Participate in our upcoming group exhibitions

OPEN CALLS FOR ENTRY

Open calls for entry are listed here when available. Please follow our event calendar to see a full list of programs, announcements and special events.

delecTABLE 2023

APRIL 7 – MAY 21, 2023 | In its 6th iteration, ASLD exhibits national ceramic artists’ functional works in our national juried biennial exhibition on the fine art of dining.

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Social ME.dia


EXHIBIT & RECEPTION | April 12, 2024 | 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | TBD
Join ASLD’s Teen Committee for a one-night pop-up featuring works about being a teen in the age of Social ME.dia.

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Visiting Artist Telagio Baptista – 65 & Older Exhibit


EXHIBIT | June 14-July 20, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | Friday, June 14 | 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | May 25-June 1
We’re learning from our elders in this exhibit that uplifts the work of ASLD members aged 65 or older, plus Visiting Artist Telagio Baptista.

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METALmorphosis: The Art of Transformation


EXHIBIT | September 27-October 25
OPENING RECEPTION | September 27, 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | September 14-18
Colorado metalsmiths are invited to submit work for this show that highlights the unique artistry required to create metalworks.

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I See Red: A Small Works Exhibit


EXHIBIT | November 1-December 8, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION | November 1, 5:30-8:00PM
CALL FOR ENTRY | TBD
ARTWORK DROPOFF | October 19-21
This exhibit invites members of ASLD to consider the color red in small 2D and 3D works. all priced $250 or less with gift-giving in mind.

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ENTRY GUIDELINES

MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED

You must be an active ASLD member to participate in our Open Call exhibitions. Not a member? Login online to join or renew, or view our different membership levels and learn more about the benefits of membership.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The following guidelines are general requirements for our calls for entry to exhibitions scheduled to display in our main building. Please review details for specific open calls to learn more information about the topic or special guidelines for each exhibition.

  • Each artist is allowed one submission per exhibition.
  • Artwork MUST be ready-to-hang/install.
  • Two-dimensional work requires a picture wire.
  • Please include your full name, title, date, medium, and dimensions (optional) on the back of your work.

FRAMING PARAMETERS

Wired pieces only. NO saw-tooth hangers. NO plastic frames. Black or neutral toned frames only. Framed works that do not meet specifications will be excluded at the discretion of ASLD and/or exhibition curator.

ARTWORK DELIVERY

Drop off your artwork* at ASLD’s main office during the drop-off dates/times listed for the exhibition. Due to limited space, we will accept the first 35–40 two-dimensional pieces as well as 10–15 three-dimensional pieces (size dependent). Artworks which fit the theme and requirements of the exhibit will be accepted.

* Recommended – Wrap submitted work in paper or bubble-wrap. Please note that wrapping will not be returned.

DOCUMENTATION & FORMS

Each artist must complete the Entry and Label forms at ASLD’s main office during drop off. Artwork submitted for Open Call exhibitions can be available for sale at the discretion of the artist with ASLD retaining a 40% commission on sales.

QUESTIONS?

Visit our EXHIBITION SCHEDULE to learn more about current and upcoming exhibitions. Please send an email to j.asakawa@asld.org or call 303-778-6990 ext. 0 to talk to our staff.