Call for Art entires
for February 25th- 27th 2010
The Fine Arts Center, 58 South 100 West, Brigham City, Utah
“Up a Tree”
A Themed Art Show and Competition at the
Fine Arts Center, Brigham City
February 25-27, 2010
The Fine Arts Center of Brigham City is sponsoring its annual themed art show Thursday through Saturday, February 25-27. This will be a judged show with at least three cash merit awards given. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber art, quilting, and photos are all acceptable. Thursday evening there will be a fund raiser dinner and a sneak preview of the exhibit. The exhibit will be open on Friday and Saturday for a soup and art time during the day as well as during evening storytelling events upstairs.
ELIGIBILITY: Original art work by persons 16 years or more and residents of Northern Utah, (Box Elder, Cache, and Weber Counties). Up to two items may be submitted, but we reserve the right to display only one piece of art work per person. Art work previously winning prizes at the Brigham City Museum/Gallery or Box Elder County Fair will not be eligible for contest awards.
1. There is an entry fee of $5 per submission.
2. All art work will include a statement about the artwork in 25 words or less, and relate it to this year’s theme of “Up a Tree”, (open to your interpretation and due on submission.)
3. All art work must be ready to be hung or set out for exhibit. Photos, drawings, and paintings need to be framed and wired for hanging.
4. The recommended largest size is 4 feet in any direction.
5. Art work chosen for exhibit cannot be picked up early.
Judges may determine awards in any of the following categories: Most Representative of Theme, Best of Show, and honorable mentions. There will also be a People’s Choice award. Minimum prizes of $75, $30 and $30. Art work to be judged by local artists, TBA.
February 22nd 3-5 pm Okay to call to arrange artwork drop off if Tuesday or Wednesday is difficult.
February23rd-24th : (Tuesday and Wednesday) 12:30 pm to 7pm, entries received.
February25th: Entries judged in am . Exhibit opening in pm. For Fund Raiser Dinner.
February 26 and 27 : ( Friday and Saturday ) Exhibit open 12 to 9 pm. Soup lunches offered
February27th: ( Saturday) Reception and awards tentatively set for 7:00 pm ( art work may be picked up after 9:15 pm)
March 1 ( Monday ) 3 to 8 pm : Pick up art work if not already collected.
INSURANCE AND LIABILITY: The Fine Arts Center staff will take every precaution to handle art works carefully. However, since insurance value on original artwork is difficult to establish, the Center will not insure the artwork.
Check our web site for office hours and more details: www.bcfineartscenter.org or call us at 435-723-0740. The Fine Arts Center is located at 58 South 100 West in Brigham City.