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, 2022 to December 31, 2022 will be 

Sun Catcher      Construct a sun catcher, member's choice of materials.

                         Maximum size 12" W x 14" L

Macrame Plant Hanger    Construct a Plant Hanger, member's choice of materials.

                                       Maximum size 24" L

Wooden Door Sign           Members choice of subject

                                       Minimum size 10" W x 12" L

                                       Maximum size 15" W x 10 " L or 12" x 12" Round

Patriotic Wreath             Construct a Patriotic Wreath member's choice of materials.

                                       Minimum size 10" Round

                                       Maximum size 18" Round

                          Note: Wreaths may be donated to an American Legion in your area. 

Grocery Shopping Bag     Construct or decorate a reusable canvas bag.

                                      Maximum size 15" x 13.5"

Fleece or cotton lap Robe      Construct a fleece or cotton lap robe for veterans

                                              Maximum size 48" W x 54 " L

Quick Bread                Member choice of ingredients, no box mixes

                                   Standard size 6" x 3.5" x 2.5 "

                                ***Judging at Club and District levels only.

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.



  Updated 08.04.22