Sculpture Competitions

Registration & Fees   -  Competitions  -   Display only  -  Awards  -  Judges  


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Competitions are open to the Novice, Intermediate and Open Levels.
When entering the competition artists would enter:
    Event # - Division - Class - Level
The artist would also indicate if the item is for sale and the sale price.

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Event #2 - Sculpture 

Various media 


Must be entirely made by the entrant 
(exception—commercially made eyes) 

Cast feet allowed only at novice level 


Division E - Realistic Sculpture
- Any media
- May be of any nature subject
- Live subject will be the standard for judging
- Carved wood birds or fish should be entered in Div. K or Event 1

Class 1: Painted
Class 2: Natural Finish

Division F - Non-Realistic Sculpture
- May be of any nature subject
- May be of any media
- Emphasis on art form, originality & artistic interpretation
- Anatomical accuracy not important

Class 1: Functional sculpture (ie: paddles, gunstocks, furniture)
Class 2: Non-functional sculpture

Division G - Relief
- Image is carved or sculpted onto or into a flat surface
- All media
- Image is carved into a flat surface
- Meant to be viewed primarily from the front
- May be of any nature subject

Class 1: Antler
Class 2: Wood
Class 3: All other media

Division H - Realistic Fish Carving (Wood)
- No prefabricated parts (except glass eyes)
- No plastic fins allowed
- Standard for judging is the live fish

Class 1: All entries

Division KK - Caricatures and Fantasy
- Must represent animals or nature
- Explore the humorous side of the creatures that share our planet
- Judging will be based on originality, craftsmanship, and overall presentation

- Class 1: All entries

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There are more sculpture competition opportunities in the Special Competitions.

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All artists are encouraged to donate additional pieces to the live and silent auctions Friday evening with the option of splitting the proceeds 50/50.  Artists will receive 50% of the purchase price. The other 50% will help offset the show costs.

All competitors are encouraged to be present at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday at 3:00 pm.

NOTE: If winning artists wish to donate their ribbons back to the show for reuse next year, please leave them at the front desk when you pick up your work on Sunday.



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