Upcoming Events – South Jordan

May
16
Sat
2020
COMING SOON! SoJo Plein Air Competition @ TBD
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SoJo Plein Air Competition is a fun and fast-paced, plein air (open air) painting contest. The competition is open to youth (17 years and under) and professional or amateur artist (18 years and older). The field is limited to 50 artists on a first-come basis. Paintings must be completed within a strict two-hour period (10:00 am – 12:00 pm). Participating artists may use any two-dimensional medium (oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, etc). No photography or digital media is allowed.

Artists will have the opportunity to display their final artwork in South Jordan City Hall and the Gale Center Museum.

Competition Schedule:
9:00 – 9:30 AM: ARTIST CHECK-IN (MANDATORY)
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Artists find painting location.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: ARTISTS PAINT
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Utah Watercolor Society Paint Out – Spectators can watch professionals from the UWS paint en plein air.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Submit art framed & ready to be judged
12:30 – 1:00 PM: Art will be judged
1:00 PM: Awards given

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**

Jun
6
Sat
2020
COMING SOON! Chalk Art Contest @ Heritage Park
Jun 6 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Rules & Regulations
1. Registration will only be accepted online at register.sjc.utah.gov

2. $25 registration is due on or before May 8, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Registration after May 9, 2020 is $30 and a t-shirt is NOT guaranteed.

3. The registration fee provides each team/individual: 1 tote, 2 t-shirt’s, 1 box of thin chalk, hand wipes, and gloves.
-The surface is more bumpy and rough than average sidewalk concrete – we strongly encourage you to bring extra chalk with you if possible.
-Additional chalk may be available upon request, while supplies last, but is not guaranteed. Square Size: Adults – 6ft x 6ft and Youth – 5ft x 5ft

4. Categories:
-Adult (18+), Teen (13-17), and Child (12 & under)
-Teams will be assigned an age category based on oldest team member

5. The South Jordan Arts Council and/or South Jordan City Staff reserve the right to disqualify any artwork that is deemed inappropriate.

6. If the artwork is not your own idea, please give credit to the original source.

7. Photos of the artwork will be taken and may be used for advertising purposes.

8. Judging:
-All chalk art will be judged between 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., regardless of completion.
-Use your time and space wisely. All decisions of the judges are final.
-Chalk art will be judged on Originality, Creativity, and Overall Artistic Impression.

9. Awards: Announced at 1:45 p.m.

*Registration fee only provides 2 t-shirts. Additional t-shirts (while supplies last) can be purchased for $5 each.

**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**