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With a record breaking 70 entries, the Ninth Annual Youth Art & Photography Contest held in conjunction with the 2011 Lamar Free Fair was the biggest, most successful contest so far! If you missed your chance to visit the Gallery and see the show on display while the Fair was in town, fear not! Thanks to the generosity of all the fine young artists and photographers involved, we have held the entire display over as The Gallery’s “featured artist” show for the full month of September. So make time this month to visit The Gallery and view these fabulous creations by Barton County’s best and brightest young people! The Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday, from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM. We hope to see you soon!

First Place Winners:

Lexa Curtis, “Bonnie’s Butterfly”; Mandy Radspinner, “Sweet Corn”; Hannah Venable, “Relief”; Alannis Divine, “Gang”; Xanadayuz Selman, “Self Portrait”, Jesse Moore, “Flower”

Second Place Winners:

Rebeca Darrow, “From God’s Paintbrush”; Kayla Mayfield, “Dragonfly”; Lexi Phipps, “The Summer Pond”; Alannis Divine, “Boy”; Nick Moore, “Flowers”; Hannah Venable, “Meow”

Third Place Winners:

Jordan Splitter, “Golden Eyes”; Mandy Radspinner, “Static”; Hannah Venable, “Cracked Glass”; Kayla McCullough, “Spring Breeze”; Keaton Trout, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”; Hannah Venable, “Exotic Starfish”

Honorable Mention Winners:

Zonetta Venable, “Rocks & Grass”; Kayla Mayfield, “Bee”; Mark Venable, “Skull at Peace”; Montana Washburn, “Puppy Love”; Kayla McCullough, “Play Time”; Kayla McCullough, “Backyard Butterflies”; Ella Harris, “Our Freedom”; Cori Griffitt, “Unicorn Tree”; Riley Griffitt, “Unicorn”; Addison Berryhill, “Foes”; Mandy Radspinner, “Cubed”; Mark Venable, “Tiger”; Dylan Hill, “Eagle”; Grace Compton & Kelsey Taffner, “Tiger”; Emma Moore, “Flowers”; Lexi Phipps, “Starlight Butterfly”; Dalton Schlichting, “My M&M”; Conor Tannlund, “Cat”; Alex Davis, “Cone Flower”

People’s Choice:

Two People’s Choice trophies were awarded as well, based on the votes of Fair goers who came into The Gallery to view the show during the week of the Fair. The People’s Choice trophy for art went to Keaton Trout for his painting “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” The People’s Choice trophy for photography went to Kayla Mayfield for her photograph “Dragonfly.”

Congratulations to all!

Sample Photo Gallery: Art

Sample Photo Gallery: Photography

See lots more in the full show at The Gallery, all this month!

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General Guidelines

  • Entries must be original work of youth aged 16 years old or younger.
  • Art themes may explore any subject, style or medium.
  • Photography: No posed portrait photography, but any artistic theme is welcome – nature, animals, people (candid), buildings, scenery, weather, interesting close-ups, whatever catches your artistic photographer’s eye! The sky’s the limit! But all photographs must be “as taken,” and cannot be manipulated in Photoshop or other graphics computer programs.
  • Entries will be exhibited throughout the entire month of August at The Arts Council Gallery, 206 W 10th St., Lamar.
  • Judging will occur immediately prior to the opening of the Lamar Free Fair.

ART/PHOTOGRAPHY JUDGING CATEGORIES

Categories for judging this year will be based on age alone, rather than on thematic categories. All art will compete against all other art, and all photographs will compete against all other photographs within the creator’s age group, regardless of theme. The age groups in which prizes in both art and photography will be awarded are:


ART

Under age 10

Ages 10 through 12

Ages 13 through 16

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Under age 10

Ages 10 through 12

Ages 13 through 16

PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES

Photo must be 8 x 10 and matted

Mat can be any color or size.

No frames or double matting.

Limit of five photos per person

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Photography Awards (each age group)

First place: $25

Second place:$10

Third place: $5

Peoples’ Choice: Trophy (one People’s Choice Trophy will be awarded for photography, not one for each age group. All entries will be eligible to win the People’s Choice Trophy, not just those that take ribbons, so it’s a whole ‘nother opportunity to win!)

