

Eye Love Fruita Art Show Call for Artists

The Eye Love Fruita Art Show celebrates our community and what makes it special! Artists are invited to submit artworks that explore our diverse community and its rich perspectives. All genres and styles of compatible 2D wall art are encouraged. We seek to tell the community’s story through the artist’s eyes. Abstract and realistic representations of life, values, and what makes Fruita so special are encouraged!

LOCATION

Fruita Branch Library
324 N. Coulson Street, Fruita, CO 81521

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Entry deadline: 8:00 am Monday, June 17. Entries will only be accepted online. (Applications will open April 22, 2024)
  • Show dates: July 5 to August 29, 2024
  • Artist notification via email: By June 26

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Exhibition is competitive and open to artists 14 years of age and older residing in Mesa County, Colorado.
  2. Two-dimensional fine art, including photography and computer-generated work, will be accepted.
  3. Art must be ready for hanging and framed dimensions cannot exceed 30” x 42” or weigh more than 40 lbs. Work must be display-ready with a secure wire hanger and if subject to damage must be under glass or plexiglass.
  4. Artists may submit two entries by digital image for consideration.
  5. Mesa County Libraries Art Committee will have final authority to define an acceptable entry.

LIABILITY

Mesa County Libraries assume no responsibility for the preservation or protection of any exhibit accepted for temporary display, or any liability for possible damage or theft of these items while in transit or on the library premises. All works accepted for temporary display are placed at the owner’s risk.

ENTRIES

Artists may submit 2 entries by digital image. An additional image of the submitted work to show detail or an alternative view is allowed. Art submitted must be appropriate for all ages.

DEADLINE

Entries will be accepted online until 8:00 am, Monday, June 17.

EXHIBITION

All accepted works will be on exhibit at the Fruita Branch Library from July 5 to August 29. The owner of the work must acknowledge and agree that the Library will not act as an agent for the owner. Artist contact information may be shown with prices.

HONORARIA

1st Place – $300
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100

Prizes generously provided by Friends of the Mesa County Libraries.

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Having trouble viewing the form?  Email fruita@mcpld.org

Submission form (coming April 22, 2024)