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 43rd Annual Statewide Competition Call for Entry


The Eccles Community Art Center Statewide Competition is open to all artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.  Original works in any medium including paintings, prints, monoprints, drawings, graphics, pottery, sculptures, and textiles are eligible.  REPRODUCTION PRINTS such as gicleé and PHOTOGRAPHS 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 Community 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.


  Tuesday, & Wednesday, July 25 & 26, 2017

 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Eccles Community Art Center

2580 Jefferson Avenue

Ogden, Utah 84401


Work will not be accepted after 6:00 p.m.

on Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.  All work submitted will be insured through August 5, 2017 while at the Art Center. Work accepted for exhibit will be insured through August 29, 2017.  WORK NOT ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER AUGUST 5; WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER AUGUST 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 Community 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 Community Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. WORK NOT FOR SALE MUST BE MARKED ‘NFS’  AND A VALUE FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES GIVEN.





Eccles Community Art Center



Deadline July 26, 2017


$10.00 per entry

$5.00 per entry for members of the Art Center.

Entry fees are used for prize money and 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 August 5, 2017 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Works accepted  for exhibit and not sold must be picked up  August 29, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.


First Place: $1000.00

Second Place: $500.00

Third Place: $300.00

Purchase Award: $1000.00

Honorable Mentions (3):   $100.00

* Updated July 27, 2017



A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Art Center.  Awards will be posted at the reception.

The exhibit will be on display August 1 through 26, 2017

Join us August 24 through 26 for an ART In BLOOM COMPETITION EXHIBIT for floral and interior designers. 

The Art In Bloom Auction & Reception will be held Thursday, August 24 from 5 to 7 p.m.  A $10 donation is requested at the door.  Lovely floral designs in artful, hand crafted containers will be available  to the highest bidders.

 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.



Eccles Community Art Center’s

42nd Annual Statewide Competition                    


August 5 through 27,  2016


The Eccles Community Art Center’s 42nd Annual Statewide Competition had a total of  223 entries from 133 Utah artists entered.  Juror, Suzanne Storer chose 157 pieces for exhibition.  Awards are as follows:


Swimming Lessons Mark B GoodsonSwimming Lessons Mark B GoodsonFIRST PLACE: Swimming Lessons

Mark B Goodson ~ Huntsville





SECOND PLACE:  Night Watchman

   Rebecca T Browers ~ Ogden




    Dianne Johnson Adams ~ Deweyville



Stone Hedge Doug Adams ~ Deweyville


Spilt Wine  Shauna Alcorn ~ Sandy


Threshing at American Heritage Ranch    

Richard Brown ~ Farmington










David Mark  B Goodson ~ Huntsville


Lavender Gardens   Susan A Johnson ~ West Jordan



Jazz at the Station with Joe McQueen

LeRoy Jennings ~ Ogden


Turtles Midje Kerr ~ Farr West


Picasa Pedestal Colleen Reynolds ~ Midvale


Gary Collins in Egypt  Cory N Strupp ~ Park City


En La jardin d’Eau    Karen Thurber ~ Ogden


Zoo Animals Groups A– Z

Mary Wells ~ Ogden  


Works and Artists accepted include:


