Call To Poets

Info about the exhibit:
Visions + Verse Exhibit 

April 5th – April 29th | Opening Reception: April 7th  (During Old Town Untapped) 6-9PM. FREE.
Poetry Submission Deadline: April 21st

Poetry Showcase & Award Ceremony April 29th 5-7PM. FREE.

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) 

One part Art Exhibition, one part Poetry contest. Exhibiting the intricate layered collages and other works of artist Mimi Botscheller, the show invites the viewer to create their own narratives within each piece.

Calling all poets! We are challenging you to get inspired.  Each of Mimi Botscheller’s pieces has room for interpretation. Find one that speaks to you, then submit a poem based on the work. Poems will be curated by international spoken work artist, Calvin “madeS.O.N.” Early. Winning poems will be on display in the main galleries and featured at the poetry showcase April 29th. Cash prizes!


Poets of all levels are encouraged to explore the gallery and submit their poems by 4/21

Submissions should be emailed to

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place will be decided by Poetry Curator (1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50)

Contest participants must be available to attend the showcase on April 29th where poems will be performed/read, to be eligible to win.

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