Dia de los Muertos - Competitive Fine Art Exhibit
San Mateo County Fair, June 8th - 16th, 2013
Competitive Exhibits - Fine Arts/Arts & Crafts
Division - Dia de Los Muertos/Day of the Dead
Sponsored by Evangelina Portillo Peninsula Artist
AWARDS OFFERED - One prize is offered for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
This award is given to the artist whose work best captures the essence of the Dia de los Muertos tradition; its meaning and purpose. The artwork should be reflective or representative of one or more of the many styles of celebration. Open to all Visual Arts, Photography and Craft Specialties. Not open to Video.
1. Any two-dimensional art or photo---must be framed and wired properly
2. Sculptures and Traditional Altars not to exceed 36x36" floor space
and no higher then 48" the intention of altars can be traditional,
artistic, personal or historic and should include the basic elements.
Guidelines for Altar Exhibit: Please check website for info
The entry will be judged on the design, skill and artistic decoration applied to the piece.
3. Any craft specialties including papermache skeletons or skulls, mask
sugar skulls, candles, shadow box, tote bags, aprons, sewn dolls,
quilts, pillows,tissue flowers and papel picado (hand cut paper).
TO ENTER EXHIBIT please go to www.sanmateocountyfair.com and then to Competitive Exhibits and then to Fine Arts. Download Contest Book, Entry Form or Enter Online. Any questions go to: www.facebook.com/Evangelinaportillo