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Creative Arts

2022 Creative Arts Department

Supervisor: Sparkie Dibble

Entry Information

Entries Received
Date Time
Thursday, Sept. 1st 10 am - 5 pm
Friday, Sept. 2nd 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday, Sept. 3rd 10 am - 5 pm
Entries Released
Date Time
Monday, Sept. 19th 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 20th 10 am - 2 pm
Judging Date: Tuesday, Sept. 6th

Entry Fee (per entry)

Professional CA1 $4.00
Advanced CA2 $3.00
Amateur CA3 $2.50
Senior Citizen (Age 62 & over) CA4 $2.00
Junior (Ages 12-18) CA5 $2.00
Children (Ages 11 & under) CA6 $2.00
Disabled* CA7 $2.00
Special Group CA8 no charge
*Disability must be declared and relevant to the entry

PREMIUMS

An exhibitor cannot receive more than one award in any lot. The following awards will be made in each division.

Department 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place
Professional - CA1 $10 $7 $4 Ribbon Ribbon
Advanced - CA2 $8 $5 $3 Ribbon Ribbon
Amateur - CA3 $3 $2 $1 Ribbon Ribbon
Sr. Citizen (age 62 & over) - CA4 $3 $2 $1 Ribbon Ribbon
Junior (ages 12-18) - CA5 $3 $2 $1 Ribbon Ribbon
Children (age 11 & under) - CA6 $3 $2 $1 Ribbon Ribbon
Disabled - CA7 $3 $2 $1 Ribbon Ribbon
Special Group Display* - CA8 $15 & ribbons will be awarded to each group
*For groups such as Primary Children's Medical Center, Shriner's Childrens Hospital, Veteren's Hospital, Senior Centers, Care Facilities, Group Homes, & other similar groups.

BEST IN SHOW AWARDS

Best in Show winners must forfeit the 1st place prize money on their Best in Show entry.
One award offered in each class – except three awards offered in scrapbooks (one in FA, one in FB, and one in FC) and two in Miscellaneous classes for the following divisions:
  • Professional - $25 & a special award
  • Advanced - $20 & a special award
  • Amateur - $15 & a special award
  • Senior Citizen - $15 & special award
Judges may select up to ten awards in the Junior Division and one in the Children and Disabled Division (all classes competing):
  • Junior - $10 & a special award
  • Children - $10 & a special award
  • Disabled - $10 & a special award

SPECIAL AWARDS

  1. Grand Prize Award - $60, Rosette & a Special Award- Awarded to the best exhibit in entire show, selected from the various Best In Show awards. Selection to be made by the judges and the department supervisor. This award will be in addition to the Best In Show award.
  2. People’s Choice - $25, Rosette & a Special Award- Voting will take place September 8th through the 13th and the award will be placed on September 14th.
  3. Theme Award – Rosette & a Special Award
  4. Supervisor’s Choice – Rosette & a Special Award

ENTRIES

Exhibitors must read and abide by Living Arts General Rules.

  1. An entry fee will be charged in all divisions except Special Groups. A fee will also be charged for “display only” entries.
  2. Entry Limit – Limit two (2) entries per exhibitor per lot number, however, exhibitors may not receive more than one ribbon or prize or prize money per lot. If an exhibit consists of a set, it will be considered one exhibit.
  3. Commercial and professional exhibitors will be allowed to enter in all classes.
  4. Craft exhibits made from kits must be declared as a kit.
  5. The Fair will not be responsible for exhibits left after September 20th.
  6. Large exhibit items will be accepted only if there is sufficient exhibit space. Prior arrangement should be made with the Department Supervisor.
  7. Every article which is to be hung must be securely mounted and ready to be hung with wire or hanger attached. All items entered in Paper Arts must be framed or mounted on foam core board for display. This also includes children and junior entries. All paintings, drawings, photos, etc. MUST be entered in Fine Arts or Photography Departments.
  8. Articles entered for competition MUST BE THE COMPLETE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR AND NOT PREVIOUSLY ENTERED IN THE UTAH STATE FAIR.
  9. All items must be clean & in like new condition. Soiled items will be disqualified.
  10. Any exhibit which would qualify for entry in any other Department will not be accepted in the Creative Arts Dept. Any item entered which would be competently judged in another Department will be transferred to that Department and appropriate entry fee must be paid prior to judging. If that exhibitor submitted a similar entry already in that Department, their second entry may be refused or disqualified and entry fees will not be refunded.
  11. No written works – poetry, journals, stories, music, etc. – will be accepted in the Creative Arts Department.
  12. The Miscellaneous lot in classes can only be used for an entry which does not, cannot, or will not fit in any other lot in that or any other class or in any other Department.

JUDGING

  1. The judge is instructed not to award premiums unless the articles are deemed worthy of merit. If no competition exists and an article is not worthy of first premium, the judge may award second or third premium according to his judgment.
  2. All articles entered in any of the miscellaneous lots will be judged against each other and only one first place, one second place, and one third place will be given, if deemed worthy by the judge.
  3. Judges will make sure not to award ties in any lot.
  4. All judging will be done by the American System.
  5. The right is reserved to reject any entry deemed unsuitable for exhibition, or infringes on copyright.
  6. All articles will be subject to approval before entry by the department supervisor.
  7. Any modification of entry rules due to unusual circumstances will be approved only by the Board of Directors.

GENERAL

  1. The management will use the utmost care to secure the safety of articles after their arrival and placement.
  2. It is NOT necessary for exhibitors to have entered in a county fair before entering into the State Fair.
  3. Supervisors and department workers will be allowed to enter exhibits for display only. Judges may enter only in areas where they are not judging.
  4. The right is reserved to reject any entry deemed unsuitable for exhibition, or infringes on copyrights.
  5. All articles will be subject to approval before entry by the department supervisor.

CLASSES

CLASS A – LEATHERWORK

(Colored articles accepted. Items must not have been worn. Specify if hand or laser work)

Lot No.

