Fine Arts

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Check In         Saturday, Oct 16, 2021       10am – 2pm

Check Out       Sunday, Oct 24, 2021         2 pm – 4pm

Check In will be at the Main Entrance of the Fairgrounds. Park in the main parking lot.  No cars will be allowed onto the Fairgrounds. There will be an Express Line for those who entered using FairEntry.

All  exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair General Rules and Regulations.

  • Open to Georgia artists from Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Evans, Jenkins, Screven and Tattnall counties only. No entry fee. Deadline for digital registration of entries is XXXXXXXXX (TBA)
  • All entrants should register using FairEntry to submit work. Please read the help sheets and watch the video before registering. Failure to register online will delay your entry process during check in.  Click here to go to FairEntry. If you have questions, email info@kiwanisogeecheefair.org.
  • Entries must be delivered on time or will not be considered for awards.
  • Every reasonable precaution will be taken to safeguard exhibits, but the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair and the Statesboro Regional Art Association (SRAA) will assume no responsibility for loss or damage incurred. Artists should carry their own insurance. Work should not be so fragile that display is harmful to the art.
  • No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition.
  • Judges will be appointed by the Fair Committee and the Statesboro Regional Art Association. The decisions of the Judges are final.
  • Exhibits are judged by comparison and on a competitive basis. Where there is but one article exhibited under any division, a first place award cannot be given.  In this instance, if the article is meritorious, second place prize money will be paid.
  • Premiums will not be paid according to ribbons, but by awards shown in the judges’ Record Books. Ribbons do not always mean money prizes, and they may sometimes be attached by mistake, or may be misplaced or lost.
  • Any prize money or artwork not picked up by 4pm Sunday, October 24, 2021 will be forfeited.
  • In the event circumstances beyond our control so disrupts our planned schedules as to necessitate curtailment of activities and operations, the Fair Management reserves the right, and the exhibitor agrees to pro-rate premium and prize money herein catalogued on a basis of actual conditions existing from such causes before or during the period of the fair.
  • The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair goers consist largely of families with children. Exhibits must be suitable for family viewing. The Fair Committee and the Statesboro Regional Art Association reserve the right to reject any artwork offered if it is objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to: images of nudity, graphic violence, profanity, drugs, and depictions of a sexually explicit nature. Decisions of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Committee and/or the Statesboro Regional Art Association will be final.

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro and the Statesboro Regional Art Association encourage artists to enter quality two-dimensional art to be displayed in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair’s Fine Arts Exhibit.

DIVISIONS for Adult Two-Dimensional Art

(For entrants who are 17 years of age or older and are no longer high school students.)

  1. Oil
  2. Acrylics
  3. Watercolor
  4. Pastel
  5. Photography
  6. Digital Drawing/Painting
  7. Drawing: Pencil/Graphite, Charcoal, Ink
  8. PrintMaking (wood block print, silk screen print, lino print)
  9. Other Two Dimensional art: inks, collage, tempera, mixed media
  10. Kiwanis Heritage Awards for artwork (any 2D medium) and photographs depicting life in southeast Georgia, past or present.

RULES FOR ADULT ENTRIES

Fine Art entries must be two-dimensional art media and ready to hang.

Fine Art entries without appropriate wire hangers may be disqualified from the exhibition and competition.

  • Adult Entrants may submit only ONE entry per Division. Entrants may submit in multiple Divisions. For example, artists may enter one oil, one pastel, and one Other. There are no entry fees to submit.
  • Art must be FRAMED. However paintings on stretched canvas may be presented without a frame if the painting continues around the edges (no bare canvas) and stretchers are at least 1.5 inches thick.
  • Art must be WIRED for hanging. No saw tooth brackets or improvised hangers. Wire must be attached securely on the back of the frame or canvas stretcher about 1/3 of the height below the top so the wire arches just below top. No taping of the wires is allowed.
  • Art must not exceed a measurement of 36” x 48” including mat and/or frame.
  • Dry media such as pastel, pencil, or charcoal should be framed under glass or plexiglass or sprayed with sealer. Artworks on paper should be framed under glass/ plexiglass or mounted and sealed.
  • Artists may attach a business card to the lower left front of the painting/frame. The card may show the artist’s contact information and (in small print) “for sale” or “NFS”.  Do not post a price. Sales will be between the artist and buyer privately. If sold, artwork will remain in the Exhibit until Check Out time. During Judging, all identifying information will be covered on each painting.
  • FairEntry registration creates an identification tag for each entry. The Division category cannot be changed by the artist after FairEntry The tag is attached to the hanging wire on the back of each artwork. Artists should keep the removable portion of the tag to pick up artwork at check-out.

