competition classes 

Teenage Class

Open to any artist, age 13 to 19 years old. Entries in this class can be of any subject, in any medium.

Novice Class

Open to any artist, 19 years or older who has been painting for two years or less. Entries in this class can be of any subject, in any medium.

Hobby Artist Class

Open to any artist, 19 years or older who does not sell or show their work in galleries, juried or professional art festivals or shows, does not teach art professionally and is not considered a commercial artist. Entries in this class can be of any subject, in any medium.

Open Class

Open to any artist, who may have had showings of their work in galleries, art festivals and shows, (excluding the current Buckhorn Fine Art Festival) or who may teach art. Open class includes four categories: 1. Acrylic, 2. Oil, 3. Pastel/Charcoal, Pen & Ink Pencil, 4. Watercolour.

 art competition 

All entries for the Art Competition are displayed through the duration of Festival weekend for your appreciation and enjoyment, while some are available for your purchase. We invite and receive entries from teenage artists (age 13-19), from individuals developing their art skills and in a new medium (2 years or less), from individuals who identify themselves as hobby or professional. The competition is committed to:

  • encouraging the development of creativity in Visual Arts;

  • the recognition and support of artistic talent;

  • providing opportunity for learning from being judged professionally;

  • showcasing individual creative style, design and techniques.

 competition classes 

Teenage Class

2nd & 3rd place winners receive Rosette ribbon, 1st place winner receives Rosette ribbon and prize.

Novice Class

2nd & 3rd place winners receive Rosette ribbon, 1st place winner receives Rosette ribbon and prize.

Open and Hobby Classes

Rosette ribbons awarded to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners in each category.

Best of Show Award

Rosette ribbon and prize will be awarded to one of the 1st place winners in Open and Hobby categories.

Future Promise Award

Ribbon to be awarded, selected from winners in Teenage and Novice categories.

People’s Choice Award

Selected from all categories by Festival attendees. Winner receives Rosette ribbon and prize.

 judging +winners 

JUDGING

The Judging Panel will include representatives from the arts and education fields and will be chaired by the Buckhorn Art Competition Committee. Entries are evaluated against a set of criteria that has been established for the class in which they are entered. Judging will be done in private prior to the opening of the Festival.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS

Winners will be notified by telephone. Winners agree that their names will be printed in a Buckhorn Community Centre (BCC) newsletter prior to the Art Festival and on the website.

 2019 winners 

Teenage Category

2nd Katie Hacker

3rd Mona Khabbazi

Future Promise 

went to Bethany Hacker

People’s Choice 

went to Bethany Hacker

Best in Show 

went to Jesse Strong

 

Novice Category

1st Debra Baldwin

2nd Janet Tucker

3rd Kiah McNaughton

 

Hobby Category

2nd Charles Piligrim

3rd Sherry Stevenson

 

Open- Oil

3rd Mary Garason

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open – water colour

1st Debra Bannister

2nd Susan Wagstaffe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open – Acrylic

1st Carrie Anne McCarthy

2nd Milly Tseng

3rd Tiia Salo-Devries

 

Open – Pen, Ink, Pencil, Pastel, Charcoal

2nd Ellen Korpel

3rdCatherine Selinger

Teenage Category

1st Bethany Hacker

Hobby Category

1st John Vincent

Open- Oil

1st Gail McFadden

Open- Oil

2nd Dennis Jubenville

Open – water colour

1st Debra Bannister

Open – water colour

2nd Susan Wagstaffe

Open – Pen, Ink, Pencil, Pastel, Charcoal

1st Jesse Strong

 BUCKHORN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 

1782 LAKEHURST ROAD BUCKHORN, ON CANADA