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5th Annual Petite Impressions Competition Call for Entries

Due November 21

The Eccles Art Center in Ogden is announcing a call for entry for its 5th Annual Petite Impressions Competition. This competition is open artists who presently reside in the state of Utah. Only original works not larger than 8”x 8” x 8” (which is defined for two dimensional works as not more than 8 inches in height or not more than 8 inches in length, framing may not exceed 15” x 15“) will be accepted. All work must be completed within the past two years, and not have been previously exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Art Center. They must be framed, fully assembled, including wire for hanging (works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware, D-ring, V-ring or keyhole hangers), and ready for display.


Artists are limited to a total of two entries. Entry fees are $10 per entry. Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are not refundable. Entries must be clearly identified by the artist with title, medium and price. As items will be exhibited in the Carriage House Sales Gallery a price must be indicated for all items entered. Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Art Center will retain a 25% commission of sales. Identification tags and result cards are provided to the artist at the time of entry.


The original works will be accepted Wednesday, November 20, and Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Eccles Art Center at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden. Work will not be accepted after 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2019.


This is a juried competition. Awards will be presented. The Eccles Art Center will present monetary including first through third place and honorable mentions.


A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden. The awards will be posted at this reception. The exhibit will be on display through January 25, 2020.


Anyone interested in receiving information or a call for entry should call a member of the art center staff at 801-392-6935. A call for entry may be found on-line at:


This project has been funded by grants provided by Weber County RAMP, Ogden City Corp/Ogden City Arts, the Utah Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.



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