Deadline July 20 for State Fair Fine Arts Entries

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Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
by Christi Lightcap

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

For more information on the Fine Arts Exhibition, visit

The Colorado State Fair runs August 24 - September 3, 2018.  For more information,   

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. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.