BOUNTIFUL — The Bountiful/Davis Art Center will present its Eighth Contemporary Illustrators Invitational featuring some of the best working illustrators in Utah.

The invitational will run from Sept. 12 to Oct. 10 at the art center, 745 S. Main.

A special opening reception will be held Sept. 19 at BDAC at 7 p.m. to give patrons a chance to meet the illustrators and see paintings by Bountiful artist Sandra Rast.

At 8 p.m. on Sept. 19, New Jersey artist Rudy Gutierrez will present ideas on how to pursue originality and take risks with art.

Other participating illustrators in the invitational are Mark Robison, Anne Marie Oborn, Robert McKay, Greg Newbold, Rob Colvin, Sherry Meidell, Robert Barrett, Nathan Paret, Ben Sowards, Bethanne Anderson, Joel Izatt, Ron Brown, Mark Buehner, Rebecca Mann, Chris Hawkes, Paul Mann, Steve Kropp and Micah Harmen.

Exhibit hours at BDAC are 5 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The art center is closed Sundays and holidays and in between exhibits.

For more information, contact the center at 801-292-0367 or at