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Women: the Creative Edge Call for Entry

The Eccles Art Center will be holding the 4th Annual Women: The Creative Edge Competition exhibit this March! 

We would like to invite you to participate in this competition, which is open to female artists currently residing in Utah.

The theme for International Women's Day this year is #embraceequity. Entries may be based around this theme, or a theme that has meaning to you. Please note that this competition will be judged and juried if we receive an overwhelming number of submissions.


  1. Original works in visual art media including paintings, drawings, original prints (such as wood cuts, monoprints, etchings, digital paintings), pottery, sculpture and textiles are eligible.
  3. A flat submission fee of $15 will be required. For members that have joined the Eccles Art Center at the artist level or above (see "Become a Member" on our website) the submission fee is complimentary.  
  4. Artists may submit up to two works.
  5. Submitted works should have been completed within the last two years.  
  6. Artists will be responsible for delivery and retrieval, and any fees that may be incurred due to shipping.  
  7. The Eccles Art Center will retain a commission of 35% on works sold during the exhibition.
  8. Art work must be received at the Eccles Art Center during regular gallery hours February 22 through 24, 2023.
  9. Works must be framed, or otherwise exhibit ready.
  10. ALL ENTRIES MUST HAVE A WIRE FOR HANGING ON THE BACK. Works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers under any circumstance.


  1. Fill out an application form and return it to the Eccles Art Center by February 24, 2023.
  2. Forms may be submitted online through our website by filling out the form below, or by printing and filling out the paper form by clicking the button below. Paper forms should be mailed to the Eccles Art Center:

    Eccles Art Center
    2580 Jefferson Avenue
    Ogden, UT 84401

First Place - $500
Second Place - $300
Third Place - $200
Honorable Mention (5) - $100

February 22 – 24, 2023 - Art work received at the Eccles Art Center between 10:00 - 4:30 pm
                                        *The EAC is not liable for art work while in transit.
March 1 – 2, 2023 - Artists notified of work accepted for exhibit.        
March 3, 2023  - 5 to 8 p.m. Artist reception & open house, awards posted, meet and greet.
April 4 & 5, 2023 - Unsold art work should be picked up by artists

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 March 3 through April 1, 2023.  The Eccles Art Center cannot accept responsibility for works damaged due to shipping, and incorrect or poor framing.  

I, hereby, acknowledge that a low resolution image of my work may be used in online marketing & sales for the Eccles Art Center. 

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I, hereby, acknowledge that artwork left over 90 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 call our office at (801) 392-6935 to register for this competition.
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