Are you a sculptor with a desire to have your work on public display?
Have you considered submitting your artwork to the Douglas County Art Encounters public art program?
Founded in 2007, 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. Selected sculptures are viewed by thousands of visitors annually.
All chosen sculptors receive an $800 stipend and have the opportunity to be considered for the $1,000 people’s choice honorarium and the $1,000 judge’s prize. Additionally, since the program’s inception, seven pieces have been purchased and two have been donated.
Art Encounters is funded by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, as well as the Philip S. Miller Trust for installations in Castle Rock.
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