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Superintendent
Candice Grooms
575-496- 7969
candice.grooms79@gmail.com
 
   
Special Thanks to Tashya Carrillo, who dedicated 26 years to the Fair!  
   

Entry Fees: None
No individual entries accepted - Only open to Southern NM public and private schools.
(Schools in Doña Ana, Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Otero, Sierra, Socorro and El Paso Counties.)

EXHIBIT SET-UP:
• Friday, September 23, 2016 9:00am - 12:00 noon
• Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:00am - 12:00 noon
•Sunday, September 25, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
•Monday, September 26, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
•Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm

EXHIBITS RELEASED: Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 4:00pm (no sooner)
Exhibits must be cleaned-up no later than Monday, October 3, 2016 by 5:00pm.

 
   
THEME: down on the farm
 
   
Awards    
     
Best of Show
(one in each section)
Second Best of Show
(one in each section)
Third Best of Show
(one in each section)
• Multi Age K-12
• Elementary - over 500 students
• Elementary - under 500 students
• High School
• Middle School/Junior High
• Pre-School


• Multi Age K-12
• Elementary - over 500 students
• Elementary - under 500 students
• High School
• Middle School/Junior High
• Pre-School

• Multi Age K-12
• Elementary - over 500 students
• Elementary - under 500 students
• High School
• Middle School/Junior High
• Pre-School
     
Judging Criteria: (100 points total)    
   
General Requirements (10 points) Creativity (30 points)  
1. School Name
2. Individual Tags
1. Expression
2. Originality and Imagination
3. Individuality
 
     
Elements/ Principles of Art (30 points) Overall Display (30 points)  
1. Uses a variety of elements
(line, shape, form, color, texture)
2. Principles of Art applied
(balance, contrast, rhythm, unity)
3. Variety of media
1. Shows Effort
2. Overall Interest and Appeal
3. Follows Theme
 
     
SCHOOL ARTS & CRAFTS General Rules:
 

1. All public and private schools in Southern New Mexico are encouraged to enter student artwork from any school subject area.

2. Each participating school should designate an adult representative who will work with the School Arts Superintendent and will be in charge of gathering, displaying and dismantling student artwork.
The representative’s names should be forwarded to the Superintendent by Friday, August 19, 2016.

3. A sign indicating the name of the school should be included in the exhibit.

4. Each individual work should have an identifying tag attached to it. Tags should include School, Teacher, Grade, and First Name of Student. First and Last Name of Student should be on the back of artwork. Class projects should include the names of all the students.

5. ALL TRASH MUST BE DUMPED IN THE DUMPSTER during Set-up and Clean-up. The Barrel trash cans in the building are for visitor use only.

 
     
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