We currently have three artist opportunities.

ANNUAL OPEN CALL FOR 2018 ARTISTS

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS
07/15/2017 01:00 PM MST

LONGMONT, CO – Firehouse Art Center opens 2018 call for artists. Submissions accepted until August 26, 2017. Must apply on Cafe, by clicking here.
$30 submission fee.

The Firehouse Art Center is the leading contemporary art space in downtown Longmont. As a cornerstone of the Creative District, we exhibit over 100 artists each year in up to 20 unique exhibitions. The Firehouse exhibits all mediums, including installation, film and performance art.

Our beautiful National Historic Landmark building features two exhibitions spaces and over 1,000 square feet of space. We are looking for established and emerging artists in all mediums. Multidisciplinary artists work encouraged. Group exhibitions and curatorial proposals are welcomed, as well as solo exhibition proposals. We may combine several artists into one exhibition.

Jurors will be looking for submissions that are culturally relevant with a unique perspective and the ability to provide a diverse art experience. Contemporary work that is thought provoking and cutting edge is encouraged. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Submissions must be made on CaFE.

The mission of the Firehouse Art Center is to raise cultural awareness and understanding of the arts in the regional community through classes for all ages, lectures, events, and visual art exhibits of regional and national artists.

The artist agrees to the following terms and conditions for showing at The Firehouse Art Center:

1) To pay $30 entry fee
2) To ship/deliver artwork at artists expense
3) To become an Artist member for a $45 fee (if your application is accepted.)
4) To assume full liability for the work displayed at The Firehouse
5) To allow The Firehouse the right to photograph artwork to be used for publicity purposes.

Call for artists

Curator: Jessica Kooiman Parker, gallery@firehouseart.org, 605.939.1008
Executive Director: Beryl Durazo, info@firehouseart.org, 303.651.2787

CALL FOR CHALK ARTISTS

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS
07/01/2017

LONGMONT, CO – The Longmont Chalk Art Street Fair & Bin Market is Free to the Public. Click here to register as an artist. We have over 28 chalk artist blocks!

Executive Director: Beryl Durazo, info@firehouseart.org, 303.651.2787

CALL FOR PORTRAITS

CALL FOR PORTRAITS
07/22/2017 01:00 PM MST

LONGMONT, CO – Firehouse Art Center hosts Portraits of the Dead show for
annual Day of the Dead exhibition.

The Firehouse Art Center is hosting our annual Day of the Dead exhibition from October 12 – November 5 with our Catrina Ball celebration taking place on Friday, November 3rd. The theme of the exhibition is Portraits of the Dead, featuring Denver based artist, Travis Hetman who works on old found photographs. The exhibition will also include portraits of deceased loved ones from local artists and community members. We are also putting together a slideshow of portraits to be screend at our Fifth Annual Catrina Ball. The Ball takes place on November 3rd at the Dickens Opera House, following a community-wide Gigantes procession. If you or someone you know is interested in submiting a portrait of a loved one, please follow the guidelines below. Space is limited, submit your portrait today!

Submissons open – July 25th, 2017
Submissions close – September 24th, 2017
Portrait drop-off – October 10, 2017

-Portraits can not be larger than 8×10
-We will accept all types of portraits; framed, unframed, black & white or color
-Individual portraits are preferred, rather than family shots
-Space is limited, first come first served, until we run out of space!

The Firehouse Art Center will require the following information:
1. Portrait owner info – Name, Address, Phone, and Email.
2. Portrait info – a short statement and description of each photograph. (No more than 100 words.)
3. Portrait dimensions.

Submit by sending a picture of your portait and the above information to: Grace Gutierrez, at graceg@firehouseart.org
Questions: ​Please contact Jessica K Parker at gallery@firehouseart.org