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35 x 35, Artists of Utah’s exhibition featuring Utah’s new generation of artists

Opening night of the 2013 installment of 35x35 at Finch Lane Gallery.

Opening night of the 2013 installment of 35×35 at Finch Lane Gallery.

Call for Entries – 35×35 Exhibition

What Is It?

35X35 Exhibition is Artists of Utah’s showcase of work by Utah’s young generation of artists. Occurring every three and a half years, this exhibit features work by 35 artists 35 years old or younger, providing the artists with a unique exhibition opportunity as well as extended media coverage to help further their career.

How It Works:

Artists of Utah Board members choose work by thirty-five artists selected from the open call for entries. Independent jurors award First, Second and Third Place Prizes and a People’s Choice award is selected by voting ballots collected from gallery patrons over the duration of the exhibition. The Board of Directors will choose one artist to receive a Board of Directors Award and be invited to sit on the board of Artists of Utah.

Collected entry fees will be used for cash prizes, artist profile video productions, promotional materials, website publications and installation expenses associated with the 35×35 exhibition.

Beyond Cash Awards, Any Other Perks?

·      Exposure: April 2013, opening night of the 35×35 Exhibition was attended by over 650 Salt Lake City gallery visitors. The 35×35 exhibition gives exposure to artists who were just starting out and continues Artists of Utah’s commitment to fostering Utah’s young generation of artists.

·      Networking: This is your chance to get to know members of Utah’s art community, including the staff at Artists of Utah and 15 Bytes, your peers from around the state, gallerists (artists in past exhibits have gained representation at 35 x 35) and other art professionals. We also will be hosting a professional development workshop during the course of the exhibition.

·      Publicity: 15Bytes produces video interviews of the 35×35 artists that are posted online at 15Bytes, Utah Arts Magazine.


Where Will This Happen?

Salt Lake City Arts Council’s, Finch Lane Gallery will once again host the 35×35 exhibition.

When Will It Happen?

Exhibition Dates:             August 12 through September 23, 2016.

Opening Reception:             August 12, 2016.

Finch Lane Gallery will be open for Salt Lake gallery strolls: August 19 & September 23, 2016.

Awards Ceremony:             Friday, September 23, 2016.


Want To Be Apart Of The 35×35 Exhibition?

First, gather the following required materials:

ARTIST STATEMENT: Up to 150 word statement about your work.

ARTIST BIO: A short description of who you are.

IMAGES OF WORK – You must submit 5 images (we want to see evidence of a body of work). The images submitted are of the work you propose to exhibit. All images must be individual .jpg files. Images must be a minimum of 800 pixels in the smallest dimension and no larger than 1800 in the largest dimension; not to exceed 1 mb. We will ask for the following information about the work: Title, Size, Medium.

NOTE: In accordance with Finch Lane Gallery policy, we prefer work that has not been exhibited in other Salt Lake venues during the past 12 months (August 2015) but we will consider such work. If your works has a conflict with this policy, please indicate in the space provided for notes where and when the work was exhibited.

Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2016.

Notification July 1st, 2016


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