1. Carrying cases-albums, book covers, notebooks, brief cases, portfolios, writing cases, saddle bags
2. Money carriers-billfolds, wallets, coin purses, key cases, jiffy purses, glass cases, check books, pipe holders, etc.
3. Handbags-all sizes (shoe bag & bowling bag included)
4. Clothing (not including accessories)
5. Clothing Accessories (such as belts, shoes, etc.)
6. Home Decorator items (other than pictures)-clocks, waste baskets, magazine racks, planters, napkin holders, plaques, coat of arms, miniatures included
7. Leather accessories (knife, sheath, slings, holsters, bridles, etc.)
8. Saddles (large and small) - must bring own saddle tree to display on
9. Pictures - colored (framed and suitable for hanging) oversize pictures may be entered if space allows.
10. Pictures - stamped or tooled
11. Novelty items
12. Native American Folklore (includes dream catchers & mandalas)
13. Beaded leatherwork, money, etc. carriers-billfolds, wallets, coin purses, key cases, jiffy purses, glass cases, check books, pipe holders, etc.
14. Beaded leatherwork, handbags-all sizes (shoe bag & bowling bag included)
15. Beaded leatherwork, clothing (not including accessories)
16. Beaded leatherwork, clothing accessories (such as belts, shoes, etc.)
17. Beaded leatherwork, Home Decorator items (other than pictures)-clocks, waste baskets, magazine racks, planters, napkin holders, plaques, coat of arms, miniatures included
18. Beaded leatherwork, miscellaneous
19. Replicas
20. Laser Produced
21. Burned design, original
22. Burned design, pattern
23. Embossed
24. Quilling
25. Under Leather
26. Drums
27. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure”
28. Miscellaneous Leather (not listed in above lots)

Class B – Woodwork

Please specify if work is original or pattern

Lot No.
1. Case goods, bedroom furniture (includes cedar chests, nightstands, beds, cradles, etc.)
2. Case goods, floor furniture (includes grandfather clocks, gun cabinets, etc.)
3. Case goods, table accessories (includes jewelry boxes, etc.)
4. Case goods, other
5. Other furniture, not case goods (includes tables, chairs, etc.)
6. Turned items - bowls, up to 10" diameter
7. Turned items - bowls, over 10" diameter
8. Turned items - platters or plates
9. Turned items - vases, up to 10" height
10. Turned items - vases, over 10" up to 2' height
11. Turned items - vases, over 2' height
12. Turned items - lidded boxes
13. Turned items - hollow forms
14. Turned items - solid forms (includes candlestick holders, baseball bats, spindles, etc.)
15. Turned items - decorative holiday items (includes nutcrackers)
16. Turned items - game pieces
17. Turned items - toys
18. Turned items - home decorator items (includes clocks, planters, etc.)
19. Turned items - office items (includes pens, pencils, desk accessories, etc.)
20. Turned items - jewelry
21. Turned items - natural edge
22. Turned items - miscellaneous
23. Decorative saw cut - wall accessories
24. Decorative saw cut - table accessories
25. Decorative saw cut - game pieces
26. Decorative saw cut - clocks, etc.
27. Decorative saw cut - lamps, vases, etc.
28. Decorative saw cut - home decorator items
29. Decorative saw cut - desk accessories
30. Decorative saw cut - other, not in above lots
31. Decorative saw cut, segmentation (including puzzles)
32. Decorative saw cut, 3-D objects
33. Intarsia (16” by 20” or larger)
34. Intarsia (smaller than 16” by 20”)
35. Mechanical action devices and toys (including whirligigs)
36. Accessories (not using turnings or decorative saw cuts) - clocks, lamps, artistic pieces, driftwood, planters, etc.
37. Laser cut - original
38. Laser cut - pattern
39. Miniature vehicles - truck, cars, wagons, etc.
40. Miniature furniture - (to be judged on wood working only - all other entries should go in miniatures)
41. Musical Instruments
42. Replicas of old, antique and/or collectable items
43. Barrels, buckets, etc.
44. Rocking horses
45. Mirrors
46. Outdoor Accessories (includes chairs, fishing, hunting, camping and picnic items)
47. Toys (not listed in above lots)
48. Chess Sets
49. Native American Influence (such as flutes, peace pipes, etc.)
50. Fair theme - "Find Your Agventure"
51. Miscellaneous (items not listed in above lots)Please specify if work is original or pattern

Class C – Wood Carving

(Completely hand-carved wood items including all whittled items- Please specify if rough out or kit)

Lot No.
1. Animals
2. Birds
3. Fish
4. Characters
5. Plants
6. Knives
7. Busts
8. Figures
9. Rifle Carving
10. Vehicles - cars, trucks, etc.
11. Furniture, carved only
12. Miniature Furniture (to be judged on wood carving only - all others to be entered in miniatures)
13. Christmas Items
14. Holiday (other than Christmas)
15. Walking stick, animals (no sets accepted)
16. Walking stick, birds (no sets accepted)
17. Walking stick, characters such as Indians, medieval, etc. (no sets accepted)
18. Walking stick, miscellaneous (no sets accepted)
19. Free form wood containers (bowls, trays, etc.)
20. Chip carving
21. Relief carving
22. Rough Out – Original
23. Rough Out – Kit
24. Sculpture
25. Nutcrackers
26. Bark Carving
27. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
28. Miscellaneous (items not listed in above lots)

Class D – Models

Lot No.
1. Models – Made by hand; no kit parts
2. Working Models - to include working carnival rides made from wood
3. Replicas
4. Doll Houses (large, multi-roomed with furniture)
5. Doll Houses (large, without furniture)
6. Dioramas
7. Whimsical (Fairy Houses etc.)

Plastic Building Block creations (includes Legos, Mega Blocks, etc.) - Creation must be secured on a stable base (preferably wooden) to allow staff to move for judging and display. Fair staff will not be held responsible for the separation of blocks from the creation.

