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Art Show

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Each year during the Harvest Home fair the annual Art Show offers local artists the opportunity to display their work. First, second and third place prizes are awarded in three categories listed below.

We will again have a special category celebrating the theme of the 2023 Harvest Home Fair. This year's theme has yet to be determined.  A separate prize will be awarded for the single winning piece of artwork in this category.

2024 Theme: "Community Heroes"

OIL / ACRYLIC

1st Place Prize - $125
2nd
Place Prize - $100
3rd
Place Prize - $75
Honorable Mentions

WATER COLOR

1st Place Prize - $125
2nd
Place Prize - $100
3rd
Place Prize - $75
Honorable Mentions

OTHER MEDIA

1st Place Prize - $125
2nd
Place Prize - $100
3rd
Place Prize - $75
Honorable Mentions

Art Show Rules and Instructions

  1. Artists 17 years of age or over are invited to submit paintings and drawings. No sculpture can be accepted.

  2. Entry must be the original work of the person submitting it and must be framed and wired for hanging with artist's name, address and telephone number on the back. No work is to measure more than 42" wide or high, including frame.

  3. Works must be delivered to Harvest Home Park on Wednesday from 5:00pm - 7:00pm or Thursday or from 8:00am - noon. Judging will be on Friday.

  4. Works must be reclaimed between 7:00pm- 8:30pm on Sunday or between 5:00pm - 7:00pm Monday with the claim ticket that was provided upon entering.

  5. Entry Fee - $10.00 for each entry - limit three entries.

  6. Works may be individually priced and sold by the artist. All legal and tax details must be handled by the artist.

  7. Photographs are not included in the Art Show, however you can enter them in the Hobby Category of the General Exhibits.

  8. Art Show will be displayed in closed building, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  9. All entries subject to acceptance by Registration Committee.

2023 Art Show Winners:

The Harvest Home Fair Art Show for 2023 was blessed with 136 entries of some of the finest art a non-juried community art show could hope for.

 

We would like to sincerely thank artists who entered a painting or other work of art. Comments from the viewing public were that the quality of the artwork was outstanding. When combined with the display presented by the Flower Show in the same venue it was a truly unique experience.

 

And to the many volunteers who assisted in all facets of mounting our show, from receiving art, hanging art, monitoring the venue, selling raffle tickets and returning art we express our deepest appreciation.

 

We also owe a debt of gratitude to our 2023 Art Show judge, Cincinnati artist Craig Britton.

Watercolor

  1. Keith Shebesta: Patriot Horse Power

  2. Juliet Vogt Beason: Turtle

  3. Helmet Kientz: Gone Fishing

 

Honorable Mention:

  • John Weber: Water Mill

  • Karen Stegmiller: Jamaica Flames

Oil Painting

  1. Gary Breitenstein: Losing Sight

  2. Katie Woodring: Ritters Corner

  3. Kaylie Frede: Masking

 

Honorable Mention:

  • John Wiehe: L.A. Vibe

  • Claire Farrow: Freshly Baked

Acrylic Painting

  1. Darlene Long: Fall Leaves

  2. Margie Meiners Metz: PawPaw Leaf

  3. Madelyn Villar: What Lies Beneath

 

Honorable Mention:

  • Sharon Shat Dunnohew: Fritz Hatchethead

  • Mary Effler: Marigold

Other Media

  1. Elaine Zumeta: Poppy Field

  2. Kaylie Frede: Love Nancy
  3. Ernest Cephas: Cincinnati Skyline

 

Honorable Mention:

  • Elaine Zumeta: Manitoulin

  • Ava Lawley: Loris

Fair Theme

  1. Kim Corcoran: Cheviot Street Scene

Raffle Winners

Art Basket ($150 Value): Rose Walker

Art Class Gift Certificates (Baker-Hunt Art & Cultural Center $100 and Sketch & Paint $25: Gabby Gaskins

Mary L. Baverman Painting - Out Back: Debbie Ward

Gardening Basket w/ $50 Gift Certificate to Firehouse Nursery: Bill Hostler

Dr. Pottschmidt - Yellow Rose: Tom Gilker

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