FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT
CLASS M — Fine Arts Division
BRAIN RISMILLER-Superintendent
BRIAN RISMILLER-Fair Manager

Nancy Foureman, Secretary
Phone: (937) 548-1764
www.nancyfoureman.com/Darke County Fair
foureman@roadrunner.com
• Assisted by •
Greenville Art Guild
www.greenvileartguild.com
Darke County Photo Club

JUDGING on Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Department Opens to the Public Friday, August 17, 2018, 10:00 A.M.
www.darkecountyfair.com/Fine Arts Department

    This department is interested in the purely “AESTHETIC” endeavor, as distinguished from the “Useful” arts.
It includes: Fine Art painting, drawing, photography, pottery, sculpture, and wood carving.
ENTRIES ACCEPTED Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 12:00 noon to 8:00 P.M. and Thursday, August 16, 2018, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 PM
A panel of judges will judge & jury on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.  JUDGING STARTS SHARPLY AT 2:00 P.M. Exhibition OPENS Friday, August 18, ,2018, 10:00 a.m. for results.
ALL 3-DIMENSIONAL WORK AND MINIATURES WILL BE BEHIND GLASS AND LOCKED.
    All articles must be claimed between 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M., Sunday, August 27, 2018. Any exhibit or other property not claimed in 30 days becomes the property of the Darke County Fair Board. Photographs of the winners for the newspaper will be taken on the first Saturday at 1:00 P.M. in the Fine Arts Building. All articles must stay on exhibit until the official check out time. Not complying with this rule may result in not being allowed to enter, premiums being withheld or both.
1. FAIR TICKETS — All persons must present their week fair tickets when entering exhibits.You may buy your  fair ticket in the Fine Arts Building when you enter.
2. Entries must not have been shown at the Darke County Fair in previous years.
3. Each exhibitor may have 4 Painting Division, 3 Professional Photo Division, 2 Amateur Photo Division, 3 Student Photo Division, 4 CD/jpeg can be entered in addition to framed photos, 3-Junior High, 3-Senior High, 3-Children
4. ORIGINAL — All entries must be original. Original being: never having occurred or existed before, given to inventing or creating something new; NOT COPIED. Copies include any material that has been published or   reproduced in magazines, cards, calendars, album covers, Disney characters, and similar material.   However, personal photos and clips may be used. The Art Guild reserves the right to disqualify any entry not complying with this rule. The entries must be in the name of the artist. All entries must comply with the Ohio Department of Agriculture Administrative Code
5. GENERAL INFORMATION - All entries that will be hanging for display require a secure wire hanger suitable to be hung on pegboard displayhooks. The wire should be secured in such a way that it remains behind the image and not visible when hung.
FRAMING - Gallery wraps are acceptable without framing (same wire hanging applies). Oil paintings and acrylics painted like oil may be framed without glass but it is suggested that watercolors, pastels, drawings and prints be placed under glass for protection. If framing is impossible or inconvenient, consider CD/jpeg categories.
CHILDREN'S ART - Children's work must be matted or mounted on poster board. Photo frames are acceptable if suitable for pegboard hanging.
PRESENTATION - Presentation will be a significant factor in judging entries in all divisions.
6. PAINTING AND DRAWING — Emphasis in this category is two-dimensional rather than three-dimensional.
7. POTTERY AND SCULPTURE — Must be hand thrown or molded; no greenware or commercial molds.
8. JEWELRY-All components must be produced by the artist; except chains.
9. PHOTOGRAPHY  - The minimum photo sie is 8 x 10 or 36" around, the maximum is 20 x 24" or 88" around. Consider all around inches when entering non-standard print sizes such as panoramas.
FRAMING - Gallery wraps and metal prints are acceptable without framing. All other prints should be suitable matted and placed under glass for protection. Only one photo is to be displayed in a frame. Each entry must meet the wire hanging requirements in rule #5. Your name as registered should be attached to the back of the print or CD/jpeg entries.
PROFESSIONAL -  A professional in the Photography Division is defined as anyone involved in a photography business or anyone that sells or prices their photography services regardless of actually making a living at it.  You should not enter as an Amateur if you could be considered a Professional as described. You do not, however, have to be considered a professional to compete in a professional category.
10. PRICING-May be put on registration tags. Business cards can be put on professional entries.










