Letters to 2020 – A Call for Artful Submissions

Dear 2020…

With unparalleled events unfolding daily, many have called the year 2020 unprecedented.  Beginning with a global pandemic emerging in January 2020, leading to an historic global economic collapse. The death of George Floyd set in motion a long-overdue racial reckoning with street activism across the globe, sparking Black Lives Matters conversations in the public realm and around our kitchen tables. A divisive Presidential election, rising violence from home grown terrorist groupsand the continued rampant spread of COVID 19; this year will leave no one untouched and it’s not over yet. 

How has 2020 made you feel? Please share your creative work; words, poems, handwritten letters, songs and other expressions in this ongoing project to share a collective farewell to 2020 and welcome in 2021. 

Who: Artists, Essential Workers and Community Members

What: An exhibit of “Letters”, lightweight 2-D and 3-D creations in all media. 

Deadline: Sunday, November 15th for the first round of submissions. We will continue to accept submissions and expand the exhibit through January 2021.

Where: The collection of Letters will evolve and grow over time forming an exhibit in the NoBo Art Center located at 4929 Broadway #E in the NoBo Art District.

How to Submit: If you create handwritten letters or images you may send by mail, in-person drop off, scan or take a picture and email.

In-person: 1510 Zamia Ave. #102, Boulder (in the Holiday Neighborhood) we have a drop box by the front door at this location.

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By USPS mail to: NoBo Art District, 1510 Zamia Ave. #102, Boulder CO 80304 

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Email your letter or images: we will print them, send by email to: NoBoArtCalls@gmail.com please write Letters to 2020 in the subject line.

Submissions will not be returned. Questions? Email: NoBoArtCalls@gmail.com



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