Calls for Artists

Past: 2023 Manitou Springs Art on the Avenue

Art on the Avenue is the longest-running public art program in the region. Creative Alliance Manitou Springs (CRANE) will install 4 new outdoor artworks in 2023 as part of its Art on the Avenue program. These works will be on display for 2 years. The works will be included in CRANE’s free self-guided walking tour app (via Otocast) which includes commentary from artists themselves.

BUDGET: $1800 per visiting artwork

CASH PRIZES: Each piece is also eligible to receive the following awards: Juror award ($1,000) and People’s Choice award ($1,000)

DEADLINE: June 7, 2023

The Manitou Springs Arts Council is now the Creative Alliance Manitou Springs, or CRANE for short. If you are a Manitou Springs-based artist and need help covering the entry fee, please contact us for support. (Photo courtesy of I Love Manitou Springs.)

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