By Staff Reports
(Apple Valley)– Artists are encouraged to participate in a new art contest hosted by Apple Valley Animal Services in conjunction with their 8th Annual Paws N’ Claws Pet Fair.
Entries must be animal themed, original artwork and are limited to the first 15 entries per category including:
- Art: pencil, watercolor, oil, other
- Jewelry: handmade only
- Photography: black and white or color
- Needle Craft: crochet, quilting, knitting
- Green/Natural: wood, metal, rock, recycled material
Submissions must be accompanied by a $10 entry fee and will be accepted at the Paws N’ Claws Pet Fair at Civic Center Park on September 21 between 10 and 11 a.m. Voting will continue until 2 p.m. with the winners announced at 2:45 p.m. First, second and third prizes will be awarded for each category.
This children’s play area will also feature a coloring and drawing contest for $1 per entry. Entry fees for all contests and activities will support adoption and spay/neuter programs for shelter animals. Parking and admission to the pet fair are free.