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Eccles Art Center

Call for Entry 23rd Statewide
Photography Competition

Open to all photographic artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.

Participants are limited to a total of two entries. All prints must be original, completed within the last two years, and not have previously been exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Art Center.

All prints must be framed, fully assembled, including wire for hanging, and ready for exhibition display. PHOTOS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN CLIP FRAMES.  PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKS PRINTED ON GLASS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS THE ARE IN A PROTECTIVE FRAME. Works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers under any circumstance.

The jurors or the Art Center staff may refuse works which are not suitable for exhibition in the Gallery because of size or liability.

Work selected for the exhibition must remain for the duration of the show. No changes will be allowed.

The submission of entries gives the Eccles Art Center the right to reproduce work for publicity and educational purposes.

The entry fee for Eccles Art Center members in good standing is $5.00 per entry. Non-members may enter at $10.00 per entry.   Entry fees are not refundable and are placed toward the presentation of   monetary awards.

For the fastest and most accurate registration, please pre-register below.

Work will be received in the Main Gallery of the Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah on:
Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, January 27, 2023 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Entries must be clearly identified with  the photographer's name, title of work, and either price or insurance value. Work not for sale must be marked "NFS" on entry forms with a value for insurance purposes given.

Tags will be provided for identification at time of entry. Entering artists will receive notification of jury results via the email address they provided on the registration form.

Work not exhibited must be picked up by Friday, February 3, during the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Work included in the exhibit will be on display February 3, through February 25, 2023.  Work from the exhibit must be picked up by February  28, 2023 between the hours of  10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. The Eccles Art Center will not accept responsibility for damage due to poor or incorrect framing.

A price or insurance value must be indicated for all items entered. The Eccles Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. Sales will be   encouraged. Any item sold will remain on display until the end of the exhibit.

Four Honorable Mention awards of $100 each, and one Best of Show award of $300 will be chosen by the Juror. .

Awards and cash recognition for the Twenty– third Statewide Photographic Competition will be posted Friday, February 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., followed by  a reception for all the photographers, friends, EAC patrons and members of the community until  9 p.m. in association with Ogden’s Art Stroll.

Photography Competition License and Release

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 February 3, 2023 through February 25, 2023.  The Eccles Community Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.  Works not accepted for exhibition left after February 3, 2023 and works accepted for exhibition left after March 3, 2023 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 February 3, 2023 for any work submitted for the 23rd STATEWIDE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION.

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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If your piece is not for sale, please enter NFS
If your piece is not for sale, please enter NFS
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