"The Beginner" by Dan Wilson.

It’s round-up time for artistic talent in Lehi. The Lehi Arts Council is calling for submissions for its annual Round-Up Art Show, to be held June 20–25 during Round-Up Week.

A growing attraction at the Lehi City Round-Up, the juried show offers cash prizes. Dan Wilson has won first prize for the past two years. “I enter a lot of shows,” he said. “I think Lehi does a really good job. They put on a super good show.”

"Waiting for Spring" by Dan Wilson.
“Waiting for Spring” by Dan Wilson.

Jean Hatch, Chair of the Lehi Arts Council, said the show has been part of Round-Up festivities for several years, and it has been attracting more entries each year. All varieties of visual art are welcome. Submissions have included oils, watercolors, photographs, and a variety of sculpture, among others. Lance D. Madigan, publicist for the event, said they’ve even had cross stitch.

The show is open to all Lehi residents 8 years and older. Works of art must be within the size limit of 48” by 48” and weigh no more than 40 pounds. Multiple entries from a single artist are welcome. For more detailed instructions on entering, go to http://www.lehiarts.com/Visual_Arts.html and click on “Round-Up Days Art Show entry form.”

Entries need to be submitted by Saturday, June 18. Office hours are between noon–2 p.m. at the Arts Council building, 685 N. Center Street, Lehi. All entries will be on exhibit at the Lehi Arts Center during Round-Up Week on the following schedule: Monday-Friday, June 20-24 from 6:00–8:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 25 from 9:00 a.m.–noon. The public is invited to an awards ceremony and reception, which will be held at the same location on Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m.

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