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


    1. Paintings must have been done by exhibitor and must have been made since the last Somerset County Fair.
    2. All photographs must be 8x10 only.  NO FRAMES  All photos will be placed in a page protector.  "NEW FOR 2021"
    3.
No photographs smaller than 8x10 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.

    9. Photographs must be able to be hung on pegs

County entries will be entered first. Out-of-county entries will be taken on standby basis.

 

SECTION 1 –  PHOTOGRAPHY

        PREMIUMS - $6 $4 $2

Class 1. PROFESSIONAL

    A. Black and White

        1. scenic, landscape, seasonal

        2. scenic, landscape, with fresh water

        3. scenic, seascape

        4. scenic, farm scenery

        5. portrait, single

        6. portrait, group

        7. still life

        8. animal, pets

        9. animal, wildlife, natural

        10. animal, wildlife, zoo type

        11. animal, farm

        12. sports

        13. plants and flowers

        14. transportation

        15. birds, wild

        16. birds, farm

        17. birds, exotic

        18. photo collection

        19. other

    B. Color

        1. scenic, landscape, seasonal

        2. scenic, landscape, with fresh water

        3. scenic, seascape

        4. scenic, farm scenery

        5. portrait, single

        6. portrait, group

        7. still life

        8. animal, pets

        9. animal, wildlife, natural

        10. animal, wildlife, zoo type

        11. animal, farm

        12. sports

        13. plants and flowers

        14. transportation

        15. birds, wild

        16. birds, farm

        17. birds, exotic

        18. photo collection

        19. other

Class 2. NON PROFESSIONAL

    A. Black and White

        1. scenic, landscape, seasonal

        2. scenic, landscape, with fresh water

        3. scenic, seascape

        4. scenic, farm scenery

        5. portrait, single

        6. portrait, group

        7. still life

        8. animal, pets

        9. animal, wildlife, natural

        10. animal, wildlife, zoo type

        11. animal, farm

        12. sports

        13. plants and flowers

        14. transportation

        15. birds, wild

        16. birds, farm

        17. birds, exotic

        18. photo collection

        19. other

    B. Color

        1. scenic, landscape, seasonal

        2. scenic, landscape, with fresh water

        3. scenic, seascape

        4. scenic, farm scenery

        5. portrait, single

        6. portrait, group

        7. still life

        8. animal, pets

        9. animal, wildlife, natural

        10. animal, wildlife, zoo type

        11. animal, farm

        12. sports

        13. plants and flowers

        14. transportation

        15. birds, wild

        16. birds, farm

        17. birds, exotic

        18. photo collection

        19. other

BEST OF SHOW RIBBON

 

SECTION 2. PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS

         PREMIUMS - $10 $6 $4

Class 1. Paintings

    A. Oils

        1. landscape

        2. seascape

        3. still life

        4. fruit, flowers, vegetable

        5. animals

        6. portrait

        7. abstract

        8. traditional painting style

        9. on velvet or tapestry

        10. birds, wild

        11. birds, farm

        12. birds, exotic

        13. other

    B. Watercolor

        1. landscape

        2. seascape

        3. still life

        4. fruit, flowers, vegetable

        5. animals

        6. portrait

        7. abstract

        8. traditional painting style

        9. birds, wild

        10. birds, farm

        11. birds, exotic

        12. other

    C. Acrylics

        1. landscape

        2. seascape

        3. still life

        4. fruit, flowers, vegetable

        5. animals

        6. portrait

        7. abstract

        8. traditional painting style

        9. on velvet or tapestry

        10. on natural materials

        11. birds, wild

        12. birds, farm

        13. birds, exotic

        14. other

  Class 2. Drawings

        A. pen & ink

        B. charcoal

        C. pastels

        D. pencil

  Class 3. Mixed Media

  Class 4. Printmaking

  Class 5. Tole Painting

  Class 6. Design Graphics

  Class 7. Digitized Photography

 

BEST OF SHOW RIBBON

 

SECTION 3 – 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

        E. Cards
    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

 

*BEST OF SHOW RIBBON
 

SECTION 4– HOBBIES
        PREMIUMS - $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
 

SECTION 5 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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