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Coppice: An Art Exhibition

  • Downtown Artist Collective 258 East 100 South Salt Lake City, UT, 84111 United States (map)
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A juried art exhibition to honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month featuring works inspired by hope, healing, regrowth and recovery.

Cop·pice (noun)

an area of woodland in which the trees or shrubs are, or formerly were, periodically cut back to ground level to stimulate growth and provide firewood or timber.

The RRC encourages entries from all artists exploring the themes of hope, healing, regrowth, and recovery in their artwork.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art that supports themes of regrowth, hope, healing, and recovery in mind.  This is a competition where everyone regardless of artistic experience is encouraged to participate; however, we cannot accept submissions of installations, performance, or video at this time.  Please note that ALL artwork submitted will be donated as auction items at the Rape Recovery Center’s Annual Hope and Healing Gala in June 2018.  Cash prizes and tickets to the Rape Recovery Center’s Hope and Healing Gala will be awarded to the top 3 winners.

Important MUST Know Dates

  • Art Exhibition and Competition Opens: March 14, 2018
  • Date for Dropping off Entries: April 11th, 2018
  • Competition Results will be Awarded at the Reception: April 13, 2018
  • Pick up for unaccepted Artworks: April 15, 2018

Entry Fees:

No Entry Fees; however, the artwork submitted will be donated the RRC for auction. 100% of the proceeds will help support the Rape Recovery Center.

Eligibility:

  • Must be original work to the artist, limited edition reproductions are ok.  
  • 2 Dimensional and small, easily movable sculptural works will be accepted
  • Art must be ready to hang AND have the artists information attached to the back of the piece.
  • The artist must be willing to donate their work for the RRC’s Hope and Healing Gala.
  • Each Artist may submit up to 2 works for consideration

Submitting Images:

Please bring ready to hang artwork to the Downtown Artist Collective gallery space with this information slip filled out April 11, 2018 between the hours of 4-8 pm.  Work that is not accepted into the exhibition should be picked up April 15th, 2018 between the hours of 12 p.m - 8 p.m. Work that is not picked up will be donated to the Rape Recovery Center for future fundraisers.

Downtown Artist Collective
258 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (near Nostalgia Coffee)


AWARDS:

Winners will be selected based on who best encapsulates the themes of hope, healing, and support for sexual assault survivors in their work.  Work will be selected based on a committee with final decisions to be made by Alexanna Wonder. Each winner will receive a cash prize, with two tickets to the RRC’s Hope and Healing Gala.  The tickets are valued at 75.00 each (150.00 total).

First Place - $100 Cash Prize + 2 Tickets to the Rape Recovery Center’s Hope and Healing Gala

Second Place - $75 Cash Prize  + 2 Tickets to the Rape Recovery Center’s Hope and Healing Gala

Third Place - $50 Cash Prize + 2 Tickets to the Rape Recovery Center’s Hope and Healing Gala

We Look Forward to Viewing Your Creations! 

We Send Our Best Wishes,
The Rape Recovery Center

 

We value creating accessible spaces. Please contact us for language translation services or to request accommodations.

 

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