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ART GUIDELINES

Art should be ready to hang & may be of any size, theme and medium

Art Awards (each age group)

First place: $25

Second place:$10

Third place: $5

People’s Choice: Trophy (one People’s Choice Trophy will be awarded for art, not one for each age group)

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How to Enter:

Bring entries to the Arts Council Gallery, 206 W. 10th St., Lamar (just west of the Square on 10th St.) Tuesday through Friday between 2:00 PM and 5:30 PM, any date between Tuesday, July 26th and Wednesday, August 17th. All entries will be displayed in the art gallery beginning the day they are received, so the sooner you turn in your entry, the longer it will be on display, and the more people will see it! So submit your work early!

All entries will remain on display throughout the Lamar Free fair, which ends Saturday, August 27th. Entries will be available for pick up Tuesday, August 30th through Friday, September 2nd, any time between 2:00 PM and 5:30 PM.

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The Arts Council of Barton County will host a Free Open Air Art Show, featuring works by local fine and folk artists, photographers, sculptors, handcrafted jewelry makers and more, to be held in conjunction with the 2011 Missouri State Chili Cook-off in Lamar, Missouri. This event will benefit the Rebuilding Fund for St Mary’s Catholic Church, which was tragically destroyed by fire in 2009. http://www.catholicextension.org/site/epage/98416_667.htm. The church has been rebuilt and is back in service, but much remains to be paid for! Please help!

When: Saturday, July 16th, 2011, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Where: Moore Pavilion, 103 East 10th St., Lamar Missouri. The Moore Pavilion is one block east of the historic Lamar town square.

How Much?: This event is FREE, but donations to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Rebuilding Fund will be gratefully accepted.

Contact: To have your work included in the Art Show, please call Chris @ 417-214-5458. For info on the Missouri State Chili Cook-off, call Dixie @ 417-682-5432. For more info on the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Rebuilding Fund, go here. http://www.stmarysfirelamar.com.

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Looking for something different and exciting for your child’s next birthday party? How about an art-themed party, catered by The Wild Plum Cafe, located inside The Arts Council Gallery, at 206 W 10th St., on the Lamar Square, with an age-appropriate art/craft class for all attendees taught by a talented Arts Council volunteer? For more info or to schedule your child’s party, call The Wild Plum Cafe at 417-682-3225.

Enjoy these pictures from our first Art-Themed birthday party art class – “Painting Cats!”

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ART WINNERS

OIL/ACRYLIC/WATERCOLOR, AGES 11 – 16


1st Place – COURTNEY ROSS, “BUNK BUDDIES”

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OIL/ACRYLIC/WATERCOLOR, AGES 10 AND UNDER

1st Place – RYAN DAVIS, “RED TREES”

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2nd Place – KAITLIN DAVIS, “BEAUTIFUL WATERFALL”

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3rd – THEODORE CRABTREE, “THE TRAIL RIDE”

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HONORABLE MENTION – SAMANTHA CRABTREE, “GRAMMA’S”

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DRAWING/COLORED PENCIL, AGES 11 – 16

1st Place – KAYLA MCCOLLOUGH, “MARE AND FOAL”

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2nd Place – STARR LONERO, “BUTTERFLY”

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ALL OTHER MEDIA, AGES 11 – 16

1st Place– STARR LONERO, “SPIRAL DREAMS”

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2nd Place – STARR LONERO, “TREE”

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3rd Place – STARR LONERO, “TWO PARALLEL UNIVERSES”

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ALL OTHER MEDIA, AGES 10 AND UNDER

1st Place – LEXI PHIPPS, “QUILTED BUTTERFLY”

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2nd Place – ELLA HARRIS, “FLOWER GARDEN”

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PHOTOGRAPHY WINNERS

BACKYARD:

1st Place – REBECCA DARROW, “HEAVEN’S GATE”

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2nd Place – JACKIE NEHER, “HUMMINGBIRDS”

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3rd Place – JACKIE NEHER, “DRAGONFLY”

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BUILDINGS:

1st Place – KAYLA MCCOLLOUGH, “SUNSET OVER THE OLD BARN”

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2nd Place – REBECCA DARROW, “THE OLD MILL”

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3rd Place – THEODORE CRABTREE, “THE OLD CHICKEN COOP”

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LANDSCAPE:

