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Art In Bloom 2017


The Eccles Community Art Center ( ECAC) in celebration of the beauty of flowers, art and summer is opening a competition to all resident Utah floral artists and interior designers.  Original floral designs are to be created to accompany art works from the 41st Annual Statewide Competition.  Designs must be free standing, so that  damage is not  incurred by the historic home, its furnishings, or by the artwork on display.

Additionally, the ECAC staff will provide each Art in Bloom registered participant with an artful handmade container in which they are to design a floral display to be auctioned at Thursday evening ‘s Auction & Champagne Reception.


Designers may register to participate by returning the enclosed form with the entry fee by August 23, 2017  Due to spatial limitations, applications will be processed on a first come basis.

Eccles Community Art Center

2580 Jefferson Avenue

Ogden, Utah 84401


Registration will not be accepted after August 23, 2017


Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect props (excluding flowers) used in the creation of the design submitted.  The props will be insured through August 28, 2017 while at the Art Center.  Props left at the Art Center after those dates is at the designer’s own risk and storage charges may accrue.  Props left at the Center for over 30 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 design.



Eccles Community Art Center



Deadline August 23, 2017





$25.00,  which includes an annual membership for the designer to the Eccles Community Art Center.

Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity and are non-refundable.


Designers may review the assigned work of art any time during business hours after August 7, 2017 to begin working on their concepts.

Designers may work on their display August 24, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Art center pedestals are available for use in placing your floral design.  All other supplies, flowers and props must be provided by designers.


Props must be picked up on August 28, 2017 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.


Juror will review the designs on August 24, 2017  after 1:00 p.m.


First Place: $300

Second Place: $200

Third Place: $100

Ned Favero Award of Excellence: $250

Eccles Community Art Center Award of Merit:  $100

Peoples’ Choice Award:   $50


A  silent auction of floral artistry and reception for designers, friends and the community will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eccles Community Art Center.  Appetizers and canapés provided.  A $10 donation is requested at the door.



The exhibit will be open to the public with works on display August 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and August 26, 2017from 9 a.m. to noon.

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.




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