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Holly Jolly Roger Show - Pirate's 2023 Juried Show

Pirate Contemporary Art welcomes you to enter our semi-annual juried show
to be exhibited December 8-24, 2023.
We encourage artists of all ages and experiences to enter!
Juried by Collin Parson


About the Juror: Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Collin Parson currently serves as the Director of Galleries and Curator for the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Arvada, Colorado, is a former member of the historic Pirate: Contemporary Art cooperative, and a past artist-in-residence at RedLine Denver. An arts administrator, artist, and curator, Collin received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology with an emphasis in Lighting and Scene Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Master of Arts in Visual Culture and Arts Administration from Regis University in Denver. His creative work involves the control of light, space, and form to create site-specific perceptual works. He has had the privilege of jurying for many arts festivals and exhibitions and has received many awards and recognition for his creative projects. He was awarded 100 Colorado Creatives by Westword magazine in 2013, and is one of 303 Magazine’s “Denver artists to watch in 2020”. Parson is the son of sculptor Charles Parson, whose experience with the region’s arts community helped Collin long before his professional career began. Growing up in a family of artists, Collin is proud to be continuing the educational and creative traditions. He is currently represented by Michael Warren Contemporary in Denver.


October 13, 2023 - Deadline to Submit

November 1, 2023 - Notifications to Artists

December 1, 2023 - Deadline to receive all accepted artworks

December 8-24, 2023 - Holly Jolly Roger Show at Pirate Contemporary Art

December 26-28, 2023 - Art pick up and mail return


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