DARKE COUNTY FAIR                  42 YEARS
EMAIL; foureman@roadrunner.com
ENTRIES ACCEPTED:        Wednesday   August15, 2018     12 noon     to 8:00 p.m.
                                    Thursday       August16, 2018     10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
     CLOSED JUDGING :             Thursday      August 16, 2018               2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The fair building will be open for the judging results, Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
All persons must present their week fair ticket when entering exhibits; We can not accept 3-H Passes or Anniversary Passes for OPEN CLASSES.         NO OTHER ENTRY FEE
You may buy your fair ticket in the Fine Arts Building when you enter.
NO PRE-REGISTRATION
                    SCROLL DOWN FOR ENTIRE RULES AND PREMIUMS


Largest Art Show in Ohio; over 1,000 Entries and Growing
206,000 estimated fair attendance
DEMONSTRATIONS-  SPECIAL ARTIST DAY   WEDNESDAY  10:00-2:00 pm
DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS
CLASS M — Fine Arts Division
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

CLOSED 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/finearts     (class, rules, and Premiums)

    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,16, 2018, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 PM.   A panel of judges will judge & jury on Thursday, August 16, 2018,  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, 87,2017, 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 -4:00 P.M., Sunday, August 26, 2018.  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.
  Open Classes, Fine Arts Department can not accept 4-H Passes or Anniversary Passes.
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 the internet. However, personal photos. The Fair Committee reserves the right to disqualify any entry and 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 Rules.
5. GENERAL INFORMATION ---- All entries that will be hanging for display require a secure wire hanger suitable to be hung on pegboard display hooks. 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 the CD/jpeg categories.
CHILDREN'S ART-Children's work must be matted or mounted on posteer 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 size 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 priced 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 DIVISION
                                                        P — PROFESSIONAL

PREMIUMS     1st      2nd    3rd
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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   10.00  7.00  5.00
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00  7.00  5.00
6. Ink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . .  10.00  7.00  5.00
7. Prints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . 10.00  7.00  5.00
8. Mixed Media (Batik, Collage etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . .10.00  7.00  5.00
9.. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 10.00  7.00  5.00
10. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10.00  7.00  5.00
11. Stained Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10.00 7.00  5.00
12. Wood Carving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . .  10.00  7.00  5.00
13. Jewelry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
14. Enameling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
15. Miniatures (4 x 6 or smaller- --must be smaller than reality). .   . 10.00  7.00 5.00
                     Does not include the frame

CHILDREN DEPARTMENT
JH - — JUNIOR HIGH  SCHOOL DIVISON     (GRADES 7-8)
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .  10.00  7.00  5.00
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    10.00  7.00  5.00
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . 10.00  7.00  5.00
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . 10.00  7.00  5.00
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil, Ink, Prints) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        . 10.00  7.00  5.00
6. Mixed Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . 10.00  7.00  5.00
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 10.00  7.00   5.00
8. Sculpture   10.00  7.00  5.00
SH — SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL DIVISON     (GRADES 9-12)
1. Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .  10.00 7.00 5.00
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    10.00 7.00 5.00
3. Acrylic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . 10.00 7.00 5.00
4. Pastel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil, Ink, Prints. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        . 10.00 7.00 5.00
6. Mixed Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     . 10.00 7.00 5.00
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
8. Sculpture   10.00 7.00 5.00
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.
-PREMIUMS                                                                                1st   2nd  3rd
1. Mixed Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5.00 4.00 3.00
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . 5.00 4.00 3.00
3. Acrylic (Tempera) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      5.00 4.00 3.00
4. Pastel (Chalk) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     5.00 4.00 3.00
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        5.00 4.00 3.00
6. Crayon, Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    . . 5.00 4.00 3.00
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . 5.00 4.00 3.00
8. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . 5.00 4.00 3.00
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . .  5.00 4.00 3.00
2. Watercolor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .  5.00 4.00 3.00
3. Acrylic (Tempera) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5.00 4.00 3.00
4. Pastel (Chalk) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5.00 4.00 3.00
5. Drawing (Colored Pencil) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 5.00 4.00 3.00
6. Crayon, Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00 4.00 3.00
7. Pottery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00 4.00 3.00
8. Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5.00 4.00 3.00
PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISON
P — PROFESSIONAL
COLOR:
1. People. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
7.Flora-Nature................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 20.00 15.00 10.00
8. Darke County Scene........... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
9 Unclassified , Miscellaneous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
10. CD/jpeg (Color or Black/White. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 20.00 15.00 10.00
BLACK AND WHITE:
1. People.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .20.00 15.00 10.00
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.00 15.00 10.00
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00
7. Flora-Nature................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.00 15.00 10.00
8. Darke County Scene. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00
9  Unclassified , Miscellaneous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 15.00 10.00

A — AMATEUR -PREMIUMS
COLOR:                                                                                      1st   2nd  3rd
1. People.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    10.00 7.00 5.00
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . .10.00 7.00 5.00
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
6. Wildlife . . . . . ........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10.00 7.00 5.00
7. Flora-Nature................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
8. Darke County Scene. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
9. Unclassified, Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
10. CD/jpeg (Color or Black/White). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10.00 7.00 5.00
BLACK AND WHITE
1. People.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   10.00 7.00 5.00
2. Landscape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .  10.00 7.00 5.00
3. Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
4. Photo-Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
5. Domestic Animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
6. Wildlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 7.00 5.00
7. Flora-Nature. . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 7.00 5.00
8. Darke County Scene. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
9  Unclassified , Miscellaneous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 7.00 5.00


S — STUDENT (GRADES 0-Grade 8)
                   A child under 12 years of age may enter on his/her parent's ticket number.
1. Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $10.00 7.00 5.00
2. Black and White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
3. CD/jpeg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00

                                            S — STUDENT (GRADES 9-12)
                   A child under 12 years of age may enter on his/her parent's ticket number.
1. Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $10.00 7.00 5.00
2. Black and White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00
3. CD/jpeg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 7.00 5.00







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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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