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Ogden Arts Festival/Eccles Art Center


The Ogden’s Arts Festival/ Eccles Art Center Plein Air Quick Draw Competition is open to all regional artists. The Quick Draw Competition will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022 during the Ogden’s Arts Festival. Original works painted on June 11, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. are eligible. Artists may enter more than one surface. Multiple surfaces may be stamped. Only surfaces registered are eligible for the competition and silent auction. Maximum surface size 36” x 36”.

Entries must be ready to hang, mounted, or matted and framed and otherwise ready in exhibition condition, ready to sell. 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 hard-ware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers under any circumstance.

Artists will paint in the vicinity of the Ogden’s Arts Festival (Wall Avenue to Jefferson Avenue between 24th and 26th Streets). Please no parking at Union Station as the festival is using the Union Station ground.

June 11, 2022 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Registration and Stamping will occur on the Eccles Art Center beginning at 8:30 a.m. Stamping will close at 11:00 a.m.

Participating artists will provide their own surfaces which must be stamped before beginning the work. Stamping serves as a contest verification for when the surface is returned. Works must be framed and wired for hanging in exhibit condition, ready to sell.

Participants will return works to Ogden’s Art Festival at Union Station. The Eccles Art Center’s Quick Draw booth will be inside the station near the gallery.

FEES: $25.00/ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: $10.00/ entry

Participants may have multiple surfaces stamped at the time of registration for the fee of one entry. Additional fees will be charges if you decide to turn in more than one surface. All fees are non-refundable, even if the original surface is unfinished. Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity.

Return works to the Ogden’s Arts Festival at Union Station Eccles Art Center’s booth, by no later than 3:30 p.m. all submissions will be turned in for exhibit at the Ogden’s Art Festival at Union Station, 2500 Wall Avenue, Ogden. Works must be framed and ready to hang with a wire in exhibition condition; ready to sell. Works will be judged. A silent auction will begin as works are placed on exhibit through June 12, 2022.

All work accepted for the Quick Draw Competition will be exhibited and offered for sale in a silent auction. Artists will establish a minimum price for which they are willing to sell their work, an immediate sale/premium price (Buy it now) will also be established. Art enthusiasts and collec-tors may bid on the freshly painted masterpieces beginning at the artist’s minimum price. Sales will be encouraged and the Ogden’s Arts Festival/ Eccles Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. Artist will be mailed checks for their work less the commission after payment is con-firmed on sold works.

First Place: $250
Second Place: $150
Third Place: $100

The silent auction closes at 4:30 p.m. June 12, 2022

Awards may be picked up Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Eccles Art Center.

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up when the auction closes.

Those purchasing silent auction items may also pick up the pieces at this time.



The Ogden Arts Festival and Eccles Art Center hereby grants to the undersigned artist permission to display their paintings or other works of art at the Ogden Arts Festival, Ogden, Utah on June 11 & 12, 2022.   The Ogden Arts Festival, Ogden Union Station, and Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.  The Ogden Arts Festival, Ogden Union Station, and Eccles Art Center will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Artist's property after 5:00 p.m. June 12, 2021.  The artist does hereby release the Ogden Arts Festival, Ogden Union Station, and the Eccles Art Center from any and all liability after 5:00 p.m. June 13, 2021 for any work submitted for the QUICK DRAW COMPETITION.

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I, hereby, acknowledge that artwork left after June 16, 2022 at the Ogden Arts Festival or Eccles Art Center is deemed abandoned and may be sold or disposed of at the Eccles Art Center's board discretion. Work not picked up on June 12th from the Ogden Arts Festival will be taken to the Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue for the artists to retrieve before June 15, 2022.
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Additional fees will be charges if you decide to turn in more than one surface. All fees are non-refundable, even if the original surface is unfinished.
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