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Community Art Show - Sustainable Planet

Community Art Show is hosted quarterly at Ogden’s Historic Union Station, welcoming artists of all skill levels and people of all backgrounds.

This initiative is designed to build the confidence and resumes of local creatives. Community members will have the opportunity to experience art in a safe and comfortable setting. 

Community Art Show focuses will rotate, highlighting a new genre and/or theme with each new show.  

ELIGIBILITY

Community Art Show is looking for artists who work with any medium, but specifically with reused or recycled materials to produce artworks. Two- and Three-Dimensional works will be accepted. Literary artists may submit poetry or written word works about sustainability. Written works must fit onto one displayable page.  Submissions that reflect sustainability as the content or subject matter will also be considered for this show. Show is open to all artists of any age or skill level who presently reside in the state of Utah. Original works in any medium are eligible. REPRODUCTIONS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.

Work must have been completed within the past two years. Artists are limited to three entries. Maximum surface size is 60” x 60”. Large scale sculpture pieces must be able to stand alone and be stable on the floor.

Entries must be ready to display.  If the piece needs to be displayed in a hanging position, it must be mounted, matted and or framed, or otherwise ready to display in exhibition condition. Wire hanging system installed on hanging artwork is required.

Works must be presented in a manner that is acceptable for public viewing of all ages. Works that may be offensive, derogatory, or pornographic will not be accepted.

Submission will be due via online submission process by:

Monday, August 2, 2021
 by 4:00 p.m.

View online submission Form here.
 

Submissions will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 2, 2021
 

Art call/Show Schedule

Call open- June 2 – August 2, 2021
Jury Selection- August 2- August 20, 2021
Estimated installation- Week of August 30, 2021
Opening Reception- September 3, 2021
 Show ends- November 12, 2021

*These dates are subject to change.

To view full artist call packet click here:  Community Art Show - Sustainable Planet

Please contact arts@ogdencity.com with any questions.

FUTURE Community Art Shows

September-2021- Sustainable Planet- a show depicting artwork made with recyclable materials, or artwork about sustainability.

December-2021- The Holiday Cultures Show will highlight works depicting how different cultures celebrate their holidays.

March-2022- Youth Artist Show, Highlighting works of the young artists of the community.