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"This is Colorado" Juried Art Exhibition for Colorado Artists

In-Person and Virtual Exhibition

Hosted by the Heritage Fine Art Guild & Colorado Gallery of the Arts

September 27 - October 28, 2022


Submission Form Login


  • Submissions will be made August 15 -26. The site will open on August 15.
  • Submissions will be made through the Colorado Gallery of the Arts submission link.
  • If you are having trouble submitting your art to this site, please email trish [dot] sangelo [at] arapahoe [dot] edu (.) Please provide a phone number.


HFAG Payment  Link

  • Submissions for Heritage Fine Arts Guild members are $30 for 1-3 pieces.
  • Submissions for non-members are $40 for 1-3 pieces.
  • Diptych counts as 2 entries. 
  • Triptych counts as 3 entries.
  • Check, or money order should be made payable to the Heritage Fine Arts Guild.
  • Online payment is due on the date of submission. 
  • The mailed-in entry fee is due by August 29, 2022. If your payment is not received by August 29 your work will not be juried.
  • Mail checks to “This is Colorado” Attn: Mary kay; 6080 S Jamaica Cr, Englewood CO 80111.  Phone 303.594.4667​
  • Not a member and want to become one? Go to Heritage Fine Arts Guild membership page.

Juror: Carlene Frances  

Important Show Dates:

  • August 15-26   The submission site will close on August 26 at midnight
  • August 29        Jurying of Artwork        
  • August 30        Accepted and Unaccepted Letters emailed
  • September 26  Drop off accepted art at the gallery and install - 9am
  • September 27  Show opens
  • September 29  Reception & Awards - 5pm-7pm
  • October 28       Last day of the exhibit
  • ​October 31       Pick up art at 9am


  • You must ​name your image files with the following format:

​                   lastname-firstname-title-media-size-price.jpg

  • Images of submitted artwork should be in jpg format -- 15Mb max (larger sizes will not upload)
  • Art media accepted – 2D original drawing, painting and mixed media. 
  • Artwork may be of any subject matter - Images do not need to reflect Colorado - but created by Colorado artists! 
  • Artwork may be traditional or abstract.​
  • No photographs. No computer-generated images. Small elements of either may be included in your artwork.
  • Artwork minimum size: 8” x10”  
  • Artwork maximum size: 40” x40” ​
  • Take a picture of your art before you frame it -- no mat, glass or frame should be in the photo
  • Make sure your name is not visible to the juror 
  • Crop your image before you upload it -- Do not show the frame in the picture
  • Make sure the contrast and color look correct
  • Make sure the image is display ready
  • Work must have a properly installed wire, no sawtooth hangers
  • Gallery-wrapped canvases are accepted - i.e. 1.5" depth.
  • Art must be appropriate for all ages viewing the site. The HFAG, college, and gallery may remove images at their discretion.
  • Keep track of your username and password. You will receive an email for each title you enter. Make sure your email is correct. 
  • If you are having trouble submitting your art to this site, please email trish [dot] sangelo [at] arapahoe [dot] edu (). Please provide a phone number

Accepted and Unaccepted Notifications:

  • On August 30, you will receive an email with accepted or unaccepted statutes for each work. You will receive an email for each title you enter.
  • Keep track of your username and password. Make sure your email is correct. 
  • If you do not receive an email notification by September 1, email trish [dot] sangelo [at] arapahoe [dot] edu.

Titling Your Art:

  • You must title your art. If you title your art "Untitled", to help identify each piece separately, title them "Untitled 1", "Untitled 2", and "Untitled 3". You will receive an email for each title you enter. Make sure your email is correct.

Right to Use of Work:

  • ​Work may be used by HFAG, ACC, and Gallery to market the show. The artist will grant the above list royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide, and perpetual license to use the work (in its entirety or sampled) for the promotion and/or advancement of the interests of the HFAG and college in print, web, or other formats.


  • Work may be for sale or not for sale.
  • The Gallery will take a 35% commission on all sales. Please price accordingly. Sales go towards the student scholarship fund.

In-Person Exhibition:

  • Colorado Gallery of the Arts, ​Colorado Gallery of the Arts, located at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr, Littleton 80120.
  • Show dates: September 27 – October 28, 2022 
  • Gallery Hours: Mon-Wed 9-5pm, Thur 9-7pm, Closed Fri/Sat/Sun
  • Reception & Awards at the gallery Thur, September 29, 5-7pm 

Virtual Exhibition:

The site will be open to the public September 27 – December 31, 2022, at our website Colorado Gallery of the Arts.

For questions, contact the Gallery Director trish [dot] sangelo [at] arapahoe [dot] edu