SEPTEMBER 10 TO 13 2020 - Phone: (905) 983-9510 - Email: [email protected]
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Orono Fair

September 10th - 13th 2020

A Small Town With A Big Heart

Celebrating 168 years of the Orono Fair

Visit The Fair

Art Competition Class 75

Chairperson:……………..Terry Gilroy [email protected]
Committee Members:. ……………………………Miranda Gilroy

Good luck! All entries must be mailed and postmarked by August 24th, 2019 for a best chance at a spot. Depending on the number of submissions, it may not be possible to display all submissions. Every effort will be made to do so. Mail your exhibit form to the address on the first page of the fair booklet.
Please fill out a separate exhibit form (even for family members, please!) for each person entering an artwork. For any questions regarding appropriate framing and preparation of works so that they are ready to hang email [email protected]

RULES & REGULATIONS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
1. All submissions must be suitably framed and ready for hanging with secure picture wire on the back and ready to go. If unsure, please email [email protected] so your work has the best chance for exhibition.
2. Each person may submit a total of TWO artworks (even if they are in different mediums)
3. As we cannot be responsible for the artworks dropped off outside of the following times, please ensure that the artworks are delivered to the art competition booth in the arena at the Fairgrounds between 4-8 pm on Wednesday September 4th, 2019 or between 9-10am on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. Artwork is to be picked up at the close of the Fair between 4:00- 5:00pm on Sunday
September 8th, 2019. Once again, we cannot be responsible for artwork left beyond this time. Thanks!
4. Adults may submit a 50 word biography to be displayed by their work; use a type size all can read. Teen and Juniors may submit a 25 word explanation of their pieces if they wish. Tell us why you love the work!

ADULT SECTION (for 18+)
Prize Money: First: $50.00, Second: $35.00, Third: $25.00 for each of the following categories:
1. Oils and Acrylics
2. Watercolours and Prints
3. Pen and Ink, Pencil, Charcoal
4. Mixed Media (this can be artwork created from any
combination of any material. but artwork must be ready and able to be hung on a wall)
5. **NEW** Molded Sculptures – (clay, wax or plaster ONLY. MUST NOT EXCEED 2 feet tall)
6. **NEW** Wire Art – (using any type of wire to create a hanging piece or a free standing sculpture. Free standing NOT to exceed 2 feet tall and hanging NOT to exceed 20 inches x 24 inches MUST BE READY TO BE HUNG)

Special Adult Category:
(automatic judigng of all submitted. Please do not
include on entry form)
7. $25.00 award for Best First Time Adult Entry
8. $100.00 award for Best in Show catergories 1-4
9. $100.00 award for Best in Show catergories 5-6

10. TEEN SECTION (for 13-17 year olds)
Prize Money: First: $35.00, Second: $25.00, Third: $15.00
This section is open to any type of media: oil, acrylic,
watercolour, prints, and drawings on pen and ink, pastel, charcoal, and mixed media. All works in the teen section are judged under one category, unlike the adult section.

11. JUNIOR SECTION (for 8-12 year old)
Prize Money: First: $20.00, Second: $15.00, Third: $10.00
This section is open to any type of media: oil, acrylic,
watercolour, prints, and drawings on pen and ink, pastel,
charcoal, and mixed media. All works in the teen section are judged under one category, unlike the adult section.

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