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Steel Days 2022 Art Show Sponsored by Havenlight
7/5/2022 - 7/12/2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST

Event Description

Come and see the amazing artistic talent in our community at this year's Steel Days Art Show. The 2022 Art Show will be exhibited at the American Fork Library (64 S. 100 E.) from Wednesday, July 6 to Tuesday, July 12. The Art Show is FREE TO THE PUBLIC and all local artists are invited to showcase their artwork!

Art Show Schedule
Now through July 3: Art Registration Online
Tuesday, July 5: Art Drop-Off from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Wednesday, July 6: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Thursday, July 7: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (AF Library)
                               Artist Reception & Awards Night 7:00 p.m. (Robinson Park, 100 East Main Street)
Friday, July 8: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Saturday, July 9: Art Show Open 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Monday, July 11: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Tuesday, July 12: Art Show Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (AF Library)
Tuesday,  July 12: Art Release 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (AF Library)

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 with at least 5 years of experience) and Novice (beginning artists).

Entry Fees
Adults: $10 per entry
Youth: $5 per entry

Media Categories

  • Calligraphy & Lettering
  • Painting
    • Oil
    • Acrylic
    • Watercolor
  • Photography
    • Color
    • Black/white
  • Mixed Media
    • Two-dimensional work that includes two or more different mediums - chalk, paper, collage, paint, graphite, wire, fabric, etc.
  • Drawing
    • Color
    • Black/White
  • Digital Art
  • Sculpture & Woodcarving
  • Ceramics

Art Drop-off will be on Tuesday, July 5 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the American Fork Library.

Art Entry Rules
  • All participating artists need to register before Sunday, July 3 at midnight
  • All 2-D artwork in youth and adult divisions must be framed with a wire hanger on the back (diagram 1). Any entry that does not have a wire hanger (diagram 2) 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 Tuesday, July 12
                    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," "Chamber of Commerce Choice," "Friends of the Library Choice," and "Timpanogos Arts Foundation’s Choice".

Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony: An artist reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Robinson Park (100 E. Main St).
Art Release:  Art release will be Tuesday, July 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 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 2022 Steel Days Art Show, please email the Steel Days Committee at chamber@americanfork.gov or the American Fork Visual Arts Program at americanforkarts@gmail.com.