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AWARDS ANNOUNCED:

PURCHASE AWARD: "Concrete" Eric Zschiesche

Professional:

FIRST PLACE: "Spring on Ben Lomond" George Handrahan

SECOND PLACE: "Vintage John Deere" Bonnie Frucci

THIRD PLACE: "Union Station" John Huerta, Jr

Amateur:

FIRST PLACE: "Orange Caboose" Ye Liang

SECOND PLACE: "Reflected Union" Alisa Laporte

THIRD PLACE: "Basin Beauty" Jan Carlsen

 

CALL FOR ENTRY PLEIN AIR  2017

ELIGIBILITY

The Eccles Community Art Center Plein Air Competition is open to all regional artists.  Original works painted between May 22 through May 30, 2017 are eligible.  PHOTOGRAPHS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.  Participating artists will provide their own surfaces which must be stamped before beginning the work.  Stamping serves as a contest verification for when the surface is returned.  Maximum surface size is 24” x 36”.

Artists are limited to a total of three surfaces/works.  Entries must be ready to hang, mounted, matted and framed and otherwise ready in exhibition condition, ready to sell. 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.

BOUNDARIES

The ECAC’s Plein Air Competition boundaries are set to capture the historic architecture of Ogden and the natural beauty of Weber County.  Artists may paint anywhere within Weber County.  Subject of  works may be outside the boundaries of Weber County as long as the artist paint from within the County boundaries.

WORKING PERIOD

May 22 , 2017 9:00 a.m. through  May 30, 2017 4:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION & STAMPING

We suggest that you register in person when you have your surfaces stamped.  Registration and stamping may be accomplished May 22 through 26, 2017  from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & May 27, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.  To 3:00 p.m.

FEES

$25.00  PROFESSIONAL/ ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: $10:00/entry

$15.00 AMATEUR/ADDITIONAL ENTRIES:$5.00/entry

When entering the professional or amateur division, you will pay for one surface entry when you have your surfaces stamped.  You may have several surfaces stamped at this time for the fee of one entry.  Additional fees will be charged if you decide to turn in more than one surface, up to three surfaces are acceptable.  All fees are non-refundable, even if the original surface is unfinished.  Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity.

RECEIVING

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Eccles Community Art Center

2580 Jefferson Avenue

Ogden, Utah 84401

Work will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m.

on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Entries must be clearly identified by the artist with title, medium, minimum and premium price.  Identification tags will be provided upon receiving the finished surfaces.  Only those works that are properly registered and stamped will be accepted for the competition/exhibit.

 Eccles Community Art Center

PLEIN AIR COMPETITION

CALL FOR ENTRY

Deadline May 31, 2017

LIABILITY

Every reasonable precaution will be taken to protect work submitted.  All work submitted will be insured through June 22, 2017 while at the Art Center. WORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBIT WILL NOT BE INSURED AFTER JUNE 22.  Work left at the Art Center after this 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.

SALES

Accepted works entered in the Plein Air Competition will be exhibited and offered for sale.  A Plein Air Silent Auction will be established.  Artists will indicate a minimum price for which they are willing to sell their work, an immediate sale/premium price (Buy It Now) will also be established.  During the auction, art enthusiasts may bid on the freshly created plein air masterpieces beginning at the artist’s minimum price.  Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Community Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales. 

PICK-UPS

Works accepted  for exhibit and not sold must be picked up  June 22, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.

See LIABILITY section for insurance restrictions and storage charge notice.

AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL: AMATEUR:

First Place: $1500.00 $300.00

Second Place: $ 750.00 $ 200.00

Third Place: $  400.00 $ 100.00

 

OPENING RECEPTION, EXHIBIT & AUCTION

A reception for artists, friends and the community will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Art Center.  Awards will be posted at the reception.

The exhibit and auction will continue through June 17, 2017.  

 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.

QUICK DRAW COMPETITION

Eccles Community Art Center

PLEIN AIR QUICK DRAW COMPETITION

In association with the Ogden Arts Festival

JUNE 10 & 11, 2017

ELIGIBILTY

The Eccles Community Art Center Plein Air Quick Draw Competition is open to all regional artists.  The Quick Draw Competition will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017 during the Ogden Arts Festival. Original works painted on June  10, 2017 between 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. are eligible.  Artists may enter more than one surface.  Multiple surfaces may be stamped.  Only surfaces registered are eligible for the competition and silent auction.