8. Plastic Building Block Creations - Models
9. Plastic Building Block Creations - Buildings/Structures
10. Plastic Building Block Creations - Animals
11. Plastic Building Block Creations - Space Craft
12. Plastic Building Block Creations – Ships and Water Vessels
13. Plastic Building Block Creations - Characters
14. Plastic Building Block Creations – Cars
15. Plastic Building Block Creations – Trucks and Construction Vehicles
16. Plastic Building Block Creations – Motorized
17. Plastic Building Block Creations – Emergency Vehicles (Fire Trucks, Police cars, etc.)
18. Plastic Building Block Creations – Robots
19. Plastic Building Block Creations – Castles and other Medieval Structures
20. Plastic Building Block Creations – Whimsical (Fairy Gardens, Trolls, etc.)
21. Plastic Building Block Creations - Miscellaneous
22. Miniatures - Room Box
23. Miniatures - Vignette or Dome
24. Miniatures - Landscape/Outdoor Scene
25. Miniatures - Furniture - single piece, no accessories
26. Miniatures - Furniture - single piece, accessorized
27. Miniatures - Doll House
28. Miniatures - Miscellaneous (not listed above)
29. Ships - 12" or over
30. Ships - under 12" in length
31. Ships in a bottle
32. Vehicles
33. Aircraft
34. Spacecraft
35. Trains
36. Bird Houses
37. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
38. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class E – Metal Work

(If from a kit, please specify alterations – kit must be altered 75%)

Lot No.
1. Metals in silver, brass, pewter, enamel on metal, etc. (bowls, boxes, etc.)
2. Ornamental Iron (furniture, etc.)
3. Machine Lathe Work, etc.
4. Foil Work
5. Welded Items, under 18"
6. Welded Items, 18" and over
7. Large Utility Items (Saddle Rack etc.)
8. Flatware
9. Wire Sculpture
10. Knives, metal with metal handle
11. Knives, metal/stone handle
12. Knives, metal/other (includes wood, acrylic, scrimshaw handles, etc.)
13. Sheet Metal
14. Etch work
15. Sculpture
16. Animals
17. Plants
18. Wall Hangings
19. Forged (horseshoes etc.)
20. Ax & Hatchets
21. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
22. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class F – Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts

  1. Exhibitors are limited to entering two (2) layouts in each lot (not previously entered at the Utah State Fair). A layout consists of either one or two 8 ½” x 11” or 12” x 12” flat or shadow box scrapbook pages. (Shadow box scrapbook pages must be able to fit in a scrapbook binder.) To be considered a scrapbook entry, photo and journaling must be included, as part of the entry.
  2. Name, address and phone number of exhibitor must be written on the back of each page.
  3. Each flat page must be submitted in its entirety within a plastic sheet protector. Do not have any flaps or windows protruding. Be advised – due to the method used to display entries, sheet protectors may not be reusable. Dimensional scrapbook pages must also be completely enclosed.
  4. Entries should not exceed 1/4" thickness.

FA – Scrapbook Pages

Lot No.
1. Anniversary 22. Halloween
2. Automobiles 23. Holiday, other
3. Baby 24. Newspaper
4. Birthday 25. Page Design - Stamping Only
5. Boating 26. Page Layout from a Pre-Assembled Page Kit
6. Camping 27. Patriotic
7. Children 28. Pets
8. Christmas 29. Religion
9. Clubs (4-H, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts) 30. School
10. Dating 31. Seasons
11. Easter 32. Special Events
12. Fair Pictures 33. Sports, Summer
13. Fair Theme "Find Your Agventure" 34. Sports, Winter
14. Family, Activities 35. Talents
15. Family, Portraits 36. Vacation
16. First 37. Valentines
17. Flowers 38. Vintage
18. Food 39. Water
19. Friends 40. Wedding
20. Genealogy 41. Zoo
21. Graduation 42. Miscellaneous layout (does not fit in above lots)

FB – Digital Scrapbook Pages

Class FB is for pages generated on the computer. All items including the photos must be computer generated. All lot numbers in Class FA apply for this area but do not compete with Class FA lots.

FC – Scrapbooks (including digital scrapbooks)

Class FC is for all scrapbooks, both mini and full sized. Books will be judged as a complete and total scrapbook and will be displayed with one page showing or with just the cover of the scrapbook showing depending on space and ability to protect the album. Albums will not be handled by the general public. Specialty shape chipboard books will also be entered and judged in Class FC and will be displayed according to space available and ability to protect the entire book.

Lot No.
1. Full Sized Scrapbooks
2. Mini Scrapbooks
3. Specialty Shaped Chipboard Books
4. Digital Scrapbooks

FD – Paper Crafts

All items entered in Paper Arts must be framed or mounted on foam core board for display. This also includes Children and Junior entries. All paintings, drawings, photos, etc. MUST be entered in Fine Arts or Photography Departments.

Lot No.
1. Paper Arts, Handmade box/container - paper or chipboard
2. Paper Arts, Card - Christmas
3. Paper Arts, Cards - Halloween
4. Paper Arts, Cards - Other Holiday
5. Paper Arts, Cards - Vintage
6. Paper Arts, Cards - Anniversary
7. Paper Arts, Cards - Birthday
8. Paper Arts, Cards - Other
9. Paper Arts, Handmade journal/book
10. Paper Arts, Assemblage/Collaged piece - Over 6" x 8"
11. Paper Arts, Quilling
12. Paper Arts, Origami
13. Paper Arts, Paper Cutting
14. Paper Arts, Paper Screen Print
15. Fair Theme – “Find Your Agventure"
16. Paper Arts, Miscellaneous


Class G – Beadwork

(Not jewelry – 75% of item must be beadwork)

Lot No.
1. Apparel (dresses, etc.)
2. Accessories (purses, hair ornament, etc.)
3. Belts
4. Nature (to include flowers, etc.)
5. Models/Replicas
6. Animals
7. Characters
8. Wedding
9. Pictures
10. Christmas
11. Halloween
12. Other Holiday
13. Seasonal
14. Home Decor Items
15. Native American Influence (peace pipes, flutes, etc.)
16. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure”
17. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class H – Dolls

All dolls should have been made within the last 2 years. Exceptions need approval of the doll supervisor. Doll must be placed securely on proper stands or props – tied in! Children’s clothes are not appropriate for dolls. All add-ons or accessories should be attached securely or points will be deducted. See the Home Arts Department for handmade dolls and toys of yarn or fabric, doll costumes made of fabric, knit or crochet, and doll pillows.

