Fine Arts

2018

Department 13 – Fine Art

Superintendent – Bob & Sue Rainey  (419) 937-0500
Entries Close – July 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Judging will be on Monday, July 23.

NOTICE:  All Fine Art entries are to be brought into the Fine Arts Building on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

No entry fee, but all exhibitors must have purchased a 2018 Seneca County Fair membership ticket or season ticket.  Those under 18 may enter under parent’s ticket or membership.  Entries must be original creative work of exhibitor.

No work will be judged that has been previously entered at the Seneca County Fair.    Articles may be removed Sunday, July 29 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Carry out only.  NO vehicles allowed on grounds during tractor pull) and on Monday morning, July 30 from 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.  Claim tickets will be checked.

First and second ribbon awards are given on the basis of merit.  First and second premiums will not be awarded to the same party when there is no competition.

NEW:  All work is NOT to have any hooks or wires.  Hooks and clips will be provided.  No frames except for oil paintings.  The oils paintings will have to be ready to hang.

NOTICE:  To determine if you are an amateur or professional, a professional is defined as a person active in teaching or selling your art or photography at stores, shows or by consignment.  If so, you must enter in the professional category.

***NOTE:  Limit of two entries per entry number per class.***

ART
Premium:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Class 1 – Professional, adult

Entry Number:
1.  Oil
2.  Acrylics
3.  Water colors
4.  Pastels
5.  Ink, pencil
6.  Charcoal or Crayon
7.  Mixed media
8.  Prints – woodblocking, etching, silk screen or engraving
9.  Tole and decorative paint
10.  Tole miniature canvas – 5×7 and under
11.  Clocks
12.  Saws

Best of Show, adult – Rosette and gift certificate
Donated by:  Wal-Mart, Tiffin

Class 2 – Amateur

PREMIUM:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Oil
2. Acrylics
3. Water colors
4. Pastels
5. Ink, pencil
6. Charcoal or Crayon
7. Mixed media
8. Prints – woodblocking, etching, silk screen or engraving
9. Tole and decorative paint
10. Tole miniature canvas – 5×7 and under
11. Clocks
12. Saws
13. Air brush

Best of Show, Adult – Rosette and gift certificate
Donated by:  Wal-Mart, Tiffin

NOTICE:  ARTWORK MUST LIST AGE OF CONTESTANT ON TAG IN ALL STUDENT DIVISIONS.  ALL RULES APPLY AS IN ADULT DIVISIONS.

CLASS 3 – Elementary – Student Division (Grades 1-4)

PREMIUM:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:
1. Crayon, pastel, chalk
2. Watercolor
3. Pencil, charcoal, markers
4. Potato Prints
5. Any other media

Rosette:

CLASS 4 – Intermediate, Student Division

(Grades 5-8)

Premium:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:
1. Crayon, pastel, chalk
2. Watercolor
3. Pencil, charcoal, markers, ink
4. Sculpture
5. Tole and decorative painting
6. Two-Dimensional
7. Potato Prints
8. Any other media

Rosette:

CLASS 5 – High School Student Division

(Grades 9-12)

Premium:  1st-$2.00; 2nd-$1.00

Entry Number:
1. Crayon, pastel, chalk
2. Watercolor
3. Pencil, charcoal, markers, ink
4. Oil
5. Acrylics
6. Sculpture
7. Tole and decorative painting
8. Calligraphy
9. Two & Three Dimensional
10. Any other media

Best of Show, student division – Rosette and $5.00 for grades 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12
Donated by:  Judge Michael Kelbley, Seneca County Court House, Tiffin

Class 6 – Senior Citizen Art

Premium:  1st-$5.00, 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1.  Oil
2.  Acrylics
3.  Watercolor
4.  Ink, Pencil
5.  Crayon
6.  Charcoal
7.  China Paint

Best of Show:  Rosette & $15.00
Donated by:  Rainey Crop Insurance,
500 N. Twp. Rd. 59, Fostoria

 

PHOTOGRAPHY
Entries Close – July 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Judging will be on Monday, July 23.

NOTICE:  All Fine Art entries are to be brought into the Fine Arts Building on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All photography must have been photographed after  July 1, 2017 by the exhibitor.

Articles may be removed Sunday, July 29 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  (Carry out only.  NO vehicles allowed on grounds during tractor pull.) and Monday morning, July 30 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.  Claim tickets will be checked.

