SOMERSET COUNTY FAIR        

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Dept. 19: Art, Photography, Hand Crafts
SUPERINTENDENT
   
Tammy Hottle

   697 Garrett Short Cut Rd

   Berlin,PA 15530

   814-442-6892

County entries will be entered first. Out-of-county entries will be taken on standby basis.
SECTION 1 – PAINTINGS AND  PHOTOGRAPHS
    1. Paintings must have been done by exhibitor and must have been made since the last Somerset County Fair.
    2. All paintings and photographs must be suitably framed and must be able to be hung
    3. No photographs smaller than 5x7 will be accepted.
    4. Works must be original. Copies and kit paintings are not eligible for prizes
    5. No entry awarded previous prize eligible.
    6. Only one entry in same class.
    7. Items must be clean and in show condition
    8. Photographs exhibitor cannot enter in both professional and non-professional class.
CLASS 1 –       Photographs – Black and White
CLASS 1B. 5x7 or larger– $6 $4 $2
    PROFESSIONAL
        1. Scenic
            a. Landscape

                1. Seasonal

                2. with Freshwater

            b. Seascape 
            c. Farm Scenery 

        2. Portrait

            a.  Single

            b. Group
        3. Still life
        4. Animal
            a. Pets
            b. Wildlife

                1.Natural

                2. Zoo type

            c. Farm
        5. Sports
        6. Plants and Flowers
        7. Transportation-(any mode)

        8. Birds

            a. Wild

            b. Farm

            c. Exotic

        9. Other

    NONPROFESSIONAL- Black and White
        1. Scenic
            a. Landscape 
               1. Seasonal

               2. with Freshwater

            b. Seascape 

            c. Farm Scenery 

        2. Portrait 

            a. Single

            b. Group
        3. Still life
        4. Animal
            a. Pets –
            b.Wildlife

                1.Natural

                2. Birds

                3. Zoo type

            c. Farm 
        5. Sports 
        6. Plants and Flowers 
        7. Transportation -(any mode)

        8. Birds

            a. Wild

            b. Farm

            c. Exotic

        9. Other 

CLASS 1C – Photo collection -Black and White

               $6 $4 $2

    a. Professional

    b. Nonprofessional
CLASS 2 – Photographs – color
CLASS 2B. 5x7 or larger– $6 $4 $2
   PROFESSIONAL
    1. Scenic
        a. Landscape

               1. Seasonal

               2. with Freshwater

       b. Seascape 

        c. Farm Scenery

    2. Portrait 

        a. Single

        b. Group
    3. Still life 
    4. Animal
        a. Pets 
        b. Wildlife

                1.Natural

                2. Zoo type

        c. Farm 
    5. Sports 
    6. Plants and Flowers
    7. Transportation-(any mode)

    8. Birds

            a. Wild

            b. Farm

            c. Exotic

    9. Other
   NONPROFESSIONAL-color
    1. Scenic
        a. Landscape 
               1. Seasonal

               2. with Freshwater

        b. Seascape 

        c. Farm Scenery 

    2. Portrait 

        a. Single

        b. Group
    3. Still life
    4. Animal
        a. Pets –
        b. Wildlife

                1.Natural

                2. Zoo type

        c. Farm 
    5. Sports 
    6. Plants and Flowers 
    7. Transportation -(any mode)

    8. Birds

            a. Wild

            b. Farm

            c. Exotic

    9. Other 
CLASS 2C – Photo collection- color

           $6 $4 $2

    a. Professional

    b. Nonprofessional
*BEST OF SHOW RIBBON
CLASS 3 – Paintings– $10 $6 $4
    A. Oils
        1. Landscape
        2. Seascape
        3. Still life – arrangement 
        4. Fruit, flowers or vegetables 
        5. Animals
        6. Portrait 
        7. Abstract – nonobjective 
        8. Traditional painting style 
        9. On velvet or tapestry 
        10. Birds

