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Open Entry 2022
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Entry Deadline: 10/7/22
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Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $45.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Colorado
Jury Dates: 10/8/22 - 10/22/22

Pirate: Contemporary Art announces its’ Open Entry 2022 juried art show. Pirate has long been recognized for its consistent presentation of cutting-edge art. Founded over 35 years ago, this eclectic, alternative gallery space can always be relied on to present the most audacious contemporary artworks coming out of Denver.

 Miranda Lash is the Ellen Bruss Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Lash has organized a wide range of exhibitions including Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N*; BRUCE CONNER: FOREVER AND EVER (co-curated with Dean Otto); the retrospective Mel Chin: Rematch; Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms; and Swoon: Thalassa. In 2017 Lash and Trevor Schoonmaker co-organizedthe acclaimed exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. From 2008 to 2014 Lash was the founding curator of modern and contemporary art at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Lash currently serves as Vice President on the board of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. She has been a Clark Fellow at the Clark Art Institute, a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, and a member of the curatorial advisory council for the international triennial Prospect New Orleans. She is a graduate of Harvard University and the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.

Exhibition dates are from November 18 – December 11, 2022 all submissions must be made through CaFE.  All accepted work must be delivered by hand or shipped by Friday, November 4th and picked up on December 11, 2022. Open to all media.


The deadline to apply to this open entry is October 7, 2022

$45 entry fee for 3 images accompanied by the work’s title, dimensions, media & price.

Important Dates:

Oct 8 - CAFE submission deadline
Oct 22 - Artists Notified
Nov 4 - Drop Off *
Nov 4 - Shipped Delivery Date *
Nov 18- Opening Reception
Nov 18 – Dec 11 - Show Dates
Dec 11 - Pick Up Date (after 5pm) 

*Drop Off 
Selected work must be dropped off at

Pirate: Contemporary Art (during gallery hours)
7130 W. 16thAve. Lakewood, CO 80214
Fri – 6-10pm   Sat – 12-5pm   Sun – 12-5pm

Send Shipped work to

Pirate Contemporary Art Open Entry 2022
c/o Charles Livingston
6578 S. Webster St.
Littleton, CO 80123

(all shipped work must have correct return postage)

Any work that exceeds 4 feet in either direction or work that is complicated to install, must be installed by the artist and/or an artist representative.

Submit 1-3 images, $45

Open to all artists who live in the United States.