Entries must be ready to hang, mounted, matted and framed and otherwise ready in exhibition condition, ready to sell. 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.

BOUNDARIES

Artists will paint in the vicinity of the festival and the Eccles Community Art Center (Jefferson to Wall between 24th and 26th Street). 

WORKING PERIOD

June 10, 2017 8:00 to 1:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION & STAMPING

Registration and Stamping will occur at the Eccles Community Art Center beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Stamping will close at  noon.

Participating artists will provide their own surfaces which must be stamped before beginning the work.  Stamping serves as a contest verification for when the surface is returned.  Maximum surface size is 24” x 36”. Works must be framed and wired for hanging in exhibit condition, ready to sell.

Participants will be informed at time of registration of the location for turning in paintings.

 

FEES

FEES: $25.00/ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: $10.00/ entry

Participants may have  multiple surfaces stamped at the time of registration for the fee of one entry.  Additional fees will be charged if you decide to turn in more than one surface.  All fees are non-refundable, even if the original surface is unfinished.  Entry fees are used for prize money and publicity.

PAINTING TURN IN 

Location will be announced at time of registration.  By no later than 2:00 p.m. all submissions will be turned in for exhibit at the Ogden Arts Festival (if inclement weather occurs, the work will be turned in and exhibit at the Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson avenue, Ogden).  Works must be framed and ready to hang with a wire in exhibition condition; ready to sell. Works will be judged.  A silent auction will begin as works are placed on exhibit.

SALES

All work accepted for the Quick Draw Competition  will be exhibited and offered for sale in a silent auction.  Artists will establish a minimum price for which they are willing to sell their work (s), an immediate sale/premium price (Buy it now)  will also be established.  Art enthusiasts and collectors may bid on the freshly painted masterpieces beginning at the artist’s minimum price.  Sales will be encouraged and the Eccles Community Art Center will retain a 35% commission on sales.

AWARDS

First Place:  $650

Second Place: $350

Third Place: $250

Awards may be picked up after the auction closes or June 12th at the Eccles Community Art Center.

The silent auction closes June 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

PICK UP

Works accepted for exhibit and not sold must be picked up when the auction closes.

Those purchasing silent auction items may also pick up the pieces at this time.

 

 

Eccles Community Art Center

Plein Air Competition

June 3 through 27, 2016

 

The Eccles Community Art Center’s Board of Directors and Staff are pleased to present the Plein Air Competition and the chosen awards.  The awards are as follows:

             

FESTIVAL POSTER AWARD: Joe’s Shoe Repair                          

Joseph Alleman ~ Richmond

 

PROFESSIONAL:

 

FIRST PLACE: Nordic Valley Spring

Bonnie Frucci ~ Eden

 

SECOND PLACE: Old Pillsbury

David Dibble ~ Orem

 

THIRD PLACE: Peaceful Eden

Mary Pusey ~  Holladay

AMATEUR:

 

FIRST PLACE: The Treasures Within

Becky Espinoza~ South Weber

 

SECOND PLACE: West of Union Station

Leonard Hawkes ~ Beaver Dam

 

THIRD PLACE: Backyard Sunset

Madison Geilman ~ West Haven

 

JUROR RECOGNITIONS: End of the Line

Joseph Alleman ~ Richmond

 

Ogden Afternoon

Joel Kitamura ~ Ogden

 

North Facing

Cara Koolmees ~ Mountain Green

 

ECAC AWARD: White Barn in the Valley

George Handrahan ~ Layton

 

Our Summer Camp at Fort Buenaventura

Amelia Jones ~ Ogden

 

 

AMATEUR:

Greg  Bean ~ Lehi, UT           

Elevator 1

 

Angela      Borrup ~   Ogden, UT 

I Will Tend You if You Will Feed Me

 

Sally Browning ~ Salt Lake City, UT                 

Not Enough Time

Bar B Ranch

In the Shadow

 

Jan Carlsen ~ Huntsville, UT  

Poco De Espana: Van Buren Villa's

Ben Lomond View

Basin View

 

Jean Carlson ~ Farmington, UT                 

Rusty Relic- Liberty, UT

 

Emily Ann  Dalton ~ Ogden, UT

Hail

 

William Emerick ~ Salt Lake City, UT

Copse

 

Becky Espinoza ~ South Weber, UT

The Treasures Within

 

Meaghan Fors ~ Ogden, UT

Georgia

Gradient

 

