Each year GFWC sponsors art contests for members with an Arts Festival held in March. 


The categories for members are as follows:

Photography - The World in Pictures - color or black & white - Living Things, Scenic, or Still Life

                      GFWC Volunteers in Action - Capture GFWC members in action as they engage in volunteer services.                 

                      A Year in Pictures - Calendar Contest - All entries (flowers, fauna, vistas, etc.) will be considered.  Photos must be color prints and horizontal/landscape view.


Member Short Story and Poetry Contests:   

    Short stories limited to 2,000 words.

    Poetry contest:  Entries of poems can be any style, with a minimum length of eight (8) lines and a maximum of fifty (50) lines. 


Member Craft Contests.  Member craft items completed during the contest year:  January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 will be 

NOTE: Lap Robe for Veterans - (Two-year project) Lap robes will be donated to Veteran's Hospitals. Lap Robes will be displayed at the Festival of Arts Meeting 2024.

Decorated Egg Art - Decorate an egg of your choice (Suggestions below)

     Wooden, plastic or styrofoam egg or real. Members choice of size materials, and embellishments.

Upcycling-Folded Paper Art - Using a paper-back book no larger than (L 7 1/2" x 5 1/2 " W)

     Design an object of your choice. Members choice of embellishments. Added embellishments can        
     exceed 7 1/2 '.

Recycled Tin Can - Using a tin can create a garden door pocket. #10 can size maximim.

     Members choice of embellishments.

Primitive Wooden Angel - Create an angel, maximum size 15" tall x (wings) 9" wide

     Members choice of embellishments.

Knitted Scarf - Men's L 70" x W 12 " or Woman's L 66" x W 12"

    Members Choice of materials.

Thank You Card - Construct a Thank You card for a Veteran (7" x 5") must contain a message

     inside the card with envelope.

Decorated Cupcake - Four cupcakes - Must be displayed on a plate, + recipe card.

     This is for Club, County and District Judging Only.

  Updated 08.11.23