Inagural 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.


Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday
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 Wednesday, 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.   


$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.

SHOLARSHIP AWARDS (to the school of student’s choice)                 

AWARD OF MERIT(3): $2000

JUROR: Artist Willamarie Huelskamp


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 juror will hold a discussion with interested students from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on January 4, 2019.

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.