Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $25.00
The Morgan Community College Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) oversees the Gallery of Fine Art located in a historic building in downtown Fort Morgan, Colorado. The Gallery opened in 2012 and since then has hosted juried Art Exhibits from local, regional and national artists. Most exhibits stay on display for five to six weeks. Local residents and art enthusiasts from outside the region visit the Gallery. It is free and open to the public Monday through Friday during regular business hours. The Gallery has extended hours and remains open 4:00 to 7:00 PM on the Third Thursday of each month as a participant in the Community Arts Third Thursday Art Walk. The CACE Gallery was the first gallery in the area to exhibit works of art and has most of the items available for sale. The Gallery retains 10% of sales to help with gallery maintenance and operations.
Call details for applications to exhibit in the CACE Gallery of Fine Art are as follow:
Art pieces are to be of original concept and design
Art objects are to have been created in the last five (5) years
For items on canvas, maximum size is not to exceed 1200 square inches (unframed)
Two-dimensional pieces must be framed and wired, ready for hanging (saw tooth hangers are not compatible with the Gallery hanging system)
The artist retains copyright to his/her art works; however, exhibited items may be photographed by CACE and used in future promotional materials
Art objects created in instructional settings (i.e. workshops, classes) are not considered original artwork
Artists may identify items that are either for sale (with price) or designated as NFS
Artists must currently be living in the United States
Electronic applications will be accepted through April 4, 2022; images should be between 1400 and 4000 pixels at the largest dimension
Artists chosen for exhibits will be notified before the end of April, 2022
A CACE Gallery support fee of 10% will be deducted from the sale price of any item
Artists are required to deliver and pick up all items exhibited at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art; upon invitation to exhibit, and acceptance by the artist to exhibit, dates for the exhibit will be agreed upon; at that time delivery and pickup of artwork will be agreed upon by both the Gallery representative and the artist
Most often exhibits start on a Thursday evening, and artists are invited to stay, attend an opening reception, and make a brief presentation about their work and artistic process.
Once Gallery representatives and artists agree to dates for the exhibition, both parties will enter into a formal agreement
Upon exhibit agreement, the Gallery will request a 300 dpi headshot of the artist for use in marketing the exhibit.
Artists of both 2D and 3D works seeking solo exhibits are eligible to apply. The body of work for solo exhibits averages 30-35 pieces depending on the average size of same.