Art and Photography

ART

(Rule 5 of the Show rules apply) 

Water colours, pastels, oils, acrylic, crayon, pencil etc.  Judging will be based on artistic merit and originality.  Exhibits must be presented for display between 10am and 12-30pm.   All framed pictures must be presented ready to hang.   Judging will commence at 1pm.  Entry Fee €5 in all classes except Qualifier.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st €40, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, unless otherwise arranged.

Class 202 Life drawing.

Class 203 Still Life.

Class 204 Landscape.

Class 205 Qualifier

The Irish Shows Association & Virginia Show Society Present: The Fleetwood Paints All Ireland Amateur Painting Competition kindly sponsored by Fleetwood Ireland’s Paints Company.

Rules & Conditions

  1. Paintings must be sole work of the exhibitor who must have amateur status.
  2. Paintings to depict an Agricultural or Rural setting.
  3. Paintings must measure no more than 26” x 20” not including the frame.
  4. All paintings must be ready to hang, that is framed and with a hanging cord attached.
  5. The Judges decision will be final
  6. All entries to be exhibited at owners risk
  7. All entries to have amateur status as defined by the following:
    • Not to have had a commercial solo exhibition
    • Not to have exhibited in a commercial gallery
    • Not to be teaching or have taught art in any form

In the event of an objection and following investigation, and if the exhibitor is deemed to be making their living from their profession, they may be disqualified.

To avoid any confusion would exhibitors please print their name and phone number on a label to attach to back of painting.

These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association.

Entry fee:  Qualifying Show €3.  Final €6.

Prizes: 1st €300, 2nd €200, 3rd €100, 4th €50.

Final: Virginia Show – Wednesday 21st August 2019

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Classes 206 & 207.  Sponsored by The Raheen Woods Hotel .

Competition confined to 1st year – 3rd year students from 2nd level colleges in Athenry.

Entry Fee €5.   Prizes  1st €30, 2nd €25 3rd €20.

Art piece must be presented on A3 Cartridge paper.

Class 206 Rural Landscape

Class 207 Your Favourite Animal

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JUNIOR ART

(Rule 5 of the Show Rules apply)

Prize money: 1st €10, 2nd €8, 3rd €5 unless otherwise arranged.  Entry fee €3. 

Child 5-7 years

Class 208  A picture titled “ My Super Hero”

Class 209  A picture titled “My Pet”

Class 210  My Favourite Sport

Child 8-10 years

Class 211  Draw/paint “My Favourite Place”

Class 212  Draw/paint picture titled “Space”

Class 213  Best Day Ever

(10-12 years)

Class 214  “Draw or paint an underwater scene”

Class 215 My Garden. Sponsored by Sandra O’Keeffe & David Power

Class 216 “Draw a Still Image”

Class 217  A miniature garden done on a biscuit tin lid

Class 218  “All creatures great and small” – an animal made from mainly fruit and or vegetables.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

(Rule 5 of the Show rules apply) Judging commences at 1.00pm.

Photographs must not be larger than 10” x 8” and must NOT be framed or mounted. Photographs entered in previous years will automatically be disqualified and will not be judged. See Rule 5 of Show

PRIZE MONEY: 1st €20, 2nd €15, 3rd €10 unless otherwise arranged Entry Fee €5 in all classes.

Class 219 Scenic Views.  Sponsored by Sandra O’Keeffe & David Power

Class 220 Humorous

Class 221 Rural Scene.

Class 222 Best photo depicting exhibitors vegetable garden

Class 223 Animal Study.

Class 224 Scene of Athenry

Class 225 People

Class 226 Child with Pet

All entries with appropriate entry fee can be posted to Claire Rooney,  Secretary,  Athenry Agricultural Show,  Blaine, Esker,  Athenry.  Phone 086 0848372