Department 19: Artwork and Photography

EventDay and Date
JudgingPaintings & Drawings:
Friday, August 16, 2019
 
Photography:
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Deadline for all entriesAugust 1
Drop OffPaintings & Drawings:
Thursday, August 15 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
 
Photography
Thursday, August 15 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, August 16 from 10:00 am to 4:00pm
or Saturday, August 17 from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon.
Pick-UpSunday, August 25 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. MUST bring your claim ticket.
ContactNamePhone
Co-SuperintendentJulie Davenport570-430-0445 (Evenings only until 9pm )
Co-SuperintendentJamie Tiffany570-780-3610

Department Rules

Exhibitors must adhere to the General Rules for the Harford Fair listed here.

Please see entry form below for a complete listing of rules and classes.

Section 1: Paintings & Drawings

  1. To enter: go to www.harfordfair.com, click on the link and follow the directions to enter online or use the general entry blank below (also available at the Secretary’s Office at 570-434-4300).
  2. Entrant agrees to hold harmless the Harford Agricultural Society, its Directors, members, volunteers, contractors, and agents for any damage or loss which might occur to him/her, or any entry which he/she chooses to bring to the Fairgrounds.
  3. Judging to be based on technical ability with chosen medium, along with originality of topic and composition.
  4. Maximum size for artwork is 24” x 36” (w/o frame). Maximum for miniatures is 5” x 3”.
  5. All paintings must be framed, with the exception of stretched canvas. Use two eye screws and wire for hanging (except painting on saw blades) OR IT WILL NOT BE JUDGED OR DISPLAYED.
  6. Wire taped to matting/frame is not acceptable. Exception: Section 1 - Children’s exhibits can be framed or mounted on stiff backing with holes punched in each upper corner for hanging or wired for hanging. (no saw blade hangers)
  7. All artwork must have been painted by the exhibitor within the last 12 months.
  8. No computer generated artwork of Gleiche/Sgraffito.
  9. Limit of ONE ITEM in each specific class. Attach tag to upper left corner of artwork. Cover artist’s name for judging.
  10. Specify age: child: age 13 and under. Youth: age 14 - 18.

Section 2: Photography

  1. To enter: go to www.harfordfair.com, click on the link and follow the directions to enter online or use the general entry blank on below (also available at the Secretary’s Office at 570-434-4300).
  2. Entrant agrees to hold harmless the Harford Agricultural Society, its Directors, members, volunteers, contractors, and agents for any damage or loss which might occur to him/her, or any entry which he/she chooses to bring to the Fairgrounds.
  3. Judging to be based on technicality of focus and exposure, composition, impact of image, creativity, uniqueness of photo, and quality of arrangement.
  4. Single print opening minimum size: 5"x7", photo not to exceed 8"x12", matte opening minimum 5"x7".
  5. Matting only – not to exceed 12”x 16”. All photos must be matted or mounted on stiff backing only. (NO FRAMES, POSTER BOARD, OR CONSTRUCTION PAPER)
  6.  Photographs must be taken by exhibitor within the last 12 months.
  7. Photo image can be shown in one class only.
  8. Attach tag to upper left corner of photo.
  9. Limit of ONE ENTRY in each class with maximum of SIX (6) ENTRIES per exhibitor
    in photography.
  10. Specify age: child: age 13 and under. Youth: age 14 - 18.