County Fair Fine Arts & Photography Show will take Entries on August
14 & 15
The 2007 Lyon County Fair & Rodeo Fine
Arts & Photography Show will be accepting entries at the Ray Voshall
building (towards the back of the rodeo arena area) at the Lyon
County Fairgrounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 14 & 15 from
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Exhibitors are allowed five entries with
framed size not to exceed 36” x 48”. All works must be framed (with
the exception of stretched canvas) and securely ready for hanging
with wire (not string) attached to the back. No taped, gummed or
saw tooth hangers will be accepted. Work submitted must have been
completed within the last year.
The Danish System will be used to judge all
entries. Judging will take place Thursday morning, August 16. All
work is grouped into Sections, Category, Class, and Artist’s
Status. The following entries will be accepted.|
PHOTOGRAPHY SECTION – Categories are: BLACK & WHITE and COLOR (no
distinction will be made from 35mm to digital work)
SECTION – Categories are: ACRYLICS: water based plastic resin
paints, MIXED MEDIUMS: using two or more different types of mediums
in one work, GRAPHICS: pen & ink, graphite pencil, colored pencil
and computed generated works, OILS: pigment paint used with oil
base, PASTELS: oil pastel, chalk or crayon, WATERCOLOR: pigment
paint with water base, SCULPTURE: any type of 3-dimentional work.
The ”Subject” of entries will put into classifications of “Like”
subjects and include Abstract, Animal, Cityscape, Landscape,
Portraiture, Still Life, and Other for both Photography and Fine
STATUS – YOUTH: any artwork entered by someone up to 16 years of
age, AMATEUR: Any artwork done as a hobby or pastime and not sold
professionally, ADVANCED AMATEUR: Those exhibitors whose skills and
training approach the level of professional; however they are not
practicing professionals and do not engage in sales of work on a
regular basis, PROFESSIONAL: Their artwork is sold to the public on
a regular bases either as a sole source of their livelihood or not.
work must adhere to themes that can be viewed by the general
public. Works that are questionable in nature will not be
exhibit will be open daily from Thursday, August 16 through Sunday,
August 19. You will be able to PICK UP YOUR ARTWORK FROM 4:00 to
5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
GALLERY EXHIBIT: All sectional winners and some selected blue
ribbon winners will be invited to exhibit their work at the Lyon
County CourtHouse Gallery located in the Administrative Complex at
27 South Main Street in Yerington from August 20 to September 28.
Look for an invitation post card placed on your work the last day of
the fair. The CourtHouse Gallery staff will be set up that day at
the building to collect and sign-in your artwork.
If you have any questions about the Fair
entry process or the CourtHouse Gallery exhibit please call Pat
Fietta at 775 463-4963.
CAPTION: Artists of all ages and of all skill levels are invited
to submit their work in the 2007 Lyon County Fair & Rodeo Fine Arts
and Photography Exhibit.
Reiko Hervin will be the judge