Winnebago Co. Fair art exhibit seeking entries

Winnebago Co. Fair art exhibit seeking entries


The 2002 Winnebago County Fair on Aug. 13-18 will feature an art exhibit of the art work of amateur and junior artists from throughout Winnebago County. The categories for 2002 are: Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Graphic, Collage, Pen and Ink, and Miscellaneous.

Prizes will be awarded in each category. 1st Place: $50; 2nd Place: $35; 3rd Place: $20; and 4th Place: $10. In addition, the judge will award a Best of Show prize of $100 and a Rosette. The visiting public will be encouraged to vote for their favorite piece. The work with the most votes will be awarded the People’s Choice Award: $25 and a Rosette. All junior participants will receive a ribbon. The art exhibit judge for 2002 is Eric Donaldson, art instructor at Pecatonica High School. The exhibit is sponsored by the Art Guild of Rockford.

Entry forms and a booklet specifying the Fair rules and entry fees are available from the Winnebago County Fair office. Call the office at (815) 239-1641 to request copies.

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