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46th Statewide Call for Entry

Eccles Art Center

47th ANNUAL STATEWIDE COMPETITION
CALL FOR ENTRY Deadline July 30, 2021

ELIGIBILITY

The Eccles Art Center Statewide Competition is open to all artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.  Original works in any medium including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, pottery, sculptures, and textiles are eligible.  REPRODUCTION PRINTS such as gicleé and PHOTOGRAPHS ARE NOT 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 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, mounted, matted and framed and otherwise ready for exhibition display. TWO DIMENSIONAL WORK, LARGER THAN 21” x 21” WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN CLIP FRAMES.  FRAMED WORK MUST INCLUDE WIRE OR SIMILAR HANGING SYSTEM.  Works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers under any circumstance.

RECEIVING

Thursday, & Friday, July 29 & 30, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Work will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m.
on Friday, July 30, 2021

LIABILITY

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.    Work left at the Art Center after September 1, 2021  is left 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 Art Center does not accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.

SALES

A price or insurance value must be indicated for all items entered.  Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’  AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.

ENTRY FEES & FORMS

$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 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.

PICK-UPS

Work not accepted must be picked up on or before August 6, 2021 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up  September 1, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for storage charge notice.

AWARDS

Best of Show: $750.00
First Place: $500.00
Second Place: $300.00
Third Place:  $200.00
Honorable Mentions (3): $100.00

OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBIT

A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 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 August 6 through 28, 2021

Join us August 27, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. a silent auction of floral artistry at the ART IN BLOOM reception for floral designers, friends and the community. A $ 10 donation is requested.  Awards will be posted.

Return Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for  the SUMMER ART FAIR and  the QUEEN OF ACES hybrid fundraising event.  Performing busker, and  visual art booths  will be on the art center grounds.  Live artists will be painting and selling art  on Jefferson Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Funds raised will assist the art center in covering its  annual operational costs.  Watch the center’s website: www.ogden4arts.org for more information.

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.

Please fill out the following form to speed up the entry process.

47th Statewide Competition ~ 2021 LICENSE AND RELEASE

2580 Jefferson, Ogden, UT 84401

The Eccles Art Center hereby grants to the undersigned artist permission to display their artwork in the Eccles Art Center, located at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah for the period of July 30th through August 28, 2021.   The Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.  Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. Unaccepted works left at the center after August 8, 2021 and accepted works left after September 3, 2021 are left at the artist’s own risk and storage charges may accrue.  The artist does hereby release the Eccles Art Center from any and all liability after September 3, 2021 for any work submitted for the 46TH ANNUAL STATEWIDE COMPETITION

Release
I, hereby, acknowledge that a low resolution image of my work may be used in online marketing and sales for the Art Center as well as acknowledging that if my artwork is left over 60 days at the Eccles Art Center, it is deemed abandoned and may be sold or disposed of at the Board of Directors discretion.
By entering your name here, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the above text.
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