Inaugural Northern Utah High School Art Competition
The Eccles Art Center Northern Utah High School Art Competition is open to High School Senior Student artists (12th grade) who presently reside in Northern Utah including those in Davis, Morgan, Weber, Cache and Rich Counties. Original works in any medium including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, pottery, photography, sculptures, jewelry, and textiles are eligible. Original work is defined as artwork developed from personal expierence, imagination, and direct observation from life, or multiple personal photographs or sketches. REPRODUCTION PRINTS such as gicleé and COPY WORK (artwork directly copied from one source) 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.
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.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
December 11, 12 & 13, 2018
9:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Eccles Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue
Ogden, Utah 84401
Work will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m.
on Thursday, December 13, 2018
Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted. All work submitted will be insured through January 2, 2019 while at the Art Center. Work accepted for exhibit will be insured through January 29, 2019. WORK NOT ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER JANUARY 2; WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER JANUARY 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 30% commission on sales. Students should work with their teachers to determine a price for their work. Consideration of the cost of the materials including framing, time invested and the center’s commission should be reviewed when determining a price. WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’ AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.
ENTRY FEES & FORMS
$5.00 per entry
Entry fees are used for 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 January 2, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.
Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up January 29, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.
See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS (to the school of student’s choice)
BEST OF SHOW: $5000
AWARD OF MERIT(3): $2000
JUROR’S AWARD: $1500
HONORABLE MENTION (3): $500
AWARDS: TEACHER OF THE YEAR: $1000
JUROR: Artist Willamarie Huelskamp
OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBIT
A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 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 January 4 through 26, 2019
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.
Please fill out the following form
Northern Utah High School Student Competition License and Release
The Eccles Art Center hereby grants tot he undersigned student artist permission to display their paintings or other works of art inthe Eccles Art Center, located at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah for the period of January 2 to January 25, 2019. The Eccles 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 December 18, 2018, for work not accepted for exhibit or after January 29, for work accepted for exhibit. The artist does hereby release Eccles Art Center from any and all liability after January 29, 2019 for any work submitted for the 2019 Northern Utah High School Seniors Competition.
I, hereby, acknowledge that a low resolution image of my work may be used in online marketing and sales for the Eccles Art Center.
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.