6/13/2018 Fine Arts Exhibition: One of the Longest Running Traditions at the Colorado State Fair

June 13, 2018
Contact:  Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (720) 480-8672, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
Fine Arts Exhibition: One of the Longest Running Traditions at the Colorado State Fair
July 20th Deadline
PUEBLO, Colo. – Artists throughout Colorado are busy preparing their artwork for the Colorado State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition. The popular and prestigious part of the annual event showcases original artwork by Colorado residents. 
All artwork chosen for the exhibition will be on display in the Fine Arts Building during the entire length of the Fair. Two divisions for artwork submission are being offered: Emerging Artist and Professional.
The entry form and fee deadline is Friday, July 20, 2018. Artists may enter through the Fair’s General Entry office, Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm, call 719-404-2080, or online at www.coloradostatefair.com
For more information on the Fine Arts Exhibition, visit https://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/exhibitors/general-entry-and-fine-arts/388.
The Colorado State Fair runs August 24 - September 3, 2018.  For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.   
The 2018 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 146th year as Colorado's premier celebration of agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the Hispanic culture. 
Editor’s Note:
  • Interviews with Interim General Manager Chris Wiseman are available by contacting Christi Lightcap at (720) 480-8672 or email Christi.lightcap@state.co.us