Exhibit Guidelines

 All Levels - 4-H member can exhibit 1 or more projects of their own design utilizing different techniques/different mediums and project was completed in current year 

Exhibit ready for hanging or display. Use strong hanger or provide stand.

Any drawing medium may be used.

  • There may be 2 exhibits chosen from any combination of drawing and painting selected for Indiana State Fair.

  • Attach to project – 4-H-618a-W “4-H Craft Information Card” for description of work completed on the project.



Contact Us


Lauren Fenneman, Youth Development Educator
Purdue Extension Dubois County
505 W 5th Street 
P.O. Box 588
Jasper, IN 47547

Exhibits will be entered into the following classes for judging:

Beginner: Grade 3-5

Intermediate: Grade 6-8

Advanced: Grade 9-12.

Each year should be more advanced than the previous year.

Exhibits must be displayed in frame or finished form and prepared for hanging. Canvas art on a wooden frame is considered prepared for hanging provided that frame has a hanger.

The following mediums may be used:
  • Charcoal
  •  Pastels
  •  Pencil
  •  Ink
Projects will be judged on creativity, neatness, originality, and overall presentation of project.


Don't Forget Your Craft Card

Don't Forget Your Craft Card

Don't Forget
Don't Forget your Craft Card
Downloadable Craft Card