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SEARS INVITATIONAL
ART SHOW & SALE

ART BY: Martin Blundell

2023 INVITATIONAL ARTIST INFORMATION
ARTIST CONDITIONS

 

Each artist may submit 2 original, recent pieces of work (within the past year).

 

EXHIBIT LABELS MUST BE FILLED OUT AND PROPERLY ATTACHED to the back of your artwork. If your artwork is larger than 30” x  40”, please call Kathy (435) 652-7909 for pre-approval of an extra large entry. 3D artwork must have the paperwork attached and should stand on a pedestal. We can provide pedestals, unless prior arrangements are made.

 

UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY WILL RETAIN 37% OF THE SALE OF EACH ARTWORK. UT will collect and pay the sales tax on the 63% owed to the artist. Be sure to price your art accordingly. Please remind your patrons that the 37% is a donation to the Sears Art Museum for the upkeep of the museum and Permanent Art Collection.

This is our only fundraiser for the year!

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE FOR SALE. Please send your best sellable work. Keep in mind the professional level of the Invitational Art Show as this is our only fundraiser for the year. We put a lot of emphasis on selling work.

 

MEDIUMS ACCEPTED include oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, sculpture, pottery, and other pre-juried artwork.

UT reserves the right of refusal to exhibit any work not within the outlined specifications.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE PROPERLY MATTED, FRAMED, WIRED, AND READY TO HANG.

NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

VAN PICK UP AND SHIPPING INFO. Please have your artwork in a sturdy reusable, labeled, & sealed box. All packing material is saved and reused, plus additional packing material is added as necessary. Artwork that cannot be returned in the original containers will be crated and shipped at the artist’s expense. Please do not mail art that can meet the van.

 

UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY WILL insure all work while in its possession. If you are mailing artwork make sure you understand the shippers conditions.

 

UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY WILL NOT assume the cost of damdge or loss of work while in transit to the exhibit.

 

TIMELINE

DEC 9 - DEADLINE for entry form

 

DEC 30 - DEADLINE for all other insets by mail to UT, or fill out PDF’s that have been sent to your email.

 

JAN 18 - 20 - LOCAL HAND DELIVERED & MAILED ARTWORK IS DUE.  The curator office will be open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept your artwork. Please deliver & pick up your work at the Eccles Fine Art Center Rm 166.

 

JAN 21 - VAN PICK-UP Is provided for artwork in Salt Lake City, Orem, Ogden, and Nephi. See back of packet for the locations, dates, and times. Please have your artwork in a sturdy reusable, labeled, & sealed box.

 

FEB 18 - OPENING VIP GALA AND PRE-SALE for loyal patrons only from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Artists are invited gratis as our guests. Additional guests are $50 per person. For tickets, please contact Jeanine Nay at (435) 652-7903.

 

FEB 19 - INVITATIONAL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Special Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am to 6 pm & Sunday 3 pm – 6 pm

 

APR 2 - LAST DAY OF INVITATIONAL

 

APR 3 - 4 - UNSOLD LOCAL ARTWORK MUST BE PICKED UP between 9 am and 5 pm in the Sears Art Museum, Eccles Fine Art Center. A signature is required to release artwork back into your possession.

 

APR 15 - VAN RETURN See back of packet for the locations, dates, and times.

 

 

 

PICKUP & RETURN INFORMATION

Please pack your artwork in a sturdy, reusable, labeled, and sealed box. 

NO EXCEPTIONS.

Van pickup is available in Ogden, Salt Lake City, Orem, & Nephi.

PICKUP SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2023

 

Ogden: 10:00 am to 11:00 am –  COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT OGDEN – 247 24th St, Ogden

SLC: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm – HOTEL RL – 161 West 600 South, Salt Lake City (rear parking lot)

Orem: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm – I-15 OREM EXIT #272 – 898 N. 1200 W. Orem, parking lot

Nephi: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – I-15 NEPHI EXIT, Wendy’s parking lot

 

RETURN SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2023

 

Nephi: 10:00 am to 11:00 am –  I-15 NEPHI EXIT, Wendy’s parking lot

Orem: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm – I-15 OREM EXIT #272 – 898 N. 1200 W. Orem, parking lot

SLC: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm – HOTEL RL – 161 West 600 South, Salt Lake City (rear parking lot)

Ogden: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT OGDEN – 247 24th St, Ogden

LOOK FOR THE LARGE U-HAUL VAN

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING PICK-UP AND LOCATION

PLEASE CALL JAE: (435) 272-2118

ECCLES FINE ART CENTER RM. 166     (435) 652-7909     searsart@utahtech.edu