Circle Tea               Victoria   Acoba                  Salt Lake City

Spice Tea                Victoria   Acoba                  Salt Lake City

Hog Juice               Dianne Johnson                  Adams     Deweyville

Prickly Pear II       Dianne Johnson                  Adams     Deweyville

Champ I  Doug       Adams     Deweyville

Stone Hedge           Doug        Adams                  Deweyville

Split Wine              Shauna    Alcorn                  Sandy

Barrel Race            Karen       Alexander        Layton

Portrait of an Artist     Gabriel Armstrong              Clinton

Girl in a Fields Gabriel Armstrong Clinton

Island Park Sandra H Ashby Roy

Brighton, Utah James Balluff Salt Lake City

Sierra Bonita Trail Bill Barber Eden

Days End Bill Barber Eden

Night Watchman Rebecca T  Browers Ogden

Threshing at American Heritage Ranch

Richard Brown Farmington

My Favorite Things Kate Bruce Ogden

God Gear Joe Burgess Riverton

Lidded Container Bruce G Burningham Ogden

Bottle Bruce G Burningham Ogden

Shaping life Cody Chamberlain   Saratoga Springs

Two Canyons Cody Chamberlain   Saratoga Springs

Conditions for Reflections     Beverly J   Child Kaysville

Dr Pierces Blaine Clayton Sandy

Tangerine Elyana Clegg Cedar City

Poise of Absolution Charlotte  Collier Farmington

Twin Peak Emily Cook DO   Pleasant View

House #1 Camela Corcorn Ogden

House #2 Camela Corcorn Ogden

Hawaii! Lydia Cowlishaw Ogden

Looking through My Garden

Melissa Coyle Stansbury Park

Layers of a Sunset     Melissa  Coyle   Stansbury Park

Evening Splendor Keith Dabb Plain City

Days End Color Keith Dabb Plain City

Summer Magic Ludy M Davis Danielson South Ogden

Reflection Anne Datko Ogden

Strata III Meri DeCaria Ogden

Mod Pod Meri DeCaria Ogden

American Avocet      Kelly Dubuque Sandy

Ostentations Accessories Rosemarie Dunn  Springville

The American West  William Emerich     Salt Lake City

Out Here in the Field Michelle A  Emery   Cottonwood Heights

Sadness or Euphoria Michelle A  Emery   Cottonwood Heights

On the Way to Glory Marilyn Fashbaugh Clinton

Rahim Midhana Melissa L  Flattery Pleasant View

An Empty Moment Jolynn Forman Santaquin

Bleeding Heart Meaghan  Fors Ogden

If It Doesn't Hold Soup, It Must Be Art

Curtis Fuller North Ogden

Aged to Perfection Holly Fuller North Ogden

Summer Water Johanna Fyffe Vernal

Demarcation I Richard M  Garland Logan

Ajax Ryan Glasmann Ogden

Early Apple Roberta Glidden Ogden

David Mark B Goodson Huntsville

Swimming Lessons     Mark B Goodson Huntsville

Bannock Farm Doug Graham Ogden

Prairie Prose Marj Graham Ogden

Blue Whale Diving at Sunset  Wes Groesbeck Ogden

Black Datura Bowl Douglas J Hein Salt Lake City

OooOOoo Hhhh Jessica Hollon Ogden

The Law of Abunnydance

Catherine Darling Hostetter  Midvale

Jazz at the Station with Joe McQueen

LeRoy Jenning Ogden

Jazz at he Station with Joe McQueen & Friends

LeRoy Jenning Ogden

Farm Lane Geri Jensen West Haven

Calf Creek - Lower Falls Kary Johansson  Lindon

Athena Bryce Johns Ogden

Night Watch Sydney Johns Ogden

Curiex Sydney Johns Ogden

Who Are You Jill Johnson North Logan

Murder at Sunrise     Melody Jean Johnson Saratoga Springs

Strawberry Moon Melody Jean  Johnson  Saratoga Springs

Lavender Gardens Susan A  Johnson West Jordan

Hint of Autumn Susan A Johnson West Jordan

Happy Camper Judith b Jones Ogden

Grey Tabby Judith b Jones Ogden

Small Treasure Susan Jordan Syracuse

The Cycle of Life       Fiona  Kahlo Tooele

A Little Bird Told Me Fiona Kahlo Tooele

Siblings Lorna Kennedy Salt Lake City

