Arts

ArtsThe Arts Council organizes engaging cultural events to promote community interest, involvement and education in the arts.

 Past events sponsored by the arts council includeZAP literacy and photography contests, community orchestra concerts and our growing community theater productions. Past shows include "Fiddler on the Roof," "The Wizard of Oz," "Cinderella," "The Music Man," "Shrek, The Musical" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Annie Auditions

annieYou can bet your bottom dollar that you need to be a part of the CH Arts Council summer musical - "Annie." 

Auditions will be held on Tuesday April 25 and Thursday  April 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. 

Participants are expected to be dressed in something they can dance in, and come prepared to sing 16-30 bars in a similar musical style to Annie (no songs from Annie should be sung for auditions).

Auditions will be held at City Hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.).

Tomorrow is only a day away, so get ready now.












  We Need Your Power Pole Art

power pole artWant a challenge? Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is looking for artists of all abilities to submit ideas for our power pole art project.

Entries are due May 15th. Chosen Participants will be notified by June 8, 2017.  

Please fill out this entry form and submit it with a sketch or rendering of your ideas to artscouncilchair@ch.utah.gov.

If you have any questions, you can contact Kimberly Pedersen at kpedersen@ch.utah.gov.








2017 Spring Photo Contest Display

photoThe Cottonwood Heights Photography Contest is over, but the beautiful photo entries are on display at City Hall during March.

Come down and see them while you can!

Ribbons were presented for outstanding photos in several categories during an open house on March 4. 

Here are the results of the judging:

Best of Show:
The Red Aspen - Kerry W. Jones

Mayor's Choice: 
Being Koi - Kevin Wellard

People's Choice:

Black & White Predator - Tessa Halley
People's Choice - 2nd Place:
Morning Flare - Jason Carlton

Outstanding Photo by a:

Cottonwood Heights Resident:
To Honor - To Remember - Rick Kramer

Professional: 
Southwest Door - Deb Conover

Amateur:
Anticipation - Gary Cabana

Child (under 12):
Limited Speed - Ava Yazdian

Youth (12-18):
Black & White Predator - Tessa Halley

Taken in Cottonwood Heights:
Tranquility at Storm's End - Brent Howcroft

Outstanding Photo of:

Nature:
A Scolding - Rick Kramer

Landscape:
Endurance III - Kerry W. Jones

Portrait: 
Prairie Grave - G. Scott Hansen

Architecture:
The Boston Skyline - Sammie Jensen

Sports:
Peddle Faster, I Hear Banjos - Logan Goldman

Abstract:
Split Rock - Jason Carlton

Humorous:
Water Creatures - Steve Chambers

Macro Photography:
Tiger Lily Tears - Jeri Abel

Honorable Mention:
Reflections of Freedom - Rose Cabana
Seeing Double - Ray Shook
Colorful Havana - Sheryl Padjen
Reflections on the Water - Linda Hansen
Ghost Town - Vlad Turchenko
Old Saltair Rail Car - Bill Gerrard
Frosty Fiesta - Makayla Garff
Autumn Reflections - A. Eugene Coleman
Enough to Bug Ya - Thomas Garff

In the People's Choice Award, a 2nd place award was given, since there was only a one-vote difference.

There were a total of 106 entries submitted by 41 photographers. About 85 percent are residents of Cottonwood Heights, and 88 percent are amateurs. We are so appreciative of both the quantity and quality of entries.

Please encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to stop by City Hall to view the display during the rest of the month. It will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Fridays only until 5 p.m.).

Thank to everyone for participating!