2022 Corn Festival Art & Photo Shows
Rules for this year's Show

Art Show Rules

Photo Show Rules

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2022
CORN FESTIVAL ART & PHOTO SHOWS

 

2022 Grundy County Corn Festival

 

Art Show Entry Rules

DROP OFF:  

The EXibit Gallery

315 Bedford Road, Morris, IL

815-258-5191

theexibitgallery@gmail.com

theexibit.org

Entry Fee is a Corn Festival Button 

 

Entries accepted on (Sat) Sept. 24, 2022, 11am– 3pm (or call 815.258.5191 for drop-off date) 

 

Judging (Tue) Sept. 27, 2022 (Not open to the public) 

 

Open to the public during the following hours:
(Wed) Sept. 28, 4pm- 7pm 

(Thr) Sept. 29, 4pm- 7pm

(Fri) Sept. 30, 2pm- 6pm
(Sat) Oct. 1, Noon- 5pm

(Sun) Noon–5pm 

 

PICK UP:

Entries can be picked up on (Sun) Oct. 2, 2022 from Noon- 5pm (or call 815.258.5191 for pick-up)

DIVISIONS:

- Adult 

- High School 

- Youth 

CLASSES:

- Drawing 

- Painting 

- Sculpture 

- Mixed Media 

- Other

MEDIA ACCEPTED:

- pencil

- ink

- colored pencil

- charcoal

- pastel

- mixed media

- acrylic

- oil

- watercolor

- mixed media

- 3-D figures

- clay

- wood

- metal

- stone

- plaster

- paper

- glass

- found object

- pottery

- assemblage

- collage

- mosaic
- computer

- printmaking

RULES:

- All entries must be ORIGINAL (NO licensed characters, copyrighted works or images, kits,
preformed ceramics, etc.). Please do NOT enter a piece that has won a previous Corn Festival Art
Show Best in Show. 

 

- Entries are limited to no more than four 2-D and 3-D per person. 

 

- Adult Division 2-D pieces must be hangable with wire or hooks (Artwork without hanging material will not be hung).

 

- High School Division 2-D pieces must be hangable with wire or hooks (Artwork without hanging material will not be hung).

 

- Youth Division 2-D pieces mounted on construction paper or cardboard is sufficient. Clips will be
used to hang youth art. 

 

- No nudes, suggestive or violent subject matter. Artwork that does not meet the requirements will not be hung.

 

- Grundy County residency is not required to enter the show.

- All entries can be picked up on (Sun) Oct. 2, 2022 from Noon- 6pm (or call 815.258.5191 for an appointment for pick-up).

 

- Any piece NOT picked up will be taken to the Corn Festival Office. You must call the office to make arrangements to pick up your work after Corn Festival as the office will be closing for the season on October 7, 2022. Any works not picked up will be forfeited. The Corn Festival office cannot store your works.

​- Reasonable care will be taken with the art work, but we cannot accept responsibility for
damaged or lost work.

- The EXibit has the right to reject any work of art for exhibition for any reason and will not be hung. 

 

AWARDS:

- Adult Division (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each Class)

- High School Division (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each Class)

- Youth Division (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each Class)

- Adult Division "Best of Show" 2-D

- Adult Division "Best of Show" 3-D

- High School Division "Best of Show" 2-D

- High School Division "Best of Show" 3-D

- Youth Division "Best of Show"

 

- Adult Division "People's Choice Award"

- High School Division "People's Choice Award"

- Youth Division "People's Choice Award"

(Voting for "People's Choice Award" ends on Oct. 1)

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2022 Grundy County Corn Festival

Photography Show Entry Rules

 

DROP OFF:  

The EXibit Gallery

315 Bedford Road, Morris, IL

815-258-5191

theexibitgallery@gmail.com

theexibit.org

Entry Fee is a Corn Festival Button 

 

Entries accepted on (Sat) Sept. 24, 2022, 11am– 3pm (or call 815.258.5191 for drop-off date) 

 

Judging (Tue) Sept. 27, 2022 (Not open to the public) 

 

Open to the public during the following hours:

(Wed) Sept. 28, 4pm- 7pm 

(Thr) Sept. 29, 4pm- 7pm

(Fri) Sept. 30, 2pm- 6pm
(Sat) Oct. 1, Noon- 5pm

(Sun) Noon–5pm ​

 

PICK UP:

Entries can be picked up on (Sun) Oct. 2, 2022 from Noon- 5pm (or call 815.258.5191 for pick-up)

DIVISIONS:

- Adults (Age 16 and above)

- Youth (Age 15 and below)

CLASS: (Only 1 entry per class)

- Landscapes & Waterscapes

- Rural Scenes

- City Scenes/Architecture

- Plants and Flowers

- Animals

- Birds

- Insects

- People

- Planes, Trains, Automobiles, etc.

- Corn Festival

- Sunrise/Sunset

 

RULES:

- No entering the same photo in multiple classes.

 

- The photographer making the entry must have taken the photo.

 

- If space is limited due to number of entries, the committee reserves the right to remove prints from the exhibition. 

 

- No Nude or suggestive photos accepted. 

 

- There are no restrictions to the age of the photo. 

 

- Prints entered in previous Corn Festival Photo Shows are discouraged and will not be hung if recognized by the committee.

 

- The committee has the right to reclassify or eliminate any photo deemed questionable or inappropriate. 

 

- Prints may range in size from 5"x 7” to 11”x 14”

 

- Photos matted and/or framed are accepted, but not necessary.

 

- All prints must be hangable. 

 

- Photos mounted on poster board need to be backed by foam board.

 

- Any prints not prepared for hanging at the time of drop-off will not be hung during the exhibition. 

- The EXibit has the right to reject any Photograph for exhibition for any reason and will not be hung. 

- Any piece NOT picked up will be taken to the Corn Festival Office. You must call the office to make arrangements to pick up your work after Corn Festival as the office will be closing for the season on October 7, 2022. Any works not picked up will be forfeited. The Corn Festival office cannot store your works.

​- Reasonable care will be taken with the Photograph, but we cannot accept responsibility for damaged or lost work.

AWARDS:

- Adult Division (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each Class)

- Youth Division (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place in each Class)

- Adult Division "Best of Show"

- Youth Division "Best of Show"

 

- Adult Division "People's Choice Award"

- Youth Division "People's Choice Award"

(Voting for "People's Choice Award" ends on Oct. 1)