Lot No.
1. Porcelain
2. Miniature
3. Authentic Reproduction
4. Characters
5. Adult
6. Child
7. Baby
8. Time Period
9. Original - To include handmade doll form in any medium such as wood, clay, sculpted, cloth, etc. All painting, clothing design, clothes and assembly must be done by original artist.
10. Miscellaneous (not in any other category)

Class J – Jewelry

It is recommended that all jewelry be mounted on fabric display board. All small jewelry entries MUST be firmly attached to a fabric display board. Contact supervisor if more information is required.

Lot No.
1. Beaded Bracelets 6mm & larger
2. Beaded Bracelets 5mm & smaller
3. Beaded Brooches/Bolos
4. Beaded Earrings (attached securely to a card or similar item)
5. Beaded Pendants - (Pendant must be center of focus)
6. Beaded Necklaces 6mm & larger
7. Beaded Necklaces 5mm & smaller
8. Beaded Jewelry Sets, 6mm & larger, at least 2 pieces (pair of earrings is counted as one piece)
9. Beaded Jewelry Sets, 5mm & smaller, at least 2 pieces (a pair of earrings is counted as one piece)
10. Beaded Amulet pouches - (anything with a "pouch")
11. Native American Influence
12. Beaded Loom work where looming is the focal point or at least 60% of the piece
13. Beaded Jewelry that includes handmade glass bead(s), as part of the piece
14. Beaded Rings/Watches - This includes anything with a time piece
15. Beaded Miscellaneous - (anything not listed in above lots)
16. Metal Bracelet/Watches
17. Metal Brooches/Bolos
18. Metal Earrings (attach securely to a card or similar item)
19. Metal Pendants (pendant should be the center of focus of the piece)
20. Metal Necklaces
21. Metal Jewelry sets, at least 2 pieces (a pair of earrings counts as one piece)
22. Metal Belt/Belt Buckles
23. Metal Rings
24. Chain Mail
25. Items made with PMC (Precious Metal Clay)
26. Metal Miscellaneous - (anything not listed in above lots)


(Lots 27-35 are for Mixed Media intended for wear and fabricated from materials other than those listed in lots 1-26. Such as pottery, bone, paper, acrylic, fiber, wood, polymer clay, etc.)
27. Mixed Media Bracelets
28. Mixed Media Brooches/Bolos
29. Mixed Media Earrings (attach securely to a card)
30. Mixed Media Pendants, pendant must be center of focus of piece
31. Mixed Media Necklaces
32. Mixed Media Jewelry sets, at least 2 pieces (a pair of earrings is counted as one piece)
33. Mixed Media Amulet Pouches (anything with a pouch)
34. Mixed Media Watches/Rings
35. Mixed Media Miscellaneous (not listed in the above lots)
36. Pearl Necklaces
37. Pearl Bracelets
38. Pearl Brooches
39. Pearl Jewelry sets, at least 2 pieces (a pair of earrings is counted as one piece)
39. Wire Wrapping, Weaving
40. Wire Wrapping, Viking knit
41. Wire Wrapping, Sculpture
42. Wire Wrapping, Braiding
43. Wire Wrapping, Crocheting
44. Wire Wrapping, Heady Style
45. Wire Wrapping, Pendant
46. Wire Wrapping, Earrings
47. Wire Wrapping, Bracelets
48. Wire Wrapping, Necklace or Chain
49. Wire Wrapping, Miscellaneous

Lapidary Jewelry (Stones must be lapped - preformed, ground, sanded and polished or facetted by the artist.)
50. Lapidary, Necklace
51. Lapidary, Necklace Set (each piece must have one or more lapped stones)
52. Lapidary, Earrings
53. Lapidary, Bracelet (may include a timepiece)
54. Lapidary, Ring
55. Lapidary, Miscellaneous
56. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
57. Miscellaneous (Not in any other lot)


Class K – Decorative Painting

NO CANVAS PAINTINGS. If item qualifies for Fine Arts Department, it will not be accepted in Creative Arts.

Lot No.
1. Oil - By Patterns
2. Acrylics
3. Lacquer
4. American Folk Art
5. European Folk Art - including Rosemaling
6. Seasonal (not Holiday)
7. Christmas
8. Halloween
9. Easter
10. Egg craft, Painting
11. Other Holiday
12. Nutcrackers
13. Birdhouses
14. Metal Surface
15. Signs/Plaques
16. Stone Surface
17. Stenciling
18. Saws
19. Gourds
20. Wearable Art
21. Graphics
22. Pencil, Pen, Ink
23. Water Coloring
24. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
25. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class KA – Fluid Art

1. Fluid Acrylic Paint Pouring is a painting method that uses acrylic paint and pouring medium to create an organic free form painting with rich, vibrant swirls and cells of color.

2. All entries must be COMPLETELY DRY. Items will NOT be accepted if not TOTALLY DRY!

3. Entry must be framed and ready for hanging. If you prefer you may bring a free standing or table easel to have your art work displayed on. Please have your name on your easel.