Near Echo, Utah Anna S Keogh Ogden

African Princess Midje Kerr Farr West

Turtles Midje Kerr Farr West

Nebulationship Joel Kitamura Ogden

Over the Roof Tops   Cara Koolmees  Mountain Green

Morning Yoga Cara Koolmees Mountain Green

Stonebench II Helen Lauritzen Logan

Spanish Stones Helen Lauritzen Logan

The Way Home Diana Rae  Lewis Heber City

Simply Porcelain Diana Rae Lewis Heber City

Dale Goodson Quintin D McCann Provo

Running Free Joan McKinnie North Ogden

Boys Out for a Ride Don Miskin Logan

Nature's Paintbrush Nora Del  Murdock     West Valley City

It Is What It Is Milton Neeley Hooper

Delaney Barbara Nix Ogden

Abbey Barbara Nix Ogden

Ogden Botanical Garden Suzanne Nopper Ogden

OBG Suzanne Nopper Ogden

Guess What I Herd?#1

Jeronimo (Jerry) Pacheco North Ogden

Maple Lake   Jeronimo (Jerry) Pacheco  North Ogden

Book of Expression Anneke Payne Ogden

Chinese Tiles Anneke Payne Ogden

Flower Girl Maya Peterson Taylor

Michelle's Roses Reggie Peterson Taylor

The Rock Monster About to Eat the Parked Car Tim D Peterson Ogden

I Should Have Danced All Night

Tim D Peterson Ogden

Comfort   Deanna (Remi) Phillips West Valley City

Old Crow   Louise  Plummer Salt Lake City

They Ate Cake in the Temple

Louise Plummer   Salt Lake City

Portrait of Gail Tom Plummer   Salt Lake City

Josh Barbara Price North Ogden

Grand Canyon Daniel Price North Ogden

Can't Take My Eyes Off of You

Irene Rampton   Salt Lake City

Red in Red Irene Rampton   Salt Lake City

Unexpected Joyce Rawson Taylorsville

Owl Joyce Rawson Taylorsville

Picasa Pedestal Colleen Reynolds Midvale

Chair Share Colleen Reynolds Midvale

Salt Heather Rison Salt Lake City

Light Before the Storm Cindy Roberts Logan

Fly By Night Darla Roberts Salt Lake City

Imperial One Darla Roberts Salt Lake City

Flying Through the Storm Rolanda Root Tooele

Vasilissa Jeanne Sheehan Perry

Water of Life Jeanne Sheehan Perry

The Road to Emmaus

Linda Lee Shimmin Vernal

A Banquet is Prepared

Linda Lee  Shimmin Vernal

Funny Face Cindi Smith South Jordan

Reflections Cindi Smith South Jordan

Corvid Carousel Susan Snyder Ogden

Moonset Cindy Stapleton Provo


Wintry Commute  Cindy       Stapleton            Provo

Confrontation        Steve D   Stones                  Ogden

Agency Dominos  Lauri        Storey                  Kaysville

Untitled                    Corey                   Strange    Ogden

Gary Collins in Egypt           Cory N                   Strupp      Park City

Winter Aspens       Bessann   Swanson           Salt Lake City

Bloomers                Lynn Dell                  Swapp     Clinton

Kendell Junction   Nicole      Taggart           Ogden

Tar Paper Horse    Lori          Thomas              Eden

Red Rose                Brock       Thorne Vernal

Enla jardin d'Eau Karen Thurber Ogden

Keeping Watch Karen Thurber Ogden

Vanitas: Sheep's Skull, Printer's Apron

Adrian Van Suchtelen North Logan

One Mans Trash, Another Woman's Treasure

Kayla Varnell Ogden

Zoo Animals Groups A to Z Mary Wells Ogden

Summer Visitors Mary Wells Ogden

Rounding the Bend Daren Wilding Willard

Iris Morning Daren Wilding Willard

Looking for Food Bradley Williams Farr West

Alisha Bradley Williams Farr West

Rendezvous Dancers Diane Willie Plain City

Cousins Play Jami Willson Liberty

PB and J Brian Winget Payson

Lemonade Brian Winget Payson

Ben Lomond and 29th Street Eric Zschiesche Ogden

Shopping Day Maria B Zuber Ogden


Juror’s works:

At The Beach Suzanne Storer Ogden

Still Waiting Suzanne Storer Ogden




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