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Arts and Crafts

Department M
Superintendent: Heidi Hitchcock
Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and participation
Best of Show rosettes and Fair Theme rosettes are awarded
Premiums: 1st = $4.00, 2nd = $3.00, and 3rd = $1.00


General Entry Rules and Regulations

  1. Residents of Herkimer County or surrounding counties are welcome to enter.
  2. Entrants of Arts and Crafts will be 19 years of age or older. Entrants younger than 19 will enter the Youth Department.
  3. All entries must be the original work by the exhibitor in the year preceding the Fair.
  4. All exhibits accepted Sunday 12-8 pm and Monday 12-8 pm.
  5. The Exhibits Committee will afford all possible protection for exhibits and is not responsible for damage or loss.
  6. Decisions of the judge are final.
  7. Exhibits can be removed on Monday after the closing of the Fair.
  8. No previously entered exhibits.
Class 1: Woodworking
General woodworking and hand tool
  1. Furniture
  2. Cars/Trains
  3. Doll Houses/Buildings
  4. Miscellaneous
Class 2: Metal Working
  1.   General Metal Working
  2.   Miscellaneous
Glass 3: Ceramics
  1. Molds
  2. Thrown Pottery
  3. Coiled
  4. Slab
  5. Miscellaneous
Class 4: Photography
All photos must be framed and have a secure wire and hardware for hanging or in a book printed on photo paper.      
  1. Collection of four prints framed on a 8x12" or 11" material suitable
  2. Single print, 8" x 10" in a frame
  3. Collection of similar photos in an album
  4. 8" x 10" film enlargement or 8" x 11" digital print (digital photos must be printed on 600 dpi or higher)  
Class 5: Artwork                
  1. Painting - oil, acrylic, watercolor     
  2. Illustration: pen and ink, pastel, charcoal     
  3. Miscellaneous
Class 6: Others
  1. Baskets
  2. Leather
  3. Plastic
  4. Electrical
  5. Candle/Wax
  6. Modeling Clay
  7. Centerpieces
  8. Any handicraft not listed in another class
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