4. For hanging, use adequate weight-bearing, woven picture wire ONLY. Wire should be anchored to frame sides 1/3 down from top of frame. No clamp plastic, glass frames or “poster frames.” Metal frames must have wires. Saw-tooth hangers are acceptable on frames 4 x 6 or smaller and only if wire is not possible.

Lot No.
1. Straight Pour
2. Puddle Pour
3. Dirty Pour
4. Flip Cup
5. Swipe
6. Swirl Dipping
7. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class L – Wreaths

( Basic portion of wreath is made from one of the following: )

Lot No.
1. Pine Cone
2. Dried Flowers
3. Dried Grasses
4. Eucalyptus
5. Grapevine
6. Herbs
7. Cornhusk
8. Wreath with a theme
9. Seasonal (not Holiday)
10. Christmas
11. Halloween
12. Easter
13. Other Holiday
14. Silk or Artificial Flowers
15. Silk Swags or Sprays
16. Dried Flower Swags or Sprays
17. Feathers
18. Fabric (not sewn)
19. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
20. Miscellaneous - (not listed in above lots)

Class M – Flowers

Lot No.
1. Dried Flower Arrangements
2. Pressed Florals
3. Pressed Herbs
4. Artificial Flower Arrangement - other than silk (if handmade please note)
5. Artificial Flower Arrangement - silk (if handmade please note)
6. Artificial Flower - feathers
7. Christmas
8. Halloween
9. Easter
10. Other Holiday
11. Seasonal (not Holiday)
12. Wedding
13. Arrangements with a Theme
14. Birdhouses
15. Plant Arrangements (greenery only)
16. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
17. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class N – Fiber Arts

Lot No.
1. Plastic Canvas – Original
2. Plastic Canvas – Pattern
3. Diamond Art – Original
4. Diamond Art – Religious
5. Diamond Art – Floral
6. Diamond Art – People
7. Diamond Art – Holiday
8. Diamond Art – Animal
9. Diamond Art – Abstract
10. Diamond Art – Miscellaneous (Not in any other category)
11. Fabric Surfaces (includes batik – not wearable art)
12. String Art
13. Textiles - Latch Hook, original design
14. Textiles - Latch Hook, by pattern
15. Tied Quilt - Only tied quilts with ties less than 8" apart will be accepted.
16. Wearable Art (such as t-shirts, canvas shoes, etc.)
17. Fair Theme – “Find Your Agventure”
30. Miscellaneous (Not in any other category)

Class O – Glass Work

Any piece to be hung must be securely wired. We are not responsible for any piece that falls and breaks due to inadequate wiring for hanging.

Lot No.
1. Beveled Glass
2. Bubble Glass
3. Cast Glass
4. Decal on Glass
5. Fused-Draped
6. Fused-Sagged or open-hole mold
7. Fused-Stretched
8. Fused Glass, natural
9. Fused Glass, abstract
10. Fused Glass – Glass with glass frit, natural
11. Fused Glass – Glass with glass frit, abstract
12. Fused – Reactive Technique
13. Glass with non-fired paint
14. Glass with fired paint
15. Laminated
16. Pattern Bar Glass
17. Pot Melt Glass
18. Specialty Glass
19. Textured Glass
20. Mosaic (any grouted piece must be 75% mosaic), flat
21. Mosaic (any grouted piece must be 75% mosaic), 3-D
22. Blown Glass, spheres (such as bowls, ornaments, etc)
23. Blown Glass, sculpture
24. Etched Glass, carved
25. Etched Glass, chemical
26. Etched Glass, sandblasted
27. Etched Glass, tool
28. Hanging Glass (such as sun catchers, wind chimes)
29. Stained Glass, 3-D
30. Stained Glass, florals
31. Stained Glass, graphic
32. Stained Glass, imitation (accepted ONLY in Junior and Disabled Divisions)
33. Stained Glass, nature
34. Stained Glass, landscape
35. Stained Glass, religious
36. Stained Glass, patriotic
37. Stained Glass, Christmas
38. Stained Glass, Halloween
39. Stained Glass, Other Holiday
40. Stained Glass, Spring
41. Stained Glass, Summer
42. Stained Glass, Fall
43. Stained Glass, Winter
44. Stained Glass, Birds
45. Stained Glass, Animals
46. Stained Glass, Mythical
47. Stained Glass, miscellaneous (not listed above)
48. Glass combination of techniques
49. Glass in combination with other materials
50. Vitrograph
51. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
52. Miscellaneous (not fitting in any other lot)

Class P – Collections

Must be securely mounted and enclosed in a sturdy display case. No loose items will be accepted.

Lot No.
1. Stamps
2. Pins
3. Patches
4. Geological Samples - mounted and identified
5. Coins
6. Insects
7. Miscellaneous

Class Q – Ceramics

Exhibitors must comply with all other Creative Arts Department requirements.

1. Each piece must be the complete work of exhibitor from greenware stage (excluding porcelain blanks and contemporary bisque) and must never have been entered in a previous Utah State Fair. All entries must be kiln fired at 1000 degrees Fahrenheit or more.
2. Each piece must have name and/or initials of person completing piece, and date started etched into greenware. Any exceptions need to be cleared with the ceramic supervisor.
3. Ceramic entry must be completed at least 75% in the technique described in the lot number. Duplication of techniques will not be placed in the miscellaneous category.
4. A number will be assigned to each article by the Fair ceramic committee at the time of entry and the exhibitor will be given the corresponding claim check to reclaim the piece at the end of the show. All entries must remain on exhibition for the entire duration of the show.
5. It is strongly recommended that plates and plaques have suitable stands. Lace figurines must be mounted on suitable bases or boards.
6. Accessories such as lampshades, etc. are encouraged to make more interesting displays and exhibit ceramic item as attractively as possible. Dark material to display mother of pearl items and clear or white glaze are also encouraged.
7. Entries with loose parts must be securely fastened together to withstand handling and examination i.e. lids taped on, etc. However, the judges are permitted to open and examine the piece.
8. Entries which cannot be completely examined by the judges will be disqualified. Weighted chess sets, bookends and tile mosaic pieces secured to a background are the only exceptions to the above. There should be no felt on the bottom of pieces. Pieces permanently attached to bases will be accepted.
9. Reasonable safety and handling precautions will be exercised by Fair personnel, but the Fair assumes no liability for loss or breakage.
10. All exhibitors must be residents of the State of Utah or a student currently enrolled in a Utah educational facility.
11. Seminar pieces will be accepted ONLY if the instructor did not do any work on the piece.

