2019 Statewide Competition

The Eccles Art Center Statewide Competition is open to all artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.  Original works 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 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.  t

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.

2019 dates To Be Determined

Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.  All work submitted will be insured through August 4, 2018 while at the Art Center. Work accepted for exhibit will be insured through August 29, 2018.  WORK NOT ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER AUGUST 4; WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER AUGUST 29.  Work left at the Art Center after those dates is at artist’s own risk and storage charges may accrue.  Works left at the Center for over 90 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 35% commission on sales. WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’  AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.

Eccles  Art Center

Deadline To Be Determined


$10.00 per entry
$5.00 per entry for members of the Art Center.

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.
Self addressed jury result cards are to be filled out at registration  and will be mailed as notification of jury results.

Work not accepted must be picked up on or before August 4, 2018 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Works accepted  for exhibit and not sold must be picked up  August 29, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.
See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.

Purchase Award: $1000.00
Second Place: $500.00
Third Place: $300.00
Honorable Mentions (3):   $100.00


A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018 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 August 3 through 25, 2018

Join us August 24 through 25 for an ART In BLOOM COMPETITION EXHIBIT for floral and interior designers. 

The Art In Bloom Auction & Reception will be held Friday, August 24 from 5 to 7 p.m.  A $10 donation is requested at the door.  Lovely floral designs in artful, hand crafted containers will be available  to the highest bidders.

The Eccles Art Center will be celebrating the 125th Anniversary  of our historic home on August 25, 2018 with a Street Festival frim 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.  You are invited to attend.

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.