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2022 AWARDS: ARTWORK DROP OFF

ARTWORK DROP OFF
All awarded artwork needs to be dropped off or mailed for the regional exhibition by February 6th.
Drop off location by art medium - see below.

PORTFOLIOS: Drop off TWO (2) pieces. One will be exhibited at the Chancery Art Space and the other will be at the Edgewater Public Market.

2D Artwork Drop off:
Saturday, February 5th 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, February 6th 10:00am - 4:00pm

Mile High Framing
7951 W Mississippi Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226


3D Artwork Drop off:
Friday, February 4th 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday, February 5th 10:00am - 2:00pm

Chancery Art Space
1120 Lincoln St,
Denver, CO 80203

Watch this video to learn about how to mat 2D Artwork for the exhibition

ARTWORK SELECTED FOR THE
COLORADO REGIONAL EXHIBITION
NEED TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:



FORMS
All entries must have a form attached to the artwork.

2D ARTWORK
Clearly label all artwork, both on the entry form and directly on the back of the piece, with the student’s name, school, city,
and title of work. Adhere one copy of the completed entry form to the back of the artwork with acid-free artist tape, or clear
packing tape. Do not use duct tape or masking tape.

3D ARTWORK
Clearly label all artwork both on the entry form and on the back or bottom of the piece with the student’s name and school.
The entry form should be placed in an envelope and tied with string to the artwork or adhered to the bottom or back

 
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3D ARTWORK
  • Label bottom or the back of artwork with the student’s full name and school
  • Package fragile artwork in sturdy with boxes with sufficient padding inside
  • Label the outside of the box with the student's full name and school
  • Place small parts in baggies and label accordingly
  • Provide images or instructions on how to display if needed
  • For Fashion and Jewelry, you may provide a stand or display (label the stand or display too)
2D ARTWORK
  • White mats only
  • No inside mats (double mats)
  • Artwork and mat must be mounted on rigid board or foam core
  • Mark “Top” back to indicate the orientation
  • Artwork larger than 32" x 34" will not be exhibited but will be in the virtual gallery
  • No frames, glass, plexiglass, or wood supports
  • Drawings, especially those with pastels and charcoal, must be fixed with an appropriate fixative
  • Wood supports are only approved with stretched canvas
  • Protecting pastel or charcoal surfaces with a transparent sheet such as glassine, acetate, and cellophane is highly recommended.
  • Mark “Mail Back” on the back if Colorado Art Awards will mail artwork back to the school, pre-paid postage required, email coloradoartawards@gmail.com for arrangements and questions

MOVING IMAGE ARTWORK

  • Video games, animations, and film entries will be automatically downloaded from the National System

  • Students are responsible for uploading the full animation and film videos with credits on the National System

  • If a file is not playable, a new version may be requested via Google Drive Sharing or Dropbox

  • Please indicate all creditable student names for award recognition within the National System

  • Selected artwork with multiple mediums of 2D, 3D, and digital formats may have limited exhibition space and may only have the 2D and 3 D artwork on display