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Mountains, Plains and Canyons is an exhibition showcasing the work of women and woman-identifying artists from southeastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico.

Dates: June 21- July 28, 2024
Opening Reception - June 21, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Commons @ Space to Create
218 W. Main Street Trinidad, CO 81082

Mountains, Plains and Canyons is co-produced by The Corazón de Trinidad Creative District and the Women's Caucus for Art Colorado Chapter.

This is a juried exhibition with prizes. If you're interested in submitting work, see the guidelines and submission form below.

Opportunities Related to the Mountains, Plains and Canyons Exhibition
All events are free and will take place at The Commons @ Space to Create.

Hay Barrels

6,000 Circles Project

Women-identifying artists are called to be part of the large 6,000 Circles Project. We will install a mobile-type circle installation in conjunction with Mountains, Plains and Canyons. Artists do not need to be in the exhibition in order to participate in the 6,000 Circles Project.

Drop Off Submissions: June 19 and 20 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Workshops & Discussions
(open to women artists)

Saturday, June 22

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop: How to Create an Authentic Artist Statement

(registration required)



2:00 pm -4:00 pm

Artist Round-table Discussion

(no registration)

(open to the public)

Saturday, July 13

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Presentation on Colorado Women Artists: Past and Present



Sunday, July 28

2:00 pm -4:00 pm

Artist Talk

Artists in the Mountains, Plains and Canyons exhibit will each have a few minutes to share the story behind their work.


The Corazón de Trinidad Creative District and the Women’s Caucus for Art Colorado Chapter (WCACO) invite women and women-identifying artists from southeastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico to submit 1-3 works of art that represent this special region.


Women and women-identifying artists who work and live in southeastern Colorado or northeastern New Mexico.


We invite women and women-identifying artists to interpret their unique experiences of life in the Mountains, Plains, and Canyons.


A variety of 2D and 3D media will be accepted including crafts, quilting, painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, glass, jewelry or any other creative medium. 

Submission Requirements

  • Deadline: May 24th at midnight

  • Fill out the online form below.

  • $25 submission fee (the submission form will lead you to a checkout page)

  • Submit a minimum of 1 and up to 3 works

  • A brief artist statement pertaining to the work submitted and its connection to the exhibit theme.

  • 2-D Work: Work must be no larger than 25"x 40." Accepted work must be WIRED and ready to hang (no saw tooth hangers). Work that is not prepared correctly will not be exhibited. Wire must be securely attached and have enough slack to be easily hung on a nail but not so much that the wire shows above the frame when it is hung on a wall. Work will not be hung if it doesn’t conform to these requirements. Please test!

  • 3-D Work: Bring your own pedestal or necessary display materials.

Further Information

Read the documents for additional details.

If you have questions, contact Virginia Jimenez at

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To submit your creative work for Mountains, Plains & Canyons, please complete the following form and the subsequent payment form.


Submission Deadline: May 24th

Please submit at least ONE entry below:

  • You may submit up to three artworks.

  • Size should be listed as height x width (x length for 3D artwork).

  • Image files should be saved as Last Name.Title

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Please read the following items carefully!

Thanks for submitting!

MPC Submssion Form
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