Department

CA1 – Professional: Anyone who owns or operates a ceramic studio, sells finished ware, teaches in a licensed shop or is certified by any ceramic product company as a teacher.

CA2 – Advanced: Anyone who does not sell ceramics, but has been doing ceramics for a period of 5 years or longer and does not fall, by description, into the Professional category.

CA3 – Amateur: Any adult ceramicist having less than 5 years of experience and does not, by definition, fall into the Professional category.

CA4 – Senior Citizen: Age 62 and over

CA5 – Junior: Age 12 to 18

CA6 – Children: Age 11 and under

CA7 – Disabled: disability must be relevant to the entry. If disability is not declared, entry will be judged in Amateur Division.

GREENWARE ADAPTION
Lot No.
1. Tearing, Ripping, Cut Out, Slip Sculpture
2. Carving, Clay Lifting, Clay Carve, Incising
3. Combinations
4. Applied Decoration
5. Slip Marbling
6. Extruded
7. Miscellaneous

UNDERGLAZE
8. Design
9. Air Brushing
10. Sgraffito
11. Antiquing, Translucent
12. Detail (Embossed)
13. Raised Detail - stamped/stenciled
14. Opaque
15. Textures
16. Underglaze - Combination
17. Underglaze - Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
18. Underglaze - Miscellaneous

GLAZE

19. Transparent or Translucent 44. Glaze - Animals
20. Matte 45. Glaze - Birds
21. Crackle 46. Glaze - Fish
22. Mingled Combinations 47. Glaze - Birdhouse
23. Art 48. Glaze - Steins
24. Antiquing 49. Glaze - Tiles
25. Bubbles 50. Glaze - Metallic
26. Silk Screen 51. Glaze - Vases
27. Texture 52. Glaze - Fountain
28. Controlled 53. Glaze - Indian
29. Majolica 54. Glaze - Medieval
30. Opaque 55. Glaze - Music Box
31. Crystal 56. Glaze - Chess Set
32. Airbrush 57. Glaze - Novelties
33. Cascade 24 58. Glaze - Lamps
34. Patina 59. Glaze - Utility Item
35. Glaze Layering 60. Glaze - Dremel Design
36. Glaze - Banks 61.Glaze - Patriotic
37. Glaze - Christmas 62. Glaze - Yard, Garden, Planters, Outdoor
38. Glaze - Nativity Specialty Glazes
39. Glaze - Halloween 63. Glaze - Combination
40. Glaze - Easter 64. Glaze - Religious
41. Glaze - Thanksgiving 65. Glaze - Seasons
42. Glaze - Other Holidays 66. Glaze - Fair Theme "Find Your Agventure"
43. Glaze - Figurines 67. Glaze - Miscellaneous

RAKU CASTWARE
68. Greenware Adaptation
69. Underglaze with glaze
70. Glaze - Gloss
71. Glaze - Matte
72. Glaze - Texture
73. Horse Hair Technique
74. Metallic Finish
75. Chemical Reaction
76. Glaze Combination
77. Utility
78. Reptiles
79. Mammals
80. Birds
81. Medieval/Dragons
82. Figurines
83. Fish
84. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure”
85. Raku - Miscellaneous

STAINS

100. Opaque Stain Only 125. Stains - Animals
101. Antiquing with Translucent Stain 126. Stains - Birds
102. Translucent, Oil Based (including paint sticks) 127. Stains - Insects
103. Translucent, Water Based (including paint sticks) 128. Stains - Fish
104. Metallics (unfired) 129. Stains - Birdhouse
105. Patina 130. Stains - Lamps
106. Dry Brush 131. Stains - Steins
107. Wet Brush 132. Stains - Vases
108. Air Brush 133. Stains - Fountains
109. Texture (carving) 134. Stains - Indian
110. Applied Texture 135. Stains - Medieval
111. Free Brush - Oil 136. Stains - Music Box
112. Free Brush - Acrylic 137. Stains - Chess Set
113. Lusters, Pearls, Gold Leaf 138. Stains - Novelties
114. Gold Leaf 139. Stains - Patriotic
115. Chalks 140. Stains - Religious
116. Sparkle/Glitter 141. Stains - Seasons
117. Stains - Banks 142. Stains - Totems
118. Stains - Christmas 143. Stains - Rub-On
119. Stains - Nativity 144. Stains - Combination
120. Stains - Halloween 145. Stains - Fair Theme "Find Your Agventure"
121. Stains - Easter 146. Decals
122. Stains - Thanksgiving 147. Suede
123. Stains - Other Holidays 148. Miscellaneous (not in any other lot)
124. Stains - Figurines

OVERGLAZE

150. Fired Lusters
151. Fired Metallics
152. Luster/Metallic Combination
153. Decals
154. Nativity
155. Overglaze – Misc


Class R – Contemporary Bisque and Plaster

GREENWARE ADAPTION
Lot No.
1. Tearing, Ripping, Cut Out, Slip Sculpture
2. Carving, Clay Lifting, Clay Carve, Incising
3. Combinations
4. Applied Decoration
5. Slip Marbling
6. Extruded
7. Miscellaneous

UNDERGLAZE
8. Design
9. Air Brushing
10. Sgraffito
11. Antiquing, Translucent
12. Detail (Embossed)
13. Raised Detail - stamped/stenciled
14. Opaque
15. Textures
16. Underglaze - Combination
17. Underglaze - Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
18. Underglaze - Miscellaneous

