Media Categories2018-05-04T13:28:13+00:00

Media Categories

CERAMICS/

CLAY

Original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, the artist must sign each piece.

DIGITAL ART

Images made with the assistance of a computer. Computer graphics are often made with software called drawing, painting, illustrating and photographic programs or applications. All digital images printed must be signed and limited to a numbered edition of no more than 250. Exhibitor must disclose and display both their creative and printing processes in their booth during the Show.

LEATHER

All work crafted from fibers, including basketry, embroidery, weaving, tapestry and papermaking. No machine-tooled, machine-screened patterns or miscellaneous forms of mass production are permitted. All factory-produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artists, are not accepted in this category.

GLASS

Glass works that are functional or decorative by design and are kiln formed or have been crafted by glass blowing, molding or casting. Works may be etched or engraved.

JEWELRY AND METALWORK

Creating artwork through the forging, twisting and fabricating of various metals. All jewelry, whether produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials should apply in this category. No commercial casts, molds, or production studio work is allowed.

TWO-DIMENSIONAL MIXED MEDIA

Works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production. Two-Dimensional Mixed Media should include more than one of the following: paint, pencil, watercolor, photography, printmaking or drawing.

THREE-DIMENSIONAL MIXED MEDIA

Works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production. Three-Dimensional Mixed Media should include more than one of the following: Claywork, fiber, glass, metal, wood, or any other 3-D objects.

PAINTING-OIL AND ACRYLIC

Creation of a still life, portrait, landscape, abstract or other image on a flat surface, such as canvas, with oil and/or acrylic paint or sticks.

PAINTING-WATERCOLOR

Painting-Watercolor: Creation of a still life, portrait, landscape, abstract or other image on a flat surface with watercolors.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographic prints made from the artist’s original negative that have been processed either by the artist or under his/her direct supervision. All images printed must be signed and limited to a 250 numbered edition. Exhibitor must disclose and display both their creative and printing processes during the Festival.

PRINTMAKING AND DRAWING

Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayons, etc., or from a fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush. Printed works for which the artists hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category. Printmakers are required to disclose both their creative and printmaking processes.

SCULPTURE

Three dimensional work done in any medium.

WOOD

Original works that are hand tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved. Embellished or painted, store-bought furniture is not accepted.