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17th Black and White Competition

February 2020

Swimming in a Pool with No Water by Mike Manfull

The Eccles Art Center's Main Gallery will open a juried exhibition of artwork from our 17th Black & White Statewide Competition.  This exhibition opened Friday, February 7 and continue on display through Saturday, February 29, 2020. Admission to the art center’s galleries are complimentary

The 17th Black & White Statewide, a juried biennial competition open to recent works by Utah artists. Original work in all media, including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, photographs, pottery, sculptures and textiles are eligible.   Giclee and other reproduction prints are not accepted. Works displayed will be in black, white and/or shades of gray. The art center staff appreciates the assistance of the juror which reviews and curates works chosen for the exhibit as well as assisting in the judging of awards.  This competition is popular with Utah artists, photographers and art center patrons.

Awards were posted on February 7th in association with Ogden’s Art Stroll.  They are as follows:

First Place: Swimming in a Pool with No Water, Mike Manfull ~ Huntsville, Digital Photography

Second Place: Every Voice Counts, Holly Morphet ~ Ogden, Acrylic

Third Place: Finding Peace, Reggie Peterson ~ Taylor, Acrylic

Juror’s Awards
Blues, Darnel Haney ~ Ogden, Acrylic
Smoking Gun, Keith L W Haney ~ Farmington, Acrylic
A Shadow of Your Former Self, Nathan Harrison ~ Salt Lake City, Watercolor
Eye, Jay Hudson ~ Ogden, Photography
Are You Happy?, Yong Chul Kwon ~ Ogden, Acrylic on Resin
Eccles Art Center Student Award: Light is the Purest White, Kennis Zheng ~ Ogden, Digital Print
Eccles Art Center Award: Awaken, Dan Toone ~ Taylorsville, Steel

The public is invited to visit the Eccles Art Center and Carriage House Gallery during regular gallery hours.  Regular Gallery Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  For information, please call us at 801-392-6935