SUMMARY OF RULES for ADULT ART ENTRIES

  • Entries must be:
  • DECENT (appropriate for family viewing)
  • RECENT (created in the last 5 years)
  • ORIGINAL (art not done in a class/workshop setting, not a replication)
  • NEW to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair
  • FRAMED (stretched canvas may be gallery wrapped instead)
  • WIRED for hanging

      AWARDS for Adult Artists

For each Division, ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded:

  • First Place…  Blue Ribbon…   $25.00
  • Second Place…Red Ribbon… $20.00
  • Third Place… White Ribbon…$15.00

SPECIAL DIVISION for Adults:  KIWANIS HERITAGE AWARDS

Theme: Southeast Georgia Heritage – any 2-dimension medium

 Heritage is defined as “ inherited property or traditions, etc. handed down from one’s ancestors or the past”.

Artwork must depict life in southeast Georgia, past or present. Subject matter must depict/include some   aspect of human presence, past or present. Any 2-D Adult Fine Art medium is acceptable.

Heritage Two- Dimensional Artwork:

Minimum size 9” x 12” without mat or frame. All rules for Adult Entries apply. 2-Dimension Art.

  • First Place … Blue Rosette…   $125.00
  • Second Place…Red Rosette…   $75.00
  • Third Place… White Rosette… $50.00

Heritage Photography:

Minimum size 8” x 10” without mat or frame. All rules for Adult entries apply. Photography.

  • First Place… Blue Rosette…  $50.00
  • Second Place…Red Rosette… $25.00
  • Third Place… White Rosette…$10.00

Prize money can be picked up at the Fair Office Prize Window after 5 pm on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 and during opening hours after that.  Art work can be picked up on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2pm- 4pm. Any money or art not collected by 4 pm Sunday, October 24, 2021 will be forfeited

LEVELS  FOR YOUTH ART ENTRIES (Students 18 years of age or younger in grades Pre-K- Grade 12)

  1. Special Needs Youth
  2. Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade
  3. Grades 2-3
  4. Grades 4-5
  5. Grade 6-8 Middle School
  6. Grades 9-12 High School
  • Only one art entry per student (pre-K – Grade 8) due to limited space availability.
  • Framing with wood or metal frames is not required for Youth Art entries. Youth entries are stapled to the pegboard racks for display.

      High School Divisions for 2-dimensional fine art:

1    Oil

  1. Acrylics
  2. Watercolor
  3. Pastel
  4. Photography
  5. Digital Drawing/Painting
  6. Drawing: Pencil/Graphite, Charcoal, Pen & Ink
  7. PrintMaking (wood block print, silk screen print, lino print)
  8. Other 2- dimensional fine art: inks, collage, tempera, mixed media

    RULES FOR YOUTH ENTRIES

  • Art must be on lightweight paper that can be stapled easily.
  • Paper 8 ½” x 11” is recommended. 11”x14” paper is maximum size.
  • If matted, the maximum size is 18” x 24” including mount board or mat.
  • Original works only, no paint-by-numbers, computer print-outs, or coloring book pages.
  • Student’s name, grade and school must be printed legibly on front of each piece of art.
  • Art teachers may enter the collective artwork of their students, following the group entry rules in letters sent to schools in the fall.
  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Grades 9-12) may enter only one piece of art in any two-dimensional medium. For example a student in an upper grade could enter one watercolor and one drawing and one pastel for exhibition and judging. Each high school grade level will be judged separately with several ribbons awarded within each grade. Awards include First, Second, Third Place and Honorable Mention for each Division.

SUMMARY OF RULES for YOUTH ART ENTRIES

  • Entries must be:
  • DECENT (appropriate for family viewing)
  • RECENT (created in the last 5 years)
  • ORIGINAL (art not done in a class/workshop setting, not a replication)
  • NEW to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

Art work can be picked up on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2PM-4PM. Any money or art not collected by 4PM Sunday, October 24, 2021 will be forfeited.