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Quick Draw Competition 2021


The Ogden Downtown Alliance/Eccles Art Center Plein Air Quick Draw Competition is open to all re-gional artists. The Quick Draw Competition will take place on Friday, October 1,2021 during the Historic 25th Street Car Show Original works painted on Octo-ber 1, 2021 between 2:00 and 6:300 p.m. are eligible. Artists may enter more than one surface. Multiple sur-faces may be stamped. Only surfaces registered are eligible for the competition and silent auction. Maxi-mum 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, LARG-ER THAN 21” x 21” WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN CLIP FRAMES. FRAMED WORK MUST IN-CLUDE 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 Historic 25 Street Car Show (Historic 25th Street Wall Avenue to Washington Blvd.).

Friday, October 1, 2021 from 2:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Registration and Stamping will occur on the Eccles Art Center beginning at 11:00 a.m. Stamping will close at 3:00 p.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 Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden.

All fees for this Quick Draw will be underwritten by the Ogden Downtown Alliance.

Return works to the Eccles Art Center, by no later than 6:30 p.m. all submissions will be turned in for exhibit at the Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson 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 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Works will be exhibited during the Ogden’s Friday Night Art Stroll on October 1, 2021 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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 Eccles Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. Artist will be mailed checks for their work less the commission after payment is confirmed on sold works.

Best of Show: $500 with promotional use for next year’s Historic 25th Street Car Show

The Eccles Art Center’s Merit Award: $100

The silent auction closes at 2:30 p.m. October 1, 2021.

Awards will be announced at the Historic 25th Street Car Show at 8:00 p.m.

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up when the auction closes. Or On Monday, October 4th be-tween 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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

Quick Draw Competition 2021 LICENSE AND RELEASE

The Ogden Downtown Alliance and Eccles Art Center hereby grants to the undersigned artist permission to display their paintings or other works of art at the Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah on October 1 & 2, 2021.   The Ogden Downtown Alliance, and Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.  The Ogden Downtown Alliance, and Eccles Art Center will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Artist's property after 3:00 p.m. October 2, 2021.  The artist does hereby release the Ogden Downtown Alliance and the Eccles Art Center from any and all liability after 3:00 p.m. October 2, 2021 for any work submitted for the HISTORIC 25 STREET CAR SHOW QUICK DRAW COMPETITION.

I, hereby, acknowledge that artwork left after October 4, 2021 at the 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 by 2:30 p.m. October 2, 2021 from the Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue will be placed in storage for the artists to retrieve before 4:00 p.m. October 4, 2021. The Eccles Art Center is closed, Sunday, October 3, 2021.
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