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California State Fair – call to artists

California State Fair 2011
call to artists

The 2011 California Fine Art Entry materials are ready!

Go to the Competitions page at www.bigfun.org,
click on the “Adult” tab,
scroll down to “California Fine Art.”
Click on the words to open/download the Official Competition Handbook,
a “Quick Reference Guide”
and/or the Official Entry Form.
These are PDF files.

On-line entry will be available at a later date – watch for the announcement.
(If you have difficulty downloading, please call us)

Entry Deadline is Friday, April 22, 2011

If mailing a paper entry form, the form, fees and CD(s) with digital images must be postmarked by this date.
If you will be entering on-line you have until midnight April 22nd to register, fill out the entry info and pay by credit card.
Your printed Signature Acquisition Form and CD(s) must be received by Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
Note: on-line entry is not available yet.
If you are hand-delivering your entry materials, the California State Fair Entry Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Entry Office is located in the Cal Expo Administration Building.
Directions:  Enter Cal Expo at Gate D (also called East Gate) which is located at the intersection of Exposition Blvd. and Challenge Way; once you’ve entered Cal Expo, follow the signs to “ADMINISTRATION”; go through Gate 3, the Administration Building is on your immediate left.

What’s new?  What’s changed?
The popular “Plein Air at the Fair” paint-out is now a Special Contest.
Painting days are Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24, 2011.
For details, see the Competition Handbook.
Recycle Art is now a Class under the Sculpture Division.
Furniture is back in the Fine Craft Division.
It’s been a few years and we hope we get lots of artistic furniture this year.

Questions? Contact : cbuchanan@calexpo.com – California Fine Art Exhibit Coordinator
(916)263-3161 – coordinator office
(916)263-3146 – Entry Office
2011 California Exposition & State Fair Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 31, 2011
The Adventure is bigger than ever!
California Fine Art Exhibit Hours: Monday – Thursday, Noon – 10:00 pmFriday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

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  1. The 2011 California Fine Art Entry materials are ready!

    Go to the Competitions page at http://www.bigfun.org,
    click on the “Adult” tab,
    scroll down to “California Fine Art.”
    Click on the words to open/download the Official Competition Handbook,
    a “Quick Reference Guide”
    and/or the Official Entry Form.
    These are PDF files.

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