Section J Fine Arts

Section J  Fine Arts Co-Conveners: Laura and Steve Dunsmuir, 629-2219 To be eligible for entry in Section J, all paintings, drawings and prints which require hanging must be properly matted, mounted and/or framed and equipped to hang safely on peg board hooks.  Please have wire hangers on your art so it can be properly displayed. Oversized paintings, sculptures, installation pieces etc. must be pre-registered to assist with space allocation.  Please cover signature.

Sub-Section – Non-Professional

A non-professional is someone who creates art mostly for their own enjoyment and rarely, if ever, sells any.

CLASS PAINTING DIVISION

  1. Watercolour
  2. Oil / Acrylic
  3. Any other Brush technique

DRAWING DIVISION

  1. Pen and Ink
  2. Pencil
  3. Charcoal
  4. Pastel
  5. Calligraphy

SCULPTURE DIVISION

  1. All media (clay, stone, glass, wood, metal and paper mache)
PRINTMAKING DIVISION
  1. Any item
COLLAGE DIVISION
  1. Mixed media

Sub-Section – Professional

A professional artist is someone who actively markets their art.

PAINTING DIVISION

  1. Watercolour
  2. Oil / Acrylic
  3. Any other Brush technique

DRAWING DIVISION

  1. Pen and ink
  2. Pencil
  3. Charcoal
  4. Pastel
  5. Calligraphy

SCULPTURE DIVISION

  1. All media (clay, stone, glass, wood, metal and paper mache)
PRINTMAKING DIVISION
  1. Any item
COLLAGE DIVISION
  1. Mixed media

Judging Standards

When judging art, the effective use of line, form, space, colour and texture is always considered.  In general, the following scores are used for evaluating photography:
  • Good composition ............................... 30%
  • Content appropriate to class entered ... 15%
  • Depth created through the use of perspective and proportion .................... 30%
  • Shadow and light used effectively ...... 25%
  Pender Island Art Group Trophy For most points in Classes 1-11, Section J – Fine Art The Pender Island Artisan Co-operative Trophy For the most points in Classes 12-22, Section J – Fine Art