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

 PLEASE NOTE:  The art contest has been completed for 2020 entries.  New categories will be posted this summer.

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, 2019 to December 31, 2020 are as follows:   

Decoupage Plastic Plate

    Maximum size 11" x 11" x 3" high

    Using a clear plastic plate, decorate from the back.

    Use fabric, napkins, tissue paper, paper, etc.

Flat Wall Sconce

    Maximum size 14" wide x 14" high x 14" deep

    Using artificial flowers create an arrangement in a flat wall sconce.

    Sconce container can be purchased or handmade, NO lights allowed.

Eyeglass Case

    Maximum size 8" length x 4" width x 3" height.

    In support of the President's Project (Vision Impairment Awareness).

    Create (make) and decorate a usable eyeglass case.  Cannot be store bought.

    Can be sewn from fabric or a handmade hard case.

Coloring Ornament

    Maximum size 6" x 6" x 6"

    Color and decorate the provided ornament (Contact arts chairman for a copy of the ornament)

    May be copied onto heavier card stock.



    Maximum size 8" x 3" x 1"

    Create a bracelet using beads, stones, etc.

March of Dimes Project

Baby Blankets and Hats.  In partnership with March of Dimes and support of the Junior's Special Program:  Advocates for Children.

    Knitted baby hats

    Blankets for babies in 3 categories:




Hats and blankets will not be judged.  Keep in mind that all hats are welcome and needed whatever works best for the creator.