Event Registration - American Fork Chamber of Commerce
Steel Days 2020 Art Show
7/9/2020 - 7/11/2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Steel Days Committee has made every effort to ensure the safety of all attendees and volunteers and make this a contagion-free event, and we will strictly adhere to all county and state guidelines and mandates. However, you acknowledge that we cannot guarantee all risks of infection are eliminated.

By attending any Steel Days event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. You and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Steel Days Committee, American Fork City, the American Fork Chamber of Commerce, volunteers, sponsors, businesses, organizations, employees, or their affiliates liable for any illness or injury.

By registering, you agree that neither you nor anyone who will be present at the event have any illness symptoms or are in a high-risk category for COVID-19. While at the event, you agree to follow all the COVID-19 safety guidelines and any additional instructions from the Steel Days Committee and volunteers and American Fork City and staff and agree to put forth your best efforts to ensure the safety of all members of your party.

Come and see the amazing artistic talent in our community at this year's Steel Days Art Show. The 2020 Art Show will be exhibited at the American Fork Library (64 S. 100 E.) on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 7-9 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Art Show is FREE TO THE PUBLIC and all local artists are invited to showcase their artwork!

Art Show Schedule:
Now through Monday, July 5th: Art Registration Online
Monday, July 6: Art Drop-Off from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (AF Library) 
Tuesday, July 7: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Wednesday, July 8: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Thursday, July 9: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (AF Library)
                            Artist Reception & Awards Night 7:00 p.m. (Robinson Park, 100 East Main Street)
Friday, July 10: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Saturday, July 11: Art Show Open 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Monday, July 13: Art Release 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (AF Library)

IMPORTANT: Please read the following information carefully! The Art Show rules have changed due to current health and safety standards.

Age Divisions: Youth and Adult. The Youth category is split into High School, Junior High, Intermediate (grades 4-6), Primary (grades 1-3), and Kindergarten/Preschool. The Adult category is split into Experienced (professional artists) and Novice.

Entry Fee: $10 per entry for adults
                   $5 per entry for youth

LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER ARTIST! Also, please note that all entries are final and no refunds will be issued.

Media Categories:

  • Painting: oil, acrylic, water color
  • Photography: color, black/white, digital
  • Mixed Media: two dimensional work that includes two or more different mediums - chalk, paper, collage, paint, graphite, wire, fabric, etc.
  • Drawing: graphite, charcoal. colored pencil, digital, calligraphy, markers, etc.
  • Sculpture: three dimensional work in clay, stone, bronze, sculpture/woodcarving, metal, etc.
Art Drop-off will be on Monday, July 6 between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the American Fork Library. 

Art Entry Rules:
  • All participating artists need to register before Sunday, July 5 by midnight
  • Only one entry per artist
  • All 2-D artwork in youth and adult divisions must be framed with a wire hanger on the back (See diagram 1). Any entry that does not have a wire hanger (see diagram 2-6) will be disqualified to enter the show and the entry fee will be forfeited and donated to the city of American Fork
  • A printed copy of the confirmation email must be shown at the art drop-off
  • Artwork must not exceed 36 inches in any direction
  • Entries must not exceed 15 pounds
  • All art entries must be picked up at the AF Library on Monday, July 13
                    Diagram 1: Correct Wire Hanger                                                        Diagram 2: Incorrect Hanger

Professional artists in the American Fork Visual Arts Program will select the art for awards. Entries in the Youth and Adult Divisions may be awarded first, second, and third place ribbons with small cash awards in each category. Honorable mention awards may also be given. Special awards are "Best of Show," "Mayor's Choice," and "Timpanogos Arts Foundation’s Choice."

Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony: An artist reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Robinson Park (100 E. Main St).
Art Release:  Art release will be Monday, July 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  All artwork must be picked up before the AF Library closes. Any artwork not picked up on that date will be taken to the Art Center on 53 West Main Street, American Fork and be fined a $10 storage fee. Artwork left at the Art Center after 30 days will become the property of the Timpanogos Arts Foundation. 
For questions about the 2020 Steel Days Art Show, please email the art show director, Heidi Boden, at americanforkvisualarts@gmail.com or the Steel Days Committee at chamber@afcity.net.

Location: American Fork Library, 64 S 100 East, American Fork , UT 84003

Registration has been Closed for this event.