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2018 14th Annual

Romancing the Arts

Philip S Miller Library 100 S Wilcox St. Castle Rock, CO

Call to Artists

Show Dates: February 12 through April 7, 2018

Location:                                                      Philip S Miller Douglas County Library at

                                                                        100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Entry Deadline:                                          Midnight, Monday, February 5th

Jury Dates:                                                  Monday, February 5th – Tuesday, February 6th

Acceptance Notification:                         Wednesday, February 7th   

Art Drop off:                                                Sunday, February 11th   12:00-4:30PM

                                                                        CR Bank Room East at the Philip S. Miller Library

Reception Date:                                         Saturday, April 7th 12:00-4:30PM,

                                                                        CR Bank Room West at the Philip S. Miller Library

Takedown and Art Pick Up:                    At end of Reception and April 8th   

                                                                        CR Bank Room West at the Philip S. Miller Library

Entry Fee & Number of Entries:             One fee of $25 includes submission of 1, 2 or 3

                                                                        artwork piece entries. Fee to be paid only if artwork

                                                                        is accepted and to be paid at artwork drop off.

Artwork:                                                        2D and 3D

Entry:                                                             Via Email listed in the application.

Eligible Participants:                                 Artists from Front Range, Colorado within a 95 mile

                                                                        radius of Castle Rock, CO

Prizes and Awards:  Along with Ribbons for placement of 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions, monetary awards of $200, $150 and $100 respectively will be awarded.  In addition, a generous donation from Tadashi Hayakawa will honor a Best of Show Award of $350.

As a step towards the continuity of the 3 vital shows previously held by GCRAG, Romancing the Arts, Court the Arts and NAP Front Range Show, three members from GCRAG and the Parker Artists Guild, PAG (Evette Goldstein, Jeanne Trueax and Toni Brock, have gained the support from GCRAG board members and PAG to organize these events. Volunteers from both groups is being sought to aid with the work involved, please submit your interest to the email listed on the application. 

To access application document, click on link below, hit download and print document.  Manually complete, scan and send completed form along with great photos of your artwork to the email listed in the application.

2018 RTA Application

We are an all volunteer organization.  We will need volunteers to assist in drop-off, pick-up and bringing goodies to the awards ceremony. Contact Event Coordinator 3rockthearts@gmail.com if you can assist.


Greater Castle Rock Art Guild (GCRAG)

We put on 3 major Exhibits every year –

Romancing the Arts in February held at the Castle Rock – P.S. Miller Library

Court the Arts – an outdoor fair the second weekend in  June

National Arts Program in the fall at the Castle Rock – P.S. Miller Library

We also participate in other in other events that we do not organize.  Other events –

Party in the Park  2017 sponsored by Castle Pines C of C

GCRAG has joined the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce.  They have asked for high end artists to have booths at their event coming up soon.  Contact the chamber directly .
Saturday, August 26th, 2017: Party in the Park sponsored by The Canyons by Shea Homes  5-8 pm.  Located at Elk Ridge Park.  Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for food, beer, wine, kid fun, live music and FIREWORKS!
See the Castle Pines C of C website and the Vendor link to sign up.  Booths are $250




Past Events below

5th Annual Court the Arts 2017

Calling all artists to sell their art and fine crafts in this annual outdoor fair.   Non-members are welcome to participate. 


It’s time again for Court the Arts, an outdoor art fair held in the heart of historic Castle Rock with it’s many weekend activities.  Art booths are set up in front of the 100 Wilcox County Bldg lawn in Castle Rock’s downtown square on Wilcox.   Below are the application and information to register your booth.  It is a busy weekend downtown with arts, entertainment, games, music and good family fun in the streets.  Artist vendors are required to have a business license to participate.

Booth Fees:              Single Space 10’ x 10’    $100  _________     Single Space 10’ x 10’ on corner   $125  ________

Double Space 10’ x 20’    $200  ________    Double Space 10’ x 20’ on corner   $225  ________

Documents you need:
Payment options:

First send an email to GCRAGexhibits@gmail.com informing the Exhibit team of you plan to attend and booth preference.  See layout for booth numbers.   Describe method of payment used in your email with check no or paypal confirmation. 

Make check payable to:  Greater Castle Rock Art Guild

Mail: check and signed Application  to:  GCRAG, P.O. Box 1494,  Castle Rock, CO 80104

If within 3 days of event you may pay during set-up only IF you have sent your email notification.  Also IF you are requesting a corner booth space we will try to confirm in advance if you have one.  It is First Come First Serve on getting your preferred booth space.

You may also pay in advance through Paypal on our website:

Pay with Paypal here.  Please save a copy of your receipt and send with your application.


Preferred Booth Space #



GCRAG is a non-profit all volunteer organization

We will need your help and participation in all activities.  If you can help anytime from set-up Friday evening to Take-down Sunday evening.   If you can help please contact Pamela by email etheralflinn@yahoo.com or text her at 720.273.2885  

If  you have any questions email etheralflinn@yahoo.com or text her at 720.273.2885

Thank you for you interest in Court the Arts!

GCRAG Exhibits Team