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2018 Merced County Fair Fine Arts Show Call for entries

Entry Form due by: May 3rd by 5pm, or online by 11:59pm

Entry Fee: None

Open to artists residing in: Merced, Mariposa, Madera, and Stanislaus counties

Limit two entries per class, per exhibitor. All works must be originals. All work must be securely framed and ready to hang with wire. No sawtooth hangers or poster hangers.

Beginner: Exhibitor who has two or less years or less experience in division

Intermediate: Exhibitor who two years or more experience in the division

Junior Exhibitor: Persons 19 years of age and younger

Senior Exhibitor: Persons 20 years of age and older

Advanced/Professional: Exhibitor who has achieved a marked degree of expertise in the division or who has sold or made money from their work

Categories

Crafts & Hobbies - Adult Department 5

Division 73-Ceramics

  • Class 1: Glazed any item
  • Class 2: painted, figurine, any item
  • Class 3: painted, any other item
  • Class 4: any other ceramic not listed

Fine Arts - Adult Department 6

Division 80-Beginning 2D Art

Division 81-Intermediate 2D Art

Division 82-Advanced 2D Art

Acrylic Paintings-Abstract

  • Class 1: Portrait
  • Class 2: Any other

Acrylic Paintings-Representational

  • Class 4: Animals
  • Class 5: Landscape
  • Class 6: Seascape
  • Class 7: Any other

Oil Paintings-Abstract

  • Class 11: Any subject

Oil Paintings-Representational

  • Class 12: Animals
  • Class 13: Landscape
  • Class 14: Architecture
  • Class 15: Portrait
  • Class 16: Seascape
  • Class 17: Any other

Water Color Paintings-Abstract

  • Class 19: Landscape
  • Class 20: Portrait
  • Class 21: Seascape
  • Class 22: Still Life
  • Class 23: Any other

Water Color Paintings-Representational

  • Class 24: Landscape
  • Class 25: Architecture
  • Class 26: Mammals
  • Class 27: Portrait
  • Class 28: Seascape
  • Class 29: Still Life
  • Class 30: Any other

Graphics-Abstract

  • Class 35: Portrait
  • Class 36: Any other

Graphics-Representational

  • Class 37: Animals
  • Class 38: Portrait
  • Class 39: Still Life
  • Class 40: Any other

Other Media-Abstract

  • Class 41: Mixed Media
  • Class 42: Pencil
  • Class 43: Any other medium

Other Media-Representational

  • Class 44: Mixed Media
  • Class 45: Pastel
  • Class 46: Pencil
  • Class 47: Any other medium

Division 83-Beginning 3D Art

Division 84-Intermediate 3D Art

Division 85-Advanced 3D Art

Sculpture

  • Class 1: Hand built
  • Class 2: Metal
  • Class 3: Any other medium

Division 87-Computer Arts/Graphics

  • Class 1: Computer design, graphic or illustration
  • Class 2: Photo manipulation
  • Class 3: Any other computer art/graphic

Photography - Adult Department 7

Division 88-Honoring CA State Parks

  • Class 1: Our Beautiful Parks-scenic views
  • Class 2: Recreation in our Parks-photographs of park activity including people
  • Class 3: What Our Parks can teach us-California history/wildlife/ecology

Division 89-"People's Choice Award"

  • Class 1: "Biggest Show in Town"

Division 90-Beginning/Novice Black&White

Division 91-Beginning/Novice Color

Division 92-Intermediate/Amateur Black&White

Division 93-Intermediate/Amateur Color

Division 94-Advanced/Professional Black & White

Division 95-Advanced/Professional Color

  • Class 1: Abstract
  • Class 2: Action
  • Class 3: Agriculture
  • Class 4: Architectural
  • Class 5: Autumn
  • Class 6: Birds
  • Class 7: Boats, ships
  • Class 8: Clouds, sunsets
  • Class 9: Courage
  • Class 10: Everyday Life
  • Class 11: Flowers
  • Class 12: Fresh water scenes
  • Class 13: Historic/Historic Merced
  • Class 14: Humor
  • Class 15: Joy
  • Class 16: Landscape
  • Class 17: Love
  • Class 18: Mammals(non-human)
  • Class 19: Nature
  • Class 20: Plants, trees
  • Class 21: Portrait, children
  • Class 22: Portrait, family
  • Class 23: Portrait, men
  • Class 24: Portrait, women
  • Class 25: Reflections
  • Class 26: Seascape
  • Class 27: Special effects
  • Class 28: Special occasions
  • Class 29: Spring
  • Class 30: Still Life
  • Class 31: Summer
  • Class 32: Transportation
  • Class 33: Wedding
  • Class 34: Winter
  • Class 35: Any other subject

Division 96-Alternative Art Photography Intermediate or Amateur

Division 97-Alternative Art Photography Advanced or Professional

  • Class 1: Hand coloring
  • Class 2: Mixed media
  • Class 3: Photo collage
  • Class 4: Photo transfers

All the above artwork was created by Merced College Art Program students

Printable entry booklet with entry form

OR

Enter online here

Entry booklets are also available at the County Fair office during regular hours

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