The annual Midvale Harvest Days’ Visual and Literary Arts Show showcases art and artists of every level from Midvale and the surrounding communities and will be held Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 West Center Street. Winners will be announced at 7:00 pm. The arts show will be open from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. There is no age or professional limit requirement. We encourage all Midvale residents and neighbors to consider their artistic creations and join with us. The show is juried.
A. Traditional Media Arts (painting, drawing, etc.)
B. Electronic Media Arts (photography, graphic arts, etc.)
C. Heirloom Arts (crochet, quilting, needlepoint, etc.)
D. Three Dimensional Arts (sculpture, pottery, etc.)
E. Literary Arts (flash fiction, poetry, etc.)
F. Children’s Art (art of any kind by children aged 0-10 and 11-15)
Requirements: Artists must drop off their artwork on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Midvale Performing Arts Center (695 W. Center St.). Artists must pick up their artwork on Wednesday, August 3rd between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm unless other arrangements are made. Artwork not picked up becomes property of the Midvale Arts Council.
An individual can enter up to three pieces in each category listed above. Please specify artist name, age, residence city, category, medium, general description of size, and title of work. Each piece will require a statement identifying the work as your own.
All visual art pieces must be ready for display. Artist will be required to hang his or her own art. The Midvale Arts Council will provide display stands and appropriate hooks. Please have a frame or hanging wire on the back of your work. Your artwork will not be displayed without a method of hanging it.
Literary art pieces should include the title on the top of the work and limit the length to 1 page. Attach a second sheet identifying the artist, category, title, and a statement identifying the work as your own.
The Midvale Arts Council Arts Show Committee reserves the right to not display any entry.
Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each category (decided by judges), Best of Show (decided by judges), Chairman’s Choice (decided by the Board of Directors), Business Leaders Choice (voted on by business members of the community), and People’s Choice (decided by votes from the general public), and special recognitions may be given in each category. Other prizes may also be awarded. Categories and prize amounts may be altered depending on the entries received.