PLEASE NOTE NEW RULES AND CHANGES

  1. All photos must be on PHOTO PAPER.
  2. Please bring photos.  NO MATS, NO FRAMES.  Please note Class 20 still requires mats.
  3. Photos will be placed in plastic sleeves for display.
  4. Put your name, address and phone number on the back of photos.
  5. Be sure to pick up entry tags in the office.  These tags will be connected to the plastic sleeves at check in.
    6.  All photos MUST be taken by exhibitor.  NO prints or copies of photos are allowed.  NOt following the ruels will result in no exhibiting at our fair and all premium money will be withheld.What does the judge look for in a good picture?
    1.  Well cropped
    2.  centered
    3.  Good color when color is needed

NOTICE:  To determine if you are an amateur or professional, a professional is defined as a person active in teaching or selling your art or photography at stores, shows or by consignment.  If so, you must enter in the professional category.

We, the directors of the Seneca County Fair, do not guarantee the safety of exhibits, but precautions will be taken for their protection.

***NOTE:  Limit of two entries per entry number per class.***

Art Sweepstake Award – Best of Show Overall
$50 cash
Donated by:  Judge Michael Kelbley
Seneca County Courthouse

CLASS 7
Adult professional

Color 5×7 (without mat)

PREMIUM:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 8
Adult professional

Black and White 5×7 (without mat)

Premium:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show – Rosette and Wal-Mart Gift Card

CLASS 9
Adult professional

Color 8×10 or 11×14 (size without mat)

Premium:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 10
Adult professional

Enlargements

Black & White 8×10 or 11×14 (size without mat)

PREMIUM:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and $10.00
Donated by:  Rainey Crop Insurance
500 N. Twp. Rd. 59, Fostoria

CLASS 11
Adult Amateur

Snapshot, Color, 5×7 (size without mat)

Premium:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 12
Adult Amateur

Snapshot, Black & White, 5×7 (size without mat)

Premium:  1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and Wal-mart Gift Card
Donated by:  Wal-Mart, Tiffin

CLASS 13
Adult Amateur

Snapshot, Color 8×10 or 11×14

Premium:  1st – $5.00; 2nd – $3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7.Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 14
Adult Amateur

Snapshot, Black & White 8×10 or 11×14

Premium:  1st – $5.00; 2nd – $3.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and $10.00
Donated by:  Cabin Creations
135 S. Washington St., Tiffin

CLASS 15
Youth Grades 7-12

Snapshots Color 5×7, 8×10, 11×14

Same rules as adults

Premium:  1st – $4.00; 2nd – $2.00

Entry Number:
1.  Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 16
Youth Grades 7-12

Snapshots Black & White 5×7, 8×10, 11×14

Same rules as adults

Premium:  1st-$4.00; 2nd-$2.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and $10.00
In Memory of:  Donna Bradley, Lighthouse Lady
296 Hedges St., Tiffin

CLASS 17
Youth Grades 6 and under

Snapshots Color 5×7, 8×10, 11×14

Same rules as adults

Premium:  1st-$4.00; 2nd-$2.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10.  Transportation
11. Sports

CLASS 18
Youth Grades 6 and under
Snapshots Black & White 5×7, 8×10, 11×14

Same rules as adults

Premium:  1st – $4.00; 2nd – $2.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and $10.00
In Memory of:  Donna Bradley, Lighthouse Lady
296 Hedges St., Tiffin

CLASS 19
Digital Photograpy Manipulated

Any size

Sames rules as above

Premium:  1st – $4.00; 2nd – $2.00

Entry Number:
1. Portraits and personalities
2. Pets (Domestic)
3. Wildlife Animals
4. Insects (bugs, butterflies, etc.)
5. Flowers
6. Scenery (buildings, bridges, etc.)
7. Scenery (nature, storms, etc.)
8. Weddings
9. Fair Enjoyment
10. Transportation
11. Sports

Best of Show:  Rosette and $10.00
Donated by:  Rainey Crop Insurance
500 N. Twp. Rd. 59, Fostoria OH

CLASS 20
Seneca Attractions

2018 Theme – INTERESTING HOMES IN SENECA COUNTY

Rules:
1.  Take a picture of an INTERESTING HOME in Seneca County.
2.  Picture must be dated between August 1, 2017 and July 14, 2018.
3.  Only one photo per person.
4.  Picture must be 8 x 10, color, matted, no frames.
5.  $75.00 prize will be awarded.

Donated by:  Judge Michael Kelbley
Seneca County Courthouse

2019 theme will be SCHOOLS  in Seneca County.  (Take a picture of a school in Seneca County, can be a one-room school or present day, can be inside or outside, can be playground.  Write name of school and address on back of picture.)