Madison Geilman ~ West Haven, UT

Backyard Sunset

 

Leonard Hawkes ~ Beaver Dam, UT

West of Union Station

 

Geri Jensen ~ West Haven, UT

North Ogden Spring

 

Al Jones ~ Ogden, UT

A Bucolic Afternoon

 

Amelia Jones ~ Ogden, UT

Our Own Summer Camp at Fort Buenaventura

I Love Ogden Hiking Trails

 

Bennett Judd ~ Provo, UT

Abandoned Train

 

Joel  Kitamura ~ Ogden, UT

Ogden, Afternoon

 

Ye  Liang ~ Provo, UT

Pineview Lake

 

Kurt  Marrott ~ Provo, UT

Ogden Farm

 

Jayne Ann Osborne ~ South Ogden, UT

No Greater Joy

 

Becca  Price ~ Ogden, UT

My View

 

Danny  Russon ~ Lehi, UT

Hot Day at the Old Pillsbury Mill

 

Corey Strange ~ Ogden, UT

From Darkness

 

Erna  Waterman ~ Littleton, CO

End of the Day

Pioneer Lime Kiln

 

Diane  Willie ~ Plain City, UT

Playground

Faded Beauty

 

Austin  Yates ~ Draper, UT

Summer Cows

 

PROFESSIONAL:

 

Joseph  Alleman ~ Richmond, UT

Joes' Shoe Repair

End of the Line

 

Allen  Brockbank ~ Centerville, UT

Storm over Eden

Field of Gold

Fertile Ground

 

J.  Calhoun ~ Sandy, UT

Shoreline

Over the Top

Flip the Bar

 

Lindey Carter ~ North Ogden, UT

The Station

 

David Dibble ~ Orem, UT

Old Pillsbury

 

Lauri  Eskelson ~ Morgan, UT

Looking Back to the Canyon

High Water

Valley Reflections

 

Bonnie  Frucci ~ Eden, UT

Ben Lomond

Nordic Valley Spring

Ogden Valley

 

Carma Hart Fuller ~ Clinton, UT

Diamond Bar Flower Shop

 

Roberta  Glidden ~ Ogden, UT

Trailhead 22nd

Taylor Canyon

Soggy Day/ Ogden Canyon

 

George  Handrahan ~ Layton, UT

White Barn in the Valley

Last Bit of Snow

 

Stephen  Henry ~ Clinton, UT

Trixie the Mare

Sentinel

Union Pacific Line

 

John   Huerta Jr. ~ Ogden, UT

St. Joe's- Sunday Morning

Lucky Slice #1

Sunlit Façade

 

Cara Koolmees ~ Mountain Green, UT

North Facing

Red Striped Tent

Sharp Curve

 

Don  Miskin ~ Logan, UT

Nordic Valley

After the Rain in Liberty

 

Reggie  Peterson ~ Taylor, UT

Swift Home

Distant Storm

 

Marian  Pham ~ Layton, UT

Summer Beginnings

Ogden River Splash

 

Daniel  Price ~ Ogden, UT

Shadows

 

Barbara Price ~ North Ogden, UT

Sunshine and Rain

Peonies Waltz

 

Mary Pusey ~ Holladay, UT

Raining Everywhere

Ogden River High Water

Peaceful Eden

 

Steven  Shurtliff ~ Ogden, UT

Sunset at El Monte

Spring in Eden, Utah

 

Diana L. Stanfill ~ Bountiful, UT

Historic Jefferson District Home

 

Steve  Stauffer ~ Murray, UT 

Below Ben Lomond

Kelly's View

Just Before the Rain

 

Steve D.    Stones ~ Ogden, UT                 

Farr's Ice Cream

Rainbow Gardens

Union Station

 

Daren Wilding ~ Willard, UT 

The East Bench

 

Jami Willson ~ Liberty, UT    

Lifetime of Memories

 

Grant Wilson ~ South Ogden, UT                 

South Ogden Flowers

 

Ellie Wilson ~ Provo, UT       

Storm Warning

As Far East As You Can Go

 

Tim Yates ~ Draper, UT

Weber Gold

 

Eric Zschiesche ~ Ogden, UT

Ben Lomond and 29th Street

 

Special Thank Yous:

To Heather Hess Lindquist for sponsoring this event and allowing the ECAC to display her personal collection of plein air paintings.

 

To the Thursday Open Studio instructor and students for assisting in the judging of the exhibit.

 

 

 

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