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Art in Bloom 2022

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Eccles Art Center

  Deadline August 22, 2022  

The Eccles Art Center (EAC) in celebration of the beauty of flowers, art and summer is opening a competition to all resident Utah floral artists and interior designers. Original floral designs are to be created to accompany art works from the 48th Annual Statewide Competition. Designs must be free standing, so that damage is not incurred in the historic home, its furnishings, or by the artwork on display.

Categories will include permanent botanicals and fresh floral materials. Permanent botanicals are defined as artificial floral designs including dried materials. Fresh floral designs may include fresh floral materials including but not limited to mosses, lichens, branches, flowers, etc.

Additionally, the EAC staff will provide each Art in Bloom registered participant with an artful container in which they are to design a floral display to be auctioned at Friday evening ‘s Auction & Reception.

Designers may register to participate by returning the attached form with the entry fee by August 22, 2022. Due to spatial limitations, applications will be processed on a first come basis.

Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Registration will not be accepted after August 22, 2022

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect props (excluding flowers) used in the creation of the design submitted. Props left at the Art Center after August 29, 2022 are at the designer’s own risk and storage charges may accrue. Props left at the Center for over 30 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 design.

$10.00, which includes an annual membership for the designer to the Eccles Art Center, and each designer may participate in both categories. Sponsor Olive and Dahlia are underwriting the balance of the entry fees in 2022.

Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable.

Designers may review the assigned work of art any time during business hours after August 8, 2022 to begin working on their concepts.

Designers may work on their display August 25, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Art center pedestals are available for use in placing your floral design. All other supplies, flowers and props must be provided by designers.

Props must be picked up by August 29, 2022 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and stor-age charge notice.

Juror will review the designs on August 25, 2022 after 3:00 p.m.

First Place : $400
Second Place : $300
Third Place: $200

Ned Favero Award of Excellence: $500
Eccles Community Art Center Award of Merit: $200
People's Choice Award: $100

A reception and silent auction of floral artistry will be held on Thursday, August 25th from 5 to 7 p.m. A donation of $10 is required. Floral designers, friends and the community are invited to attend and participate. Please join us Saturday, August 27, 2022 for this year’s final Summer Art Festival with artist vendors, and performers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This project has received funding from the Ned Favero Memorial Fund, 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.

Art in Bloom 2022 Registration
First Name *
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Please list the florist that you are associated with. If you are not associated with a florist, please list "independent."
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Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable.Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable.
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