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 Peoples 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.