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Colorado Visions Art Exhibit

The Colorado Visions Art Exhibit is held each spring at Westminster City Hall.  The first show was held in 1998!  This is a juried show which is open to any artist in Colorado age 18 and over.  Artists can submit up to 3 digital entries for consideration by the juror.  A gala Awards Reception is held for the public and the artists.  All art work is for sale.  The dates of the show are from mid April to the end of May. A prospectus will be available in early January.  


22nd Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit is May 1-23, 2019

Sponsored by the North Metro Arts Alliance and the SCFD


 Colorado Visions, a juried exhibit of fine art by Colorado Artists at

Westminster City Hall

4800 W. 92nd Ave.

The exhibit can be viewed on Mon- Thursday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

The public in invited to our awards reception on May 2 from 5:30 to 7:30.  Please join us for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.  All art work is for sale. 

Eligibility :Open to all artists residing in Colorado, 18 years of age or older.

Media ; Any 2 dimensional fine art media including fine art photography. Sculpture which is decorative 3 dimensional art made from clay, bronze, wood, or other approved materials.

Paintings must be original and not copied from any copyrighted material or photographs except those taken by the artist. No computer art. No giclee’ prints. No nudes will be accepted. Collage materials must be created by the artist. The artist’s signature should appear on the front of the painting. Works cannot have been previously exhibited at Westminster City Hall. NMAA reserves the right to refuse any painting that does not comply with the requirements stated in the prospectus or does not match the submitted image. In case of question the judge’s decision will be final.

Entries- Each artist may submit up to 3 entries of original works.

Fees : NMAA Members: $30 for up to 3 entries; Non-members: $40 for up to 3 entries, Payable to NMAA

Method of Entry - Digital -Digital Entry Requirements

1. File format: .jpg files only

2. Resolution must be 300 dpi

3. Image size set so the longest dimension is 1200 pixels

4. Each image file must be named as follows: Last name, painting number (1,2,,3,), first word of painting title, .jpg extension

5. Put the images on a CD or send by email to Emailed images should be accompanied by artists contact information and titles of art work.

6. Images must be accompanied by a mailed entry form, entry fee, and a self addressed, stamped envelope. Checks should be made payable to NMAA.

Mail to : North Metro Arts Alliance c/o Becky Silver, 12144 Bryant St Westminster, Co 80234

Entries due by April 1, 2019

Sales - There will be a 10% commission on all sales. All works must be for sale. No work will be released until the end of the exhibit.

Awards - Cash awards plus ribbons

Presentation - All works that require glass over 28” in any direction, must be under clear plexiglass. All works must be framed on the outside perimeter with suitable well reinforced frames except for wrapped canvases. Paintings must be ready for hanging with hardware and wires in place, and the ID label firmly attached to the back. Labels will be include with acceptance materials.

Hand Delivery Only - Instructions for hand delivery will be included with acceptance materials.

Liability - Utmost care will be taken in handling paintings, however, neither the NMAA, it’s representatives, nor the City of Westminster will be responsible for any damage to any art or entries submitted to the exhibition.

Questions? Contact: Becky Silver at 720-458-0058, 303-426-4114 or email Do not call Westminster City Hall.

2019 Colorado Visions Schedule

April 1 - Entry Deadline

April 19 - Notifications sent

April 27 - Delivery of paintings to Westminster City Hall

10:00 to Noon

May 2- Reception

5:30 - 7:30 PM

May 24 - Pick up works at Westminster City Hall

10:00 to Noon

2019 Colorado Visions

Entry Form


City_______________ Zip ________________




Medium___________Frame size________

Price____________ AC______RJ______

2. Title___________________________

Medium__________ Frame size________

Price_____________ AC______RJ______

3. Title___________________________

Medium___________Frame size________


I hereby agree to the liability clause and to abide by all the rules and regulations set forth in the prospectus of the North Metro Arts Alliance. Permission is granted to photograph my paintings. the NMAA reserves the right to reproduce in color or black and white all paintings accepted for exhibition regardless of copyright to be used for educational or publicity purposes only.


Artist Signature

2018 Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the talented award winners at our Colorado Visions Exhibit currently on display at Westminster City Hall for the month of May. The show was judges by Colorado artist, Sheri Farabaugh
Best of Show - Elizabeth Rouland - Good Boy Pinot- Oil
Judge's Award - Renee Peterson - Handful of Cherries - Acrylic
NMAA Award -To be determined
Merit Award- Chuck Danford - Queen City Polar Bear - WC
Merit Award - Teri Hoyer - Just off the Trail - Pastel
Merit Award - Scott Roberts - Aspen Spectrum - Acrylic
Honorable Mention - Jan Archuleta - Enlightenment - WC
Honorable Mention - Paul Smallwood - 3 Pigs in a Poke - Oil
Honorable Mention - Ed Hanson - Ascent - Oil
Honorable Mention - Betty grace gibson - Autumn Leaves - Mixed Media

Best of Show Award by Elizabeth Rouland

Best of Show Award by Elizabeth Rouland

Award winners for the 20th Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit; Back row, Kirk Fry, Gene Youngmann, Cass Caliri; Second Row, Elizabeth Rouland, Marcie Cohen, Janice Wright, Becky Enabnit Silver; Front row , Judge Jane Hunt, Kathryn Vinson

Award winners for the 20th Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit; Back row, Kirk Fry, Gene Youngmann, Cass Caliri; Second Row, Elizabeth Rouland, Marcie Cohen, Janice Wright, Becky Enabnit Silver; Front row , Judge Jane Hunt, Kathryn Vinson