The 2020 Annual Carriage Art Show exhibit is Sat Feb 29 10AM-7PM and Sun Mar 1st 10AM-5PM. Competition is open to US residents over 16 years of age. The Art Show is sponsored by the City of Oakdale and Valley Art Association-a Non-Profit Organization. All proceeds go to our Art Scholarship Fund. If you wish to make a donation please mail to VAA, PO BOX 254 Riverbank CA 95367. VAA has been promoting the Arts in our community since 1972. Entry applications will be available at the show for Artist wishing to participate. Hand deliver Artwork Thursday Feb 27 9:00 am-7:00 pm and Friday Feb 28 9:00 am-NOON. All artwork is judged by 3 Judges. All artwork must be original in concept. Compositions from published material will not be considered original. Work done under classroom supervision is acceptable if done solely by the artist. Works must have been completed within the last 2 years. Max 4 entries. Fee is $15 per artwork. VAA Members fee is $12 per artwork. Liability release: The utmost care is taken with your artwork, however the VAA or VAA members will not be responsible for any loss or damage to artwork. Media and Classes: Carriage Class, Western, Oil and Acrylic, Watermedia, Soft Pastel, Graphics/Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture 60# max. wt., and Fabric. Awards: Best of Show $200, Carriage Painting $50, Western Painting $50, Mayor's Award $35. This year, in Memory of Artist Ed Cesena will be a mixed media class award of $50 plus ribbon. There will be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention for the other classes: First place $100 award. 1st, 2nd, 3rd Honorable mention receive ribbons. Art pick up 5-7pm.
ATTENTION: FIBER ART category requires that Artists bring display stands to hang their Fiber Art on. We will have tables for 3 dimensional fiber art.
The entire Art Show is the competing artist's works and we have a small raffle of artwork and related items.
NEW CATEGORY-NOVICE DIVISION Only Classes 3-10 are in the Novice Division. Ribbon awards only, no cash prizes. All art (family appropriate) will be hung. ARTISTS CAN ONLY ENTER EITHER OPEN DIVISION OR THE NOVICE DIVISION: NOT BOTH!