1st Place – KAYLA MCCOLLOUGH, “DOWN BY THE POND”

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2nd Place – ANNABELL CRABTREE, “POND AND TREES”

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3rd Place – REBECA DARROW, “NATURE’S MIRROR”

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ANIMALS:

1st Place – HANNAH MOYER, “KILLDEER”

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2nd Place– HANNAH MOYER, “SNOW COWS”

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3rd Place– LEXI PHIPPS, “MY BABY FAWN”

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HONERABLE MENTION – HANNAH MOYER, “DOING MY JOB”

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PEOPLE:

1st Place – ANNABELL CRABTREE, “SAMANTHA”

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2nd Place – THEODORE CRABTREE, “PINKALICIOUS”

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People’s Choice Awards:

ART:

Flower Garden, by Ella Harris

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PHOTOGRAPHY:

My Baby Fawn, by Lexi Phipps

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The Arts Council of Barton County and Barton County Soil and Water Conservation Are Pleased to Announce:

The Eighth Annual Rural America

Photography Contest and Youth Art

Show


General Guidelines

  • Entries must be original work of youth aged 16 years old or younger.
  • Photography subjects limited to rural life or agriculture-related settings.
  • Art themes may explore any subject, style or medium.
  • Entries will be exhibited during the Lamar Free Fair, August 25th-28th, at Nathan’s Place, 1005 Gulf, Lamar.

PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES

Photo must be 8 x 10 and matted

Mat can be any color or size.

No frames or double matting.

Limit of five photos per person

Rural life or agriculture-related settings only, preferable right here in Barton County, Missouri!

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Photography Categories:

Landscape

Flowering hay meadows, hillsides, sunsets, storms on the horizon, rainbows, trees, fields of growing crops, season scenary (spring, summer, fall winter), etc.

People

People working in a hayfield, working in the garden, planting or harvesting crops, doing chores, a family dinner or 4th of July picnic, fishing and hunting, outdoor activites, etc.

Farm Buildings

Obsolete farm buildings have a historical background and show character. Examples: old abandoned barns, windmills, well pumps, silos, farm houses, new barn or grain bin construction, complete farmsteads from a distance, etc.

Backyards

Flowers, vegetable gardens, tree blossoms, fruit trees, bird feeders, bird baths, humming birds, squirrels, pets, etc.

Animals

Cows and calves grazing, showing and grooming livestock, riding a horse, dairy cattle, shearing sheep, sows and pigs, wildlife scenes (deer, turkey, rabbits, quail, songbirds) etc.

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Photography Awards (each category)

First place: $20

Second place:$15

Third place: $10

Peoples’ Choice: Trophy

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ART GUIDELINES

Art should be ready to hang & may be of any size, theme and medium

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Categories:

Drawing/Colored pencil Age 11-16

Oil/Acrylic/Water Color Age 11-16

All others Age 11-16

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Drawing/Colored pencil Age 10 & under

Oil/Acrylic/Water Color Age 10 & under

All others Age 10 & under

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Awards (each category)

First place: $10

Second place:  $5

Third place: Ribbon

People’s Choice: Trophy

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How to Enter:

Bring entries to the Arts Council building, 208 W. 10th St., Lamar (just west of the Square on 10th St.), on Friday, August 20, 2010, between 5:00 and 8:00 PM. For more information call Chris (art) at 681-0199 or Ben (photography) at 417-682-3571 ext 3.

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Now is the time…

… to start working on your entries for The Eighth Annual Rural America Photography Contest and Youth Art Show to be held in conjunction with the Lamar Free Fair in August!

  • Entries must be original work of youth aged 16 years old or younger.
  • Photography subjects limited to rural life or agriculture-related settings.
  • Art themes may explore any subject, style or medium.
  • Entries will be exhibited during the Lamar Free Fair, August 21st-28th, at Nathan’s Place on the Square.
  • Cash prizes will be awarded!!!

More than 2,000 people viewed the awesome artwork and photographs in last year’s show, and we expect an even bigger crowd this year! Make sure Y-O-U-R talent is on display! Start working on your entries NOW!!!

Sign up to receive monthly email reminders throughout the summer, as well as complete entry info and a registration form in August! Just send a blank email  to ArtsCouncilofBartonCounty@Yahoo.com, and we’ll add you to the list. Thank you!

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