Fine Arts Competition

This art competition is intended to encourage artists to participate in the Festival with their entries featuring sheep- or wool-related subjects. The competition is open to ALL artists. Size limitation is a maximum of 48 inches in any direction, including frame. All entries must be suitably framed and equipped for hanging.

Artists are eligible to enter two pieces of work in every class. The same exhibitor can only win the Best of Show prize for three consecutive years.

Adult Classes


Junior Classes (age 16 years and under)


Entry Information

Entries are to be delivered Friday, May 2, between 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. If you need to mail in your entry, contact the Fine Arts Chairman. Please include return postage.

Judging will be at 5:00 p.m. All work must remain throughout the Festival and will not be released before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, and must be claimed by 5:30 p.m. that evening. Any pieces not picked up become the property of the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association.

The Festival Committee assumes no responsibility for damage or loss of entries, but will make every effort to display and care for all the art pieces entered.

Entry Fee: $1 per entry.

For information contact:

Mrs. Pauline Hood
Fine Arts Chairman
16504 Frederick Road
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
Shalanie Streaker

Time and Cost

Saturday May 3, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the  Bingo Hall
Sunday May 4, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the  Bingo Hall

Event Cost: $1.00

Thank you to Echoview Fiber Mill for their generous sponsorship of this event.


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