GLAZE

19. Transparent or Translucent 44. Glaze - Animals
20. Matte 45. Glaze - Birds
21. Crackle 46. Glaze - Fish
22. Mingled Combinations 47. Glaze - Birdhouse
23. Art 48. Glaze - Steins
24. Antiquing 49. Glaze - Tiles
25. Bubbles 50. Glaze - Metallic
26. Silk Screen 51. Glaze - Vases
27. Texture 52. Glaze - Fountain
28. Controlled
53. Glaze - Indian
29. Majolica 54. Glaze - Medieval
30. Opaque 55. Glaze - Music Box
31. Crystal
56. Glaze - Chess Set
32. Airbrush 57. Glaze - Novelties
33. Cascade 24 58. Glaze - Lamps
34. Patina 59. Glaze - Utility Item
35. Glaze Layering 60. Glaze - Dremel Design
36. Glaze - Banks 61. Glaze - Patriotic
37. Glaze - Christmas 62. Glaze - Yard, Garden, Planters, Outdoor
38. Glaze - Nativity Specialty Glazes
39. Glaze - Halloween 63. Glaze - Combination
40. Glaze - Easter 64. Glaze - Religious
41. Glaze - Thanksgiving 65. Glaze - Seasons
42. Glaze - Other Holidays 66. Glaze - Fair Theme "Find Your Agventure"
43. Glaze - Figurines 67. Glaze - Miscellaneous (not in any other lot)

RAKU CASTWARE
68. Greenware Adaptation
69. Underglaze with glaze
70. Glaze - Gloss
71. Glaze - Matte
72. Glaze - Texture
73. Horse Hair Technique
74. Metallic Finish
75. Chemical Reaction
76. Glaze Combination
77. Utility
78. Reptiles
79. Mammals
80. Birds
81. Medieval/Dragons
82. Figurines
83. Fish
84. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure”
85. Raku - Miscellaneous (not in any other lot)

STAINS

100. Opaque Stain Only 125. Stains - Animals
101. Antiquing with Translucent Stain 126. Stains - Birds
102. Translucent, Oil Based (including paint sticks) 127. Stains - Insects
103. Translucent, Water Based (including paint sticks) 128. Stains - Fish
104. Metallics (unfired) 129. Stains - Birdhouse
105. Patina 130. Stains - Lamps
106. Dry Brush 131. Stains - Steins
107. Wet Brush 132. Stains - Vases
108. Air Brush 133. Stains - Fountain
109. Texture (craving) 134. Stains - Indian
110. Applied Texture 135. Stains - Medieval
111. Free Brush - Oil 136. Stains - Music Box
112. Free Brush - Acrylic 137. Stains - Chess Set
113. Lusters, Pearls, Gold Leaf 138. Stains - Novelties
114. Gold Leaf 139. Stains - Patriotic
115. Chalks 140. Stains - Religious
116. Sparkle/Glitter 141. Stains - Seasons
117. Stains - Banks
142. Stains - Totems
118. Stains - Christmas 143. Stains - Rub-on
119. Stains - Nativity 144. Stains - Combination
120. Stains - Halloween 145. Stains - "Find Your Agventure"
will also be accepted.
121. Stains - Easter 146. Decals
122. Stains - Thanksgiving 147. Suede
123. Stains - Other Holidays 148. Miscellaneous (not in any other lot)
124. Stains - Figurines

OVERGLAZE
150. Fired Lusters
151. Fired Metallics
152. Luster/Metallic Combination
153. Decals
154. Nativity
155. Overglaze – Misc

PLASTER
156. Southwestern/Indian
157. Animal
158. Holiday
159. Figurines
160. Lamps
161. Pictures/Plaques
162.Pastel or Chalks (75% of piece must be finished in this technique)
163. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class S – Pottery & Hand Modeled Clay (Kiln Fired)

Exhibitor must declare at time of entry if piece is a high/low fire clay and/or a high/low fire glaze.

Wheel Thrown - High Fire
Lot No.
1. Wheel Thrown
2. Wheel Altered
3. Wheel Additions
4. Wheel and Hand built
5. Glaze combination

Wheel Thrown - Low Fire
6. Wheel Thrown
7. Wheel Altered
8. Wheel Additions
9. Wheel and Hand built
10. Glaze combination

Atmospheric High Fire (wood, salt, soda-saggar fire)
11. Wheel Thrown
12. Wheel Altered
13. Wheel Additions
14. Wheel and Hand built
15. Glaze combination

Atmospheric Low Fire (wood, salt, soda-saggar fire)
16. Wheel Thrown
17. Wheel Altered
18. Wheel Additions
19. Wheel and Hand built
20. Glaze combination
21. Wheel Thrown, Porcelain
22. Wheel Thrown, Raku
23. Wheel Thrown, Raku Porcelain

Slab, Coil, Pinch, Pack or Other Drape
24. High Fire - Slab
25. High Fire - Pinch
26. High Fire - Coil
27. High Fire - Pressed
28. Low Fire - Slab
29. Low Fire - Pinch
30. Low Fire - Coil
31. Low Fire - Pressed
32. Porcelain
33. Salt Fired
34. Raku - High Fire
35. Raku - Low Fire
36. Drape
37. Cookie Cutter Cutouts
38. Characters
39. Mobiles

Glazed/Underglazed (including slip and overslip)
40. High Fire
41. Low Fire
42. Porcelain

Decorative (oxides, etc.)
43. High Fire
44. Low Fire
45. Porcelain

Hand Built
46. Abstracts
47. Animals
48. Busts
49. Cupcakes
50. Flowers
51. Garden/Yard Decorations
52. Masks

