South Jordan City Arts

ARTS PROGRAMS & EVENTS

May
12
Wed
2021
Write Around SoJo – Writing Contest @ Online Contest
May 12 @ 8:00 am – Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm

Rules and Guidelines

  • $10 resident/$20 non-resident registration fee is due by Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm. Register at register.sjc.utah.gov.
  • 5,000 words or less
  • Categories include: works of poetry, short stories, first chapters, and personal essays
  • Each category will be divided into two groups: youth (12-17) and adults (18+)
  • Only one entry per author will be accepted
  • Submissions should
    • Be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format
    • Use a 12-point standard font (Times New Roman or Courier)
    • Be double spaced with one-inch margins
    • Unpublished works only
  • Works may NOT include:
    • Discriminatory Content (ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia, etc.)
    • Copyrighted Materials
    • Overly Controversial Content

Judging Criteria

  • Submissions will be scored on a scale of 1 to 10 in the following categories:
    • Originality
    • Writing style (voice)
    • Plot Structure
    • Characterization
    • Quality of writing
    • Grammar
  • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.

Submit Entry Here

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf.

Jun
2
Wed
2021
Art with Nancy : 2nd – 6th grade @ South Jordan Community Center
Jun 2 @ 4:15 pm – Nov 10 @ 5:15 pm

 

Art Class with Nancy is a monthly, creativity-based, four-class, art course for boys and girls ages 2nd-6th grade. Each month focuses on a new project. For more information please visit www.artclasswithnancy.com

Sign up early, space is limited! Register online at register.sjc.utah.gov! Register under Activities for Registration – Arts Programming – Art Class with Nancy.

JUNE CLASSES: Still Life/Stuffed Animals – June 2, 9, 16, & 23 Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – a set of Colored pencils, a set of Colored Markers, and an 8 count Water Color Paint Set)

JULY CLASSES: Fiber Art – July 7, 14, 21, & 28  Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – white, cotton, t-shirt they will need to bring Sharpie Markers in their choice of colors) 

)SEPTEMBER CLASSES: Animal Art – September 1, 8, 15, & 22  Important: (Parents are asked to supply their child with – a set of Colored pencils, a set of Colored Markers, and an 8 count Water Color Paint Set)

Please see www.artclasswithnancy.com for details. Class Schedule: Day 1: Draw, Day 2: Paint, Day 3: Draw, Day 4: Paint **There are no makeup classes so students must attend all classes to keep up with the schedule**

The instructor will provide – Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies, Water Bowls, Paper Towels, Paint Brushes, and Instruction. TUITION REDUCED to $40.00 to compensate for students bringing their own supplies.

COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. If your child is sick, please keep them home. Follow proper hygiene guidelines – soap or hand sanitizer will be provided in the classroom. Parents must stay in the car and students will be spaced 6ft from other students.

SOUTH JORDAN ARTS COUNCIL

The South Jordan Arts Council consists of residents appointed by the South Jordan City Council. This council provides support and assistance in the implementation of Arts programs and events to create a life-long appreciation for the arts for the residents of the City of South Jordan. They strive to achieve their mission by providing opportunities for individuals and families to experience the Arts through education, participation, public works of art, and performance. If you are interested in joining the South Jordan Arts Council, you can download an application here.

Our Mission
Create life-long appreciation for the Arts for the residents of the City of South Jordan

Our Vision
Provide opportunities for individuals and families to experience the Arts through education, participation, public works of art, and performance.

ARTIST ON DISPLAY

In a rotating spotlight, artists from around the valley are on display for several weeks at the Gale Center and City Hall. Features include medias as oil, charcoal, acrylic, pen and ink, watercolor, and photography.  If you would like to be featured as an Artist on Display in 2021, please email sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov.

View art at the Gale Center:

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

View art at City Hall:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm & Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

2021 AOD Schedule

City Hall: Gale Center:
January – Claron Perry January – Mike Warren
February – Mike Warren February – Claron Perry
March – Michael Lucero March – Emily Engh
April – Emily Engh April – Michael Lucero
May – David Pulsipher May – Connie Schreiner
June – Connie Schreiner June – David Pulsipher
July – Sushma Siddam July – Mike Gulbraa
August – Mike Gulbraa August – Sushma Siddam
September – Emily Carruth Fuller September – Rachel Nay
October – Rachel Nay October –  Durga Ekambaram
November – Durga Ekambaram  November – Vijaya Marella
December – Santa Photos December – No AOD

JORDAN RIVER TRAIL WALL MURAL

The South Jordan Arts Council is seeking examples of past original artwork/design idea(s) for rotating murals on the Jordan River Trail under the 106 bridge. Artists and artwork will be selected and approved in advance for this project under the sole discretion of the Arts Council. All non-sanctioned artwork will be considered “graffiti” and will be removed. Click on “Jordan River Trail Wall Mural” above to find out more information or to submit a design.

ROUND IT UP PROGRAM

South Jordan Utility Customers can elect to have their Utility Bill rounded up to the nearest dollar and the increment will be donated towards funding the Arts in South Jordan City. Your involvement in the Arts benefits everyone in the community. The Round It Up program puts your change to work helping to fund the different programs and events in our community.