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Statewide Competition Call for Entry

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. The Eccles Art Center is not equipped to accept or display video or filmed entries. 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.

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.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
July 27, 28 & 29, 2022
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401

Work will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. July 29, 2022

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. Work left at the Art Center after August 30, 2022 is 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.

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.

$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.

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

Work not accepted must be picked up on or before August 6, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up August 30, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for storage charge notice.

Best of Show: $750.00
First Place: $500.00
Second Place: $300.00
Third Place: $200.00
Honorable Mentions (3): $100.00

A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022 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 5, through 27, 2022

Return on the August Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the SUMMER ART FAIR. Performer, and visual art vendors will be on the art center grounds. Watch this website for more information.

Join us August 25, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. for a silent auction of floral artistry at the ART IN BLOOM reception for floral designers, friends and the community. A $ 10 donation is requested. Awards will be posted. The Art In Bloom exhibit will be on display August 26, 2022 from 9 to 5 and August 27, 2022 from 9 to noon.

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.

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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 August 5 through 27, 2022.  The Eccles Community Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to incorrect or poor framing.  The Eccles Art Center will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Artist's property after August 6, for work not accepted for exhibit or after August 30, 2022, for work accepted for exhibit.  The artist does hereby release the Eccles Art Center from any and all liability after August 30, 2022 for any work submitted for the 48th ANNUAL STATEWIDE 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 90 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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