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28th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah Exhibition

November 20, 2013 - January 15, 2014

The SMA invites all Utah artists to enter this exhibition which celebrates the diversity of religious experience and belief in our community. Using different media to express these ideas artists create works which will engage and inspire viewers to contemplate and reflect on the vibrant spiritual traditions we share.

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Important Dates
Tuesday-Saturday, Nov 5-9, 2013
Taking in artwork for exhibition
Wednesday, November 20, 2013*
*Opening Reception, 7-8:30 pm
All submitting artists and the public are invited to attend. Accepted artists should come prepared to engage with public and answer questions regarding their work. Award-winning works will be announced at this event.
Monday, December 2, 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm
Community & Family Night - bring your family to the Museum for an evening of art-making and fun! Create original holiday cards, take a special tour through the exhibition, and enjoy seasonal music.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 7:00 pm
Interfaith Panel "Art & Worship"  - please join us for a discussion on the role of religious traditions in art from Catholic, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, LDS and Presbyterian perspectives.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
"Reflections on Spirituality: Artists in Conversation," 7:00 pm*
*Artists may pick up artwork at conclusion of program
To conclude the exhibition, invited artists will participate in gallery conversations with the public. Facilitated by Museum Staff, these informal discussions will give artists and visitors the chance to explore religion and spirituality in art.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Exhibition Officially Closes
Thursday, January 23, 2014
All Artwork Should be Picked Up*
*Please note Art Pickup Policy
Art Pickup Policy
All artwork will be considered on temporary loan to the Springville Museum of Art (SMA) from date of entry, through the duration of the exhibition, until final pickup date listed below. Due to increased numbers of art submissions, artists must pick up all pieces from the Museum within the time frame specified here:
·    Works not accepted into the Exhibition: November 21 – 27, January 16-23
·    Works accepted into the Exhibition: January 16 – 23
Upon entering the show, the artist or representative acknowledges that any works not picked up by the dates specified above will be subject to a storage fee of $5/day. *Any exceptions to these dates must be arranged in advance with SMA Curatorial Staff. After six months, any unclaimed artworks may be divested as SMA sees fit. Only the artist and those listed on the Online Entry Form as “Persons approved to pick up work” may take any art from the Museum.

List of Accepted Work
Awards, Purchases, and Sales
Artworks from the exhibition will be selected for cash and/or purchase awards. Awards are determined by jurors and curators. SMA retains a 30% commission on all art sales during the exhibition. Please price your work accordingly. SMA staff will not set prices for artists.
Additional Questions?
Contact SMA’s Curatorial Staff at 801-489-2727 (x11)

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