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Jared Young Chong (Hala at Sunrise, 1971) copyJared Young Chong, Hala at Sunrise (1971)

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Library Art Gallery, Lafayette Library & Learning Center (LLLC)

Applications Accepted: January 1 - February 28, 2021

The City of Lafayette Public Art Committee invites artists living or working in the Bay Area to submit proposals for exhibitions in the Library Art Gallery located at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., in downtown Lafayette. 

The Library Art Gallery at the LLLC was created to support rich and diverse artistic expression and to encourage the appreciation of the visual arts in the community. It provides an exciting opportunity for local artists to display their work in Lafayette’s cultural center.

Each year the Public Art Committee curates four exhibits per year, in addition to hosting Project LPIE (Lafayette Partners in Education), an annual event that showcases and acknowledges Acalanes High School students for their photography and visual arts projects.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Who may exhibit?

Individuals and non-commercial groups based in the Greater Bay Area.  Priority consideration is given to those in Contra Costa County.

What are the expectations?

  1. There is no cost to apply for review or to exhibit in the LLLC Library Art Gallery.
  2. Artists are expected to assist in the installation and de-installation of the exhibition.
  3. Artists are asked to attend and promote an opening or closing reception hosted by the Public Art Committee.

How do I apply?

Exhibitors interested in displaying artwork in the Library Art Gallery must submit a complete a LLLC Exhibit Application Packet and executed Art Gallery Release to the City of Lafayette, 3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 210, Lafayette, CA  94549 or by email to Public Art Staff Liaison, Jenny Rosen, at JRosen@lovelafayette.org.   Completed applications will be reviewed by the Public Art Committee.  The committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month.

 

When are applications due?

Applications are accepted annually between January 1 - February 28

 

Contact Information: 

Jenny Rosen, Staff Liaison JRosen@lovelafayette.org