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.