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Sandra Cook
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2019 Department K

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Exhibit Drop Off – Irwin Building:

Friday, August 9, 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday, August 10, 11 am – 7 pm

Exhibit Pick Up – Irwin Building:

Tuesday, September 3. 1 pm – 6 pm
Saturday, September 7, 1 pm – 6 pm

Mail In Instructions – See Competitive Exhibits General Info

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 place the appropriate letter on the entry form under sub-category. A professional is someone who sells or instructs.

SUB-CATEGORIES:

A: Junior, ages 12 and under
B: Junior, ages 13 through 17
P: Professional

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. Entry forms are available prior to fair, please email requests to lara@alaskastatefair.org

DIVISION 01: CERAMICS – Slip Poured Artwork (Cone 05 – 10)

Class:

  • 01 Acrylics
  • 02 Alaska State Fair Theme “Crazy Good!”
  • 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 Crystal
  • 23 Dipping
  • 24 Dripping
  • 25 Layering
  • 26 Lusters
  • 27 Metallics
  • 28 Obvarra
  • 29 Overglaze
  • 30 Oxide Wash
  • 31 Pouring
  • 32 Raku
  • 33 Splatter
  • 34 Water Color
  • 35 Wood Fire
  • 36 Other

DIVISION 02: SURFACE DESIGN

Class:

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

DIVISION 03: SCULPTURE

Wheel thrown / Hand built

Class:

  • 01 Alaska State Fair Theme “Crazy Good”
  • 02 Animal
  • 03 Birds
  • 04 Buildings
  • 05 Figurine
  • 06 Fish
  • 07 Flower

DIVISION 04: Functional

Wheel thrown / Hand built / Coil built

Class:

  • 01 Bowl  9”
  • 02 Bowl 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, 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 Casserole
  • 28 Other

DIVISION 05: CHINA PAINTING

Must not be under glass

Class:

  • 01 Alaska State Fair Theme “Crazy Good”
  • 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

DIVISION 06: GLAZING HANDBUILT / WHEELTHROWN EATHENWARE/STONEWARE/ PORCELAIN

Class:

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

SPECIAL AWARDS – CLAY ARTS

Outstanding entries will be recognized by these generous donors:

Knik Knack Mud Shack

Just Add Paint

Color Me Mine

Midnight Potter Studio