Carved (oxides included)
53. High Fire
54. Low Fire
55. Porcelain

Engraved (oxides included)
56. High Fire
57. Low Fire
58. Porcelain

Additions (such as handles, spouts, lids)
59. High Fire
60. Low Fire
61. Porcelain

Sets (2-4 matching pieces such as cup/saucer, basin/pitcher, etc.)
62. High Fire
63. Low Fire
64. Porcelain
65. Miniatures - accepted in Junior Division Only.
66. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
67. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class T – Terra Cotta/Stoneware

Terra Cotta
Lot No.
1. Bisque, Cone 5
2. Underglaze Decoration
3. Glaze
4. Overglaze
5. Bisque, High Fire Cone 6 to 10
6. Underglaze Decoration on Ware, High Fire
7. Overglaze on Ware, High Fire
8. Glaze, High Fire
9. Freehand, Wheel Thrown
10. Sculpture
11. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
12. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Stoneware
13. Bisque, Cone 5
14. Underglaze Decoration
15. Glaze
16. Overglaze
17. Bisque, High Fire Cone 6 to 10
18. Underglaze Decoration on Ware, High Fire
19. Glaze, High Fire
20. Overglaze on Ware, High Fire
21. Freehand, Wheel Thrown
22. Sculpture
23. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
24. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class U – Sculpture/Stone

SCULPTURE (including soaps, polymer clays and Sculpey)
Lot No.
1. Original Design
2. Character (please specify)
3. Baby
4. Animal
5. Busts
6. Figurines
7. Fish
8. Miniatures, Animal
9. Miniatures, Character
10. Miniatures, Other
11. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
12. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

STONE
13. Hand Carved, Original
14. Molded, Original (such as cold cast marble)
15. Vases
16. Busts
17. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
18. Miscellaneous (not listed in above lots)

Class V – Fine Art China Painting/Porcelain

(no seminar pieces)

Lot No.
CHINA PAINTING
1. Naturalistic/Realistic/Abstract
2. Decorative/Traditional/Conventional/European Technique
3. Oriental Style
4. Metallics
5. Lusters
6. Figurines
7. Nativity
8. Characters
9. Porcelain Bisque
10. Glazed China Painting
11. Dresden
12. Delft

PORCELAIN
13. Lace Draping
14. Underglazing
15. Nativity
16. Character
17. Glazed
18. Figurines
19. Animals
20. Birds
21. Polished Bisque
22. Translucent Stains
23. Pastels / Chalked
24. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
25. Miscellaneous – Porcelain

Class W – Miscellaneous

Original art that does not fall within the guidelines of the Fine Arts Dept. will be accepted in the Junior and Disabled divisions only. Paint by number entries will be accepted in the Junior and Disabled divisions only.

The Miscellaneous Class can only be used for an entry which does not, cannot or will not fit in any other class within Creative Arts or any other Dept. Entry must fall within the listed lots below.

Lot No.
1. Dimensional Wall Hangings
2. Wall Pictures and Plaques
3. Marble & Tile Work
4. Eggcraft - Carving
5. Eggcraft in combination with other material - glass, etc.
6. Eggcraft - Other
7. Home Decorator item - original use of materials
8. Home Decorator item - nature items i.e. rock, shells, plants, etc.
9. Home Decorator item - made in classes, kit parts, etc.
10. Home Decorator item - Gourds
11. Plastic, fabricated
12. Toys (not to include dolls or wood carved)
13. Duct Tape Crafts
14. Sand Art
15. Paper Mache, original
16. Recycled Art, functional
17. Recycled Art, decorative
18. Wood Burning, Native American Influence
19. Wood Burning, Nature
20. Wood Burning, Animals
21. Wood Burning, People
22. Basketry, Coiled
23. Basketry, Woven
24. Basketry, Decorated/Painted
25. Basketry, Miniature
26. Basketry, Other than listed
27. Etchings (including petroglyphs, carvings, etc.)
28. Wedding Items (flowers must be entered under Flower Class)
29. Holiday, Christmas (not fitting in any other class or lot)
30. Holiday, Halloween (not fitting in any other class or lot)
31. Holiday, other (not fitting in any other class or lot)
32. Nutcrackers (not fitting in any other class or lot)
33. Carousel Horses
34. Knotting/plaiting, braiding (paracord, plastic lacing, macramé, etc.)
35. Metal/Foil Embossing
36. Bird Houses (not decorative painting)
37. Taxidermy
38. Scrimshaw
39. Decorative Saw Cut (materials other than wood) - decorative
40. Decorative Saw Cut (materials other than wood) - functional
41. Shadow Boxes (not fitting in Scrapbooking division)
42. Dimensional Family Trees - (not paper pedigree charts)
43. Dioramas (not fitting in any other class or lot)
44. Fair Theme - "Find Your Agventure"
45. Miscellaneous (does not by description fit in any class or lot number listed above, or in the Home Arts, Fine Arts or Photography departments)

Class WA – Digital Art

1. This division is for two-dimensional artwork, created totally through the use of a computer. Photographic images are not allowed. Photographs can be entered in the Photography Department.

2. Components must be original work of the submitting artist.

3. Entry must be framed and ready for hanging. If you prefer you may bring a free standing or table easel to have your artwork displayed on. Please have your name on your easel.

4. For hanging, use adequate weight-bearing, woven picture wire ONLY. Wire should be anchored to frame sides 1/3 down from top frame. No clamp plastic, glass frames or “poster frames.” Metal frames must have wires. Saw-tooth hangers are acceptable on frames 4 x 6 or smaller and only if wire is not possible.

5. All entries must include a brief description of the creative process, general techniques and programs used. Include printing process and/or hand applied enhancements. This is to be turned in with entry form at the time the artwork is entered. The above listed items are necessary in order to have your artwork judged.

Lot No.
1. Technical Illustration
2. Cartoons
3. Fantasy Art
4. Hyper-realism
5. Character Design
6. Environmental Design
7. Illustration
8. Typography
9. Miscellaneous

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