Art Encounters Opportunity for Sculptors

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Sculptures Purchased from this Colorado Art Loan Program

Seen Through Other Eyes Carved Marble photo credit: Douglas County Government Sculptor: Ellen Woodbury

Summary: Art Encounters is a year-long outdoor sculpture exhibit that showcases a number of sculptures, in various media and styles, displayed in highly visible areas in Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker and Roxborough. The project is designed to promote public interest in art, develop community pride and draw visitors to the retail or civic areas where they are displayed.

Budget: $500 stipend, plus opportunity for sculptors to win Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards, $1000 each

Deadline: Feb 12, 2016

How to apply: via CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: must be 18+ years of age

Wellness Globe metal sculpture 2014 collection photo credit: Douglas County Government Sculptor: Ivan Kosta

Special Notes: Douglas County Art Encounters boasts eight sculpture purchases in six years of the program.

Any sculpture submitted that is a replica or duplicate (edition) must include the other locations where this piece is available. Duplicate sculptures within a 60 mile radius of Douglas County will not be accepted.

Installation to happen in May-June, with each jurisdiction setting their own schedule.

Click here to read more or to apply


Sculptures shown are from past years of the Douglas County Art Encounters program

“Seen Through Other Eyes”
Carved Marble
photo credit: Douglas County Government
Sculptor: Ellen Woodbury

“Wellness Globe”
metal sculpture
photo credit: Douglas County Government
Sculptor: Ivan Kosta

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