Category & Medium Definitions
Upon acceptance, you may exhibit only the category for which you applied and were juried in. You may apply in more than one category, submitting a separate application and fee for each. Only artists accepted in the jewelry category may display and sell jewelry.
2-DIMENSIONAL

Painting/Drawing on Canvas or Papers intended for hanging, primarily flat, with a relief depth of less than 1/8 of an inch thick.

  • PAINTING - Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor

  • DRAWING - Pen/Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel

  • MIXED MEDIA - Painting/Drawing on canvas or papers incorporating more than one Medium such as Watercolor and Pencil

  • PRINTMAKING - Work created by screen printing, woodcuts, serigraphs, digital art etc., properly signed and numbered. Examples: Screen Printing, Lithography, Monotype

  • PHOTOGRAPHY - Black and white or color digital or original prints from negatives

  • OTHER 2-DIMENSIONAL - Examples: Batik, Handmade Paper, Painted Silk/Fabric, Collage


3-DIMENSIONAL

Work where height, width and depth are important aspects of the work with a relief depth of MORE than 1/8th of an inch thick. No embellishment of items created from molds or other forms of mass production..

  • SCULPTURE - Freestanding 3 dimensional work to be viewed from all sides. Medium Examples: Bronze, Hand-built Clay, Blown Glass, Metal, Stone, Wood

  • MIXED MEDIA 3D - Painting, Drawing or Etching on a hard surfaces such as Fiberglass, Glass, Metal, Wood

  • JEWELRY - Only artists accepted in this category may display and sell jewelry
    • Fine Jewelry - Made with precious materials such as gold, titanium, silver and set with precious or semi-precious stones or pearls
    • Design & Fabrication - Bending, cutting and shaping metals as well as creating designs with Glass, Paper, Clay
    • Hand Beaded/Assembled - Incorporating stringing and or wiring of beads, stones or other objects

  • HAND WOVEN TEXTILE OR FIBER - Handcrafted fiber, leather, straw - either decorative or wearable such as woven garments, basketry, embroidery, weaving and tapestry.

  • NON-FUNCTIONAL Primarily decorative objects created in mediums such as: Assemblage, Ceramic, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Wood or other. No molds or other forms of mass production allowed.

  • UTILITARIAN - Functionally designed hand crafted objects such as Furniture, Pottery, and items which serve a purpose such as wind chimes, drinking goblets , cutting boards

  • WEARABLE ART - Individually designed pieces of clothing or fashion accessories such as belts, shoes, scarves, hats.


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