South Jordan Arts Show supports local artistsMar 09, 2023 10:26AM ● By Peri Kinder
Akshara Sudhakar’s quilling art piece took second place in last year’s South Jordan Arts show in the Youth 3D category.
Local artists from across the Salt Lake Valley will have their art displayed during the 2023 South Jordan Arts Show. The show opens on March 21 and runs through April 27 at The Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane).
This will be the 15th year for the arts show that has categories for youth, adult, professional, photography, 2D and 3D entries. Prizes will be awarded for each age group and category.
The show, which is partially funded by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks program, is free to the public. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some art will be available for purchase. For more information, visit SJC.Utah.gov/403/arts.
“I think it’s engaging for the community to come do something like this. It helps people focus on other things that are good and stress-free,” Tiffany Parker said, arts program coordinator for South Jordan City. “It can be inspiring to go look at art.”
Photographer Heather Van Leeuwen earned a first place award at the South Jordan Arts show in 2022 for her landscape photo.
Tom McMahon used 1,101 pieces of maple, wenge, padauk and yellow heart wood to create the sculpture that won Best of Show in last year’s South Jordan Arts show.
In the 2022 South Jordan Arts show, Renee Foutz won first place for Professional 2D art for her oil painting portrait.
Elizabeth Foutz’s needlepoint earned her a first place finish for Youth 3D at last year’s South Jordan Arts show.