                                  PAINTING DIVISON
P — PROFESSIONAL
-PREMIUMS-       
    
 
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      . . .
6. Ink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7. Prints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8. Mixed Media (Batik, Collage etc.) . . . . . . . . .      . . . . . . . .      
9.. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .
10. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
11. Stained Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
12. Wood Carving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   
13. Jewelry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
14. Enameling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
15. Miniatures (4 x 6 of smaller--must be smaller than reality). .      
                     Does not include the frame
A — AMATEUR CLASS
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . .
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . .
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . .
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . . . .    . .
6. Ink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .
7. Prints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   .
8. Mixed Media (Batik, Collage etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . .     . . . . .     .
9.. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .
10. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11. Stained Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
12. Wood Carving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . 
13. Jewelry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . .
14. Enameling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . .
15. Miniatures (4 x 6 or smaller- --must be smaller than reality). .   .
                     Does not include the frame
JH - — JUNIOR HIGH  SCHOOL DIVISON  (GRADES 7-8)
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    .
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil, Ink, Prints) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        .
6. Mixed Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .
8. Sculpture  

SH — SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL DIVISON (GRADES 9-12)
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    .
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil, Ink, Prints. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        .
6. Mixed Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .
8. Sculpture  
CA — CHILDREN DIVISON  (0 TO GRADE 3)
A child under 12 yrs. of age may enter on his/her parent's ticket number.
     All work must be matted on poster board.
                                                                            
1. Mixed Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . .
3. Acrylic (Tempera) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    
4. Pastel (Chalk) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       
6. Crayon, Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . .
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   .
8. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..   .

CB—CHILDREN DIVISON   (GRADES 4, 5, 6)
A child under 12 years of age may enter on his/her parent's ticket number.
All work must be matted or mounted on poster board.
1. Mixed Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .   
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .   
3. Acrylic (Tempera) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      .
4. Pastel (Chalk) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . .
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        .
6. Crayon, Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   .
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .
8. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      .
PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISON
P — PROFESSIONAL
COLOR:
1. People   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . .   
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . .
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      .
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      .
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................                       
7. Flora - Nature............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .      . . .  .
8. Darke County Scene...............................................................
9. Unclassified , Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . .
10. CD/jpeg.(Color or Black/White) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   .. . . . .
BLACK AND WHITE:
1. People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . .
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . . . .
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . . . .
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       . . .
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      . .. .
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................                        . .
7. Flora and Nature............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      . . .  .
8. Darke County Scene...............................................................
9. Unclassified , Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . 

A — AMATEUR
COLOR:                                                                                     
1. People.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .
7. Flora - Nature............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .
8. Darke County Scene................................................................
9. Unclassified , Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . .. 
10. CD/jpeg.(Color or Black/White) . . . 

BLACK AND WHITE:
1. People.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   .
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    .
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . .
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    
6. Nature and Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                       
7. Flora and Nature............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      . . .  .
8. Darke County Scene................................................................
9. Unclassified , Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . .. 

S — STUDENT (GRADES 0-Grade 8)
1. Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2. Black and White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . .
3. CD/jpeg........................... . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .


                             S — STUDENT (GRADES 9-12)
1. Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2. Black and White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . .
3. CD/jpeg........................... . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .





PAINTING BEST OF SHOW $100.00
THREE-DIMENSIONAL BEST OF SHOW       $100.00
DARKE COUNTY SUBJECT IN PAINTING      $100.00
PHOTOGRAPHY BEST OF SHOW         $100.00
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