              a. Wild

              b. Farm

              c. Exotic

        11. Other 
    B. Watercolor
        1. Landscape 
        2. Seascape 
        3. Still life  
        4. Fruit, flowers or vegetables 
        5. Animals
        6. Portrait 
        7. Abstract – nonobjective 
        8. Traditional painting style 
        9. Birds

            a. Wild

            b. Farm

            c. Exotic

        10. Other 
    C. Acrylics
        1. Landscape 
        2. Seascape 
        3. Still life – arrangement
        4. Fruit, flowers or vegetables
        5. Animals
        6. Portrait 
        7. Abstract – nonobjective 
        8. Traditional painting style 
        9. On velvet or tapestry 
        10. On natural materials 
        11. Birds

              a. Wild

              b. Farm

              c. Exotic

        12. Other 
CLASS 4 – Drawings– $10 $6 $4
    A. Pen and Ink 
    B. Charcoal 
    C. Pastels 
    D. Pencil 
CLASS 5 – Mixed media – $10 $6 $4
CLASS 7 – Printmaking – $10 $6 $4
CLASS 9 – Tole painting – $10 $6 $4
CLASS 10 –Design Graphics – $10 $6 $4
CLASS 11 – Digitized photography– $10 $6 $4
* BEST OF SHOW RIBBON
SECTION 2 – HANDCRAFTS
This section includes articles made of wax, leather, cone, beads, shell, metal, seeds, wood and straw. All articles must be ready for showing or suitable for display.
1. All exhibits must have been made by the Exhibitor – No commercial articles accepted.
2. “Traditional” means authentic reproduction.
3. Ceramic articles should have identification marks to indicate that they are originals.
4. Only one entry in the same class.
5. No Puzzles Please

PREMIUMS – $6 $4 $2
CLASS
    1. Bead work
    3. Cone and nut
    4. Creative dolls
        A. Hand made dolls
        B. Hand made outfit
    5. Creative Christmas
        A. On the tree
        B. Under the tree
        C. Off the tree
    6. Creative flowers
    7. Designs in straw work
    8. Pottery hand formed or thrown pottery or stoneware
    9. Hand–woven pieces
    10. Metal Working Jewelry

            A. Beads

            B. Metal
            C. Natural( materials, hemp,leather)

            D. Other
    11. Leather work
    12. Seed work
    13. Textile Painting or Batik
    14. Wood carving or whittling
    16. Woodcraft
        A. Toys
        B. Household items
        C. Other
    17. Metal tooling
    18. Cast plaster and sculpture
    19. Centerpieces
    20. Plastic canvas needlework
         A. Toys
         B. Useful
         C. Decorative
    21. Sand painting
    22. Wall hangings prepared for hanging
        A. Fabric
        B. Wood or natural
        C. Other
    23. Macramé
    24. Stained glass
    25. Miscellaneous handcrafts
    26. Art to wear – decorated
        A. T–shirt
        B. Sweatshirt
        C. Other
    27. Creative Holiday – non Christmas

    28. Paper Art
        A. Paper Mache
        B. Paper Cutting
        C.  Tissue paper art
        D. Others
    29. Glass Mosaic

    30. Collage

    31. Wreaths

    32. Clay-any kind

    33. Basketry

    34. Seasonal crafts

        a. Fall

        b. Winter

        c. Spring

        d. Summer

   35. Garden Art

        a. Outside Sculptures

        b. Seasonal

        c. Mosiac

SECTION 3 – HOBBIES
        $2.50 $2.25 $2.00
CLASS 1 – Entomology
CLASS 2 – Scale Models
CLASS 3 – Ceramics, decorative or useful
CLASS 4 – String Art
CLASS 5 – Handcraft from kit
CLASS 6 – Computer art
*BEST OF SHOW RIBBON for Section 2 and 3.
 

SECTION 4 SCARECROW CONTEST
Premiums $10.00 $8.00 $6.00
Rules
    1. Entry must be an original creation
    2. Free standing on pedestal
    3. Size not to exceed 4’ wide, 6’ high or shorter than 3’
    4. No mechanical or electrical parts

 

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