Local artists can enter DIA exhibition competition

The Colorado Council on the Arts and Denver International Airport announce a call to artists from various areas of the state to take part in a four-part rotating series of exhibitions.  CCA and DIA are looking for two-dimensional creative interpretations of Colorado environments and culture. 

The four-part rotating exhibits will feature artists from the northwest, southwest, eastern and metro Denver areas of Colorado.  This second exhibit will highlight artists from southwestern Colorado. The Creative Capitol: Southwest Colorado exhibit will be displayed at DIA from September through November 2009, and then will move to the Capitol from December 2009 through February 2010.

The deadline for entries for the Creative Capitol exhibit is 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 30.  All application materials must be submitted electronically through CaFÉ™ at www.callforentry.org.  There is no application fee to apply or to use the online application system.

To be eligible for this call for entries, artists must be residents of one of the following counties:  Alamosa, Archuleta, Chaffee, Conejos, Costilla, Custer, Delta, Dolores, Fremont, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Huerfano, La Plata, Lake, Las Animas, Mesa, Mineral, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Park, Pitkin, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, and Teller.

For additional information about the exhibition, call (303) 342-2526, or  e-mail artexhibits@flydenver.com.