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ELIGIBILITY

The Eccles Art Center’s Carriage House Gallery announces in association with National Pet Month an avant-garde exhibit of your artisan skills in depicting a loved pet. The competition is open to all artists who presently reside in the state of Utah. Original works not larger than 20” x 20” framed 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 will not be accepted.

Entries must be ready to hang, mounted, matted and framed and otherwise ready for exhibition display. 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, April 22 & 23, 2021
9:30 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, April 23, 2021

ENTRY FEES & FORMS

$10.00 per entry
$5.00 per entry 

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.

Notification of jury results will be emailed to the address you provide.

Notification of jury results will be emailed to the address you provide.

LIABILITY

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. Work not accepted for exhibit left after May 7, 2021 and accepted work left at the Art Center after June 1, 2021 are left at artist’s own risk and storage charges may accrue. Works left at the Center for over 60 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

As items will be on exhibit in the Carriage House Sales Gallery a price must be indicated for all items entered. Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Art Center will retain a 25% commission on sales.

PICK-UPS

Work not accepted must be picked up on or before May 5, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up June 1, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.

AWARDS

First Place: $300
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100
Honorable Mentions (5): $25

OPENING RECEPTION, & EXHIBIT

A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, May 7, 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 May 5, through May 29, 2021.

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.

 


Frame Your Pet Competition License and Release

The Eccles Art Center hereby grants to the undersigned artist permission to display their artwork in the Eccles Art Center Carriage House Gallery, located at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah for the period of April 22 through May 29, 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 May 5, 2021 and accepted works left after June 1, 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 June 1, 2021 for any work submitted for the FRAME YOUR PET 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. 
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*All entries must be priced for sale.

*All entries must be priced for sale.


If you are interested in your artwork being included in our online virtual gallery, please upload images here.
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