Our Annual ART-TELL Event Is April 17-22

This Year's Theme is "Our Legacy"

This is an annual event that encourages art as a storyteller and Storytelling as an art. The event is held at the Fine Arts Center and at USU Brigham City. A new theme is picked every year. The call to entry gives details for the adult art contest to be held.

We traditionally hold a series of activities preparing for and during the week including:

Youth and Adult Art contests
Youth storytelling contest
People's choice voting
Designer poster by Dave Kafton
Music in the City Concert
Gala Fundraising Dinner and
Awards Ceremony. Come join in the fun- show off your artwork and help us celebrate!

  • April 17: (Monday) 3-5 pm, Call to arrange other artwork drop off time if Tues. or Wed. is difficult.
  • April 18 & 19: (Tues.-3-7 pm and Wed. 12:30 to 5:30 pm), entries received.
  • April 20: (Thursday) Entries judged in morning. Exhibit open 2 to 8 pm.
  • April 21: (Friday) Exhibit open 2 to 8 pm
  • April 21: (Friday evening) upstairs: 7:30 pm, Music in the City Concert – “Ginger Bess” (Vintage Jazz)
  • April 22: (Saturday) Exhibit open 2 to 8 pm, Awards Reception: 7:30 pm - Brief program, awards announced and refreshments. (Art work may be picked up after 8:30 pm)
  • April 24: (Monday) 3 to 5:30 pm, Pick up art work if not able to collect on Saturday evening.
Important Links:
See ART-TELL Call for Entries Guidelines for 2017
Download and print ART-TELL Call to Entries Printable Guideline
Youth Art and Storytelling Contests Information
Youth ART-TELL Entry Form

Below are notes on participants and winners from last year:
Thanks to everyone who joined us for this week-long event which also featured youth storytellers, a youth art contest, a Music in the City Concert, and a gala dinner celebration.

“My Inspiration Is . . .”
2016, ART-TELL Juried Art Show Winners

Coloring Page Contest
1st Place: Jorilynn Wardle, “Colorful Horses”

2nd Place: Julie Collings, “ I love the Ocean”

Honorable Mention: Jana Cook, “Beautiful Flowers”



        1st Place:  Trish Painter,  “Syd and Bug”

        2nd Place:  Emily Haynie,  “Life in the City”

        Honorable Mention:  Jake Gilmore,  “Bippo’s Bridge”

        Honorable Mention:  Greg Putnam,  “Old Man Not in the Mountains”



        1st Place:  Jeffrey Lowe,  “Color Dazzle”

        2nd Place:  Kelly Donovan,  “Wyoming Spring”

        3rd Place:  Jeffrey Lowe,  “Lindsey Sterling –Independent Hero”

        Honorable Mention:  Loni Newby,  “Reaching Out”

People's Choice also went to  Jeffery A. Lowe for his  Lindsey Sterling drawing.

Other 2016 winners and pictures:

  2016   Adult and High school Themed art contest winners: ( in progress)

Kelly Donovan 2nd Place professional                                                       Loni Newby

                                                                  Trish Painter- first place 

Jeffery A Lowe - First Place Professional

Brigham City Fine Arts Center Art-Tell Contest April 2106 - Calling all entries!

New but similar guidelines will be posted on or before January 1, 2017.

Click here for 2016 guidelines, categories, schedule and other information about this year's Art-Tell!
Download/Print "Call for Entries" Guidelines and Information Sheet, CLICK HERE!
Similar guidelines and updates on times and 2017 dates will be posted  mid January next year. 

Here are pictures and stories from last year's event below:
Our Eighth annual (2015) ART-TELL theme of: "In the Eye of the Beholder" was a Huge Success! 

This annual event that encourages art as a storyteller and storytelling as an art was held April 13 through 18th. The event was held at the Fine Arts Center and at USU Brigham City. 
ART-TELL 2015 Art Show winners:


Kay Hodges, Tina Lerohl, Kelly Donovan, Mike Collins, Jeffrey Lowe, Emma Zaugg

Best of Show, Professional:  Jeffrey Lowe, “Magnify the Eye"

1st Place, Professional:  Kelly Donovan,  “Peelin’ Taters”

2nd Place, Professional:  Mike Collins,  “Mirror, Mirror”


Best of show, Amateur:  Kay Hodges,  “Door and Window”

1st Place, Amateur:  Emma Zaugg,  “King Quail”

2nd Place, Amateur: Tina Lerohl,  “Old Things Forgotten”


People’s Choice Award:  Tina Lerohl, “Old Things Forgotten”

2015 youth art  winners

Back row:  Tasha Tanner,  Anne Jetton, Savanah Jones, Kayley Harris, Emma Wright, Charleigh Scott, Tiffany Everton, Sarah Johnson,

Front row:  Aaron Findlay, Ericka Jones, Brayden Boyce, Kirsten Keller
Not pictured:  Amelia Kohl

2015 ART-TELL  Youth Art Winners: 
8-9 year old division:     1st- Ericka Jones
                                  2nd- Brayden Boyce
10-11 year old division:  1st- Aaron Findlay
                                   2nd- Kirsten Keller
12-13 year old division:  1st- Charleigh Scott
                                   2nd- Kayley Harris
                                   3rd- Tiffany Everton
14 year old division:        1st- Anne Jetton
                                   2nd- Sarah Johnson
                                   3rd- Amelia Kohl
15 year old division:    Grand Prize - Tasha Tanner
                                    1st Place- Savanah Jones
                                    2nd Place- Emma Wright

Storytelling winners:
 Jaxon Jones, Emmalee Parkin, Amber Dawn Kaminsky, Rebecca Delaney

2015 Youth Storytelling Contest Winners:
Emmalee Parkin, 9 year old, 1st place
Rebecca Delaney, 11 year old, 1st place
Jaxon Jones, 11 year old, 1st place
Amber Dawn Kaminsky, 12 year old, 1st place