Arts & Crafts
Class 78 to 81

Coordinator: Vicki Cameron 613-258-3145
Committee: Lynn McCaw, Helen Piper

Information for Exhibitors:

  • Please read General Rules and Regulations

  • All Exhibitors are required to register under their own name, not the name of their business or farm. Such entries will be disqualified from judging.

  • Items to exhibit must be brought in between 6 pm & 9 pm Wednesday night September 11th or Thursday morning September 12th between 8am and 10am.

  • Doors will close at 10:00 am for judging.

  • Work may be picked up on Sunday afternoon, September 15, after 4:30 pm, but no later than 6:00 pm.

  • Sunday: Exhibit hall closes at 4 pm to prepare for pickup of exhibits

  • No exhibits to be removed from exhibit building before 4:30 pm Sunday

  • Fair Share 20% off prize money

  • Entries must be the work of the exhibitor, not the work of someone else, and not be more than three years old.

  • Exhibitors may enter one exhibit per section, and this piece cannot be exhibited again in subsequent years in any section.

  • Exhibitors should cover the signature on the work with painter's tape or other opaque substance that will not harm the work.

  • Open to Amateur Hobbyist Only. An Amateur is defined as: the artist considers himself/herself an amateur; the artist is considered an amateur by his/her peers; and the artist does not sell his/her work as a primary source of income

  • The First Time Exhibitor category is for those who have never exhibited a work of art in the Spencerville Fair before.

  • Changes in sections marked in bold.

All prize money in EACH SECTION of this CLASS will be DOUBLED thanks to the generosity of an Anonymous Donor.  

Prizes: Class 78 - 81: 1st: $10; 2nd: $6; 3rd: $5

Additional Prizes: 
Best in Show Class 78 Paintings: Rosette
Best in Show Class 79 Drawings: Rosette
Best in Show Class 80 Photography: Rosette
Best in Show Class 81 Alternative Art: Rosette

Class 78 [Painting] Sections:

Painting must be mounted and framed or have the edges prepared for exhibit.
Paintings should be signed, dated and not more than three years old. Paintings must be two-dimensional. No paintings on three dimensional objects. No revised work.
Please give your work a title and include it in your registration as Description, and on the entry tag under the Exhibit line. Place the entry tag on the top left or top right of the frame.

  1. Oil or Acrylic: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape

  2. Oil or Acrylic: Any Subject

  3. Watercolour: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape

  4. Watercolour: Any Subject

  5. Any Media: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape

  6. Any Media: Portrait or Human Figure

  7. Any Media: Natural World

  8. Any Media: Fantasy World

  9. Any Media: Abstract

  10. First Time Exhibitor: Your Best Painting, Any Media, Any Subject

Class 79 [Drawing] Sections:

Drawings must be mounted and framed or otherwise prepared for display. Drawings should be signed, dated and not more than 3 years old.
Place the entry tag on the top left or top right of the frame.

  1. Black and White: Landscape or Urban Sketching

  2. Black and White: Still Life

  3. Black and White: Any Subject

  4. Colour: Landscape or Urban Sketching

  5. Colour: Still Life

  6. Colour: Any Subject

  7. Colour or Black and White: Portrait

  8. Colour or Black and White: Natural World

  9. First Time Exhibitor: Your Best Drawing, Any Media, Any Subject

Class 80 [Photography] Sections:

•  Open to Amateur Hobbyist Only
•  Entrant must be the one who created the entry.

Section 1 - 3: Collections

Collections must be mounted on Mat Board, Foam core or similar stiff board (not Bristol Board). Size should be up to a maximum of 20 x30 inches. Collections need to be titled. Overall presentation is judged, along with labeling, connecting theme and individual photo quality. Collections must have a minimum of 5 photographs and a maximum of 9. Place the entry tag on the top left or top right of the board.

  • 1. Photography Collection: Scenery

  • 2. Photography Collection: Animals

  • 3. Photography Collection: Any Subject

Sections 4 - 15: Enlargements

Enlargements must be framed for hanging. The actual photographs must be a minimum size of 5 x 7 and a maximum size of 11 x 14 inches. Although the frame should complement the photograph, we understand framing can be expensive. Thus, the priority of judging will be on the photograph. Place the entry tag on the top left or top right of the frame.

  • 4. Photo Enlargement: Animal

  • 5. Photo Enlargement: Child under 12

  • 6. Photo Enlargement: Family

  • 7. Photo Enlargement: Work

  • 8. Photo Enlargement: Water

  • 9. Photo Enlargement: Close Up, Any Subject

  • 10. Photo Enlargement: Black and White

  • 11. Photo Enlargement: Abstract, Natural (No computer manipulation)

  • 12. Photo Enlargement: Abstract, Computer manipulated (original photograph included, 4 x 6, attached to the back of the frame).

  • 13. Photo Enlargement: Any Subject, Computer Manipulated (original Photograph included, 4 x 6, attached to the back of the frame.

  • 14. Photo Enlargement: Landscape of Grenville County

  • 15. Photo Enlargement: Any Subject

Class 81 [Alternative Art] Sections:

Art works must be appropriately prepared for display and able to stand on our display shelves. Place the entry tag on the top left or top right of the item.

  1. Zentangle

  2. Mandala

  3. Collage: maximum size 20 X 30 inches

  4. Single page of Adult Coloring Book Art

  5. Acrylic Pouring

  6. Miscellaneous: Item made of wood, metal, plastic, or other alternative materials.


Attention All Exhibitors!

Deadline for Entries

ONLINE - September 10, 2019
ENTRY FORM – September 7, 2019

$1.00 late entry fee per item applicable after deadline | Late entry fees for livestock noted in the livestock section

Online Entries

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All prize money doubled indefinitely!!

Download Entry Forms

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