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Fine Arts Festival


Are you a hobbyist, enthusiast, or professional artist?

The Ray County Community Arts Association is sponsoring a fine arts and photography show this spring during the Richmond Mushroom Festival.


Information for Artists

2017 Submission Date: May 1st from 10am - 7pm. Just $5 per entry.


Public Viewing Dates: FREE VIEWING at the Friends Gallery on:


5th,  10am - 8pm

6th,  10am - 5pm



All entries must be picked up on May6th at 5pm.


  • Guests may vote for their favorite entry as the “People’s Choice Award.” Voting ends May 7nd at 4pm.

  • Judges will review the artwork in each category and award 1st, 2nd, 3rd place ribbons.

  • Monetary awards: $100 for Peoples Choice Award, $30 for 1st place ribbons in each category, and $50 for Judges Choice Award.

  • Artists are limited to 3 entries per category, and may enter more than one category.

  • All pictures must be frames and ready for hanging.

  • An entry form must be placed on the back of each entry.

  • Entries smaller than 8” x 10” or larger than 36” x 48” are not eligible.

  • Artists must be at least 18 years old to enter.

  • Entry fee of $5.00 per item.


Join the fun!


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Original artworks may be submitted in the following categories:

* Photography (color)

* Photography (photoshopped)

* Sculpture (wood or metal)

* Watercolor pencil

* Watercolor paints

* Acrylic paints

* Oil paints

* Charcoal

* China painting

* Clay pottery (wheel or hand built)

* Pastels

* Wood burning

* Pencil or pen/ink drawings

* Photography (black & white)



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