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CLAY ARTS

2017 Department K

FAIRGROUNDS Entry – Irwin Exhibits:

Friday, August 11, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

FAIRGROUNDS Pick-up – Irwin Exhibits:

Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, September 5, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Clay Arts entries must be kiln-fired and be 100% ceramic ware. Props are not allowed. Entrant may enter one piece in each class. Entries must have finished bottoms; and need to be finished on the inside. Entrant must be the primary creator, designer or decorator of the piece. Entries previously judged are not allowed. Entries that need to be displayed upright, (plates and platters,) must include display stands. Due to display space limitation, we will not accept ceiling or wall hanging submissions.

All divisions are open to all ages. If you are entering as a Junior or Professional, or Group place the appropriate letter on the entry form under sub-category. A professional is someone who sells or instructs. A group is a collaborative project.

Bowls made during pottery demonstrations will be donated to the “Empty Bowl Project” to help feed hungry kids.

SUB-CATEGORIES:

A: Junior, ages 5 and under
B: Junior, ages 6 through 12
C: Junior, ages 13 through 17
P: Professional
G: Group

If sub-category is not specified, entry will be classified as OPEN.
Entries without entrant contact/mailing information will be automatically disqualified and not judged.

DIVISION 01: CERAMICS (slip poured artwork) EARTHENWARE (Cone 04-06)

Class:

01 Acrylics
02 Alaska State Fair Theme “Better Together!”
03 Animal
04 Flower
05 Airbrush
06 Banding
07 Chalk
08 Decals
09 Dry Brushing
10 Glaze, 1 only
11 Glaze, combination (flow together)
12 Glaze, multiple
13 Hand Modeling on cast ceramics
14 Holiday Theme
15 Majolica
16 Screen printing
17 Silkscreen
18 Surface carving, piercing into surface
19 Underglaze for Bisque
20 Underglaze, Opaque
21 Underglaze, Translucent
22 Watercolor
23 Wetbrushing
24 Other

DIVISION 02: GLAZING EARTHENWARE / STONEWARE / PORCELAIN (Cone 05-10)

Class:

01 Alaska State Fair Theme
“Better Together!”
02 Airbrush
03 Crystal
04 Dipping
05 Dripping
06 Glaze combination (flow together)
07 Glaze, single
08 Glaze, multiple
09 Layering
10 Lusters
11 Metallics
12 Obvarra
13 Overglaze
14 Oxide wash
15 Pouring
16 Raku
17 Silkscreen
18 Splatter
19 Underglaze
20 Water color
21 Wood fire
22 Other

DIVISION 03: EMBELLISHMENT

Wheel thrown / Hand built / Coil built

Class:

01 Carving
02 Crackly surface
03 Embossed
04 Engraved
05 Piercing
06 Screen printing
07 Sgraffito
08 Slip trailing
09 Sprigging
10 Other

DIVISION 04: SCULPTURE

Wheel thrown / Hand built / Coil built

Class:

01 Alaska State Fair Theme “Better Together!”
02 Animal
03 Birds
04 Buildings
05 Figurine
06 Fish
07 Flower
08 Geometric
09 Holiday
10 Jewelry
11 Landscape
12 Masks
13 Novelty
14 Texture
15 Other

DIVISION 05: functional

Wheel thrown / Hand built / Coil built

Class:

01 Bowl 5 – 9”
02 Bowl 10 – 12”
03 Bowl, berry with or without drain plate
04 Bowl, lidded
05 Bowl, with handles
06 Butter dish
07 Candle holder
08 Chip ‘n Dip platter
09 Goblet
10 Mug, 5 – 7” tall
11 Mug, 8” or taller
12 Mug with lid (stein)
13 Oil dispenser
14 Pitcher
15 Plate 6 – 7 “
16 Plate 8 – 10 “
17 Platter 14’ or more
18 Soap dispenser
19 Sponge holder
20 Tea cup w/ saucer
21 Tea pot
22 Tea set
23 Tumbler
24 Utensil Crock
25 Vase
26 Yarn bowl
27 Other

DIVISION 06: CHINA PAINTING

Must not be under glass

Class:

01 Alaska State Fair Theme “Better Together!”
02 Animals
03 Birds
04 Decals
05 Figurine
06 Flowers
07 Holiday
08 Jewelry
09 Landscape
10 Masks
11 Novelty
12 Overglaze, Metallics & Lusters
13 Portrait
14 Other

SPECIAL AWARDS – CLAY ARTS

Outstanding entries will be recognized by these generous donors:

Knik Knack Mud Shack

gift certificates in Division 1 and Best of Show

 

Just Add Paint

Color Me Mine

Midnight Potter Studio

 

Superintendent Contact

 

Lorrie Saunders-Irwin
Email: Lorrie.Alaska1@gmail.com