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Catalively (formerly Catalyst Collective) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization accelerating innovation in suicide prevention. We engage people experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors through proper assessment to connect them with valuable resources to reduce risk. We work to eliminate suicide by providing research-based approaches and resources to unify communities touched by suicide. We provide innovative support at every opportunity to promote access to help and hope.


Suicide prevention fundraiser and community art event


Monday, February 24, 2020 | 6-8 p.m.


Aurora Cultural Arts District
1400 Dallas Street
Aurora, CO 80010


Recognizing the expression of art as a means to reduce mental health and suicide stigma with a student art exhibition featuring local, student artists, live music, and light refreshments.


Artist Submission Instructions

  1. Please complete the form below.  Only one entry is allowed per artist.

  2. Bring your artwork to your school for arranged pickup, including a copy of this completed form.

  3. Your artwork is due at your school no later than 3PM on Monday February 17, 2020.

  4. Artwork can be any medium, but must be completed on an 8.5x11 size surface with a “Love Your Life” theme.

  5. Framing, cataloging, and hanging of art will occur by event staff.

  6. Questions can be answered by email at

  7. Each complete art entry will be considered for scholarship awards in amounts of $500, $250 and $100.

Please read the following and sign below, indicating your agreement:

Conditions Governing Loaned Art

  1. Catalively (NPO) will exercise the same care with respect to loans as it does in the safekeeping of its own property.

  2. Artist acknowledges that NPO will not be responsible for damage to or loss of artwork listed on this form. The artwork listed on this form will not be insured by NPO or the Aurora Cultural Arts District (venue).  The artist acknowledges that if insurance is desired, it must be secured by the artist independently.

  3. By signing below, artist gives permission for NPO to use artist’s work in all marketing materials, including but not limited to photography, social media, website, and printed program. All artwork will be featured with title and artist name.

  4. Unless arrangements to extend the loan have been made, the work shall remain in the possession of NPO as the borrower for the period of February 17, 2020 3PM until February 24, 2020 8:30PM, but may be withdrawn at any time by the event staff.

  5. Unless indicated for sale below, the work will be returned only to the lender named herein or to his/her/their guardian listed on this form.

  6. If NPO is unable to return the work to the artist or identified artist guardian on February 24, 2020 at 8:30PM and arrangements to pick up are not otherwise made, NPO reserves the right to sell or dispose of the artwork if not claimed within 7 business days.

  7. By signing below, artist consents to email reminders as the submission deadline approaches.

Artist Name *
Artist Name
To be eligible for scholarship prizes, artist must be currently enrolled in a Colorado high school or college.
Guardian Name (if under 18) *
Guardian Name (if under 18)
Artist Phone *
Artist Phone
Donation Consent *
Please check one of the following:
Conditions Governing Loaned Art *
By checking this box, you, the artist, agree to the above conditions governing loaned art.
By typing your full name below, you are agreeing to participate in Catalively's Love Your Life event.
By typing your full name below, you are agreeing that your child can participate in Catalively's Love Your Life event. If artist is over 18 please type "Not Applicable" in this box.


When is the Love Your Life Event?
Monday, February 24, 2020 from 6-8 p.m.

How much are tickets?
Tickets are not required for this free community event. Everyone is welcome! Donations are encouraged.

What kind of art can I submit?
All mediums (paint, photography, pastels, etc.) are welcome as long as they meet the constraints of being an 8.5x11” size.

Will there be food?
Appetizers and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided.

Can I donate at the event?
Absolutely! Catalively appreciates your support.

Is there parking?
There are a limited number of parking spaces in the adjacent lot, however street parking is available. Please do not leave valuables in vehicles. Park at your own risk.

What should I expect at this event?
Student artwork, student artist scholarship awards, food, refreshment, and community engagement including music and mingling!

Where do I learn more about the scholarship and selection process?
Click here to view our 2019 submission form. More information will be added to this page as we prepare for 2020 submissions and inquiries!

Who are the sponsors of this event?
Please see the list of 2019 sponsors below:

Bernard Condevaux of the Detroit Pistons
Caboodle Gifts
Highlands Behavioral Health
Husch Blackwell
Pax Counseling and Consulting, PLLC
Smudge Pot Creative

Can I get a copy of the program?
A digital copy of the 2019 program can be found here.

How do I get involved?
Contact us, we would love to discuss opportunities to volunteer at this event and other events throughout the year.