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Rocky Mountain Biennial
201 S College Ave., Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Colorado
Event Dates: 7/31/20 - 9/20/20
Entry Deadline: 6/30/20
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 6
Audio - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 1
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 1
Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 8
Entry Fee (Rocky Mountain Biennial): $30.00

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: Regional

State: Colorado

Entry Deadline: June 30, 2020

Minimum Images- 2

Maximum Images- 6

Total artwork submitted- 2 unique pieces (2-3 images of each piece)

Eligibility- Open to all media (including craft, jewelry and woodworking) and artists ages 18 and over residing in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah. No work accepted that has been part of a student assignment. 

Entry Fee: $15 MoA Museum Members, $30.00 General Artist Entry Fee

The entry fee is non-refundable and entitles the artist to submit up to 2 works completed within the past 3 years. Credit card payment accepted with CaFé registration online. 

Shipping: Round trip transport costs for artwork accepted into the exhibition will be paid for by the exhibiting artist. National shipping via U.S. Post Office Priority Mail, UPS or FedEx is recommended. All works will be returned via the same transport and packing that it arrived in. Prepaid return shipping is recommended. Please no styrofoam peanuts in your packing. 

The Rocky Mountain Biennial is organized by the Museum of Art | Fort Collins in Fort Collins, CO. The all media Rocky Mountain Biennial will present a diverse look into contemporary artwork in the Intermountain West and is open to all artists residing in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah. The exhibition will run from July 31 - September 20, 2020. $1,500 in awards will be selected by the juror. $1,000 Best In Show, along with a solo exhibition and brochure at the Museum of Art | Fort Collins in 2021 and $500 for 2nd Prize. 

The exhibition this year will be juried by Leah Ollman. Leah Ollman has been writing criticism and features about art for the Los Angeles Times since 1987, and has served as Corresponding Editor for Art in America since 1997. She has written essays for books on William Kentridge, Alison Rossiter, Michael Light, Michal Chelbin, John Brill and others, and contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues. Her articles and reviews have also appeared in such publications as Sculpture, Paris Review Daily, Photograph, Art in Print, History of Photography, ARTnews, Art on Paper and American Craft. She earned her M.A. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and graduated from Scripps College with a joint degree in Art History and Philosophy. She is currently at work on a book exploring the intersection of poetry and photography.


Exhibition Dates: July 31 - September 20, 2020
June 30, 2020 entry form and payment are due on CaFé. Final deadline at 11:59pm.

July 6, 2020 email notification

July 20, 2020 accepted work due at museum 

July 30, 2016 exhibition opening to members (if possible)

July 31- exhibition opens to the public

September 20, 2020 exhibition closes

September 23, 2020 art transport begins back to participating artists

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