Colors of Community

Who Can Enter

Artists of all ages, skill levels and genres! The categories are as follows:

  • $5 per entry – 20 years old and under
  • $15 for one entry – 21 years and up
  • $30 for two entries – 21 years and up
  • $40 for three entries – 21 years and up
  • Maximum three total art pieces per entrant

How to Enter

Enter up to three pieces of artwork in any genre. The deadline for entering is October 20 at 4pm.

Special Categories

We will have special categories for the 2017 event which include:

  • Professional
  • Photography
  • 3-Dimensional Pieces
  • Drawing & Painting

Gallery Hours

The church will be open October 26 to November 13 to receive visitors to the gallery

Monday-Wednesday // 10am-4pm &

Thursday-Friday // 10am-8pm

Art Drop Off

Please drop off art at Entrance B by the Cafe on October 19 from 4-8pm and on October 20 from 1-4pm. If you do not have access to a computer, registration will be available upon drop off. Reminder: Registration deadline is October 20.

Art Removal

Artwork may be removed following the Awards Ceremony on November 13, or we welcome you to leave it on display at Life Stream. If you choose to leave it on display, please contact the Life Stream office at 616.777.0365 and advise when you will be picking up your artwork.

please note: Artists may have the option to list their pieces for sale. However, they may not release the art until the end of the Awards Ceremony. Artists may also provide personal bios including websites upon registration. Life Stream does not participate in the exchange of money between artist and buyer. Any sale will be at the discretion of the artist.

Your artwork will be handled with the utmost care


Judge’s Choice
(Can be from any category)
Most Reflective – $300
Most Joyful – $300
Most Creative – $300
Most Inspirational – $300
Best Overall – $300

People’s Choice

Will be given in every age category and may consist of gift cards or ribbons based on placement.

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