Creative Arts

Department: Creative Arts

Contact: Michele Stewart or Aliza Jensen at 801-851-8479, email trish.cutler@usu.edu

No upholstery will be accepted. No stamp or coin collections will be accepted.

Check In:     Monday August 12,  8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Check Out:     Monday, August 19,  8:00 am to 1:00 pm ONLY
Items left after 1:00 pm on August 19th will have a $25.00 transportation charge.

REGISTRATION
Register your items ahead of time online at http://utah.fairmanager.com/ or register in person at the Fair on the date of entry. There is no fee to enter items in the Fair.

PREPARATION OF ENTRIES

All articles exhibited must be the work of the exhibitor and have been completed in the past two years.

Fair personnel will exercise reasonable safety and handling precautions. However, the Utah County Fair will assume no liability for any loss. Only one item can be entered in each category. Exhibitor should prepare all items to hang that are intended for hanging. Loose parts must be securely fastened together to withstand handling and examination.

Creative Arts cannot accept entries that by description would fit into any other department, such as: Home Arts, Fine Arts, Photography, Food & Canning, etc.

**The Utah County Fair reserves the right to reject any entry not deemed suitable for family viewing.

CLASSES
CLASS 1:  Adults
CLASS 2:  Senior Citizens 65+
CLASS 3:  Teens 13 to 18
CLASS 4:  Youth 12 and under
CLASS 5:  Special Needs

DIVISION:   WOODWORK

  • Accessories as in: clocks, planters, boxes, etc.
  • Animals
  • Bird Houses
  • Chess Sets
  • Christmas
  • Decorative Saw Cuts
  • Frames
  • Furniture, large
  • Furniture, miniature
  • Miscellaneous
  • Replicas
  • Rocking Horses
  • Turned Items

DIVISION:  WOOD CARVING

  • Animals
  • Bark Carvings – Life Size Figures
  • Birds
  • Busts
  • Characters
  • Chip Carving
  • Christmas Items
  • Figures
  • Fish
  • Holiday not Christmas
  • Miniature Furniture
  • Miscellaneous
  • Relief Carving
  • Rifle Carving
  • Scrimshaw
  • Sculpture
  • Vehicles
  • Walking Sticks

DIVISION:  LEATHER WORK

  • Accessories (sheath, sling, holster, bridle)
  • Beaded Leatherwork
  • Carrying Cases, albums, book covers
  • Handbags (all sizes), Bowling Bags, Shoe Bags
  • Home Decorator Items
  • Indian Folklore
  • Laser Products
  • Leather Books and Covers
  • Miscellaneous
  • Money Carriers, wallets, checkbooks etc.
  • Novelty Items
  • Pictures
  • Replicas
  • Saddlebags
  • Wearing Apparel

DIVISION:  ORIGINAL MODELS

  • Birdhouses
  • Complete plastic models from kits
  • Doll Houses (with Furniture)
  • Doll Houses (without Furniture)
  • Miniature Arrangements (including Dioramas)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Models made by hand
  • Models made by hand where some parts have been taken from kits. (Must indicate where parts came from.)
  • Replicas
  • Working Models

DIVISION: METAL WORK
If from a kit, please specify. Metals are silver, brass, pewter, enamel on metal, etc.

  • Copper Foil
  • Etch Work
  • Flatware
  • Knives
  • Machine Lathe Work
  • Miniature Lead Castings
  • Miscellaneous
  • Models
  • Ornamental Irons
  • Sculpture
  • Welded Items
  • Welded Sculpture
  • Wire Sculpture

DIVISION:  BEAD WORK

  • Beading with textile
  • Christmas
  • Halloween
  • Jewelry
  • Knotted
  • Miscellaneous
  • Novelty
  • Other Holiday
  • Wall hangings

DIVISION:  JEWELRY
Must be mounted attractively for display. No kits.

  • Cast
  • Fabricated
  • Miscellaneous not in any other class
  • Non-Traditional hand crafted using polymer, water-based clays, plastic, etc.

DIVISION:  DECORATIVE PAINTING

  • Christmas
  • Gourds
  • Halloween
  • Miscellaneous
  • Other Holidays
  • Patterns Acrylics
  • Patterns Oil
  • Rosemaling
  • Seasonal
  • Thanksgiving

DIVISION:  WREATHS  

  • Corn husk
  • Dried Flowers
  • Dried Grasses
  • Fabric not sewn
  • Grapevine
  • Holiday
  • Miscellaneous
  • Pine Cones
  • Silk Flowers

DIVISION:  FLOWERS

  • Artificial Arrangements Plastic
  • Artificial Arrangements Silk
  • Feather
  • Holiday
  • Miscellaneous
  • Preserved Flowers
  • Pressed and Herbs
  • Seasonal
  • Wedding

DIVISION:  PLASTIC CRAFTS

  • Animals
  • Carousel Horses
  • Frames
  • Miscellaneous
  • Music Boxes
  • Needlework Christmas
  • Needlework Doll Furniture
  • Needlework Doll House
  • Needlework Halloween
  • Needlework Holiday
  • Needlework Home Decoration
  • Needlework Micro Count
  • Needlework Pictures, Wall Hangings
  • Needlework Purses, Bags
  • Needlework Toys
  • Pyrolace Jewelry

DIVISION:  MISCELLANEOUS
No computer generated art will be accepted – See Photography

  • Dimensional
  • Egg Carving, Painting, other
  • Fly Tying
  • Home Decorator Items
  • Marble and Tile
  • Miscellaneous
  • Origami
  • Paper Cutting
  • Wearable Art

DIVISION: CERAMICS

  • China Painting
  • Dolls
  • Glass
  • Glaze
  • Greenware Adaptation
  • Hand-Molded Clay/Pottery
  • Other
  • Over-glaze
  • Porcelain
  • Porcelain Bisque
  • Raku (low fire technique)
  • Sculpture
  • Stains
  • Stoneware
  • Under-glaze

DIVISION:  SCRAPBOOKING

Entrant may enter one unpublished layout in each lot, for a total of six entries ONLY.  Layouts can consist of either one or two pages on 8 ½” x 11” or 12” x 12” paper in protector sheets.
Sheets must have plastic protector sheet.

Reasonable safety and handling precautions will be exercised by Fair staff, but the Utah County Fair will not be responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits.
Scrapbook entries will be judged on uniqueness and quality of design, journaling, how effectively it tells the story behind the photos and the quality of the photos pictured on the layout.
The judges and/or the staff reserve the right to change the category if, in their opinion, the entry is better represented in a different category.

  • Anniversary
  • Baby
  • Birthday
  • Computer Generated Pages
  • Dates
  • Family
  • Firsts
  • Graduation
  • Holiday Christmas
  • Holiday Halloween
  • Holiday not Christmas/Halloween
  • Milestones
  • Mini Scrapbooks
  • Miscellaneous:  Use this category if your entry does not fit into any of the above categories.
  • Outdoors
  • Page Design/Stamping Only
  • Page Layout from Kit Preassembled
  • Patriotic
  • Pets
  • School
  • Seasons
  • Sports
  • Vacation
  • Wedding