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 17, 2017 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Department Opens to the Public Friday, August 18, 2017, 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 16, 2017, 12:00 noon to 8:00 P.M. and Thursday, August 17, 2017, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 PM
A panel of judges will judge & jury on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. Any exhibit or other property not claimed in 30 days becomes the property of the Darke County Fair Board. JUDGING STARTS SHARPLY AT 2:00 P.M. Exhibition OPENS Friday, August 18 ,2017, 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, 2017. 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. FRAMING —PAINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY- All entries will require framing (except 3-dimensional and C-Children and Photography category 11 and Gallery Wrap prints).  THE WIRE AND HANGERS MUST BE SECURELY ATTACHED TO FRAME. Framing includes proper  hanging device (eyelets and wire); paperclips, bobbypins, string and similar devices are not acceptable. Oil paintings and acrylics painted like oil may be framed without glass. We suggest watercolor, pastels,  drawing, prints, and photography be placed under glass for protection. Gallery wrap entries are acceptable in all categories and do not require framing. Presentation will carry a significant importance.
CHILDREN-Childrens;s work must be matted or mounted on poster board. Photo frames are acceptable if suitable for pegboard hanging.
PHOTOGRAPHY-matting required- 2 3/4 " Minimum. Larger prints may need larger mats; consult a professional framer if in doubt. Acrylic or Metal prints in photography will not require framing. If framing is impossible or inconvenient, consider CD/jpeg. categories. Presentation will carry a significant importance. Gallery wrap prints are acceptable in all categories and do not require framing.
Read other photography rules under #9.
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 — It is not required for the entrant to do his own printing. Printing may be done by a  commercial printing house.
  ONLY ONE PHOTO PER FRAME.
  Write your name on your CD.
  AMATEURS should not be involved in a photography business or selling regularly.
  PHOTO SIZE  — Minimum 8" x 10", Maximum 16" x 24". or 104" . Maximum frame size 14" X 28".
  MATTING REQUIRED
  If framing is impossible or inconvenient,  consider the CD/jpeg categories.
  Read other photography rules under #5.
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. Digitally Enhanced.................................................................
11. Acrylic or Metal Print (color or black/white).......................
12. 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . 
10. Digitally Enhanced.................................................................

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. Digitally Enhanced..................................................................
11. Acrylic or Metal Print (color or black/white   
12. 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . .. 
10. Digitally Enhanced..................................................................

S — STUDENT (GRADES 1-12)
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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