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16th Black and White Competition

16th Black & White Competition




Deadline January 26, 2018


                The Eccles Community Art Center's Black & White Competition is open to all artists who live in the state of Utah.  Original work in all media, including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, photographs, pottery, sculptures and textiles are eligible.  ONLY WORK IN BLACK, WHITE AND/OR SHADES OF GRAY WILL BE ACCEPTED.  Work must have been completed within the past two years and not have been previously exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Community Art Center.

                Artists are limited to a total of two entries.  Works consisting of multiple parts may be entered as a single work only if each of the parts cannot exist as a complete work by itself.  Multiple parts of a work may not be priced separately.

Entries must be ready for exhibition display.  TWO DIMENSIONAL WORK MUST BE FRAMED AND HAVE A WIRE OR OTHER ACCEPTABLE HANGING DEVICE ALREADY ATTACHED (works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers).  CLIP FRAMES LARGER THAN 21" X 21" WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED .

The jurors or the Art Center may also refuse works which are not suitable for exhibit in the Gallery because of size or liability.  Works accepted for the exhibition may not be withdrawn.


Thursday, January 25, 2018  9 AM to 6PM and Friday, January 26, 2018  9 AM to 6PM

Eccles Community Art Center at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah  84401

Work will not be accepted after 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018



Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.  All work submitted will be insured through February 3, 2018 while at the Art Center.  Work accepted for exhibit will be insured through April 2, 2018.  WORK NOT ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER   FEBRUARY 3rd, WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER  APRIL 2nd.  Work left at the Art Center after those dates will be at artist's own risk and storage charges may accrue.  Works left over 90 days will be deemed abandoned and may be disposed of at the Eccles Community Art Center’s Board of Directors discretion. The Eccles Community Art Center does not accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.



                A price or insurance value must be indicated for all items entered.  Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Community Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales.  Any item sold will remain on display until the end of the exhibit March 31, 2018.  WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED 'nfs' AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.



                $10.00 per entry

                $5.00 per entry for members of the Art Center.

Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are not refundable.


Entries must be clearly identified by the artist with title, medium and price/insurance value.  Tags will be provided at the time of entry.  Self addressed jury results cards are to be filled out at registration and will be mailed as notification of jury results.



Work not accepted must be picked up on or before February 3, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Work accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up March 31 or April 2, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.


First Place $400.00, Second Place $300.00, Third Place $200.00


A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held Friday, February 2nd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Art Center.  Awards will be announced at the reception. The exhibit will be on display February 1 through March 31, 2018