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
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.
Oil or Acrylic: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape
Oil or Acrylic: Any Subject
Watercolour: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape
Watercolour: Any Subject
Any Media: Landscape, Cityscape, or Seascape
Any Media: Portrait or Human Figure
Any Media: Natural World
Any Media: Fantasy World
Any Media: Abstract
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.
Black and White: Landscape or Urban Sketching
Black and White: Still Life
Black and White: Any Subject
Colour: Landscape or Urban Sketching
Colour: Still Life
Colour: Any Subject
Colour or Black and White: Portrait
Colour or Black and White: Natural World
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.
Collage: maximum size 20 X 30 inches
Single page of Adult Coloring Book Art
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