Driving the Spike Past to Present 1869 to 2019 Themed Photography Competition Receiving

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Presented by Eccles Community Art Center at Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden UT

May 30 - 31 2019
Driving the Spike Past to Present 1869 to 2019 Themed Photography Competition Receiving

This photographic Competition will be themed on trains, tracks and the buildings of Ogden and Promontory, Utah that were built due to the influence of the Transcontinental Railroad and modern railed transportation.

Open to all photographic artists who presently reside in the state of Utah.

Participants are limited to a total of two entries. All prints must be themed original, completed within the last year, and not have previously been exhibited in a juried exhibit sponsored by the Eccles Art Center.

All prints must be framed, fully assembled, including wire for hanging, and ready for exhibition display. PHOTOS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN CLIP FRAMES. Works will not be accepted with only alligator hardware,

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The entry fee for Eccles Art Center members in good standing is $5.00 per entry. Non-members may enter at $10.00 per entry.  Entry fees are not refundable and are placed toward the presentation of   monetary awards.


Four Honorable Mention awards of $100 each, and one Best of Show award of $300 will be chosen by the Juror. .

Contact: 801-392-6935

Email: debra@ogden4arts.org


Additional time info:

Photography entries may be accepted prior to the receiving date but not after

Friday, May 31, 2019 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Work not exhibited must be picked up by June 3, 2019, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Work included in the exhibit will be on display June 3, through 29, 2019. Work from the exhibit must be picked up by July 3, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Awards and cash recognition for the Driving the Spike Past To Present 1869 to 2019 Photography Competition will be posted Friday, June 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., followed by a reception for all the photographers, friends, EAC patrons and members of the community until 8 p.m. in association with Ogden’s Art Stroll.

The exhibit and auction will continue through June 29, 2019.  

 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

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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