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Art in Bloom 2024 - Call For Entry

The Eccles Art Center (EAC) is embracing the splendor of flowers, art, and the summer season by launching a competition open to floral artists and interior designers. Participants are challenged to create unique floral arrangements that harmonize with the artwork displayed in the 50th Annual Statewide Competition.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Saturday, AUGUST 17, 2024

COMPETITION GUIDELINES:

  • Designs must be free-standing so that damage is not incurred in the historic home, its furnishings, or 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, such as mosses, lichens, branches, flowers, etc. 

REGISTRATION:
Designers should register online by Aug 17, 2024. www.ogden4arts.org

 

LIABILITY:
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 26, 2024 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. 

ENTRY FEES: 
$10.00, which includes an annual membership for the designer to the Eccles Art Center, and each designer may participate in both categories.

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

SET-UP:
Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Designers may choose artwork to be interpreted any time during business hours beginning August 5, 2024.Displays should be set up on August 22, 2024 , from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pedestals will be available for use in your design. Designers must provide all other supplies, flowers, and props. 

PICK-UPS:
Props must be picked up by August 26, 2024, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. See the LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice. 

AWARDS:
Fresh Florals
First Place: $400
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200

Permanent Botanicals
First Place: $300

Ned Favero Award of Excellence: $500
Director’s Award: $100
People’s Choice Award: $100

FLORAL AUCTION & EVENTS:

A reception and silent auction of floral artistry will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2024, from 5 to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door.

This project has received funding from the Ned Favero Memorial Fund, Olive & Dahlia, Weber County RAMP, Ogden City. It is supported by the Utah Arts Council, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

 


Art in Bloom 2024 Competition Registration Form

The Eccles Art Center grants the undersigned artist permission to display their artwork in the Eccles Art Center at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah, on August 22, 23, & 24, 2024.  

The Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to shipping and incorrect or poor framing.    

I acknowledge that a low-resolution image of my work may be used in online marketing & sales for the Eccles Art Center. 

I acknowledge that artwork left over 60 days at the Eccles Art Center is deemed abandoned and may be sold or disposed of at the Board of Directors' discretion.

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