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Fiber Arts Competition

October 1, 2018 - October 27, 2018

The Wasatch Fiber Artist are sponsoring a fiber art competition at the Eccles Community Art Center. The Fiber Art Statewide Competition is open to all textile artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.  Original works tasteful and of artistic value not from kits or copyrighted directions in any textile medium including art quilting, basketry, bead making, crochet, crewel, embroidery, hand woven, needlework, needle felting, knitting, tatting, lace making, and soft sculpture are eligible.   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 to hang, (framed, wooden doles, wooden slats, wire or fish line are suggested) or otherwise ready for exhibition display. Works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers under any circumstance.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September, 21, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Eccles Community Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Work will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.  All work submitted will be insured through October 1, 2018 while at the Art Center. Work accepted for exhibit will be insured through October 31, 2018  WORK NOT ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER OCTOBER 1; WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER OCTOBER 31.  Work left at the Art Center after those dates is at artist’s own risk and storage charges may accrue.  Works left at the Center for over 90 days will be deemed abandoned and disposed of at the Board’s 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, October 27, 2018  WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’  AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.

Call for Entry
Deadline September 21, 2018

Entry Fees & Forms
$15.00 per entry
$10.00 per entry for members of the Art Center.

Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable. Entries must be clearly identified by the artist with title, medium and price/insurance value.  Identification tags will be provided at the time of entry. Self addressed jury result 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 October 1, 2018 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Works accepted  for exhibit and not sold must be retrieved   October 31, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.

First Place: $500
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200
Honorable Mentions (4):  $100

Opening Reception & Exhibit
A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Art Center.  Awards will be posted at the reception. The exhibit will be on display October 27, 2018.

This project has received funding from Weber County RAMP, Ogden City, and is supported by the Utah Arts Council, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the arts.