CALL FOR ENTRY: High Peaks Art Festival

CALL FOR ENTRY: The 14th Annual High Peaks  Art Festival will be held June 28-29, in Nederland’s Town Square. Artist applications are  being accepted through April 7th, the  event  features a juried art show. Eligible media include ceramics, jewelry, glass, fiber, wearables, sculpture,woodworking, photography,painting and any art form that lends itself to an outdoor display. Exhibitors must  have a white 10×10 canopy tent and must be present the entire weekend.

Awards  will be presented in 12 categories and each award winning artist receives a cash prize. Our  $200  Best of Show  award sponsor this year  is the Dona Abbott  Endowment for the Arts. Dona was an award winning  painter  who lived in Boulder and was internationally known for her artwork and her love and passion for the arts. She passed away in 2007 after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. The  High Peaks Art Festival is thrilled that her family  will be honoring Dona’s memory with this award.

Our Featured Artist will be Julie  Glassman from Grand Junction, Colorado. This will be Julie’s  10th year exhibiting at  the  Festival with her  enamel and silver fine jewelry.

Our Featured Non-Profit will be TEENS,Inc. of Nederland; their  booth will highlight their organization and  have fun and educational art projects.

Applications  can be downloaded  at or  contact Festival Director Cathy Stiers at