The Eccles Art Center Northern Utah High School Art Competition is open to High School Senior Student artists (12th grade) who presently reside in Northern Utah including those in Davis, Morgan, Weber, Cache and Rich Counties. Original works in any medium including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, pottery, photography, sculptures, jewelry, and textiles are eligible. Original work is defined as artwork developed from personal experience, imagination, and direct observation from life, or multiple personal photographs or sketches. REPRODUCTION PRINTS such as gicleé and COPY WORK (artwork directly copied from one source) 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.
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
December 14, 15 and 16, 2022
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401
Work will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022
Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. Work left at the Art Center after January 4 for works not accepted and after January 31 for works accepted are left at the artist’s own risk and storage charges may accrue. Works 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 framing.
A price or insurance value must be indicated for all items entered. Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Art Center will retain a 30% commission on sales. Students should work with their teachers to determine a price for their work. Consideration of the cost of the materials including framing, time invested and the center’s commission should be reviewed when determining a price. WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’ AND A REASONABLE VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.
ENTRY FEES & FORMS
Entry fees are underwritten by the Eccles Art Center.
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. Pre-registration online at www.ogden4arts.org is recommended.
Notification of jury results will be emailed to the address you provide.
Work not accepted must be picked up on or before January 4, 2023 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.
Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up January 31, 2023 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.
See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.
$24,000 will be awarded
(to the school of student’s choice)
BEST OF SHOW: $7000
AWARD OF MERIT(4): $3000
JUROR’S AWARD (2): $1500
HONORABLE MENTION (4): $500
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: UTAH WATERCOLOR SOCIETY- CACHE VALLEY CHAPTER
AN ADDITIONAL $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING IS AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS.
Information and applications may be found on the Eccles Art Center’s website: www.ogden4arts.org by following THIS LINK.
OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBIT
A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, January 6, 2022 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Art Center. Awards will be posted at the reception.
The exhibit will be on display January 6 through 28, 2022