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Statewide Competition 2024 - Call For Entry

The Eccles Art Center is pleased to issue this CALL FOR ARTISTS for the 50th Annual Statewide Competition. The "Statewide Competition" will be on exhibit in our Main Gallery during the month of August 2024. This competition is open to any resident currently residing in the state of Utah, creating works within any category.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, JULY 26, 2024


COMPETITION GUIDELINES:

  • The Statewide Competition is open to all artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.
  • Artists may enter up to two pieces. Works consisting of multiple parts may be entered as a single work only if each cannot exist as a complete work by itself. Entries containing multiple parts must be priced as one piece.
  • Eligible are original works in any medium, including paintings, original prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, pottery, sculptures, textiles, and photography.
  • REPRODUCTION PRINTS such as gicleé ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ENTRY
  • Size limitations: 3D entries may not exceed 60 inches in length or width. 
  • 2D clip or front-loading frames will not be accepted.
  • Entries must have been created within the last two years and must not have been previously exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Art Center
  • Entries must be ready to hang, mounted, gallery wrapped, matted and framed, or otherwise ready for display. 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. Click here to review the EAC’s framing guidelines.

ENTRY DROP OFF:
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
JULY 22 TO JULY 26, 2024
*The Eccles Art Center will be closed on Wednesday, July 24, 2024
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Work will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, JULY 26, 2024

LIABILITY:
Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. Work not accepted for exhibit left after AUGUST 7, 2024 and accepted work left at the Art Center after SEPTEMBER 2, 2024 are left 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.

SALES:
The Eccles Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. Selling your work is encouraged, but is not required. 

AWARDS:
Best of Show: $500.00
Honorable Mentions (3): $100.00
Director’s Award: $100.00
EAC Award of Merit: $100.00

PICK-UPS:
Work not accepted must be picked up on or before August 7, 2024 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.
Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up September 2, 2024 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.
See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.

OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBIT
A reception will be held on Friday, AUGUST 2, 2024 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 2, 2024 through AUGUST 31, 2024. 

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.
 

ENTRY FEES & FORMS
$10.00 per entry
$5.00 per entry for members of the Art Center

*Members with an "Artist Membership" will receive one free entry into this competition

Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable.

Entries must be clearly identified by the artist, including title, medium, and price/insurance value. Identification tags will be provided at the time of entry. 

Notification of jury results will be emailed to the address you provide.

SUMMER ART FAIR NEWS: 
This year’s Summer Art Fair will begin on Friday, August 2, 2024, and continue for the next four Thursdays in August.

 


Statewide Competition 2024 Competition Registration Form

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 August 2 to 31, 2024.  

The Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to shipping, and incorrect or poor framing.    

I hereby acknowledge that artwork left over 60 days at the Eccles Art Center is deemed abandoned and may be sold or disposed of at the Board of Directors' discretion.

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Members of the Art Center at the "Artist" level are entitled to 1 complimentary enter to all competitions for the year. If you are already a member at the $35 Artist level, please select the $5 entry fee. If you wish to become an "Artist Member" click on the "Donate" Button
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