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2022 Lone Tree Fine Art Expo
Entry Deadline: 9/11/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Local
State: Colorado
Event Dates: 10/5/22 - 1/3/23
Jury Dates: 9/12/22 - 9/14/22


The 21st Annual Lone Tree Fine Art Expo is presented by the City of Lone Tree and the Lone Tree Arts Commission. This juried exhibition runs October 6th, 2022 – January 3rd, 2023 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, Colorado, 80124.


Painting (oil, acrylic, tempera)

Drawing (pastel, pencil, charcoal)


Mixed Media (collage or combination of any media)

Sculpture (cannot exceed 24") no more than 8 will be accepted


Artists will receive an email notification from CaFÉ™ stating artwork that is “Invited” or “Not Invited” to the Art Exhibition by September 15th, 2022. (Artists may receive up to two emails as artwork categorized as Invited and Not Invited will appear in separate notifications.)


Artwork must be framed and ready to hang on the Arakawa Hanging System with a taut picture wire on the back (3D excluded). Our hanging system uses a clip in mechanism so anything without a wire or D-rings will not be able to be hung. No exposed glass edges and no saw tooth hangers.  Artwork may not exceed 45 pounds. Gallery-wrapped canvas with no exposed staples or tacks will be accepted only if it is properly wired for hanging and all exposed canvas is painted. A label must be attached to the back of artwork identifying artist, title, category and price. Entries not meeting specifications or which are fragile or damaged will not be hung.

Important Dates:


October 4th, 2022 at Lone Tree Arts Center between 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Opening Reception:

October 19th, 2022 at Lone Tree Arts Center from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


January 4th, 2023 at Lone Tree Arts Center between 3:30pm – 6:30pm

2022 Juror: Collin Parson

Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Collin Parson currently serves as the Director of Galleries and Curator for the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Arvada, Colorado and is a former member at the historic Pirate: Contemporary Art cooperative and past artist-in-residence at RedLine Denver. An arts administrator, artist, curator, and designer he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Design and Technology with emphasis in Lighting and Scene Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Master in Arts in Visual Culture and Arts Administration from Regis University in Denver. His creative work involves the control of light and color to create vivid geometric light and space works. He has had the privilege of jurying many arts festivals and exhibitions and has received many awards and recognition for his curatorial projects. He was awarded 100 Colorado Creatives by Westword magazine in 2013 and featured in many television and print productions. Parson is the son of Colorado sculptor Charles Parson, whose experience with the regions arts community helped Collin long before his professional career began. Growing up in a family of artists, Collin is proud to be continuing the educational and creative traditions.


Selections for the exhibition are made via (CaFÉ™) from JPEG images. Awards are made by the juror in person and include the final presentation of the artwork. Prize money will be awarded to each winner.  Awards include: Best of Show and Commissioner’s Choice award, Painting First Place and Second Place, Drawing First Place and Second Place, Watercolor First Place and Second Place, Mixed Media First Place and Second Place, and Sculpture First Place and Second Place. 


A 20% sales commission will be applied to all sales. Accepted artists may sell bin work at the opening reception ONLY. Artists may provide their own bin or request a bin from the Lone Tree Arts Center prior to the opening reception. Our bins are limited so they will be given out on a first come first serve basis so put your request in early. Artists must bring bin work on the day of the reception, October 19th, 2022. We ask that all artists provide a bio and details on how attendees can view additional works and get in contact with them. A 3-ring binder will be made available with this information throughout the exhibit.  Artwork may not be removed by the artist or the purchaser prior to the end of the exhibition.

Questions and Information:

For Art Exhibition questions, please contact the CaFÉ™ Technical Support team at 303.629.1166 or contact Allissa Dailey at 720.509.1011 or

Application Requirements


Artists are eligible to submit up to three pieces of artwork in the following categories:  Painting (oil, acrylic, and tempera), Drawing (pastel, pencil, & charcoal), Watercolor, Mixed Media & Sculpture.

A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is required. Fees may be paid via credit card on CaFÉ™ or check made payable to the City of Lone Tree and mailed to: Lone Tree Arts Center, c/o Art Expo, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, CO, 80124.

(1) digital image per piece of artwork submitted. 

Must be local or within driving distance.  No work will be accepted by mail or delivery service. 

Eligibility Criteria


  • The artwork must be original in concept and designed and executed by the artist.
  • Dimensions of artwork provided must be the final size of the artwork, including the frame (if it has one).
  • The artwork should be non-offensive to a general audience of all ages.
  • Artwork must have been completed within the last two years (2020-2022) AND not shown previously in a Lone Tree art exhibition.
  • Artwork must be available for purchase.
  • Accepted works of art must remain on display through the duration of the exhibit.  They cannot be picked up earlier than the determined pick-up date.
  • Three dimensional artwork cannot exceed 24" and not weigh more than 75 pounds.
  • Two dimensional media cannot exceed 48", must be a minimum of 12" and cannot weigh more than 45 pounds.
  • All work must be dropped off in person, no shipments will be accepted.  You or someone you designate must be able to drop-off your work on Tuesday, October 4th between the hours of 3:30pm – 6:30pm ; pick-up your work on Wednesday, January 4th between the hours of 3:30pm – 6:30pm.