Entries Being Accepted for Statewide Visual Arts Competition
SALT LAKE CITY — Entries for the annual statewide competition for visual artists, sponsored by the Division of Arts & Museums, are now being accepted.
Registration for “Utah 17: Painting, Sculpture, and Installation” is open through Oct. 23. Guidelines and registration materials are available at visualarts.utah.gov or by calling 801-245-7272. Registered artists should bring their artwork to the Rio Gallery, 300 N. Rio Grande St. in Salt Lake City, on Oct. 24 and 25 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. All artists age 18 and older are welcome to submit one or two works of art in the given media categories. There is no entry fee.
The competition will be judged by Jan Schall of Kansas City and Zhi Lin of Seattle. The Best in Show award will receive a $1,000 award, while six Juror’s Awards will receive $600. Additional entries will also be juried into the exhibition and will have their work displayed at the Rio Gallery from Nov. 17, 1017, to Jan. 12, 2018. A public reception will be held on Nov. 17 during Gallery Stroll, from 6-9 p.m.
Full bios for Jan Schall and Zhi Lin are included in the attached PDF or at visualarts.utah.gov.